Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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

Support Engineer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 93 82
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 54 57 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.20% 2.74% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.86% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 56 59 83
West Sussex median annual salary £27,750 £35,000 £26,800
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.71% +30.60% -4.29%
10th Percentile £20,625 £25,900 £20,300
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,300 £51,250
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +6.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2,369 1,996 2,350
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.01% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,006 1,762 2,161
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in West Sussex

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in West Sussex

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in West Sussex

Support Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Crawley +12 19 £32,500 - 1
Gatwick +2 12 £27,000 -12.90%
Chichester - 10 £22,500 - 2
Horsham -4 4 £22,000 -39.31% 2
Bognor Regis - 2 £22,500 -
Worthing -8 1 £17,250 -66.83% 1
Lancing - 1 £24,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 across the West Sussex region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
4 24 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 18 (33.33%) Citrix
5 18 (33.33%) Office 365
6 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (29.63%) VMware
8 14 (25.93%) ITIL
8 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
9 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
9 13 (24.07%) WAN
10 11 (20.37%) LAN
10 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (20.37%) Windows 10
11 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
11 10 (18.52%) XenApp
11 10 (18.52%) SLA
12 9 (16.67%) SQL
13 8 (14.81%) Degree
13 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
14 7 (12.96%) Firewall
14 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
14 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
15 6 (11.11%) VirtualBox
15 6 (11.11%) Windows 8

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) WAN
2 11 (20.37%) LAN
3 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.96%) Firewall
5 6 (11.11%) Wireless
6 5 (9.26%) VLAN
7 4 (7.41%) VPN
8 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.70%) DHCP
9 2 (3.70%) DNS
9 2 (3.70%) Internet
9 2 (3.70%) SAN
9 2 (3.70%) SMS
10 1 (1.85%) ADSL
10 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.85%) HTTP
10 1 (1.85%) ISDN
10 1 (1.85%) MPLS
10 1 (1.85%) PSTN
10 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
5 11 (20.37%) Windows 10
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
7 6 (11.11%) Linux
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 5 (9.26%) AIX
8 5 (9.26%) Android
8 5 (9.26%) Unix
9 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.56%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (5.56%) CRM
4 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery Management
4 3 (5.56%) Time Management
5 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.70%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.70%) Server Building
6 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (1.85%) Data Privacy
6 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) CCNA
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.56%) HNC
2 3 (5.56%) HND
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.85%) HP MASE
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 10 (18.52%) XenApp
4 6 (11.11%) VirtualBox
4 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (7.41%) WSUS
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) Citrix
3 16 (29.63%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco
5 5 (9.26%) IBM
6 4 (7.41%) Symantec
7 2 (3.70%) Apple
7 2 (3.70%) Novell
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) Aruba
8 1 (1.85%) Avaya
8 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.85%) Draytek
8 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.85%) Veeam