The median annual salary for a IT Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 445 497 527
Rank change year-on-year +52 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 516 494 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 495 450 448
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +1.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year +1.96% +6.25%  

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 84312 94795 103505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.20% 96.45% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 69623 79736 84815
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +66 491 £27,500 +3.77% 72
South East +62 161 £27,500 +7.84% 19
London +31 127 £32,000 +1.58% 21
Hampshire +19 53 £27,500 +17.02% 6
East of England +18 53 £27,500 +3.77% 5
Yorkshire +33 43 £26,500 +3.92% 8
South West 0 42 £25,000 +12.35% 6
West Yorkshire +35 36 £27,500 +3.77% 6
Berkshire +30 36 £28,000 +1.81% 2
West Midlands +27 29 £26,000 +1.96% 1
North West -35 29 £25,000 +25.00% 9
Surrey +40 28 £27,000 -19.40% 3
Hertfordshire +5 22 £30,000 +13.20%
City of London +21 21 £32,500 +9.24% 1
Basingstoke +9 18 £28,000 -11.11% 1
Leeds +19 17 £26,000 -7.14% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 17 £27,500 +22.22% 3
Cheshire -13 17 £25,000 +31.57% 2
Reading +27 16 £28,000 +12.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 14 £25,500 -27.14% 2
Cambridge -9 13 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Oxfordshire +18 12 £25,625 -17.33% 5
Wiltshire +14 12 £25,000 -6.54%
Manchester -29 12 £25,250 -4.71% 6
Swindon +16 11 £25,000 -16.66%
Guildford +31 10 £30,000 -20.00%
Fareham +22 9 £22,000 +6.02% 2
Kent +8 9 £26,500 -9.40% 1
Gloucestershire 0 9 £25,000 +2.04%
Bristol -3 9 £26,500 +20.45% 2

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 810 (85.17%) Windows
2 572 (60.15%) Active Directory
3 499 (52.47%) Microsoft
4 398 (41.85%) Windows Server
5 301 (31.65%) VMware
6 288 (30.28%) Microsoft Office
6 288 (30.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 286 (30.07%) MS Exchange
8 278 (29.23%) Office 365
9 266 (27.97%) Windows 7
10 260 (27.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 197 (20.72%) Firewall
12 192 (20.19%) Windows 10
13 190 (19.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 184 (19.35%) Hyper-V
15 181 (19.03%) DNS
16 161 (16.93%) DHCP
17 154 (16.19%) TCP/IP
18 147 (15.46%) Cisco
18 147 (15.46%) Windows 8
19 141 (14.83%) LAN
20 135 (14.20%) Citrix
21 125 (13.14%) WAN
22 123 (12.93%) ITIL
23 121 (12.72%) Linux
24 119 (12.51%) SQL Server
25 117 (12.30%) SQL
26 116 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
27 114 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
28 101 (10.62%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 286 (30.07%) MS Exchange
2 114 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 76 (7.99%) SharePoint
5 59 (6.20%) Skype for Business
6 42 (4.42%) IIS
7 35 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.21%) Apache
13 2 (0.21%) JBoss
13 2 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.11%) Site Server
14 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 288 (30.28%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.11%) Revit
5 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.11%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 278 (29.23%) Office 365
2 71 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.63%) G Suite
7 5 (0.53%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.42%) SaaS
9 3 (0.32%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.21%) Yammer
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.11%) GitHub
11 1 (0.11%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (20.72%) Firewall
2 181 (19.03%) DNS
3 161 (16.93%) DHCP
4 154 (16.19%) TCP/IP
5 141 (14.83%) LAN
6 125 (13.14%) WAN
7 87 (9.15%) VPN
8 73 (7.68%) SAN
9 62 (6.52%) VoIP
10 55 (5.78%) Internet
10 55 (5.78%) Wireless
11 42 (4.42%) Skype
11 42 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
12 34 (3.58%) VLAN
13 26 (2.73%) WLAN
14 18 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (1.68%) MPLS
15 16 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (1.16%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (12.51%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (1.37%) MySQL
4 10 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.42%) InfluxDB
7 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.32%) FileMaker
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.11%) IDMS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (0.53%) GoCD
2 5 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (6.31%) Finance
2 43 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.15%) Manufacturing
4 21 (2.21%) Retail
5 17 (1.79%) Marketing
6 14 (1.47%) Advertising
7 13 (1.37%) Legal
8 11 (1.16%) Banking
8 11 (1.16%) Law
9 10 (1.05%) French Language
9 10 (1.05%) German Language
10 9 (0.95%) Games
11 7 (0.74%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.53%) Dutch Language
12 5 (0.53%) Military
13 4 (0.42%) Back Office
13 4 (0.42%) Electronics
13 4 (0.42%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.32%) Polish Language
14 3 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.26%) Web Services
2 10 (1.05%) HTML
3 6 (0.63%) CSS
4 3 (0.32%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.32%) XML
5 2 (0.21%) .NET
5 2 (0.21%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.21%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.21%) Vue.js
5 2 (0.21%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.11%) ADSI
6 1 (0.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.11%) CGI
6 1 (0.11%) COM
6 1 (0.11%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.11%) MAPI
6 1 (0.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.47%) Driving Licence
2 47 (4.94%) iPhone
3 45 (4.73%) Fat Client
3 45 (4.73%) Thin Client
4 28 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 26 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.42%) iPad
7 22 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 18 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.58%) Clustering
9 15 (1.58%) PDA
10 14 (1.47%) Smartphone
11 13 (1.37%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
14 6 (0.63%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.42%) Cybercrime
15 4 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 810 (85.17%) Windows
2 398 (41.85%) Windows Server
3 288 (30.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 266 (27.97%) Windows 7
5 260 (27.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 192 (20.19%) Windows 10
7 147 (15.46%) Windows 8
8 121 (12.72%) Linux
9 101 (10.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 83 (8.73%) Windows XP
11 44 (4.63%) Mac OS X
12 43 (4.52%) Unix
13 38 (4.00%) Android
14 27 (2.84%) Windows Vista
15 20 (2.10%) Apple iOS
16 18 (1.89%) Mac OS
17 12 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.63%) Solaris
19 4 (0.42%) AIX
19 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (12.93%) ITIL
2 42 (4.42%) Time Management
3 35 (3.68%) Service Delivery
4 33 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (2.63%) Migration
6 21 (2.21%) ERP
7 20 (2.10%) Mentoring
8 19 (2.00%) Service Management
9 18 (1.89%) Change Control
9 18 (1.89%) Change Management
9 18 (1.89%) DevOps
9 18 (1.89%) Incident Management
9 18 (1.89%) Problem Management
10 16 (1.68%) Server Virtualisation
11 15 (1.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (1.47%) CRM
12 14 (1.47%) Mobile Device Management
13 13 (1.37%) Configuration Management
13 13 (1.37%) Project Management
14 12 (1.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (12.30%) SQL
2 30 (3.15%) PowerShell
3 15 (1.58%) Python
4 12 (1.26%) C
4 12 (1.26%) Java
5 11 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 9 (0.95%) C#
6 9 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.74%) PHP
8 6 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.53%) Perl
9 5 (0.53%) VB
9 5 (0.53%) VBA
10 2 (0.21%) Go
10 2 (0.21%) Jython
11 1 (0.11%) C++
11 1 (0.11%) Groovy
11 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 116 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (10.09%) MCSE
3 80 (8.41%) Security Cleared
4 79 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (7.47%) CCNA
5 71 (7.47%) Degree
6 53 (5.57%) MCP
7 51 (5.36%) SC Cleared
8 48 (5.05%) MCSA
9 19 (2.00%) A+ Certification
10 15 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.37%) MCITP
12 11 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
13 10 (1.05%) CCNP
14 9 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (0.84%) DBS Check
15 8 (0.84%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.84%) MCTS
16 7 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.78%) SLA
2 2 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) QA
System Software
1 572 (60.15%) Active Directory
2 190 (19.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (19.35%) Hyper-V
4 51 (5.36%) XenApp
5 40 (4.21%) vSphere
6 28 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (2.73%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (1.37%) XenServer
10 9 (0.95%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.95%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.53%) Samba
13 4 (0.42%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.42%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.32%) NFS
15 2 (0.21%) Docker
15 2 (0.21%) etcd
15 2 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 81 (8.52%) SCCM
2 30 (3.15%) Backup Exec
3 22 (2.31%) WSUS
4 12 (1.26%) AirWatch
5 7 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.74%) Puppet
6 6 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.53%) Ansible
7 5 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.53%) XenMobile
8 4 (0.42%) DameWare
8 4 (0.42%) Grafana
8 4 (0.42%) Graphite
8 4 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.42%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.42%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.42%) SCOM
9 3 (0.32%) Nagios
9 3 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 499 (52.47%) Microsoft
2 301 (31.65%) VMware
3 147 (15.46%) Cisco
4 135 (14.20%) Citrix
5 49 (5.15%) Apple
6 45 (4.73%) Intel
7 36 (3.79%) HP
8 31 (3.26%) Dell
8 31 (3.26%) Veeam
9 25 (2.63%) Google
10 21 (2.21%) Oracle
11 19 (2.00%) Symantec
12 18 (1.89%) IBM
13 17 (1.79%) Avaya
13 17 (1.79%) Meraki
14 14 (1.47%) Bloomberg
14 14 (1.47%) EMC
15 12 (1.26%) Mitel
15 12 (1.26%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.26%) Sophos
South East London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum to £32k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newry, County Down
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Truro, Cornwall
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Alfreton, Derbyshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Holiday, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum GBP 29k +Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Reading Football Club
Salary: From £22,500 to £23,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + On Call
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
NIAB
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago