The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 49 65 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 49 43 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.45% 4.16% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.58% 4.29% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 22
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
1069 1002 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.09% 96.91% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 945 908 922
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

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 Support Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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
Maidstone +2 4 £25,250 +5.20%
West Malling -8 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £27,000 -
Dartford +10 2 £23,250 -19.82%
Sittingbourne +1 1 - -
Chatham -11 1 - - 1
Folkestone - 1 £35,000 - 1
Rochester - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £26,000 - 2
Westerham - 1 £29,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 94 (83.19%) Windows
2 76 (67.26%) Microsoft
3 75 (66.37%) Windows Server
4 72 (63.72%) MS Exchange
5 64 (56.64%) Firewall
6 57 (50.44%) Cisco
7 56 (49.56%) MS Office
8 53 (46.90%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (46.90%) Windows 8
9 49 (43.36%) CCNA
10 47 (41.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (41.59%) MCSE
11 46 (40.71%) Avaya
12 43 (38.05%) Active Directory
13 42 (37.17%) MCITP
14 41 (36.28%) Blackberry
14 41 (36.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 40 (35.40%) Apple
16 39 (34.51%) Windows 2000 Server
16 39 (34.51%) Exchange Server 2000
16 39 (34.51%) Mac OS X
17 28 (24.78%) VMware
18 26 (23.01%) Problem Management
19 24 (21.24%) Hyper-V
19 24 (21.24%) MS Excel
20 21 (18.58%) Office 365
21 20 (17.70%) SQL Server
22 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
23 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
23 16 (14.16%) SCCM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 72 (63.72%) MS Exchange
2 41 (36.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 39 (34.51%) Exchange Server 2000
4 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (8.85%) Lync
6 9 (7.96%) IIS
7 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.54%) CMS
8 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 56 (49.56%) MS Office
2 24 (21.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.58%) Office 365
2 6 (5.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (56.64%) Firewall
2 16 (14.16%) DNS
3 13 (11.50%) SAN
4 12 (10.62%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.85%) LAN
5 10 (8.85%) WAN
6 9 (7.96%) VPN
7 8 (7.08%) DHCP
8 7 (6.19%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (4.42%) IP Telephony
9 5 (4.42%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.42%) ISDN
9 5 (4.42%) VLAN
9 5 (4.42%) Wireless
10 4 (3.54%) NGN
11 3 (2.65%) VoIP
12 2 (1.77%) MPLS
13 1 (0.88%) 3G
13 1 (0.88%) Internet
13 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) Informix
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (36.28%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.31%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.42%) iPhone
5 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.65%) EPoS
6 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 94 (83.19%) Windows
2 75 (66.37%) Windows Server
3 53 (46.90%) Windows 8
4 39 (34.51%) Mac OS X
4 39 (34.51%) Windows 2000 Server
5 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.08%) Unix
8 8 (7.08%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.31%) Linux
10 5 (4.42%) Android
11 2 (1.77%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.88%) AIX
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) Problem Management
2 14 (12.39%) ITIL
3 11 (9.73%) Presales
3 11 (9.73%) Project Management
4 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.19%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.54%) Asset Management
6 4 (3.54%) Change Control
6 4 (3.54%) Change Management
6 4 (3.54%) Coaching
6 4 (3.54%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (3.54%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.54%) ITSM
6 4 (3.54%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.65%) Service Management
8 2 (1.77%) Data Protection
8 2 (1.77%) Migration
9 1 (0.88%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (0.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.19%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.31%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) C
3 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (46.90%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (43.36%) CCNA
3 47 (41.59%) MCSE
3 47 (41.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (37.17%) MCITP
5 8 (7.08%) MCP
6 5 (4.42%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.65%) CCENT
7 3 (2.65%) CCNP
7 3 (2.65%) MCSA
7 3 (2.65%) MCTS
8 2 (1.77%) Degree
9 1 (0.88%) CCA
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 43 (38.05%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.24%) Hyper-V
3 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.54%) Firmware
4 4 (3.54%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (3.54%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.65%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.65%) XenApp
5 3 (2.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.77%) vCloud
6 2 (1.77%) vSphere
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (14.16%) SCCM
2 8 (7.08%) SCOM
3 5 (4.42%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.54%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.88%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 76 (67.26%) Microsoft
2 57 (50.44%) Cisco
3 46 (40.71%) Avaya
4 40 (35.40%) Apple
5 28 (24.78%) VMware
6 15 (13.27%) Citrix
7 10 (8.85%) HP
8 5 (4.42%) LANDesk
8 5 (4.42%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (3.54%) Dell
9 4 (3.54%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.65%) Symantec
11 2 (1.77%) Juniper
11 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.88%) Google
12 1 (0.88%) Nortel
12 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto
12 1 (0.88%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.88%) Veeam
12 1 (0.88%) Verint
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