Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 6 months to 20 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
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 49 27
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 4.93% 0.51% 9.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 0.52% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Taunton median annual salary £22,000 £28,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% -32.93% +34.68%
10th Percentile £20,875 £27,000 £24,246
90th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £43,375
Somerset median annual salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% -13.85% +20.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Permanent vacancies in Taunton with a recognized job title 135 194 133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 98.98% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 108 157 119
Taunton median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,200 £23,450 £21,450
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,250 £50,000
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Taunton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix