The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT 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
IT Support Engineer
Rank 88 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 10 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.92% 0.69% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.71% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Average salary £25,750 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £25,000 £30,550
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
IT Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1030 982 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.76% 97.32% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 929 820 921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Sevenoaks - 2 £38,750 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £26,500 - 1
Dartford - 1 £22,500 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £22,500 - 1
IT Support Engineer
South East

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
8 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 3 (18.75%) SAN
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
9 2 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (12.50%) Lync
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) WorkSite
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) 3G
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Informix
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) CCENT
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Firmware
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
1 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) CommVault
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago