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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 72 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 63 100 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.98% 4.01% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 4.22% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 61 86 95
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,750 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
2053 2369 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.02% 95.06% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1992 2329
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 44 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Huntingdon +9 4 £29,500 -15.71%
Peterborough -19 1 - -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 73 (65.18%) Windows
2 43 (38.39%) VMware
3 33 (29.46%) Linux
4 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
5 25 (22.32%) Active Directory
5 25 (22.32%) Citrix
6 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 23 (20.54%) SQL
8 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (16.96%) Lync
10 18 (16.07%) Degree
10 18 (16.07%) Java
10 18 (16.07%) MS Excel
10 18 (16.07%) SAN
11 17 (15.18%) ITIL
11 17 (15.18%) HP
11 17 (15.18%) 3PAR
12 16 (14.29%) SLA
12 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 15 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (13.39%) Veeam
14 14 (12.50%) UNIX
15 12 (10.71%) Oracle
15 12 (10.71%) DNS
16 11 (9.82%) Firewall
16 11 (9.82%) Red Hat
16 11 (9.82%) Windows 7
17 10 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (8.93%) Cisco

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.96%) Lync
3 15 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.93%) Tomcat
5 8 (7.14%) Apache
6 5 (4.46%) Zope
6 5 (4.46%) Plone
7 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.68%) IIS
9 2 (1.79%) JBoss
9 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.89%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
1 2 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) SAN
2 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.71%) DNS
4 11 (9.82%) Firewall
5 9 (8.04%) WAN
6 8 (7.14%) LAN
7 7 (6.25%) DHCP
8 6 (5.36%) VPN
9 5 (4.46%) Network Security
9 5 (4.46%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.57%) SSL
11 3 (2.68%) HTTP
11 3 (2.68%) VoIP
11 3 (2.68%) VLAN
12 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.79%) LTE
12 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.79%) Internet
13 1 (0.89%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.46%) Finance
3 2 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) HTML
2 6 (5.36%) .NET
3 3 (2.68%) Web Services
4 2 (1.79%) JCE
5 1 (0.89%) CSS
5 1 (0.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 7 (6.25%) Physics
3 5 (4.46%) Wiki
3 5 (4.46%) FlexPod
3 5 (4.46%) Open Source
4 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.68%) MPEG
5 3 (2.68%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.68%) IPTV
5 3 (2.68%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.79%) Statistics
6 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 2 (1.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 73 (65.18%) Windows
2 33 (29.46%) Linux
3 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (12.50%) UNIX
5 11 (9.82%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.36%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.36%) Solaris
9 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.46%) Debian
9 5 (4.46%) CentOS
10 4 (3.57%) Android
11 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.79%) AIX
11 2 (1.79%) HPUX
11 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.18%) ITIL
2 7 (6.25%) Project Management
3 6 (5.36%) Software Engineering
4 5 (4.46%) OO
4 5 (4.46%) OOD
4 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.57%) CRM
5 4 (3.57%) B2B
6 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.79%) Data Security
7 2 (1.79%) Web Services Management
7 2 (1.79%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.79%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.79%) Market Research
7 2 (1.79%) Network Management
7 2 (1.79%) Android Development
7 2 (1.79%) iOS Development
8 1 (0.89%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (0.89%) Application Performance Management
8 1 (0.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.54%) SQL
2 18 (16.07%) Java
3 9 (8.04%) C
4 8 (7.14%) C#
4 8 (7.14%) C++
5 7 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.36%) Python
7 5 (4.46%) Perl
7 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 3 (2.68%) Ruby
10 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.89%) PHP
10 1 (0.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.57%) RHCE
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.68%) MCP
5 2 (1.79%) CCNA
5 2 (1.79%) RHCA
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.79%) LPIC
6 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.89%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.89%) CCA
6 1 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.89%) CCIE
6 1 (0.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 25 (22.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.04%) XenApp
4 8 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.68%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.79%) Xen
7 2 (1.79%) Firmware
7 2 (1.79%) KVM
7 2 (1.79%) iptables
7 2 (1.79%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.57%) WSUS
2 4 (3.57%) SCOM
2 4 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.79%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.89%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 43 (38.39%) VMware
2 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.32%) Citrix
4 17 (15.18%) HP
4 17 (15.18%) 3PAR
5 15 (13.39%) Veeam
6 12 (10.71%) Oracle
7 11 (9.82%) Red Hat
8 10 (8.93%) Cisco
9 5 (4.46%) EMC
9 5 (4.46%) Sun
9 5 (4.46%) WorldPay
10 4 (3.57%) Symantec
11 3 (2.68%) Mitel
12 2 (1.79%) NetApp
12 2 (1.79%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.79%) Imperva
12 2 (1.79%) Dell
13 1 (0.89%) SAP
13 1 (0.89%) Websense
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