Period
to 19 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 88 93
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 66 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.18% 2.78% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.88% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 54
Median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -9.77% +2.31%
South East median annual salary £35,000 £30,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +15.70% +0.83% -

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 827 2,290 2,191
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.99% 96.38% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1,885 1,869
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,000 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +6.32% +2.15% +3.33%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in West Sussex

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Support Engineer in West Sussex.

Salary trend 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 19 September 2020. 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
Horsham +10 7 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Burgess Hill - 1 £32,500 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) SLA
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Firmware
5 3 (30.00%) DMZ
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Splunk
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) DMZ
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Technology Roadmap
2 3 (30.00%) Ticket Management
3 1 (10.00%) Due Diligence
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Firmware
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Draytek
3 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL