The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 53 71 88
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 66 44 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.73% 2.65% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 2.85% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 32
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,850 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1670 1544 1742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.40% 93.12% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1362 1504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 60 (42.55%) Degree
2 56 (39.72%) UNIX
2 56 (39.72%) Linux
3 54 (38.30%) Windows
4 40 (28.37%) Java
5 31 (21.99%) Telecoms
6 28 (19.86%) Active Directory
7 26 (18.44%) Oracle
7 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
8 25 (17.73%) Mathematics
9 24 (17.02%) MySQL
10 21 (14.89%) Finance
11 20 (14.18%) Solaris
12 18 (12.77%) 3GPP
13 17 (12.06%) Red Hat
14 16 (11.35%) Python
15 15 (10.64%) SS7
15 15 (10.64%) Computer Science
16 14 (9.93%) Billing
16 14 (9.93%) LTE
16 14 (9.93%) Oracle Database
16 14 (9.93%) VoLTE
16 14 (9.93%) OO
17 13 (9.22%) Cisco
17 13 (9.22%) Physics
17 13 (9.22%) Software Engineering
18 12 (8.51%) Wiki
18 12 (8.51%) Citrix
18 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
18 12 (8.51%) Perl

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 11 (7.80%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.42%) IIS
5 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) 3GPP
2 15 (10.64%) SS7
3 14 (9.93%) LTE
3 14 (9.93%) VoLTE
4 12 (8.51%) Firewall
5 10 (7.09%) Internet
6 9 (6.38%) Network Security
7 8 (5.67%) LAN
8 6 (4.26%) SAN
9 5 (3.55%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.84%) Wireless
10 4 (2.84%) WAN
10 4 (2.84%) DHCP
10 4 (2.84%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (2.13%) VoIP
11 3 (2.13%) VPN
12 2 (1.42%) 3G
12 2 (1.42%) RTP
12 2 (1.42%) 2G
12 2 (1.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.02%) MySQL
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle Database
3 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.42%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.42%) Bugzilla
General
1 31 (21.99%) Telecoms
2 21 (14.89%) Finance
3 14 (9.93%) Billing
4 9 (6.38%) Electronics
5 5 (3.55%) Marketing
5 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.84%) Banking
7 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) French Language
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) HTML
1 6 (4.26%) .NET
2 5 (3.55%) J2EE
3 3 (2.13%) COM
3 3 (2.13%) CSS
3 3 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.71%) DirectX
4 1 (0.71%) XMPP
4 1 (0.71%) Direct3D
4 1 (0.71%) OpenCL
4 1 (0.71%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.73%) Mathematics
2 15 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.22%) Physics
4 12 (8.51%) Wiki
5 7 (4.96%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.84%) DTV
7 2 (1.42%) Handset
7 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.42%) Life Science
7 2 (1.42%) Informatics
8 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.71%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.71%) Statistics
8 1 (0.71%) GIS
8 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 56 (39.72%) UNIX
1 56 (39.72%) Linux
2 54 (38.30%) Windows
3 20 (14.18%) Solaris
4 11 (7.80%) CentOS
5 9 (6.38%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.93%) OO
2 13 (9.22%) Software Engineering
3 9 (6.38%) Online Security
4 8 (5.67%) ITIL
5 5 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (3.55%) Service Delivery
5 5 (3.55%) OOD
6 4 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (2.84%) Configuration Management
6 4 (2.84%) Programme Management
6 4 (2.84%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (2.13%) Release Management
7 3 (2.13%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.13%) B2B
8 2 (1.42%) Data Management
8 2 (1.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.42%) Data Security
8 2 (1.42%) Time Management
8 2 (1.42%) Analytics
8 2 (1.42%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.37%) Java
2 16 (11.35%) Python
3 12 (8.51%) Perl
3 12 (8.51%) SQL
4 8 (5.67%) C#
5 7 (4.96%) C++
5 7 (4.96%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.96%) C
6 6 (4.26%) PHP
6 6 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.13%) VB
8 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.13%) VBA
8 3 (2.13%) VB6
9 2 (1.42%) Ruby
10 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.71%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 60 (42.55%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.84%) MCP
4 4 (2.84%) MCSE
4 4 (2.84%) CCNA
5 3 (2.13%) CCA
5 3 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.42%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) CCNP
7 1 (0.71%) CISSP
7 1 (0.71%) RHCE
7 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MOS
7 1 (0.71%) RHCA
7 1 (0.71%) MCITP
7 1 (0.71%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (19.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.96%) XenDesktop
3 6 (4.26%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.71%) NFS
6 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.71%) XenApp
6 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) SCCM
1 7 (4.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (18.44%) Oracle
1 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.06%) Red Hat
3 13 (9.22%) Cisco
4 12 (8.51%) Citrix
5 11 (7.80%) VMware
6 9 (6.38%) NetApp
7 7 (4.96%) Symantec
8 6 (4.26%) HP
9 5 (3.55%) Sun
9 5 (3.55%) SAP
10 3 (2.13%) Perforce
11 2 (1.42%) MKS
11 2 (1.42%) Wind River
11 2 (1.42%) Lotus
11 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.71%) Remedy
12 1 (0.71%) Nokia
12 1 (0.71%) Apple
12 1 (0.71%) Juniper
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