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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 81 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 56 67 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.68% 3.15% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 3.20% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 52 66 88
Average salary £32,500 £38,750 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +13.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
2018 2092 2435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.65% 98.45% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1730 2040
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +7 40 £31,000 -17.33% 5
Peterborough - 13 £41,250 - 1
Huntingdon -21 2 £31,750 +7.62%
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 48 (38.10%) Windows
2 39 (30.95%) Active Directory
3 38 (30.16%) Linux
4 34 (26.98%) SQL
5 30 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 29 (23.02%) Citrix
6 29 (23.02%) Microsoft
7 25 (19.84%) VMware
8 24 (19.05%) Degree
9 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (18.25%) Windows Server
10 22 (17.46%) Office 365
11 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (15.08%) Java
12 18 (14.29%) Perl
12 18 (14.29%) Unix
12 18 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 17 (13.49%) Bash Shell
14 16 (12.70%) Windows 8
15 15 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
15 15 (11.90%) MCITP
15 15 (11.90%) MCDST
15 15 (11.90%) MCSE
15 15 (11.90%) MCSA
16 14 (11.11%) Cisco
17 13 (10.32%) Oracle
18 12 (9.52%) ITIL
18 12 (9.52%) MySQL
18 12 (9.52%) SLA
19 11 (8.73%) Configuration Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 18 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (7.14%) JBoss
4 8 (6.35%) IIS
5 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.56%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.76%) Apache
7 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.17%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.79%) Confluence
11 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.46%) Office 365
2 5 (3.97%) GitHub
3 4 (3.17%) SaaS
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.56%) Firewall
2 7 (5.56%) LTE
2 7 (5.56%) Value-Added Service
2 7 (5.56%) VoLTE
3 6 (4.76%) DNS
3 6 (4.76%) Internet
4 5 (3.97%) HTTP
4 5 (3.97%) LAN
4 5 (3.97%) VPN
4 5 (3.97%) WAN
5 4 (3.17%) 3GPP
5 4 (3.17%) LDAP
5 4 (3.17%) SS7
5 4 (3.17%) SSL
6 3 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.38%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.38%) RIP
6 3 (2.38%) VLAN
6 3 (2.38%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) MySQL
3 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.79%) IDOL
8 1 (0.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Apache Continuum
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
1 1 (0.79%) Maven
1 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.17%) Billing
4 3 (2.38%) German Language
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) Web Services
2 6 (4.76%) .NET
3 5 (3.97%) HTML
4 4 (3.17%) LAMP
4 4 (3.17%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.59%) CSS
5 2 (1.59%) SOAP
5 2 (1.59%) XML
5 2 (1.59%) XSL
6 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.79%) Django
6 1 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.79%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.76%) Informatics
3 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.97%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.17%) Biology
5 4 (3.17%) Replication
6 3 (2.38%) PKI
7 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.59%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.79%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (38.10%) Windows
2 38 (30.16%) Linux
3 23 (18.25%) Windows Server
4 18 (14.29%) Unix
5 16 (12.70%) Windows 8
6 9 (7.14%) CentOS
6 9 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.17%) Solaris
9 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.52%) ITIL
2 11 (8.73%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.94%) Bioinformatics
3 10 (7.94%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.35%) CRM
5 7 (5.56%) Project Management
5 7 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 6 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.76%) Validation
7 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.97%) Change Management
7 5 (3.97%) Open Source
7 5 (3.97%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.17%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.17%) Migration
8 4 (3.17%) Scrum
8 4 (3.17%) Secure Coding
8 4 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.98%) SQL
2 19 (15.08%) Java
3 18 (14.29%) Perl
4 17 (13.49%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.94%) C
5 10 (7.94%) Python
6 8 (6.35%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.17%) C++
9 4 (3.17%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (19.05%) Degree
2 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.90%) MCDST
3 15 (11.90%) MCITP
3 15 (11.90%) MCSA
3 15 (11.90%) MCSE
4 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.17%) LPIC
4 4 (3.17%) RHCE
5 2 (1.59%) CCENT
5 2 (1.59%) CCIE
5 2 (1.59%) CCNA
5 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) HNC
6 1 (0.79%) HND
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 39 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.14%) KVM
2 9 (7.14%) Xen
3 4 (3.17%) iptables
3 4 (3.17%) Postfix
4 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.76%) Ansible
3 5 (3.97%) CFEngine
3 5 (3.97%) Puppet
4 4 (3.17%) HAProxy
5 3 (2.38%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (23.02%) Citrix
1 29 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.84%) VMware
3 14 (11.11%) Cisco
4 13 (10.32%) Oracle
5 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.56%) F5
6 7 (5.56%) HP
7 4 (3.17%) Sun
8 3 (2.38%) CA
8 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.38%) New Relic
8 3 (2.38%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.59%) Brocade
9 2 (1.59%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.59%) Juniper
10 1 (0.79%) BMC
10 1 (0.79%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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