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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 90 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -5.76%
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
949 1012 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.94% 97.12% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 782 873 656
Average salary £40,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) Wireless
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) HNC
6 4 (40.00%) HND
6 4 (40.00%) Advertising
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) MCP
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (20.00%) IBM
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec
8 2 (20.00%) MySQL
8 2 (20.00%) PHP
8 2 (20.00%) VBScript
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (20.00%) MCSE

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) ADSL
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) HNC
1 4 (40.00%) HND
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
1 2 (20.00%) Lotus
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (10.00%) Veeam
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) GFI Software
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Westerham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago