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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 70 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 35 46 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.11% 3.19% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 3.29% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 24
Median salary £28,000 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £40,700
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%

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
1092 1399 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.15% 97.15% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1119 1238
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 42 (70.00%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Linux
3 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 19 (31.67%) Degree
7 16 (26.67%) Unix
8 15 (25.00%) Firewall
9 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
9 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (20.00%) Cisco
10 12 (20.00%) ITIL
10 12 (20.00%) VMware
11 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 10 (16.67%) Office 365
13 9 (15.00%) MCSE
13 9 (15.00%) Java
14 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
14 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (13.33%) SQL
14 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
15 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (11.67%) Finance
16 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X
16 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (8.33%) DNS

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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.67%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.67%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Office 365
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.33%) DNS
3 5 (8.33%) LAN
4 4 (6.67%) SAN
4 4 (6.67%) WAN
5 3 (5.00%) Internet
5 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.33%) SQLite
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) XML
1 2 (3.33%) XSL
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) NHS
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Linux
3 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (26.67%) Unix
5 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X
9 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.33%) Fedora
11 1 (1.67%) CentOS
11 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (3.33%) Data Transformation
3 2 (3.33%) DevOps
3 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.33%) High Availability
3 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.33%) Service Management
3 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.67%) CRM
4 1 (1.67%) ERP
4 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) Java
2 8 (13.33%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.00%) PHP
4 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (15.00%) MCSE
4 5 (8.33%) MCSA
5 4 (6.67%) CCNA
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) CCA
6 2 (3.33%) CCEA
6 2 (3.33%) CCNP
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.33%) MCITP
6 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 2 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) XenApp
4 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Cisco
2 12 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (6.67%) Citrix
3 4 (6.67%) Dell
4 3 (5.00%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (5.00%) Intel
4 3 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (3.33%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.67%) Altiris
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) Avaya
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Sage
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