Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Support Engineer
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 25 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 +43 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 42 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.92% 6.72% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 6.85% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 21
Swindon median annual salary £25,000 £28,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.28% -5.00% +13.21%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £34,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +11.11% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 685 788 1026
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 98.01% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 564 648 922
Swindon median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,575 £23,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.90%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Swindon

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Swindon

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Swindon over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (50.00%) Office 365
4 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (33.33%) HP
4 14 (33.33%) VMware
5 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
6 12 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 12 (28.57%) MCP
6 12 (28.57%) SLA
6 12 (28.57%) CRM
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
7 11 (26.19%) Windows 10
7 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
8 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 9 (21.43%) Firewall
9 8 (19.05%) Dell
9 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 7 (16.67%) ITIL
11 6 (14.29%) Backup Exec
11 6 (14.29%) Change Management
11 6 (14.29%) Mac OS X
11 6 (14.29%) Apple
11 6 (14.29%) Software Packaging
11 6 (14.29%) SCCM
11 6 (14.29%) SCOM

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) ADSL
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) ATM
4 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) H.323
4 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.38%) Skype
4 1 (2.38%) Softphone
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.38%) VLAN
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
General
1 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Software Packaging
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 11 (26.19%) Windows 10
4 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) CRM
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Change Management
3 6 (14.29%) Line Management
3 6 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 4 (9.52%) Proactive Management
5 1 (2.38%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.38%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.38%) ERP
5 1 (2.38%) ETL
5 1 (2.38%) High Availability
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.38%) Product Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) VBScript
4 2 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) MCP
2 5 (11.90%) CCNA
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
1 6 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) HP
2 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Dell
4 6 (14.29%) Apple
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) Avaya
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle