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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 54 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 65 60 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.68% 3.99% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 4.16% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 49
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,820 £23,100 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £39,500 £47,500
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
1686 1443 2080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.01% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1217 1816
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 58 (44.96%) Windows
2 48 (37.21%) Linux
3 42 (32.56%) Degree
4 40 (31.01%) Java
5 37 (28.68%) Microsoft
6 31 (24.03%) Oracle
7 30 (23.26%) UNIX
7 30 (23.26%) Active Directory
8 27 (20.93%) Telecoms
9 26 (20.16%) Finance
10 23 (17.83%) SQL
11 21 (16.28%) Mathematics
12 20 (15.50%) Solaris
13 16 (12.40%) Citrix
14 14 (10.85%) OO
14 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
15 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
15 13 (10.08%) TCP/IP
15 13 (10.08%) LTE
16 12 (9.30%) VMware
16 12 (9.30%) 3GPP
16 12 (9.30%) C
17 11 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (8.53%) CCNA
17 11 (8.53%) SS7
17 11 (8.53%) Physics
17 11 (8.53%) Computer Science
18 10 (7.75%) Software Engineering
18 10 (7.75%) Internet
18 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (7.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.43%) MS Office
3 3 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.08%) TCP/IP
1 13 (10.08%) LTE
2 12 (9.30%) 3GPP
3 11 (8.53%) SS7
4 10 (7.75%) Internet
5 9 (6.98%) Firewall
5 9 (6.98%) VoLTE
6 7 (5.43%) Network Security
7 6 (4.65%) VoIP
8 5 (3.88%) WAN
8 5 (3.88%) LAN
8 5 (3.88%) 3G
8 5 (3.88%) VLAN
9 4 (3.10%) VPN
9 4 (3.10%) SAN
9 4 (3.10%) Bluetooth
9 4 (3.10%) GSM
10 3 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (1.55%) Wireless
12 1 (0.78%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.75%) MySQL
3 9 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Big Data
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.78%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 27 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 26 (20.16%) Finance
3 9 (6.98%) Billing
4 6 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.65%) Electronics
5 5 (3.88%) Marketing
5 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.55%) Military
6 2 (1.55%) Banking
6 2 (1.55%) French Language
7 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) J2EE
1 5 (3.88%) JCE
2 4 (3.10%) HTML
3 3 (2.33%) .NET
3 3 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (0.78%) WAP
4 1 (0.78%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.78%) DirectX
4 1 (0.78%) CSS
4 1 (0.78%) JSP
4 1 (0.78%) Direct3D
4 1 (0.78%) OpenCL
4 1 (0.78%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (0.78%) Direct3D Mobile
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Mathematics
2 11 (8.53%) Physics
2 11 (8.53%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.20%) Wiki
4 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.88%) PKI
5 5 (3.88%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.10%) DTV
6 4 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.78%) GPGPU
7 1 (0.78%) Open Source
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Informatics
7 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.78%) Handset
7 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (44.96%) Windows
2 48 (37.21%) Linux
3 30 (23.26%) UNIX
4 20 (15.50%) Solaris
5 10 (7.75%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.20%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.88%) AIX
8 5 (3.88%) HPUX
9 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.85%) OO
2 10 (7.75%) B2B
2 10 (7.75%) Software Engineering
3 8 (6.20%) E-Commerce
4 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 5 (3.88%) Project Management
5 5 (3.88%) ITIL
5 5 (3.88%) Data Protection
6 4 (3.10%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (3.10%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.10%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.10%) Programme Management
6 4 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.10%) OOD
6 4 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.10%) Software Licensing
7 3 (2.33%) Coaching
8 2 (1.55%) Time Management
8 2 (1.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.01%) Java
2 23 (17.83%) SQL
3 12 (9.30%) C
4 9 (6.98%) C#
5 7 (5.43%) C++
5 7 (5.43%) Perl
6 6 (4.65%) PHP
6 6 (4.65%) Python
7 5 (3.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 42 (32.56%) Degree
2 11 (8.53%) CCNA
2 11 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.43%) MCSE
5 6 (4.65%) MCP
6 5 (3.88%) MCSA
6 5 (3.88%) CCA
6 5 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (3.88%) NCDA
7 4 (3.10%) A+ Certification
7 4 (3.10%) MOS
8 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) RHCA
9 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) RHCE
9 1 (0.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 30 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.20%) XenDesktop
3 7 (5.43%) XenApp
4 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.10%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 31 (24.03%) Oracle
3 16 (12.40%) Citrix
4 12 (9.30%) VMware
5 10 (7.75%) Cisco
6 8 (6.20%) NetApp
7 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.88%) Symantec
8 4 (3.10%) Remedy
8 4 (3.10%) Apple
8 4 (3.10%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.10%) Nokia
8 4 (3.10%) SAP
8 4 (3.10%) Sun
9 3 (2.33%) Mitel
10 2 (1.55%) Veeam
10 2 (1.55%) Wind River
10 2 (1.55%) Websense
11 1 (0.78%) MKS
11 1 (0.78%) Perforce
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