Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

Second Line Technical Support Engineer
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1106 1164 1175
Rank change year-on-year +58 +11 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer 27 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.022% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.023% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 51
UK median annual salary £30,000 £25,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -8.93% +12.00%
10th Percentile £22,700 £20,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £38,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.71% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer in the UK

2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer in the UK

2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer in the UK

2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
England +37 25 £30,000 +17.65%
UK excluding London +47 22 £27,500 +10.00%
London +58 5 £35,000 +7.69%
South East +21 5 £31,000 +24.00%
East Midlands - 5 £27,000 -
Midlands - 5 £27,000 -
North of England +31 4 £30,000 +33.33%
East of England +26 4 £31,250 +22.55%
North West +10 4 £30,000 +39.53%
South West +16 2 £25,750 +3.00%
Scotland - 2 £27,500 -

2nd Line Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 2nd Line Technical 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 featuring 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) Office 365
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (29.63%) SLA
5 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 6 (22.22%) Firewall
8 5 (18.52%) Citrix
8 5 (18.52%) Dell
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) MCSE
8 5 (18.52%) CRM
8 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Linux

2nd Line Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) ADSL
6 1 (3.70%) CTI
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) ISDN
6 1 (3.70%) PSTN
6 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.41%) Fintech
2 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) CRM
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
2 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (11.11%) Coaching
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Server Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Data Privacy
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Process Management
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (11.11%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) Dell
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Kaseya
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
4 3 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) Apple
5 2 (7.41%) SonicWALL
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Draytek
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy