Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 77 111
Rank change year-on-year -15 +34 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 52 68 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.59% 3.22% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 3.29% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49 66 50
West Sussex median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,375 £19,500
90th Percentile £41,700 £44,125 £42,500
South East median annual salary £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - -3.08% +3.17%

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 1,980 2,068 2,224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.80% 97.96% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,739 1,848 2,050
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,450 £28,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,825 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +1 14 £37,500 +27.12% 4
Chichester +11 12 £22,500 -9.09%
Worthing -6 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Horsham -13 6 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Gatwick +18 4 £34,000 -35.24%
Burgess Hill -35 2 £31,000 -25.30%
Haywards Heath +19 1 £31,000 -6.06%
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Office 365
3 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 14 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 14 (26.92%) VMware
5 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
6 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (21.15%) Firewall
7 10 (19.23%) ITIL
7 10 (19.23%) Linux
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (15.38%) SQL
10 7 (13.46%) VPN
10 7 (13.46%) Citrix
10 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (13.46%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.54%) XenApp
11 6 (11.54%) Windows 8
11 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (11.54%) VLAN
11 6 (11.54%) Mac OS X
11 6 (11.54%) Apple
11 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.54%) Unix

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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (40.38%) Office 365
2 7 (13.46%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) VPN
3 6 (11.54%) VLAN
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.85%) SMS
4 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) Intranet
5 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.92%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) DB2
1 2 (3.85%) GIS
1 2 (3.85%) MySQL
1 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.77%) French Language
1 3 (5.77%) German Language
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) CSS3
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
4 10 (19.23%) Linux
5 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (11.54%) Mac OS X
7 6 (11.54%) Unix
7 6 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (7.69%) CRM
4 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.85%) Business Development
5 2 (3.85%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.85%) ITSM
5 2 (3.85%) Network Management
5 2 (3.85%) Presales
5 2 (3.85%) Server Building
5 2 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.92%) Change Control
6 1 (1.92%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (1.92%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.92%) Energy Management
6 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) C#
3 3 (5.77%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) CCNP
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CCIE
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) CCSE
3 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.92%) HP ASE
3 1 (1.92%) HP MASE
3 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.92%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) MCTS
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.54%) XenApp
4 5 (9.62%) VirtualBox
4 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Citrix
4 6 (11.54%) Apple
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco
6 3 (5.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.85%) Aruba
7 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Meraki
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle
7 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.92%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.92%) F5
8 1 (1.92%) Sage
8 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) Ubiquiti