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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 62 79 53
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 45 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.14% 2.07% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 2.18% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 21 24
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £32,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
1048 1053 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.32% 94.78% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 943 913 604
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 - 8 £22,500 -
Maidstone - 5 £24,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +8 2 £14,000 -53.33%
Sittingbourne - 2 £36,750 -
Chatham - 2 £27,500 - 2
West Malling +3 1 £35,000 +15.70%
Canterbury - 1 £25,000 -
Dartford - 1 £29,000 - 1
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 53 (67.95%) Windows
2 45 (57.69%) Cisco
3 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 39 (50.00%) Firewall
5 38 (48.72%) MS Office
6 35 (44.87%) MS Exchange
7 30 (38.46%) Windows 8
8 29 (37.18%) Blackberry
9 27 (34.62%) VMware
9 27 (34.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (33.33%) CCNA
11 25 (32.05%) Apple
12 22 (28.21%) Citrix
13 21 (26.92%) Windows XP
14 20 (25.64%) Linux
14 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
14 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
15 19 (24.36%) MCITP
16 17 (21.79%) Problem Management
16 17 (21.79%) MCSE
17 16 (20.51%) Mac OS X
17 16 (20.51%) Avaya
17 16 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2000
17 16 (20.51%) Windows 2000 Server
17 16 (20.51%) Windows 7
18 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
19 14 (17.95%) DNS
19 14 (17.95%) Wireless

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 35 (44.87%) MS Exchange
2 27 (34.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2000
4 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.56%) IIS
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (48.72%) MS Office
2 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.95%) DNS
3 14 (17.95%) Wireless
4 12 (15.38%) DHCP
4 12 (15.38%) VPN
5 11 (14.10%) ADSL
6 10 (12.82%) WAN
7 9 (11.54%) VLAN
8 8 (10.26%) IMAP
8 8 (10.26%) DMZ
8 8 (10.26%) SMTP
9 7 (8.97%) LAN
9 7 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (7.69%) Internet
11 5 (6.41%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (5.13%) Network Security
13 3 (3.85%) VoIP
13 3 (3.85%) Broadband
14 2 (2.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Advertising
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) MAPI
2 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.18%) Blackberry
2 10 (12.82%) PDA
3 8 (10.26%) iPhone
3 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.95%) Windows
2 30 (38.46%) Windows 8
3 21 (26.92%) Windows XP
4 20 (25.64%) Linux
5 16 (20.51%) Windows 2000 Server
5 16 (20.51%) Windows 7
5 16 (20.51%) Mac OS X
6 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (11.54%) Windows Vista
10 8 (10.26%) Android
11 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.56%) UNIX
12 2 (2.56%) AIX
12 2 (2.56%) HPUX
12 2 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) Problem Management
2 5 (6.41%) CRM
2 5 (6.41%) Change Management
3 4 (5.13%) ITIL
4 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.56%) Operations Management
5 2 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.56%) Network Management
5 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.28%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.28%) Migration
6 1 (1.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) C#
1 4 (5.13%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) PHP
3 2 (2.56%) Delphi
3 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (33.33%) CCNA
3 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (24.36%) MCITP
5 17 (21.79%) MCSE
6 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.69%) JNCIA
8 5 (6.41%) CCSA
9 3 (3.85%) MCP
9 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.85%) A+ Certification
9 3 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (2.56%) CCNP
11 1 (1.28%) CCDP
11 1 (1.28%) CCSE
11 1 (1.28%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) XenApp
4 3 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (57.69%) Cisco
2 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.62%) VMware
4 25 (32.05%) Apple
5 22 (28.21%) Citrix
6 16 (20.51%) Avaya
7 12 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 9 (11.54%) Juniper
9 8 (10.26%) Blue Coat
9 8 (10.26%) Symantec
9 8 (10.26%) Draytek
9 8 (10.26%) F5
10 7 (8.97%) SonicWALL
10 7 (8.97%) Websense
11 6 (7.69%) McAfee
12 5 (6.41%) Clearswift
12 5 (6.41%) Lumension
12 5 (6.41%) Trend Micro
12 5 (6.41%) Aruba
13 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
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