The median annual salary for a IT Support Engineer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

IT Support Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 509 511
Rank change year-on-year +51 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 455 509 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 432 477 459
Median salary £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.88% +1.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.16%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 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 29 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 +40 423 £26,000 -1.88% 91
South East +69 142 £26,500 +1.92% 28
London +33 111 £30,000 -4.76% 27
East of England +22 52 £26,000 -1.88% 10
Hampshire +31 48 £25,000 +6.38% 8
South West +21 44 £25,000 +6.38% 3
Surrey +45 28 £24,500 -18.33% 5
Berkshire +33 28 £28,000 -6.66% 6
North West -28 27 £25,000 +13.63% 7
Yorkshire +45 22 £25,500 +2.00% 7
City of London +48 20 £30,000 +9.09% 9
West Yorkshire +31 19 £25,500 -1.92% 6
West Midlands +29 18 £25,500 +8.51% 4
Oxfordshire +21 17 £25,250 +12.22% 3
Hertfordshire -1 17 £26,000 -1.88% 3
Reading +40 16 £28,000 -13.84% 4
Basingstoke +11 15 £25,000 -20.63% 1
Wiltshire +26 14 £26,000 +4.00%
Leeds +30 13 £22,500 -13.46% 4
Cheshire +5 13 £23,000 +21.05% 1
Manchester -29 13 £25,500 +8.51% 6
Swindon +20 12 £27,000 +8.00%
Oxford +11 12 £25,250 +14.77%
Wales +3 12 £27,000 +45.94%
Cambridgeshire +18 11 £24,400 +0.10% 6
Guildford +31 10 £21,000 -44.00% 3
Bristol 0 10 £26,500 +17.77%
Gloucestershire 0 10 £25,000 -20.63% 1
South Wales +12 9 £27,000 +1.88%
Cardiff +10 9 £27,000 +1.88%

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

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 824 (86.74%) Windows
2 559 (58.84%) Active Directory
3 522 (54.95%) Microsoft
4 400 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 313 (32.95%) MS Exchange
6 310 (32.63%) VMware
7 298 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 289 (30.42%) MS Office
9 287 (30.21%) MS Excel
10 277 (29.16%) Windows 7
11 275 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 274 (28.84%) Office 365
13 215 (22.63%) Firewall
14 208 (21.89%) Windows 10
15 175 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 168 (17.68%) Hyper-V
17 161 (16.95%) DNS
18 160 (16.84%) TCP/IP
19 158 (16.63%) Windows 8
20 149 (15.68%) Cisco
20 149 (15.68%) DHCP
21 134 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
21 134 (14.11%) LAN
21 134 (14.11%) SQL Server
22 131 (13.79%) Citrix
23 123 (12.95%) SQL
24 121 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2010
25 120 (12.63%) WAN
26 119 (12.53%) ITIL
27 114 (12.00%) Linux

IT 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
1 313 (32.95%) MS Exchange
2 121 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 91 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 85 (8.95%) SharePoint
5 66 (6.95%) Skype for Business
6 55 (5.79%) IIS
7 40 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 40 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.42%) Apache
12 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.32%) JBoss
13 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 289 (30.42%) MS Office
2 287 (30.21%) MS Excel
3 26 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) Revit
6 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
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
1 274 (28.84%) Office 365
2 69 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.63%) Mimecast
6 6 (0.63%) SaaS
7 5 (0.53%) G Suite
8 4 (0.42%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.42%) IaaS
8 4 (0.42%) Yammer
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.32%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.11%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 215 (22.63%) Firewall
2 161 (16.95%) DNS
3 160 (16.84%) TCP/IP
4 149 (15.68%) DHCP
5 134 (14.11%) LAN
6 120 (12.63%) WAN
7 94 (9.89%) SAN
8 86 (9.05%) VPN
9 85 (8.95%) VoIP
10 59 (6.21%) Internet
11 50 (5.26%) Wireless
12 41 (4.32%) Skype
12 41 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
13 31 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
14 30 (3.16%) VLAN
15 26 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (2.53%) WLAN
17 22 (2.32%) ADSL
18 21 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
19 20 (2.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (1.05%) MySQL
5 10 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.63%) 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 64 (6.74%) Finance
2 58 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 26 (2.74%) Retail
5 17 (1.79%) Advertising
6 16 (1.68%) Marketing
7 15 (1.58%) Legal
8 13 (1.37%) Banking
8 13 (1.37%) German Language
9 8 (0.84%) French Language
9 8 (0.84%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.74%) Games
11 6 (0.63%) Back Office
11 6 (0.63%) Electronics
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 (1.37%) HTML
2 10 (1.05%) Web Services
3 6 (0.63%) 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
6 3 (0.32%) XML
7 2 (0.21%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.21%) XMPP
8 1 (0.11%) CGI
8 1 (0.11%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 55 (5.79%) Fat Client
2 55 (5.79%) Thin Client
3 37 (3.89%) iPhone
4 35 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 22 (2.32%) Clustering
6 22 (2.32%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.21%) Smartphone
8 16 (1.68%) iPad
8 16 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (1.37%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.16%) PDA
11 8 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
11 8 (0.84%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.63%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.53%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 824 (86.74%) Windows
2 400 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 298 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 277 (29.16%) Windows 7
5 275 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 208 (21.89%) Windows 10
7 158 (16.63%) Windows 8
8 114 (12.00%) Linux
9 105 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 72 (7.58%) Windows XP
11 53 (5.58%) Mac OS X
12 43 (4.53%) Android
13 36 (3.79%) Unix
14 29 (3.05%) Apple iOS
15 23 (2.42%) Windows Vista
16 22 (2.32%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.63%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.42%) CentOS
19 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (12.53%) ITIL
2 43 (4.53%) Service Delivery
3 41 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (3.26%) Time Management
5 24 (2.53%) Change Control
6 21 (2.21%) Problem Management
7 19 (2.00%) Change Management
7 19 (2.00%) Project Management
8 18 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (1.79%) ERP
10 16 (1.68%) Service Management
11 15 (1.58%) Data Protection
11 15 (1.58%) Mentoring
11 15 (1.58%) Migration
11 15 (1.58%) Network Management
12 14 (1.47%) Mobile Device Management
12 14 (1.47%) Server Virtualisation
13 13 (1.37%) Analytics
13 13 (1.37%) Presales
13 13 (1.37%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 123 (12.95%) SQL
2 24 (2.53%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.47%) Java
4 12 (1.26%) Python
5 9 (0.95%) Perl
6 8 (0.84%) PHP
7 7 (0.74%) VB
8 6 (0.63%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.53%) C
9 5 (0.53%) VBA
10 4 (0.42%) 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
1 134 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (10.95%) MCSE
3 72 (7.58%) Degree
4 67 (7.05%) MCP
5 59 (6.21%) Security Cleared
6 58 (6.11%) MCSA
7 56 (5.89%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (5.68%) CCNA
9 40 (4.21%) SC Cleared
10 20 (2.11%) MCITP
11 19 (2.00%) A+ Certification
12 18 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.47%) DBS Check
14 13 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
16 10 (1.05%) PhD
17 8 (0.84%) CCNP
18 7 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
18 7 (0.74%) MCTS
19 6 (0.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.16%) SLA
2 2 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.11%) QA
System Software
1 559 (58.84%) Active Directory
2 175 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 168 (17.68%) Hyper-V
4 48 (5.05%) XenApp
5 41 (4.32%) vSphere
6 24 (2.53%) XenDesktop
7 23 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (2.00%) XenServer
9 13 (1.37%) VMware ESX
10 12 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.74%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.53%) Samba
14 4 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.42%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.32%) Firmware
16 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
17 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 78 (8.21%) SCCM
2 30 (3.16%) Backup Exec
3 28 (2.95%) WSUS
4 10 (1.05%) XenMobile
5 9 (0.95%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.74%) SCOM
7 6 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.63%) Grafana
7 6 (0.63%) Graphite
8 5 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.42%) DameWare
9 4 (0.42%) HockeyApp
9 4 (0.42%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.42%) Nagios
10 3 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.32%) Kibana
10 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 522 (54.95%) Microsoft
2 310 (32.63%) VMware
3 149 (15.68%) Cisco
4 131 (13.79%) Citrix
5 64 (6.74%) Apple
6 53 (5.58%) Dell
6 53 (5.58%) Intel
7 45 (4.74%) HP
8 30 (3.16%) Veeam
9 27 (2.84%) Symantec
10 23 (2.42%) Google
11 22 (2.32%) IBM
12 17 (1.79%) Avaya
13 16 (1.68%) Bloomberg
14 15 (1.58%) EMC
15 14 (1.47%) Meraki
15 14 (1.47%) Mitel
15 14 (1.47%) Oracle
15 14 (1.47%) Sophos
16 12 (1.26%) Palo Alto
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
NIAB
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24500.00 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Thorn SDS
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swanley, Kent
Intotec
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Top base PLUS awesome benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,950 per annum + car + fantastic hols & benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago