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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 53 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 54 67 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.86% 3.77% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 3.99% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 41
Average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
1332 1680 1544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.14% 94.44% 93.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1355 1357
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 29 July 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 57 (57.58%) Windows
2 33 (33.33%) VMware
3 29 (29.29%) Linux
4 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
5 25 (25.25%) SQL
5 25 (25.25%) Degree
6 22 (22.22%) Java
7 21 (21.21%) Oracle
8 19 (19.19%) C#
9 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 18 (18.18%) C++
9 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 18 (18.18%) C
9 18 (18.18%) Red Hat
10 17 (17.17%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (17.17%) Mathematics
10 17 (17.17%) Physics
11 16 (16.16%) Apache
12 14 (14.14%) Tomcat
12 14 (14.14%) Python
12 14 (14.14%) ITIL
12 14 (14.14%) T-SQL
12 14 (14.14%) HP
12 14 (14.14%) SAN
13 13 (13.13%) 3PAR
14 12 (12.12%) Citrix
14 12 (12.12%) MS Office
14 12 (12.12%) Active Directory
15 11 (11.11%) Lync
15 11 (11.11%) Veeam

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (16.16%) Apache
2 14 (14.14%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.11%) Lync
4 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.05%) Zope
5 5 (5.05%) Plone
5 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.02%) IIS
7 2 (2.02%) JBoss
7 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Office
2 10 (10.10%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.06%) AutoCAD
3 6 (6.06%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (6.06%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (6.06%) Revit
3 6 (6.06%) MicroStation
3 6 (6.06%) Solid Edge
3 6 (6.06%) Siemens NX
3 6 (6.06%) PTC Creo
4 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) SAN
2 7 (7.07%) DNS
3 6 (6.06%) LAN
4 5 (5.05%) WAN
4 5 (5.05%) Firewall
5 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.03%) VPN
6 3 (3.03%) SSL
6 3 (3.03%) VLAN
7 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.02%) Wireless
7 2 (2.02%) HTTP
7 2 (2.02%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.01%) FTP
8 1 (1.01%) DHCP
8 1 (1.01%) ADSL
8 1 (1.01%) Internet
8 1 (1.01%) MPLS
8 1 (1.01%) OSPF
8 1 (1.01%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.17%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.05%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.02%) OLAP
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.01%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (8.08%) Front Office
1 8 (8.08%) Back Office
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) Web Services
3 1 (1.01%) HTML
3 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Mathematics
1 17 (17.17%) Physics
2 9 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.05%) User Experience
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Replication
5 2 (2.02%) GIS
5 2 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.01%) DTV
6 1 (1.01%) Statistics
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) CMDB
6 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (57.58%) Windows
2 29 (29.29%) Linux
3 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (9.09%) UNIX
4 7 (7.07%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.05%) Debian
5 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.04%) CentOS
7 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.02%) Android
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 14 (14.14%) ITIL
3 6 (6.06%) CAD
3 6 (6.06%) Project Management
4 5 (5.05%) Line Management
5 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.03%) Time Management
7 2 (2.02%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.02%) CRM
7 2 (2.02%) Web Services Management
8 1 (1.01%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.01%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.01%) Coaching
8 1 (1.01%) OOD
8 1 (1.01%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.01%) OO
8 1 (1.01%) Data Security
8 1 (1.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.25%) SQL
2 22 (22.22%) Java
3 19 (19.19%) C#
4 18 (18.18%) C++
4 18 (18.18%) C
5 14 (14.14%) T-SQL
5 14 (14.14%) Python
6 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.04%) Perl
8 3 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (25.25%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.05%) MCSE
3 5 (5.05%) MCITP
4 3 (3.03%) RHCE
5 2 (2.02%) MCP
5 2 (2.02%) LPIC
6 1 (1.01%) CCIE
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.01%) RHCA
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.02%) Postfix
3 2 (2.02%) Firmware
3 2 (2.02%) Xen
3 2 (2.02%) KVM
3 2 (2.02%) iptables
4 1 (1.01%) XenApp
4 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) VMware
2 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
3 21 (21.21%) Oracle
4 18 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 14 (14.14%) HP
6 13 (13.13%) 3PAR
7 12 (12.12%) Citrix
8 11 (11.11%) Veeam
9 6 (6.06%) Autodesk
10 2 (2.02%) Imperva
10 2 (2.02%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.01%) F5
11 1 (1.01%) WorldPay
11 1 (1.01%) Brocade
11 1 (1.01%) Websense
11 1 (1.01%) ESRI
11 1 (1.01%) Juniper
11 1 (1.01%) NetApp
11 1 (1.01%) SAP
11 1 (1.01%) Cisco
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