Period
to 25 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £31,375 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 63 91
Rank change year-on-year +20 +28 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 219 224 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.34% 4.25% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 4.43% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 190 187 170
Surrey median annual salary £31,375 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.19% -3.33% -10.45%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,960 5,059 5,551
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 95.94% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,341 4,237 4,549
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Surrey.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -4 37 £27,550 +0.18% 10
Redhill +16 21 £31,500 +34.04% 2
Weybridge +11 21 £35,000 +16.67% 5
Leatherhead +1 20 £52,500 +103.88% 1
Woking +1 17 £40,000 +32.23% 3
Camberley +8 13 £22,000 -
Egham +18 11 £23,000 -30.83% 2
Chertsey +6 11 £27,000 +3.85% 3
Godalming -9 11 £28,750 +15.00% 3
Addlestone - 10 £34,250 - 1
Epsom +8 9 £24,000 -31.43% 2
Farnham +15 4 £33,125 +57.74% 7
Sunbury-on-Thames +21 3 £20,000 -42.86% 2
Staines -6 3 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Reigate +9 2 £51,250 +38.51% 2
Caterham 0 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Whyteleafe - 1 £45,000 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 129 (58.90%) Windows
2 94 (42.92%) Active Directory
3 90 (41.10%) Microsoft
4 82 (37.44%) Windows Server
5 77 (35.16%) Office 365
6 54 (24.66%) Windows 10
7 50 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (22.83%) VMware
8 49 (22.37%) Microsoft Office
9 44 (20.09%) Windows 7
10 40 (18.26%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (17.81%) Linux
11 39 (17.81%) ITIL
12 36 (16.44%) Cisco
13 34 (15.53%) MCSE
13 34 (15.53%) Azure
14 33 (15.07%) MS Exchange
15 32 (14.61%) Hyper-V
16 30 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (12.33%) Windows 8
18 26 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
18 26 (11.87%) SLA
18 26 (11.87%) CCNA
19 25 (11.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 25 (11.42%) Degree
20 24 (10.96%) Citrix
21 23 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
22 21 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
22 21 (9.59%) Firewall
23 20 (9.13%) Mobile Device Management

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (5.94%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.65%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.37%) IIS
6 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (22.37%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 77 (35.16%) Office 365
2 34 (15.53%) Azure
3 7 (3.20%) AWS
4 5 (2.28%) SaaS
5 2 (0.91%) PaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.46%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.59%) Firewall
2 19 (8.68%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.22%) WAN
4 16 (7.31%) LAN
5 15 (6.85%) DNS
6 13 (5.94%) NAS
7 10 (4.57%) Skype
8 9 (4.11%) VoIP
8 9 (4.11%) VPN
9 8 (3.65%) Broadband
9 8 (3.65%) H.323
9 8 (3.65%) ISDN
9 8 (3.65%) Wireless
10 7 (3.20%) DHCP
10 7 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (3.20%) SSL
11 6 (2.74%) SAN
11 6 (2.74%) VLAN
12 5 (2.28%) Ethernet
12 5 (2.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.91%) Big Data
2 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.91%) Redis
2 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.46%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.46%) Power BI
3 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (7.76%) Finance
2 8 (3.65%) Public Sector
2 8 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.83%) Retail
4 3 (1.37%) Korean Language
5 2 (0.91%) Czech Language
5 2 (0.91%) Hebrew Language
6 1 (0.46%) French Language
6 1 (0.46%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.28%) .NET
2 2 (0.91%) HTML
2 2 (0.91%) Memcached
3 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.46%) Middleware
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.39%) Driving Licence
2 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.28%) iPhone
4 4 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.37%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.37%) NHS
6 2 (0.91%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.46%) Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.46%) LIMS
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 129 (58.90%) Windows
2 82 (37.44%) Windows Server
3 54 (24.66%) Windows 10
4 44 (20.09%) Windows 7
5 39 (17.81%) Linux
6 30 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (12.33%) Windows 8
8 23 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.02%) Unix
10 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.83%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.37%) Android
12 3 (1.37%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.91%) zOS
14 1 (0.46%) Debian
14 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.26%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (17.81%) ITIL
3 25 (11.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (9.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (4.57%) Server Building
5 10 (4.57%) Server Patching
6 8 (3.65%) Change Management
6 8 (3.65%) Incident Management
6 8 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (3.65%) Time Management
7 7 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.20%) Storage Management
7 7 (3.20%) Task Automation
8 6 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (2.74%) Project Delivery
9 5 (2.28%) Analytics
9 5 (2.28%) DevOps
9 5 (2.28%) Runbook
9 5 (2.28%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (2.28%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.76%) SQL
2 12 (5.48%) Python
3 11 (5.02%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.11%) Perl
4 9 (4.11%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.28%) C
6 4 (1.83%) C#
6 4 (1.83%) Java
7 3 (1.37%) Ruby
7 3 (1.37%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.91%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.91%) C++
8 2 (0.91%) COBOL
8 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.91%) PL/1
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (15.53%) MCSE
3 26 (11.87%) CCNA
3 26 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (11.42%) Degree
5 17 (7.76%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.85%) MCP
7 13 (5.94%) A+ Certification
8 12 (5.48%) MCSA
8 12 (5.48%) SC Cleared
9 10 (4.57%) MCITP
9 10 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.65%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (2.74%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.28%) MCDST
13 4 (1.83%) CCNP
14 3 (1.37%) CCENT
14 3 (1.37%) VTSP
15 2 (0.91%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.91%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.87%) SLA
2 2 (0.91%) PMO
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 94 (42.92%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.61%) Hyper-V
3 21 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.48%) Firmware
5 9 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.37%) Docker
7 3 (1.37%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) SCCM
1 6 (2.74%) SCOM
2 3 (1.37%) Ansible
2 3 (1.37%) Terraform
2 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.91%) Control-M
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.91%) Nagios
3 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 50 (22.83%) VMware
3 36 (16.44%) Cisco
4 24 (10.96%) Citrix
5 14 (6.39%) Veeam
6 12 (5.48%) NetApp
7 8 (3.65%) Dell
7 8 (3.65%) F5
8 6 (2.74%) HP
8 6 (2.74%) Oracle
9 5 (2.28%) EMC
9 5 (2.28%) Juniper
9 5 (2.28%) PagerDuty
10 4 (1.83%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.83%) Sophos
11 3 (1.37%) Ivanti
11 3 (1.37%) Meraki
11 3 (1.37%) Siebel
11 3 (1.37%) Virgin Media
11 3 (1.37%) ZyXEL