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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 73 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 32 56 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.19% 3.27% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 3.42% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 54
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,700 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £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
1418 1637 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.06% 95.62% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 1441 1656
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 31 March 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 47 (65.28%) Windows
2 24 (33.33%) VMware
3 23 (31.94%) Degree
3 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.56%) Linux
4 22 (30.56%) SQL
5 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
7 17 (23.61%) Java
8 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (16.67%) Citrix
9 12 (16.67%) SAN
9 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 12 (16.67%) Lync
10 11 (15.28%) UNIX
10 11 (15.28%) Firewall
11 10 (13.89%) Project Management
11 10 (13.89%) ITIL
11 10 (13.89%) Oracle
11 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
11 10 (13.89%) HP
11 10 (13.89%) 3PAR
12 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
12 9 (12.50%) Veeam
12 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 9 (12.50%) C
12 9 (12.50%) Mathematics
13 8 (11.11%) Solaris
13 8 (11.11%) DNS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 12 (16.67%) Lync
2 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.56%) Apache
5 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) Zope
7 2 (2.78%) Plone
7 2 (2.78%) IIS
7 2 (2.78%) JBoss
8 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 12 (16.67%) SAN
2 11 (15.28%) Firewall
3 8 (11.11%) DNS
4 6 (8.33%) VPN
5 4 (5.56%) 3G
5 4 (5.56%) Bluetooth
5 4 (5.56%) GSM
5 4 (5.56%) Network Security
5 4 (5.56%) LTE
6 3 (4.17%) VLAN
6 3 (4.17%) LAN
6 3 (4.17%) VoIP
6 3 (4.17%) WAN
6 3 (4.17%) DHCP
6 3 (4.17%) SSL
7 2 (2.78%) Internet
7 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.78%) HTTP
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Electronics
2 2 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) HTML
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) JCE
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 7 (9.72%) Physics
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.94%) Wiki
3 5 (6.94%) Open Source
4 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Replication
6 1 (1.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.28%) UNIX
5 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (11.11%) Solaris
7 6 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.56%) Android
8 4 (5.56%) CentOS
8 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.17%) AIX
9 3 (4.17%) HPUX
10 2 (2.78%) Debian
10 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) ITIL
1 10 (13.89%) Project Management
2 6 (8.33%) OO
3 5 (6.94%) OOD
3 5 (6.94%) B2B
3 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.17%) Software Licensing
4 3 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.17%) CRM
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services Management
5 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.78%) Network Management
5 2 (2.78%) Android Development
5 2 (2.78%) iOS Development
6 1 (1.39%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.39%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) SQL
2 17 (23.61%) Java
3 9 (12.50%) C
4 7 (9.72%) C#
4 7 (9.72%) C++
5 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.56%) Perl
5 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) RHCE
3 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.78%) LPIC
3 2 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.78%) Xen
4 2 (2.78%) Firmware
4 2 (2.78%) Postfix
4 2 (2.78%) XenApp
4 2 (2.78%) KVM
4 2 (2.78%) iptables
5 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) VMware
2 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.67%) Citrix
4 10 (13.89%) HP
4 10 (13.89%) Oracle
4 10 (13.89%) 3PAR
5 9 (12.50%) Veeam
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco
6 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.94%) Sun
7 2 (2.78%) Dell
7 2 (2.78%) WatchGuard
7 2 (2.78%) Imperva
8 1 (1.39%) Apple
8 1 (1.39%) Websense
8 1 (1.39%) NetApp
8 1 (1.39%) SAP
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