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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 52 53 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 53 71 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.80% 3.91% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 4.14% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 50 52 38
Average salary £35,750 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.92% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £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
1318 1715 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.62% 94.49% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1334 1294
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (55.88%) Windows
2 38 (37.25%) Linux
3 31 (30.39%) VMware
4 29 (28.43%) Oracle
5 28 (27.45%) SQL
6 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 24 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 23 (22.55%) Degree
8 22 (21.57%) Apache
9 21 (20.59%) Tomcat
9 21 (20.59%) Java
10 20 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (17.65%) Python
12 16 (15.69%) C#
12 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
13 15 (14.71%) C++
13 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 15 (14.71%) UNIX
13 15 (14.71%) C
13 15 (14.71%) Mathematics
13 15 (14.71%) Physics
14 13 (12.75%) T-SQL
15 12 (11.76%) ITIL
16 11 (10.78%) MS Office
16 11 (10.78%) Mac OS X
16 11 (10.78%) Active Directory
17 10 (9.80%) Citrix
18 9 (8.82%) SAN
18 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
18 9 (8.82%) HP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (21.57%) Apache
2 21 (20.59%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.84%) Lync
4 5 (4.90%) Zope
4 5 (4.90%) Plone
5 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.98%) IIS
7 1 (0.98%) JBoss
7 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Office
2 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.88%) AutoCAD
3 6 (5.88%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (5.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (5.88%) Revit
3 6 (5.88%) MicroStation
3 6 (5.88%) Solid Edge
3 6 (5.88%) Siemens NX
3 6 (5.88%) PTC Creo
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) LAN
1 9 (8.82%) SAN
1 9 (8.82%) DNS
2 8 (7.84%) WAN
3 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.94%) Firewall
5 2 (1.96%) Wireless
5 2 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (0.98%) ADSL
6 1 (0.98%) VPN
6 1 (0.98%) DHCP
6 1 (0.98%) FTP
6 1 (0.98%) VLAN
6 1 (0.98%) Multicast
6 1 (0.98%) Internet
6 1 (0.98%) MPLS
6 1 (0.98%) OSPF
6 1 (0.98%) BGP
6 1 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.96%) OLAP
5 1 (0.98%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (7.84%) Front Office
1 8 (7.84%) Back Office
2 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.96%) Electronics
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Mathematics
1 15 (14.71%) Physics
2 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.86%) User Experience
4 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.92%) Wiki
6 3 (2.94%) Statistics
6 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.94%) GIS
7 2 (1.96%) Replication
8 1 (0.98%) DTV
8 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.98%) CMDB
8 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 57 (55.88%) Windows
2 38 (37.25%) Linux
3 15 (14.71%) UNIX
4 11 (10.78%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.90%) Debian
6 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.94%) Solaris
9 2 (1.96%) CentOS
10 1 (0.98%) Android
10 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
2 12 (11.76%) ITIL
3 6 (5.88%) CAD
3 6 (5.88%) Project Management
4 5 (4.90%) Line Management
4 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.92%) OO
5 4 (3.92%) OOD
6 3 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.94%) Data Security
6 3 (2.94%) Time Management
6 3 (2.94%) Market Research
7 2 (1.96%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.96%) CRM
8 1 (0.98%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.98%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.98%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (0.98%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.45%) SQL
2 21 (20.59%) Java
3 18 (17.65%) Python
4 16 (15.69%) C#
5 15 (14.71%) C++
5 15 (14.71%) C
6 13 (12.75%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.96%) Ruby
8 2 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) Degree
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.88%) MCSE
4 5 (4.90%) MCITP
5 4 (3.92%) RHCE
6 3 (2.94%) RHCA
7 2 (1.96%) MCP
8 1 (0.98%) LPIC
8 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.98%) CCIE
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) Postfix
3 1 (0.98%) XenApp
3 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.98%) KVM
3 1 (0.98%) iptables
3 1 (0.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) VMware
2 29 (28.43%) Oracle
3 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.80%) Citrix
5 9 (8.82%) HP
6 8 (7.84%) Veeam
6 8 (7.84%) 3PAR
7 6 (5.88%) Autodesk
8 4 (3.92%) WorldPay
9 3 (2.94%) NetApp
9 3 (2.94%) Cisco
9 3 (2.94%) Sun
10 1 (0.98%) SAP
10 1 (0.98%) Juniper
10 1 (0.98%) Lotus
10 1 (0.98%) Brocade
10 1 (0.98%) Websense
10 1 (0.98%) ESRI
10 1 (0.98%) F5
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