Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Support Engineer was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Junior Support Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1082 1159 1224
Rank change year-on-year +77 +65 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Support Engineer 111 117 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.058% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.060% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 102 116 91
UK median annual salary £31,250 £21,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.35% -4.44% -2.17%
10th Percentile £18,500 £18,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £48,625 £32,500 £31,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £22,250 £21,250 £20,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% +3.66% -8.89%

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 170014 195855 213983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.02% 96.50% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 138687 164501 175450
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Junior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Support Engineer in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior Support Engineer in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Support Engineer over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Support Engineer in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Support Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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 +67 111 £31,250 +45.35% 5
London +81 72 £32,500 +35.42%
UK excluding London +47 39 £22,250 +4.71% 5
South East +64 18 £20,000 +5.26% 2
East of England +18 10 £25,000 +5.26% 2
South West +17 5 - -
North of England -8 4 £22,250 +1.14% 1
West Midlands - 2 £27,250 -
Midlands - 2 £27,250 -
North East - 2 £17,000 -
Yorkshire +30 1 - -
North West -37 1 £27,500 +25.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Junior 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 Junior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 81 (72.97%) Windows
2 69 (62.16%) Active Directory
3 58 (52.25%) Microsoft
3 58 (52.25%) Windows Server
4 45 (40.54%) Windows 7
5 44 (39.64%) Degree
6 39 (35.14%) MS Exchange
7 38 (34.23%) Firewall
8 36 (32.43%) VMware
9 32 (28.83%) Office 365
10 31 (27.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (23.42%) LAN
12 25 (22.52%) DNS
13 23 (20.72%) DHCP
13 23 (20.72%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (20.72%) CCNA
14 21 (18.92%) WAN
15 20 (18.02%) VPN
16 19 (17.12%) Hyper-V
17 18 (16.22%) MPLS
17 18 (16.22%) Windows XP
17 18 (16.22%) SQL
17 18 (16.22%) PowerShell
18 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (13.51%) ITIL
19 15 (13.51%) Linux
20 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
20 14 (12.61%) Hedge funds
21 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2012
22 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP

Junior 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 39 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.01%) Confluence
3 7 (6.31%) IIS
3 7 (6.31%) NServiceBus
4 5 (4.50%) JBoss
4 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.60%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.70%) Apache
7 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.83%) Office 365
2 10 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.01%) SaaS
3 7 (6.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (34.23%) Firewall
2 26 (23.42%) LAN
3 25 (22.52%) DNS
4 23 (20.72%) DHCP
5 21 (18.92%) WAN
6 20 (18.02%) VPN
7 18 (16.22%) MPLS
8 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
9 9 (8.11%) VoIP
10 7 (6.31%) SSL
11 4 (3.60%) IMAP
11 4 (3.60%) SMTP
12 3 (2.70%) HTTP
12 3 (2.70%) VLAN
13 2 (1.80%) Network Security
13 2 (1.80%) SAN
14 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.90%) NAS
14 1 (0.90%) PuTTY
14 1 (0.90%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (1.80%) Big Data
3 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) JIRA
2 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.90%) Selenium
4 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Games
2 4 (3.60%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Legal
3 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.90%) Electronics
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) Software Packaging
2 9 (8.11%) .NET
3 7 (6.31%) CSS
3 7 (6.31%) HTML
3 7 (6.31%) MSMQ
4 4 (3.60%) J2EE
4 4 (3.60%) XML
5 2 (1.80%) JSON
6 1 (0.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Hedge funds
2 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.60%) Cybercrime
2 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.70%) Mobile Games
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Fintech
4 2 (1.80%) iPad
5 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (72.97%) Windows
2 58 (52.25%) Windows Server
3 45 (40.54%) Windows 7
4 18 (16.22%) Windows XP
5 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (13.51%) Linux
7 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.21%) Windows 10
9 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
10 5 (4.50%) Unix
11 4 (3.60%) Android
11 4 (3.60%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.80%) CentOS
14 1 (0.90%) Debian
14 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.51%) ITIL
2 12 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (9.91%) Task Automation
3 11 (9.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 10 (9.01%) DevOps
5 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.31%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (6.31%) High Availability
5 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
5 7 (6.31%) Release Management
5 7 (6.31%) Scrum
6 6 (5.41%) Service Management
7 4 (3.60%) CRM
7 4 (3.60%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (3.60%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (3.60%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (3.60%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.60%) Network Management
7 4 (3.60%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.22%) PowerShell
1 18 (16.22%) SQL
2 11 (9.91%) Java
3 8 (7.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.31%) Python
5 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.90%) C#
6 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (39.64%) Degree
2 23 (20.72%) CCNA
2 23 (20.72%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.91%) Master's Degree
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.50%) MCSA
6 4 (3.60%) DBS Check
6 4 (3.60%) MCP
7 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.80%) CEH
8 2 (1.80%) CISSP
8 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.80%) GCIA
9 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.90%) HND
9 1 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 31 (27.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (17.12%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.91%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (9.91%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Ansible
2 3 (2.70%) HAProxy
2 3 (2.70%) SCCM
3 2 (1.80%) Grafana
3 2 (1.80%) SCOM
4 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.90%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 58 (52.25%) Microsoft
2 36 (32.43%) VMware
3 7 (6.31%) Splunk
4 4 (3.60%) Apple
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco
4 4 (3.60%) Citrix
4 4 (3.60%) Dell
5 3 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.70%) Facebook
5 3 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (0.90%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.90%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.90%) BT
6 1 (0.90%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (0.90%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.90%) Mitel
6 1 (0.90%) OpenText
6 1 (0.90%) Quark
6 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.90%) Veeam
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
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Salary: From £16,000 to £17,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £30,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago