The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 66 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 45 81 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.03% 4.47% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 4.69% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44 69 49
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
1437 1726 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.70% 95.15% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1479 1615
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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 5 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 46 (63.89%) Windows
2 28 (38.89%) VMware
3 22 (30.56%) Linux
4 19 (26.39%) Degree
5 18 (25.00%) Java
5 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.61%) SQL
7 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 14 (19.44%) HP
8 14 (19.44%) SAN
8 14 (19.44%) Lync
9 13 (18.06%) 3PAR
10 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (16.67%) Citrix
10 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 11 (15.28%) C#
11 11 (15.28%) C++
11 11 (15.28%) Oracle
11 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
11 11 (15.28%) Veeam
12 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
12 10 (13.89%) Physics
12 10 (13.89%) C
12 10 (13.89%) Firewall
13 9 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
13 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 9 (12.50%) UNIX
13 9 (12.50%) Apache
14 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (19.44%) Lync
2 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
3 9 (12.50%) Apache
4 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.94%) Zope
5 5 (6.94%) Plone
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.78%) IIS
7 2 (2.78%) JBoss
8 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Revit
4 1 (1.39%) MicroStation
4 1 (1.39%) Solid Edge
4 1 (1.39%) Siemens NX
4 1 (1.39%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.39%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) SAN
2 10 (13.89%) Firewall
3 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.72%) DNS
5 5 (6.94%) VPN
6 3 (4.17%) SSL
6 3 (4.17%) LAN
6 3 (4.17%) WAN
6 3 (4.17%) DHCP
6 3 (4.17%) Network Security
7 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.78%) VLAN
7 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.78%) HTTP
7 2 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (1.39%) 3G
8 1 (1.39%) MPLS
8 1 (1.39%) OSPF
8 1 (1.39%) BGP
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Electronics
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
1 10 (13.89%) Physics
2 5 (6.94%) Wiki
3 4 (5.56%) Open Source
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.78%) Replication
6 1 (1.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.89%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.50%) UNIX
5 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.94%) Debian
7 4 (5.56%) CentOS
7 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.56%) Solaris
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.17%) Android
9 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.72%) ITIL
2 7 (9.72%) Project Management
3 5 (6.94%) OOD
3 5 (6.94%) OO
3 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services Management
5 2 (2.78%) Android Development
5 2 (2.78%) iOS Development
6 1 (1.39%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.39%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.39%) B2B
6 1 (1.39%) CAD
6 1 (1.39%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) Java
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 11 (15.28%) C#
3 11 (15.28%) C++
4 10 (13.89%) C
5 7 (9.72%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.56%) Perl
7 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.17%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) MCP
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) RHCE
2 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.78%) LPIC
3 1 (1.39%) CCIE
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.78%) Xen
4 2 (2.78%) Firmware
4 2 (2.78%) Postfix
4 2 (2.78%) KVM
4 2 (2.78%) iptables
5 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) VMware
2 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.44%) HP
4 13 (18.06%) 3PAR
5 12 (16.67%) Citrix
6 11 (15.28%) Oracle
6 11 (15.28%) Veeam
7 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.94%) Sun
8 5 (6.94%) WorldPay
9 4 (5.56%) Cisco
10 2 (2.78%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.78%) Imperva
10 2 (2.78%) Dell
11 1 (1.39%) Juniper
11 1 (1.39%) SAP
11 1 (1.39%) Apple
11 1 (1.39%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.39%) Brocade
11 1 (1.39%) F5
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