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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 45 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 50 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.44% 2.86% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 3.01% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 26
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
877 1064 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.43% 95.08% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 801 873 684
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stansted - 7 £22,500 -
Chatham - 4 £25,000 -
Canterbury - 2 £24,500 -
Dartford - 1 £29,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £36,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 72 (80.00%) Windows
2 62 (68.89%) Microsoft
3 55 (61.11%) Cisco
4 54 (60.00%) Firewall
5 50 (55.56%) MS Office
6 42 (46.67%) MS Exchange
7 36 (40.00%) Windows 8
8 34 (37.78%) Blackberry
8 34 (37.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 32 (35.56%) Apple
10 31 (34.44%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (33.33%) CCNA
12 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (26.67%) Windows XP
12 24 (26.67%) MCITP
13 23 (25.56%) Mac OS X
13 23 (25.56%) VMware
13 23 (25.56%) Avaya
14 22 (24.44%) SLA
14 22 (24.44%) Linux
14 22 (24.44%) Problem Management
15 21 (23.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 21 (23.33%) MCSE
15 21 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2000
16 20 (22.22%) Windows 7
17 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
18 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
19 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (16.67%) SQL Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 42 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 34 (37.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (14.44%) SharePoint
5 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.44%) IIS
8 2 (2.22%) Apache
8 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (55.56%) MS Office
2 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (60.00%) Firewall
2 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (15.56%) Wireless
3 14 (15.56%) DNS
4 12 (13.33%) DHCP
4 12 (13.33%) VPN
5 11 (12.22%) ADSL
5 11 (12.22%) VLAN
6 10 (11.11%) IMAP
6 10 (11.11%) WAN
6 10 (11.11%) SMTP
6 10 (11.11%) DMZ
7 9 (10.00%) LAN
8 7 (7.78%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (5.56%) Network Security
9 5 (5.56%) Internet
10 4 (4.44%) SAN
11 3 (3.33%) Broadband
12 2 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Billing
3 3 (3.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) MAPI
2 5 (5.56%) .NET
3 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (37.78%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.11%) PDA
2 10 (11.11%) iPhone
2 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.44%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (80.00%) Windows
2 36 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 24 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 23 (25.56%) Mac OS X
5 22 (24.44%) Linux
6 21 (23.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 20 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (12.22%) Windows Vista
11 10 (11.11%) Android
12 5 (5.56%) Mac OS
13 2 (2.22%) UNIX
13 2 (2.22%) AIX
13 2 (2.22%) HPUX
13 2 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Problem Management
2 8 (8.89%) Change Management
3 7 (7.78%) CRM
3 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.22%) Operations Management
5 2 (2.22%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.22%) Network Management
5 2 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.11%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.11%) Migration
6 1 (1.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) C#
3 4 (4.44%) Delphi
4 3 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (34.44%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (33.33%) CCNA
3 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (26.67%) MCITP
4 21 (23.33%) MCSE
5 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.67%) JNCIA
7 5 (5.56%) CCSA
8 3 (3.33%) MCP
8 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.33%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.22%) CCNP
10 1 (1.11%) CCDP
10 1 (1.11%) Degree
10 1 (1.11%) CCSE
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.44%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.67%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.44%) XenApp
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 62 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 55 (61.11%) Cisco
3 32 (35.56%) Apple
4 23 (25.56%) Avaya
4 23 (25.56%) VMware
5 14 (15.56%) Citrix
6 12 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 10 (11.11%) Symantec
7 10 (11.11%) Draytek
8 9 (10.00%) Juniper
9 8 (8.89%) Blue Coat
9 8 (8.89%) F5
10 7 (7.78%) SonicWALL
10 7 (7.78%) Websense
11 6 (6.67%) McAfee
12 5 (5.56%) Clearswift
12 5 (5.56%) Lumension
12 5 (5.56%) Trend Micro
12 5 (5.56%) Aruba
13 3 (3.33%) HP
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