The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 57 74 93
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 69 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.82% 2.89% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 3.10% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 26
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1548 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.35% 93.14% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1360 1533
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 1 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 61 (40.67%) Degree
2 60 (40.00%) Windows
3 58 (38.67%) Linux
4 56 (37.33%) UNIX
5 43 (28.67%) Java
6 33 (22.00%) Telecoms
7 30 (20.00%) Oracle
7 30 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 29 (19.33%) Active Directory
9 25 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 25 (16.67%) MySQL
10 22 (14.67%) Solaris
10 22 (14.67%) Finance
11 19 (12.67%) 3GPP
12 17 (11.33%) Citrix
13 16 (10.67%) Python
13 16 (10.67%) Red Hat
13 16 (10.67%) SS7
14 15 (10.00%) Billing
14 15 (10.00%) Computer Science
14 15 (10.00%) LTE
14 15 (10.00%) Oracle Database
14 15 (10.00%) VoLTE
15 14 (9.33%) OO
16 13 (8.67%) SQL Server
16 13 (8.67%) SQL
16 13 (8.67%) Cisco
16 13 (8.67%) Physics
16 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
17 12 (8.00%) Wiki

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (7.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.33%) IIS
4 2 (1.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.67%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.67%) 3GPP
2 16 (10.67%) SS7
3 15 (10.00%) LTE
3 15 (10.00%) VoLTE
4 12 (8.00%) Firewall
5 11 (7.33%) Internet
6 9 (6.00%) Network Security
7 8 (5.33%) LAN
8 7 (4.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.00%) SAN
10 5 (3.33%) WAN
11 4 (2.67%) DHCP
11 4 (2.67%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (2.00%) VPN
12 3 (2.00%) VoIP
12 3 (2.00%) Wireless
13 2 (1.33%) 2G
13 2 (1.33%) RTP
13 2 (1.33%) 3G
13 2 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.67%) MySQL
2 15 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.33%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 33 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (14.67%) Finance
3 15 (10.00%) Billing
4 9 (6.00%) Electronics
5 5 (3.33%) Marketing
5 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.67%) Banking
7 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) French Language
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.67%) Military
8 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) HTML
1 6 (4.00%) .NET
2 5 (3.33%) J2EE
3 3 (2.00%) XML
3 3 (2.00%) COM
3 3 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) XMPP
4 1 (0.67%) OpenCL
4 1 (0.67%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (0.67%) Direct3D
4 1 (0.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.67%) DirectX
4 1 (0.67%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 15 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.67%) Physics
4 12 (8.00%) Wiki
5 7 (4.67%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.67%) DTV
7 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.33%) Handset
7 2 (1.33%) Informatics
7 2 (1.33%) Life Science
8 1 (0.67%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) Statistics
8 1 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.67%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 60 (40.00%) Windows
2 58 (38.67%) Linux
3 56 (37.33%) UNIX
4 22 (14.67%) Solaris
5 11 (7.33%) CentOS
6 9 (6.00%) Ubuntu
7 7 (4.67%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.67%) Android
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.67%) AIX
10 1 (0.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.33%) OO
2 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (6.00%) ITIL
3 9 (6.00%) Online Security
4 5 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (3.33%) OOD
4 5 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (2.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (2.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (2.67%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (2.67%) Programme Management
6 3 (2.00%) Release Management
6 3 (2.00%) B2B
7 2 (1.33%) Data Security
7 2 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.33%) Time Management
7 2 (1.33%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (1.33%) Analytics
7 2 (1.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.67%) Java
2 16 (10.67%) Python
3 13 (8.67%) SQL
4 12 (8.00%) Perl
5 9 (6.00%) C#
6 8 (5.33%) C
7 7 (4.67%) PHP
7 7 (4.67%) C++
7 7 (4.67%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.00%) VB6
10 3 (2.00%) VB
10 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.00%) VBA
11 2 (1.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 61 (40.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.33%) CCA
3 5 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (3.33%) CCNA
4 4 (2.67%) MCP
4 4 (2.67%) MCSE
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.00%) NCDA
6 2 (1.33%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.67%) RHCA
7 1 (0.67%) MCITP
7 1 (0.67%) MOS
7 1 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.67%) RHCE
7 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CISSP
7 1 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (19.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 6 (4.00%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.67%) XenApp
4 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.67%) NFS
6 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) SCCM
2 7 (4.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (20.00%) Oracle
1 30 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.33%) Citrix
3 16 (10.67%) Red Hat
4 13 (8.67%) Cisco
5 11 (7.33%) NetApp
5 11 (7.33%) VMware
6 7 (4.67%) Symantec
7 6 (4.00%) HP
8 5 (3.33%) Sun
8 5 (3.33%) SAP
9 3 (2.00%) Perforce
10 2 (1.33%) MKS
10 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.33%) Lotus
10 2 (1.33%) Wind River
11 1 (0.67%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.67%) Juniper
11 1 (0.67%) Apple
11 1 (0.67%) Nokia
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