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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 38 82 59
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 58 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.02% 2.44% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 2.54% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 30 31
Average salary £30,000 £33,860 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.40% -9.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,375 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
915 1183 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.02% 96.10% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 831 971 977
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 £30,000 -
Chatham +5 4 £26,250 -32.45%
Maidstone - 4 £27,500 -
Dartford +1 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Faversham -2 1 £25,000 +19.04%
Canterbury - 1 £24,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 91 (88.35%) Windows
2 72 (69.90%) Microsoft
3 67 (65.05%) Firewall
4 62 (60.19%) Cisco
5 59 (57.28%) MS Exchange
6 57 (55.34%) MS Office
7 46 (44.66%) Windows 8
8 43 (41.75%) Blackberry
8 43 (41.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 38 (36.89%) VMware
9 38 (36.89%) Apple
10 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
11 31 (30.10%) Windows XP
12 28 (27.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (26.21%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (25.24%) DNS
14 26 (25.24%) CCNA
15 25 (24.27%) MS Excel
15 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
16 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (23.30%) MCITP
17 23 (22.33%) Avaya
17 23 (22.33%) Mac OS X
17 23 (22.33%) Active Directory
17 23 (22.33%) Linux
17 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2003
17 23 (22.33%) Problem Management
18 22 (21.36%) MCSE
18 22 (21.36%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 59 (57.28%) MS Exchange
2 43 (41.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2000
5 17 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (15.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (14.56%) SharePoint
8 13 (12.62%) IIS
9 9 (8.74%) Apache
10 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.94%) Lync
11 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (55.34%) MS Office
2 25 (24.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (65.05%) Firewall
2 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
3 26 (25.24%) DNS
4 22 (21.36%) DHCP
5 19 (18.45%) Wireless
6 18 (17.48%) VPN
7 17 (16.50%) SMTP
7 17 (16.50%) VLAN
8 16 (15.53%) IMAP
8 16 (15.53%) DMZ
9 14 (13.59%) SAN
10 10 (9.71%) WAN
10 10 (9.71%) ADSL
11 9 (8.74%) LAN
11 9 (8.74%) NAS
12 5 (4.85%) Network Security
13 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (2.91%) iSCSI
14 3 (2.91%) Cisco PIX
14 3 (2.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.94%) Redis
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
1 7 (6.80%) Retail
2 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Advertising
4 3 (2.91%) Billing
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) MAPI
2 6 (5.83%) .NET
3 4 (3.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.97%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (41.75%) Blackberry
2 17 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (15.53%) PDA
3 16 (15.53%) iPhone
4 8 (7.77%) Replication
5 4 (3.88%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.88%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.94%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 91 (88.35%) Windows
2 46 (44.66%) Windows 8
3 31 (30.10%) Windows XP
4 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (22.33%) Mac OS X
5 23 (22.33%) Linux
6 21 (20.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 19 (18.45%) Windows 7
8 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (16.50%) Windows Vista
10 16 (15.53%) Android
11 15 (14.56%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.97%) UNIX
12 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Problem Management
2 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
3 6 (5.83%) Change Management
3 6 (5.83%) ITIL
4 5 (4.85%) CRM
5 3 (2.91%) BCP
5 3 (2.91%) DevOps
5 3 (2.91%) Capacity Management
6 2 (1.94%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (1.94%) Network Management
6 2 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.94%) Mentoring
6 2 (1.94%) Project Management
7 1 (0.97%) E-Commerce
7 1 (0.97%) Asset Management
7 1 (0.97%) Data Protection
7 1 (0.97%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) SQL
2 5 (4.85%) C#
2 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.88%) Delphi
4 3 (2.91%) VBScript
5 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.97%) Korn
5 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.97%) Java
5 1 (0.97%) Perl
5 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (25.24%) CCNA
3 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (23.30%) MCITP
4 22 (21.36%) MCSE
5 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.91%) CCSA
6 3 (2.91%) MCP
7 2 (1.94%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.97%) MCSA
8 1 (0.97%) CCNP
8 1 (0.97%) CCDP
8 1 (0.97%) Degree
8 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.97%) CCSE
8 1 (0.97%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.36%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (27.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (22.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (18.45%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.59%) vSphere
5 8 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.88%) XenApp
6 4 (3.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (19.42%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.91%) WSUS
2 3 (2.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.94%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.94%) SCCM
3 2 (1.94%) SCOM
3 2 (1.94%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 72 (69.90%) Microsoft
2 62 (60.19%) Cisco
3 38 (36.89%) Apple
3 38 (36.89%) VMware
4 23 (22.33%) Avaya
5 20 (19.42%) Citrix
6 19 (18.45%) Symantec
7 16 (15.53%) Draytek
8 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.77%) Veeam
10 6 (5.83%) F5
10 6 (5.83%) Juniper
11 5 (4.85%) HP
11 5 (4.85%) Websense
11 5 (4.85%) Blue Coat
11 5 (4.85%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.91%) Trend Micro
12 3 (2.91%) Aruba
12 3 (2.91%) Lumension
12 3 (2.91%) Clearswift
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