The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 75 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 34 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.68% 2.66% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.86% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 26
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1218 1119 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.98% 92.94% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 994 940 676
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Support Engineer
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -17 4 £13,750 -
Dartford - 3 £30,000 - 1
Chatham - 2 £38,860 -
Faversham - 1 £21,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 33 (62.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (58.49%) Cisco
4 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
5 28 (52.83%) CCNA
5 28 (52.83%) MCSE
5 28 (52.83%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (52.83%) Firewall
6 25 (47.17%) MS Exchange
7 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
7 22 (41.51%) MCITP
8 20 (37.74%) Problem Management
9 19 (35.85%) VMware
9 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
9 19 (35.85%) MS Office
10 17 (32.08%) Windows 8
11 15 (28.30%) Blackberry
12 14 (26.42%) LAN
12 14 (26.42%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (24.53%) WAN
13 13 (24.53%) ITIL
13 13 (24.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (24.53%) Avaya
13 13 (24.53%) Mac OS X
13 13 (24.53%) Apple
13 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2000
14 12 (22.64%) Citrix
14 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (16.98%) SCCM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (47.17%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2000
3 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
1 19 (35.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 28 (52.83%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) LAN
3 13 (24.53%) WAN
4 7 (13.21%) BIG-IP
4 7 (13.21%) BGP
4 7 (13.21%) MPLS
4 7 (13.21%) OSPF
4 7 (13.21%) VPN
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (7.55%) Wireless
6 3 (5.66%) ADSL
6 3 (5.66%) Broadband
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (3.77%) VoIP
7 2 (3.77%) DHCP
7 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.77%) DNS
8 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (3.77%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Blackberry
2 7 (13.21%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows 8
3 14 (26.42%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (24.53%) Mac OS X
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.77%) Linux
11 1 (1.89%) Solaris
11 1 (1.89%) UNIX
11 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Problem Management
2 13 (24.53%) ITIL
3 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.89%) Project Management
6 1 (1.89%) Migration
6 1 (1.89%) Contact Management
6 1 (1.89%) Service Management
6 1 (1.89%) Change Management
6 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (52.83%) CCNA
2 28 (52.83%) MCSE
2 28 (52.83%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (41.51%) MCITP
4 8 (15.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (13.21%) CCNP
5 7 (13.21%) MCSA
6 5 (9.43%) Degree
7 4 (7.55%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (7.55%) A+ Certification
8 3 (5.66%) MCP
9 2 (3.77%) MCTS
9 2 (3.77%) CCSA
10 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) GAMP
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) vSphere
3 8 (15.09%) XenApp
4 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
5 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
2 8 (15.09%) Backup Exec
3 7 (13.21%) Foglight
3 7 (13.21%) SCOM
3 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Cisco
2 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.85%) VMware
4 13 (24.53%) Avaya
4 13 (24.53%) Apple
5 12 (22.64%) Citrix
6 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
6 9 (16.98%) F5
6 9 (16.98%) Veeam
7 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.77%) Websense
8 2 (3.77%) Juniper
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.89%) Symantec
9 1 (1.89%) Sage
9 1 (1.89%) McAfee
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle
9 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard
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