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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 63 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 40 49 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.90% 3.28% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 3.33% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 69
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
1330 1470 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.31% 98.46% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1239 1528
Average salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,150
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 33 (38.82%) Linux
2 23 (27.06%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (25.88%) Degree
3 22 (25.88%) Windows
4 21 (24.71%) SQL
5 18 (21.18%) Perl
6 17 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 15 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 15 (17.65%) Java
7 15 (17.65%) Unix
8 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
9 10 (11.76%) Bioinformatics
9 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 10 (11.76%) MySQL
9 10 (11.76%) Oracle
9 10 (11.76%) Python
9 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
10 9 (10.59%) Xen
10 9 (10.59%) CentOS
10 9 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (10.59%) KVM
10 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
10 9 (10.59%) Red Hat
10 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
11 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
11 8 (9.41%) Cisco
11 8 (9.41%) C
11 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
12 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (7.06%) Apache
2 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.71%) JBoss
4 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.18%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.18%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) GitHub
2 4 (4.71%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) Office 365
4 1 (1.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) LTE
1 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
1 7 (8.24%) Value-Added Service
1 7 (8.24%) VoLTE
2 6 (7.06%) Internet
3 5 (5.88%) HTTP
3 5 (5.88%) LAN
3 5 (5.88%) WAN
4 4 (4.71%) 3GPP
4 4 (4.71%) LDAP
4 4 (4.71%) SS7
4 4 (4.71%) SSL
5 3 (3.53%) RIP
5 3 (3.53%) VLAN
5 3 (3.53%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.53%) xDSL
6 2 (2.35%) Firewall
6 2 (2.35%) MPLS
6 2 (2.35%) Multicast
6 2 (2.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) MySQL
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.18%) IDOL
5 1 (1.18%) OLAP
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Apache Continuum
1 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
1 1 (1.18%) Maven
1 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.71%) Billing
3 3 (3.53%) German Language
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) .NET
2 4 (4.71%) LAMP
2 4 (4.71%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.35%) CSS
3 2 (2.35%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.18%) Django
4 1 (1.18%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.06%) Informatics
3 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.06%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.71%) Biology
5 4 (4.71%) Replication
6 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Social Media
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (38.82%) Linux
2 22 (25.88%) Windows
3 15 (17.65%) Unix
3 15 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.59%) CentOS
4 9 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.71%) Solaris
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.18%) Android
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.76%) Bioinformatics
2 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
3 7 (8.24%) Project Management
3 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
4 6 (7.06%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.06%) Validation
5 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.88%) CRM
5 5 (5.88%) ITIL
5 5 (5.88%) Open Source
6 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
6 4 (4.71%) Migration
6 4 (4.71%) Scrum
6 4 (4.71%) Secure Coding
7 3 (3.53%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.35%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.35%) Product Management
9 1 (1.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) SQL
2 18 (21.18%) Perl
3 17 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 15 (17.65%) Java
5 10 (11.76%) Python
6 8 (9.41%) C
6 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.71%) C++
7 4 (4.71%) Ruby
8 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (25.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.71%) LPIC
2 4 (4.71%) RHCE
3 2 (2.35%) CCENT
3 2 (2.35%) CCIE
3 2 (2.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) KVM
2 9 (10.59%) Xen
3 4 (4.71%) iptables
3 4 (4.71%) Postfix
4 3 (3.53%) XenApp
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.06%) Ansible
3 5 (5.88%) CFEngine
3 5 (5.88%) Puppet
4 4 (4.71%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle
2 9 (10.59%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.41%) Cisco
4 6 (7.06%) VMware
5 5 (5.88%) Citrix
6 4 (4.71%) HP
6 4 (4.71%) Sun
7 2 (2.35%) Brocade
7 2 (2.35%) F5
7 2 (2.35%) Juniper
8 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.18%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.18%) Google
8 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.18%) WorldPay
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