Period
to 25 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 65 101
Rank change year-on-year -12 +36 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 90 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.49% 3.91% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 4.08% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 56 58
Median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -22.86%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,500 £20,875
90th Percentile £35,000 £55,000 £48,750
South East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 946 2,206 2,392
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.34% 95.95% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 709 1,833 2,022
Median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% - +7.95%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Support Engineer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 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 +2 14 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Littlehampton - 5 £33,500 -
Chichester +10 1 £22,000 -32.31%
Worthing +4 1 £33,500 +11.67%
East Grinstead - 1 £27,500 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (83.33%) Office 365
4 19 (79.17%) Windows 10
5 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
6 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (37.50%) VMware
8 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) Azure
11 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
11 4 (16.67%) NetSuite
11 4 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
11 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
11 4 (16.67%) HP
11 4 (16.67%) Citrix
11 4 (16.67%) ERP
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) ITIL
11 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
12 3 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (12.50%) Technology Roadmap
12 3 (12.50%) Ticket Management

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 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) Azure
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.17%) AWS
4 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.17%) Power Automate
4 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) DMZ
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows 10
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ERP
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
1 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Information Security
2 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (12.50%) Technology Roadmap
2 3 (12.50%) Ticket Management
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (4.17%) Server Building
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) C
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.50%) Firmware
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 3 (12.50%) Splunk