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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 36 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 57 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.75% 2.93% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.02% 3.03% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 54 31 34
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
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
947 1122 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.56% 96.72% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 862 957 941
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 27 May 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 May 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 -
Maidstone +11 7 £27,500 +11.11%
Dartford +3 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Chatham +2 2 £27,500 -29.23%
Tonbridge - 2 £34,250 -
Faversham -3 1 £25,000 +19.04%
Tunbridge Wells -18 1 £40,000 +190.90% 2
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 97 (89.81%) Windows
2 82 (75.93%) Microsoft
3 70 (64.81%) Firewall
4 65 (60.19%) MS Exchange
5 59 (54.63%) MS Office
5 59 (54.63%) Cisco
6 51 (47.22%) Windows 8
7 47 (43.52%) Blackberry
7 47 (43.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 42 (38.89%) Apple
9 39 (36.11%) VMware
10 37 (34.26%) TCP/IP
11 32 (29.63%) DNS
11 32 (29.63%) Active Directory
12 31 (28.70%) Windows XP
12 31 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
14 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (25.00%) Avaya
14 27 (25.00%) Mac OS X
14 27 (25.00%) Problem Management
15 26 (24.07%) MCITP
15 26 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (24.07%) CCNA
15 26 (24.07%) MCSE
16 25 (23.15%) Linux
16 25 (23.15%) Exchange Server 2000
16 25 (23.15%) Windows 2000 Server
17 24 (22.22%) Hyper-V
18 23 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2003

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 65 (60.19%) MS Exchange
2 47 (43.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (23.15%) Exchange Server 2000
4 23 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (16.67%) IIS
6 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
8 10 (9.26%) Apache
9 7 (6.48%) Lync
10 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (54.63%) MS Office
2 22 (20.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) Office 365
2 7 (6.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (64.81%) Firewall
2 37 (34.26%) TCP/IP
3 32 (29.63%) DNS
4 23 (21.30%) DHCP
5 20 (18.52%) SAN
6 17 (15.74%) VPN
6 17 (15.74%) SMTP
7 16 (14.81%) DMZ
7 16 (14.81%) Wireless
7 16 (14.81%) VLAN
7 16 (14.81%) IMAP
8 10 (9.26%) NAS
9 9 (8.33%) iSCSI
10 7 (6.48%) WAN
10 7 (6.48%) ADSL
10 7 (6.48%) LAN
11 2 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) Redis
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Billing
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.81%) MAPI
2 6 (5.56%) .NET
3 4 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (43.52%) Blackberry
2 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (14.81%) PDA
3 16 (14.81%) iPhone
4 9 (8.33%) Replication
5 7 (6.48%) EqualLogic
6 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.70%) Thin Client
7 4 (3.70%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 97 (89.81%) Windows
2 51 (47.22%) Windows 8
3 31 (28.70%) Windows XP
4 27 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 25 (23.15%) Linux
5 25 (23.15%) Windows 2000 Server
6 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (14.81%) Mac OS
8 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (14.81%) Windows Vista
8 16 (14.81%) Android
9 15 (13.89%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.93%) UNIX
10 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (7.41%) DevOps
2 8 (7.41%) Incident Management
3 7 (6.48%) Capacity Management
4 6 (5.56%) BCP
4 6 (5.56%) Project Management
5 4 (3.70%) Change Management
5 4 (3.70%) ITIL
6 3 (2.78%) CRM
7 2 (1.85%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.85%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.85%) Patch Management
7 2 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (0.93%) Change Control
8 1 (0.93%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.93%) E-Commerce
8 1 (0.93%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) SQL
2 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.56%) VBScript
4 5 (4.63%) C#
5 4 (3.70%) Delphi
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.93%) Korn
6 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (24.07%) MCSE
2 26 (24.07%) CCNA
2 26 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (24.07%) MCITP
3 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) MCP
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) MCSA
5 1 (0.93%) CCSA
5 1 (0.93%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 31 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 16 (14.81%) vSphere
5 9 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (21.30%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.48%) HAProxy
2 7 (6.48%) SCCM
2 7 (6.48%) SCOM
2 7 (6.48%) SCVMM
3 6 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 82 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 59 (54.63%) Cisco
3 42 (38.89%) Apple
4 39 (36.11%) VMware
5 27 (25.00%) Avaya
6 22 (20.37%) Citrix
6 22 (20.37%) Symantec
7 16 (14.81%) Draytek
8 9 (8.33%) Veeam
9 3 (2.78%) F5
9 3 (2.78%) HP
9 3 (2.78%) Juniper
10 2 (1.85%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.85%) Sophos
10 2 (1.85%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.93%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.93%) Aruba
11 1 (0.93%) Mitel
11 1 (0.93%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.93%) SonicWALL
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health + pension
Posted: 8 days ago