The median annual salary for a IT Support Engineer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
UK
Rank 457 512 527
Rank change year-on-year +55 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 451 499 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 432 472 452
Median salary £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,356 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in the UK

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in the UK

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in the UK

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 418 £26,000 -1.88% 68
South East +76 144 £26,000 -0.95% 23
London +47 112 £30,000 -4.76% 17
East of England +36 50 £26,000 -1.88% 7
Hampshire +28 46 £25,000 +6.38% 7
South West +15 43 £25,000 +1.01% 6
Surrey +46 32 £22,500 -25.00% 4
Berkshire +21 27 £28,000 -6.66% 4
North West -36 26 £24,500 +11.36% 5
City of London +54 20 £30,000 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire +35 19 £25,500 +2.00% 3
Oxfordshire +11 18 £25,250 +12.22% 3
West Midlands +30 17 £26,000 +10.63% 2
Reading +46 16 £28,000 -13.84% 3
West Yorkshire +35 16 £25,500 - 3
Wiltshire +26 15 £27,000 +8.00%
Wales +5 15 £27,000 +45.94%
Hertfordshire +5 15 £26,000 -1.88% 3
Swindon +24 13 £27,000 +8.00%
Cheshire +13 13 £23,000 +12.19% 1
Basingstoke +5 13 £25,000 -20.63% 2
Oxford +12 12 £25,250 +14.77%
Manchester -28 12 £25,500 +8.51% 3
Guildford +31 11 £21,000 -44.00% 2
Leeds +20 11 £22,500 -11.76% 2
Suffolk +32 10 £26,250 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +23 10 £24,400 -4.78% 3
Cardiff +20 10 £27,000 +1.88%
Kent +15 10 £22,500 -23.72%
South Wales +10 10 £27,000 +21.34%

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT 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 featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 813 (86.31%) Windows
2 554 (58.81%) Active Directory
3 518 (54.99%) Microsoft
4 396 (42.04%) Windows Server
5 309 (32.80%) MS Exchange
6 305 (32.38%) VMware
7 290 (30.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 286 (30.36%) MS Excel
8 286 (30.36%) MS Office
9 274 (29.09%) Windows 7
10 269 (28.56%) Office 365
10 269 (28.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 210 (22.29%) Firewall
12 203 (21.55%) Windows 10
13 173 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 162 (17.20%) Hyper-V
15 160 (16.99%) TCP/IP
16 158 (16.77%) Windows 8
17 153 (16.24%) DNS
18 149 (15.82%) Cisco
19 142 (15.07%) DHCP
20 133 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
20 133 (14.12%) SQL Server
20 133 (14.12%) LAN
21 125 (13.27%) Citrix
22 123 (13.06%) SQL
23 119 (12.63%) WAN
24 118 (12.53%) Exchange Server 2010
25 116 (12.31%) ITIL
26 112 (11.89%) Linux

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 309 (32.80%) MS Exchange
2 118 (12.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 91 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 84 (8.92%) SharePoint
5 64 (6.79%) Skype for Business
6 53 (5.63%) IIS
7 40 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.42%) Apache
13 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.32%) JBoss
14 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 286 (30.36%) MS Excel
1 286 (30.36%) MS Office
2 24 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.11%) Revit
5 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.32%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.21%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Eikon
4 1 (0.11%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.11%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 269 (28.56%) Office 365
2 66 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.64%) G Suite
6 6 (0.64%) IaaS
6 6 (0.64%) SaaS
7 4 (0.42%) Basecamp
7 4 (0.42%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.42%) Yammer
8 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.32%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.21%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.11%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 210 (22.29%) Firewall
2 160 (16.99%) TCP/IP
3 153 (16.24%) DNS
4 142 (15.07%) DHCP
5 133 (14.12%) LAN
6 119 (12.63%) WAN
7 93 (9.87%) SAN
8 87 (9.24%) VPN
9 85 (9.02%) VoIP
10 59 (6.26%) Internet
11 50 (5.31%) Wireless
12 41 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
13 40 (4.25%) Skype
14 31 (3.29%) Remote Desktop
15 27 (2.87%) VLAN
16 24 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (2.55%) WLAN
17 23 (2.44%) ADSL
18 21 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
19 20 (2.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (1.06%) MySQL
5 10 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.64%) InfluxDB
7 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.32%) FileMaker
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.11%) Big Data
10 1 (0.11%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.53%) JIRA
3 4 (0.42%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.11%) Ant
4 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.11%) GoCD
General
1 65 (6.90%) Finance
2 60 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 25 (2.65%) Retail
5 17 (1.80%) Marketing
6 16 (1.70%) Legal
7 15 (1.59%) Advertising
8 13 (1.38%) Banking
8 13 (1.38%) German Language
9 8 (0.85%) French Language
9 8 (0.85%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.74%) Electronics
10 7 (0.74%) Games
11 6 (0.64%) Back Office
12 5 (0.53%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.42%) Law
14 3 (0.32%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.32%) Polish Language
14 3 (0.32%) Publishing
15 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.38%) HTML
2 11 (1.17%) Web Services
3 6 (0.64%) CSS
4 5 (0.53%) .NET
5 4 (0.42%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.32%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (0.32%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.21%) XML
7 2 (0.21%) XMPP
8 1 (0.11%) CGI
8 1 (0.11%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.11%) LAMP
8 1 (0.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.17%) Driving Licence
2 53 (5.63%) Fat Client
2 53 (5.63%) Thin Client
3 36 (3.82%) iPhone
4 34 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.65%) Blackberry
6 22 (2.34%) Clustering
7 21 (2.23%) Data Centre
7 21 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.23%) Smartphone
8 16 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.59%) iPad
10 13 (1.38%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.06%) PDA
12 8 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
13 7 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.74%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.64%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.53%) CCTV
15 5 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 813 (86.31%) Windows
2 396 (42.04%) Windows Server
3 290 (30.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 274 (29.09%) Windows 7
5 269 (28.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 203 (21.55%) Windows 10
7 158 (16.77%) Windows 8
8 112 (11.89%) Linux
9 105 (11.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 72 (7.64%) Windows XP
11 53 (5.63%) Mac OS X
12 43 (4.56%) Android
13 36 (3.82%) Unix
14 30 (3.18%) Apple iOS
15 23 (2.44%) Windows Vista
16 20 (2.12%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.42%) CentOS
19 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (12.31%) ITIL
2 41 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 41 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 29 (3.08%) Time Management
4 24 (2.55%) Change Control
5 22 (2.34%) Problem Management
6 19 (2.02%) Change Management
6 19 (2.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (2.02%) Project Management
7 18 (1.91%) ERP
8 15 (1.59%) Data Protection
8 15 (1.59%) Mentoring
8 15 (1.59%) Migration
8 15 (1.59%) Service Management
9 14 (1.49%) CRM
9 14 (1.49%) Mobile Device Management
9 14 (1.49%) Network Management
9 14 (1.49%) Server Virtualisation
10 13 (1.38%) Business Continuity
10 13 (1.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 123 (13.06%) SQL
2 24 (2.55%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.49%) Java
4 12 (1.27%) Python
5 9 (0.96%) Perl
6 8 (0.85%) PHP
7 7 (0.74%) VB
8 6 (0.64%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.42%) C
10 4 (0.42%) VBA
11 3 (0.32%) C#
11 3 (0.32%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.21%) Jython
13 1 (0.11%) RPG
13 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 133 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (10.93%) MCSE
3 73 (7.75%) Degree
4 68 (7.22%) MCP
5 57 (6.05%) MCSA
5 57 (6.05%) Security Cleared
6 55 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (5.63%) CCNA
8 38 (4.03%) SC Cleared
9 22 (2.34%) MCITP
10 19 (2.02%) A+ Certification
10 19 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (1.49%) DBS Check
12 12 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
14 10 (1.06%) PhD
15 8 (0.85%) CCNP
15 8 (0.85%) MCTS
16 7 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.11%) SLA
2 2 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.11%) QA
System Software
1 554 (58.81%) Active Directory
2 173 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (17.20%) Hyper-V
4 43 (4.56%) XenApp
5 41 (4.35%) vSphere
6 20 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.12%) XenDesktop
7 19 (2.02%) XenServer
8 13 (1.38%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.53%) Samba
12 4 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.42%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.32%) Firmware
14 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.11%) KVM
15 1 (0.11%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 77 (8.17%) SCCM
2 29 (3.08%) Backup Exec
3 28 (2.97%) WSUS
4 10 (1.06%) XenMobile
5 8 (0.85%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.74%) SCOM
7 6 (0.64%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.64%) Grafana
7 6 (0.64%) Graphite
8 5 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.42%) DameWare
9 4 (0.42%) HockeyApp
9 4 (0.42%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.32%) Kibana
10 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.32%) Nagios
10 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 518 (54.99%) Microsoft
2 305 (32.38%) VMware
3 149 (15.82%) Cisco
4 125 (13.27%) Citrix
5 65 (6.90%) Apple
6 53 (5.63%) Dell
7 51 (5.41%) Intel
8 46 (4.88%) HP
9 27 (2.87%) Symantec
10 26 (2.76%) Veeam
11 24 (2.55%) Google
12 22 (2.34%) IBM
13 17 (1.80%) Avaya
14 16 (1.70%) Bloomberg
15 15 (1.59%) EMC
16 14 (1.49%) Meraki
16 14 (1.49%) Mitel
16 14 (1.49%) Oracle
16 14 (1.49%) Sophos
17 12 (1.27%) Palo Alto
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Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + on call / Bonus / Training!
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £21000 per annum
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