The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 60 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 55 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.88% 3.77% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 3.90% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26 49 38
Median salary £27,750 £35,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.71% +23.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,450 £23,160
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £55,000 £45,300
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
1030 1409 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.54% 96.57% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 874 1202 1347
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Cambridge region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (59.15%) Windows
2 33 (46.48%) Linux
3 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
4 23 (32.39%) Windows Server
5 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
5 21 (29.58%) Degree
6 14 (19.72%) Java
6 14 (19.72%) SQL
7 12 (16.90%) ITIL
8 11 (15.49%) Unix
8 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (15.49%) Finance
9 10 (14.08%) Firewall
9 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
10 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
10 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
10 9 (12.68%) VMware
10 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (11.27%) Office 365
11 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (11.27%) Cisco
11 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.27%) MS Office
12 7 (9.86%) MCSE
12 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
12 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.45%) C
13 6 (8.45%) DNS
13 6 (8.45%) HP

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.41%) MicroStation
3 1 (1.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.41%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.41%) Revit
3 1 (1.41%) Siemens NX
3 1 (1.41%) Solid Edge
3 1 (1.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.41%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.41%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Firewall
2 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.45%) DNS
4 4 (5.63%) SAN
5 3 (4.23%) Internet
5 3 (4.23%) LAN
5 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (2.82%) DHCP
6 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.82%) LDAP
6 2 (2.82%) WAN
7 1 (1.41%) ADSL
7 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.41%) HTTP
7 1 (1.41%) OpenFlow
7 1 (1.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.82%) SQLite
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Front Office
3 1 (1.41%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) XML
2 2 (2.82%) XSL
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) LAMP
3 1 (1.41%) OpenDaylight
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.04%) Physics
3 4 (5.63%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) NHS
5 2 (2.82%) iPad
5 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.41%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Windows
2 33 (46.48%) Linux
3 23 (32.39%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.49%) Unix
5 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.04%) Mac OS X
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.23%) CentOS
8 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.82%) Fedora
9 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL
2 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (5.63%) Presales
4 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (2.82%) Data Transformation
4 2 (2.82%) DevOps
4 2 (2.82%) High Availability
4 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.41%) CAD
5 1 (1.41%) CRM
5 1 (1.41%) ERP
5 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.41%) Open Source
5 1 (1.41%) SDLC
5 1 (1.41%) Service Management
5 1 (1.41%) Test Automation
5 1 (1.41%) Use Case
5 1 (1.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) Java
1 14 (19.72%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) C
3 5 (7.04%) C#
3 5 (7.04%) C++
3 5 (7.04%) PHP
4 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.82%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Degree
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.86%) MCSE
4 4 (5.63%) CCNA
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.23%) MCSA
6 2 (2.82%) CCA
6 2 (2.82%) CCEA
6 2 (2.82%) CCNP
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.82%) MCITP
6 2 (2.82%) MCP
6 2 (2.82%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.63%) XenApp
5 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
1 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) VMware
3 8 (11.27%) Cisco
4 6 (8.45%) HP
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) Dell
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) Intel
6 2 (2.82%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.41%) Apple
7 1 (1.41%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.41%) Avaya
7 1 (1.41%) BT
7 1 (1.41%) CommVault
7 1 (1.41%) Compaq
7 1 (1.41%) NetApp
7 1 (1.41%) Nortel
7 1 (1.41%) Novell
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) Sage
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