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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 72 84 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 38 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.29% 1.58% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 1.67% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 19
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,100 £37,850
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
1115 1138 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.62% 94.60% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1010 642
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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
Maidstone - 10 £21,500 -
Stansted - 5 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +8 2 £14,000 -53.33%
Sittingbourne - 2 £36,750 - 2
West Malling +1 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Cisco
3 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
4 34 (52.31%) Firewall
5 30 (46.15%) MS Office
6 27 (41.54%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 26 (40.00%) CCNA
8 21 (32.31%) Windows 8
9 20 (30.77%) Linux
9 20 (30.77%) Blackberry
9 20 (30.77%) VMware
10 18 (27.69%) Apple
10 18 (27.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
11 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
11 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (24.62%) Windows XP
12 16 (24.62%) Citrix
12 16 (24.62%) MCITP
13 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
14 14 (21.54%) MCSE
14 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
14 14 (21.54%) Problem Management
15 13 (20.00%) Avaya
15 13 (20.00%) Mac OS X
15 13 (20.00%) Wireless
15 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
15 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (27.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.08%) IIS
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (46.15%) MS Office
2 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) Firewall
2 13 (20.00%) Wireless
3 10 (15.38%) DNS
3 10 (15.38%) WAN
3 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (13.85%) DHCP
4 9 (13.85%) VPN
4 9 (13.85%) Internet
5 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
5 8 (12.31%) ADSL
5 8 (12.31%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (10.77%) LAN
7 6 (9.23%) VLAN
8 5 (7.69%) IMAP
8 5 (7.69%) SMTP
8 5 (7.69%) DMZ
9 4 (6.15%) Network Security
10 3 (4.62%) VoIP
10 3 (4.62%) Broadband
11 2 (3.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Advertising
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) MAPI
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.77%) PDA
3 5 (7.69%) iPhone
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 21 (32.31%) Windows 8
3 20 (30.77%) Linux
4 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
5 16 (24.62%) Windows XP
6 13 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (9.23%) Windows Vista
10 5 (7.69%) Android
11 2 (3.08%) AIX
11 2 (3.08%) HPUX
11 2 (3.08%) Solaris
11 2 (3.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Problem Management
2 8 (12.31%) Change Management
2 8 (12.31%) CRM
3 4 (6.15%) ITIL
4 2 (3.08%) Operations Management
4 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.08%) Network Management
4 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.08%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.54%) Migration
5 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) PHP
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (40.00%) CCNA
3 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (24.62%) MCITP
5 14 (21.54%) MCSE
6 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
7 9 (13.85%) JNCIA
8 8 (12.31%) CCSA
9 3 (4.62%) MCP
9 3 (4.62%) A+ Certification
9 3 (4.62%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.08%) HNC
10 2 (3.08%) HND
10 2 (3.08%) CCNP
10 2 (3.08%) Degree
11 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.54%) CCSE
11 1 (1.54%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
4 3 (4.62%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Cisco
2 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
3 20 (30.77%) VMware
4 18 (27.69%) Apple
5 16 (24.62%) Citrix
6 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 13 (20.00%) Avaya
8 12 (18.46%) Juniper
9 11 (16.92%) Blue Coat
9 11 (16.92%) F5
10 10 (15.38%) SonicWALL
10 10 (15.38%) Websense
11 9 (13.85%) McAfee
12 8 (12.31%) Clearswift
12 8 (12.31%) Lumension
12 8 (12.31%) Trend Micro
12 8 (12.31%) Aruba
13 5 (7.69%) Draytek
13 5 (7.69%) Symantec
14 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
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