Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 78 78
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 55 76 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.63% 3.12% 3.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 3.24% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 82 77
West Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £25,750 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.92% -8.04% -13.85%
10th Percentile £25,850 £20,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,300 £51,250 £46,750
South East median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +6.56% +1.67%

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 2003 2343 2612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.26% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1770 2144 2292
West Sussex median annual salary £43,875 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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
Crawley -6 15 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Horsham -25 10 £40,000 +42.86%
Worthing - 9 £52,000 -
Burgess Hill -6 6 £26,000 -45.26%
Gatwick +14 5 £31,000 -34.74%
Billingshurst -2 1 £26,000 +15.56%
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the West Sussex region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) SQL
3 22 (40.00%) Java
4 19 (34.55%) J2EE
5 17 (30.91%) Oracle
5 17 (30.91%) Linux
5 17 (30.91%) Unix
6 16 (29.09%) ITIL
7 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
7 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
8 13 (23.64%) SLA
8 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.82%) Degree
10 11 (20.00%) DevOps
10 11 (20.00%) Firewall
10 11 (20.00%) Citrix
11 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
12 9 (16.36%) Office 365
12 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (16.36%) Tivoli
12 9 (16.36%) Perl
12 9 (16.36%) VMware
12 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (14.55%) PL/SQL
13 8 (14.55%) MCSE
13 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
13 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
13 8 (14.55%) Test Automation

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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Liferay
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Office 365
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) VLAN
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) Skype
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.73%) DB2
3 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.91%) GIS
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
1 6 (10.91%) Maven
1 6 (10.91%) Selenium
1 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (7.27%) French Language
1 4 (7.27%) German Language
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) J2EE
2 6 (10.91%) Middleware
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (10.91%) SOAP
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) CSS3
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) Unix
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) zOS
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) DevOps
3 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
5 7 (12.73%) Change Management
5 7 (12.73%) SDLC
5 7 (12.73%) Service Management
6 6 (10.91%) Business Development
6 6 (10.91%) Presales
7 5 (9.09%) Line Management
7 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.27%) CRM
9 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.64%) Information Security
10 2 (3.64%) Network Design
10 2 (3.64%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Open Source
10 2 (3.64%) SFIA
11 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) SQL
2 22 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) Perl
4 8 (14.55%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.91%) C++
6 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.55%) MCSE
4 7 (12.73%) CCNA
5 5 (9.09%) CCA
5 5 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.64%) CCNP
7 1 (1.82%) MCITP
7 1 (1.82%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.09%) MetaFrame
4 5 (9.09%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Tivoli
2 7 (12.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) Citrix
4 9 (16.36%) VMware
5 7 (12.73%) IBM
6 6 (10.91%) Dell
7 5 (9.09%) EqualLogic
7 5 (9.09%) NetApp
8 4 (7.27%) Cisco
9 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.64%) HP
10 1 (1.82%) Aruba
10 1 (1.82%) BT
10 1 (1.82%) Draytek
10 1 (1.82%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL