The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South East / Kent
Rank 71 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 46 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.72% 4.34% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 4.44% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 46
Median salary £27,250 £32,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.84% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £42,500 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%

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
792 1035 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.54% 97.55% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 631 916 966
Median salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +21 3 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Chatham -6 3 £27,000 -
Longfield - 2 £22,500 -
Sittingbourne +6 1 £22,500 -
West Malling -1 1 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (60.94%) Firewall
2 38 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 36 (56.25%) Windows
4 28 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 25 (39.06%) Cisco
6 24 (37.50%) CCNA
6 24 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (37.50%) IP Telephony
7 23 (35.94%) VMware
7 23 (35.94%) ITIL
8 20 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
9 19 (29.69%) CheckPoint
9 19 (29.69%) Extreme Networks
10 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (26.56%) CCSE
11 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
11 17 (26.56%) CCNP
11 17 (26.56%) Change Control
12 15 (23.44%) F5
12 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (23.44%) Citrix
12 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (20.31%) ExtremeXOS
13 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (20.31%) Blackberry
14 12 (18.75%) Check Point Certification
14 12 (18.75%) LAN
14 12 (18.75%) WAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.94%) Firewall
2 24 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 13 (20.31%) ExtremeXOS
4 12 (18.75%) LAN
4 12 (18.75%) WAN
5 11 (17.19%) Internet
5 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
6 9 (14.06%) Wireless
7 7 (10.94%) VPN
8 4 (6.25%) DNS
8 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.69%) DHCP
10 2 (3.13%) SAN
11 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 2 (3.13%) Advertising
1 2 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.56%) Billing
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) REST
1 5 (7.81%) SOAP
1 5 (7.81%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.69%) iPhone
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) AS400
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 36 (56.25%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 11 (17.19%) Mac OS
6 11 (17.19%) Windows XP
7 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
8 8 (12.50%) Android
9 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
11 4 (6.25%) Linux
12 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 17 (26.56%) Change Control
3 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.69%) Migration
5 3 (4.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (1.56%) API Development
7 1 (1.56%) Coaching
7 1 (1.56%) CRM
7 1 (1.56%) MVC
7 1 (1.56%) Server Building
7 1 (1.56%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) C#
1 1 (1.56%) Delphi
1 1 (1.56%) RPG
1 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) CCNA
1 24 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.56%) CCNP
2 17 (26.56%) CCSE
3 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (18.75%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (12.50%) MCSE
6 7 (10.94%) MCSA
7 5 (7.81%) MCITP
7 5 (7.81%) MCTS
8 3 (4.69%) A+ Certification
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.69%) MCP
9 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.38%) Firmware
5 3 (4.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.13%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Cisco
2 23 (35.94%) VMware
3 19 (29.69%) CheckPoint
3 19 (29.69%) Extreme Networks
4 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
5 15 (23.44%) Citrix
5 15 (23.44%) F5
6 5 (7.81%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (7.81%) Dell
6 5 (7.81%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) Mitel
6 5 (7.81%) Nortel
7 4 (6.25%) Avaya
8 3 (4.69%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) Infor
9 1 (1.56%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.56%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.56%) Veeam
9 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago