The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Support Engineer
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 28 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 9.68% 2.02% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.89% 2.02% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £36,500 £37,750 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.31% +84.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 91 99 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 97.85% 100.00% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 85 37
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,112 £32,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £47,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Taunton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Taunton

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Taunton over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Taunton

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Taunton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (45.45%) System Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) WPF
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (45.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) System Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix