The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 74 89 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 62 44 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.97% 1.95% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 2.01% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 52 34 70
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2013 2187 2011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.45% 96.86% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1761 1674
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 38 £30,000 +20.00% 6
Peterborough +12 11 £33,125 +10.41%
Huntingdon -9 1 £20,500 +2.50% 1
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (44.85%) Windows
2 42 (30.88%) SQL Server
3 40 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 39 (28.68%) Microsoft
5 35 (25.74%) SQL
6 30 (22.06%) Linux
7 29 (21.32%) Citrix
8 28 (20.59%) VMware
9 23 (16.91%) Degree
10 22 (16.18%) Unix
11 21 (15.44%) Office 365
12 19 (13.97%) Windows Server
12 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (12.50%) Red Hat
14 16 (11.76%) Cisco
14 16 (11.76%) T-SQL
14 16 (11.76%) LAN
14 16 (11.76%) Windows 8
15 15 (11.03%) MCSE
15 15 (11.03%) MCITP
15 15 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (10.29%) Bash Shell
16 14 (10.29%) MCDST
16 14 (10.29%) MCSA
16 14 (10.29%) Oracle
16 14 (10.29%) WAN
16 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
16 14 (10.29%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (9.56%) Perl

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
1 14 (10.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (8.09%) Apache
3 9 (6.62%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.15%) IIS
6 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.94%) JBoss
7 4 (2.94%) Lync
8 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.74%) Confluence
9 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.74%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.44%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) LAN
2 14 (10.29%) WAN
3 9 (6.62%) DNS
3 9 (6.62%) Firewall
4 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.94%) LDAP
5 4 (2.94%) RIP
5 4 (2.94%) SSL
6 3 (2.21%) DHCP
6 3 (2.21%) FTP
6 3 (2.21%) Internet
6 3 (2.21%) Wireless
7 2 (1.47%) BGP
7 2 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.47%) HTTP
7 2 (1.47%) MPLS
7 2 (1.47%) Multicast
7 2 (1.47%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.47%) OSPF
8 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.41%) MySQL
5 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.74%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) Maven
2 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.41%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Back Office
2 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.21%) German Language
4 2 (1.47%) Front Office
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.35%) .NET
2 6 (4.41%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (3.68%) Web Services
4 4 (2.94%) LAMP
5 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.74%) COM
5 1 (0.74%) CSS
5 1 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.94%) Replication
3 4 (2.94%) Wiki
4 3 (2.21%) Celerra
4 3 (2.21%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.21%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.21%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.21%) PKI
4 3 (2.21%) User Experience
4 3 (2.21%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.47%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Fintech
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.74%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 61 (44.85%) Windows
2 30 (22.06%) Linux
3 22 (16.18%) Unix
4 19 (13.97%) Windows Server
5 16 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 15 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (6.62%) CentOS
8 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.88%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.21%) Solaris
10 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.56%) Incident Management
2 12 (8.82%) ITIL
3 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
4 7 (5.15%) Load Balancing
4 7 (5.15%) Project Management
5 6 (4.41%) Change Management
5 6 (4.41%) Data Security
5 6 (4.41%) Market Research
6 4 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.94%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 4 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 4 (2.94%) Migration
6 4 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.94%) Software Engineering
6 4 (2.94%) Validation
7 3 (2.21%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.21%) OO
7 3 (2.21%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.21%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.74%) SQL
2 16 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 14 (10.29%) Bash Shell
4 13 (9.56%) Perl
5 12 (8.82%) Java
6 11 (8.09%) C
7 8 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.15%) Python
9 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.94%) Ruby
10 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) PHP
11 1 (0.74%) VB
11 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) Degree
2 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.03%) MCITP
3 15 (11.03%) MCSE
4 14 (10.29%) MCDST
4 14 (10.29%) MCSA
5 6 (4.41%) RHCE
6 5 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.94%) LPIC
8 3 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.47%) CCIE
9 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.47%) RHCA
10 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.74%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 40 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.62%) KVM
2 9 (6.62%) Xen
3 4 (2.94%) iptables
3 4 (2.94%) Postfix
3 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.21%) XenApp
4 3 (2.21%) XenServer
5 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.68%) Ansible
3 4 (2.94%) CFEngine
3 4 (2.94%) HAProxy
3 4 (2.94%) Puppet
4 3 (2.21%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.32%) Citrix
3 28 (20.59%) VMware
4 17 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 16 (11.76%) Cisco
6 14 (10.29%) Oracle
7 11 (8.09%) HP
8 7 (5.15%) Sun
9 6 (4.41%) F5
9 6 (4.41%) NetApp
10 4 (2.94%) SAP
10 4 (2.94%) WorldPay
11 3 (2.21%) Brocade
11 3 (2.21%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.21%) EMC
12 2 (1.47%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.47%) Juniper
12 2 (1.47%) McAfee
12 2 (1.47%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.47%) Symantec
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