The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 97 104 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 12 6 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.69% 0.41% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.42% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 46
Average salary £25,000 £24,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £20,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £36,750 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,250 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -11.81%
IT Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited IT Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) Project Management
6 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) Open Source
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Lync
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) MCP
9 3 (18.75%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) SLA
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
9 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
9 3 (18.75%) Computer Science

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited IT Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) DMZ
6 1 (6.25%) Intranet
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Text Mining
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Informatics
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) Android
7 2 (12.50%) AIX
7 2 (12.50%) HPUX
7 2 (12.50%) Solaris
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Websense
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam
4 1 (6.25%) FalconStor