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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 80 88 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 37 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.46% 1.69% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.74% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 38
Average salary £29,000 £29,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.69% -13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,900 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
1460 1607 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.87% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1279 1204
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 35 (36.08%) Windows
2 31 (31.96%) Linux
3 25 (25.77%) SQL
4 22 (22.68%) Unix
5 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
5 20 (20.62%) Degree
6 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
7 18 (18.56%) Active Directory
8 17 (17.53%) Red Hat
9 16 (16.49%) LAN
9 16 (16.49%) Windows Server
10 15 (15.46%) T-SQL
10 15 (15.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (14.43%) Bash Shell
11 14 (14.43%) WAN
12 13 (13.40%) Perl
13 12 (12.37%) Cisco
14 11 (11.34%) Java
14 11 (11.34%) Apache
15 10 (10.31%) .NET
16 9 (9.28%) Xen
16 9 (9.28%) KVM
16 9 (9.28%) CentOS
16 9 (9.28%) VMware
17 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
17 8 (8.25%) Python
17 8 (8.25%) Oracle
17 8 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
17 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 11 (11.34%) Apache
2 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.12%) IIS
4 4 (4.12%) JBoss
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.03%) Confluence
6 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
1 7 (7.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) GitHub
3 1 (1.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) LAN
2 14 (14.43%) WAN
3 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.15%) DNS
4 5 (5.15%) Firewall
5 4 (4.12%) LDAP
5 4 (4.12%) RIP
5 4 (4.12%) SSL
6 3 (3.09%) DHCP
6 3 (3.09%) Internet
7 2 (2.06%) BGP
7 2 (2.06%) HTTP
7 2 (2.06%) MPLS
7 2 (2.06%) Multicast
7 2 (2.06%) OSPF
7 2 (2.06%) VPN
7 2 (2.06%) Wireless
7 2 (2.06%) xDSL
8 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.19%) MySQL
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Maven
2 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.12%) Back Office
2 3 (3.09%) German Language
2 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
2 6 (6.19%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (4.12%) LAMP
4 2 (2.06%) CSS
4 2 (2.06%) HTML
4 2 (2.06%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) Replication
3 4 (4.12%) Wiki
4 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.09%) User Experience
5 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) Fintech
6 1 (1.03%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.08%) Windows
2 31 (31.96%) Linux
3 22 (22.68%) Unix
4 16 (16.49%) Windows Server
5 15 (15.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.28%) CentOS
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.22%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.09%) Solaris
11 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
2 7 (7.22%) Load Balancing
2 7 (7.22%) Project Management
3 6 (6.19%) Data Security
3 6 (6.19%) ITIL
3 6 (6.19%) Market Research
4 4 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.12%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (4.12%) ITIL V3
4 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.12%) Migration
4 4 (4.12%) Validation
5 3 (3.09%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.09%) OO
5 3 (3.09%) OOD
5 3 (3.09%) Product Management
5 3 (3.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.06%) Change Control
7 1 (1.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.77%) SQL
2 15 (15.46%) T-SQL
3 14 (14.43%) Bash Shell
4 13 (13.40%) Perl
5 11 (11.34%) Java
6 8 (8.25%) Python
7 7 (7.22%) C
8 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.12%) Ruby
9 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.03%) VB
10 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) RHCE
3 4 (4.12%) LPIC
4 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.06%) CCIE
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.06%) RHCA
6 1 (1.03%) CCENT
6 1 (1.03%) CCNA
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.03%) MCITP
6 1 (1.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.28%) KVM
2 9 (9.28%) Xen
3 4 (4.12%) iptables
3 4 (4.12%) Postfix
4 3 (3.09%) XenApp
5 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.15%) Ansible
3 4 (4.12%) CFEngine
3 4 (4.12%) HAProxy
3 4 (4.12%) Puppet
4 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.53%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.37%) Cisco
4 9 (9.28%) VMware
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle
6 7 (7.22%) Citrix
6 7 (7.22%) Sun
7 5 (5.15%) HP
8 4 (4.12%) WorldPay
9 3 (3.09%) Brocade
9 3 (3.09%) NetApp
10 2 (2.06%) F5
10 2 (2.06%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.06%) Juniper
10 2 (2.06%) Symantec
11 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.03%) Dell KACE
11 1 (1.03%) Google
11 1 (1.03%) Veeam
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