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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 96 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.27% 0.62% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.64% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
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
1045 1100 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.48% 98.04% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 927 949 864
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) MS Office
4 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
4 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) SLA
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) Avaya
9 3 (20.00%) Office 365
9 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
9 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
9 3 (20.00%) Sophos
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL
10 2 (13.33%) Advertising
10 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
10 2 (13.33%) Citrix
10 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 1 (6.67%) DNS

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (53.33%) SharePoint
1 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) 3G
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Avaya
5 3 (20.00%) Sophos
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) CommVault
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) McAfee