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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 75 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 63 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.31% 4.33% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 4.49% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 49
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,580 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -3.38%
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
1132 1403 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.67% 96.49% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 922 1248 1332
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 31 (50.82%) Linux
2 28 (45.90%) Windows
3 18 (29.51%) Degree
4 17 (27.87%) SQL
4 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
5 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
5 16 (26.23%) Windows Server
6 13 (21.31%) Java
7 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (16.39%) Finance
9 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
9 9 (14.75%) MS Office
9 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
10 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
11 7 (11.48%) ITIL
11 7 (11.48%) C
11 7 (11.48%) C++
11 7 (11.48%) Oracle
11 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
11 7 (11.48%) LTE
11 7 (11.48%) VoLTE
11 7 (11.48%) Value-Added Service
12 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
12 6 (9.84%) Unix
12 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
12 6 (9.84%) HP
12 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
12 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
13 5 (8.20%) Physics

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 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.64%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.64%) MicroStation
3 1 (1.64%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.64%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.64%) Revit
3 1 (1.64%) Siemens NX
3 1 (1.64%) Solid Edge
3 1 (1.64%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.48%) LTE
2 7 (11.48%) Value-Added Service
2 7 (11.48%) VoLTE
3 5 (8.20%) Firewall
4 4 (6.56%) HTTP
4 4 (6.56%) Internet
4 4 (6.56%) VLAN
4 4 (6.56%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.92%) 3GPP
5 3 (4.92%) SS7
6 2 (3.28%) DHCP
6 2 (3.28%) DNS
6 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.28%) LDAP
6 2 (3.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.64%) ADSL
7 1 (1.64%) FTP
7 1 (1.64%) LAN
7 1 (1.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) SQLite
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) XSL
3 1 (1.64%) LAMP
3 1 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.64%) OpenDaylight
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.20%) Physics
4 4 (6.56%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.92%) iPad
6 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.28%) iPhone
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.28%) Social Media
6 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Linux
2 28 (45.90%) Windows
3 16 (26.23%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.84%) Unix
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.92%) CentOS
7 3 (4.92%) Solaris
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) Android
8 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.48%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
3 4 (6.56%) CRM
3 4 (6.56%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (6.56%) Presales
3 4 (6.56%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.28%) Data Transformation
4 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.28%) Scrum
4 2 (3.28%) Secure Coding
4 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.64%) Analytics
5 1 (1.64%) CAD
5 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.64%) DevOps
5 1 (1.64%) SDLC
5 1 (1.64%) Service Management
5 1 (1.64%) Use Case
5 1 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) Java
3 7 (11.48%) C
3 7 (11.48%) C++
4 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.20%) C#
5 5 (8.20%) PHP
6 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) CCNA
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) HP
4 3 (4.92%) Dell
4 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.64%) Altiris
6 1 (1.64%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.64%) BT
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) CommVault
6 1 (1.64%) Compaq
6 1 (1.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.64%) Nortel
6 1 (1.64%) Novell
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
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