The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 34 37 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 62 75 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.18% 7.00% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% 7.18% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 54 69 34
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £28,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -1.72%
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
851 1044 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.50% 97.48% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 757 964 774
Median salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 22 £35,000 -
Chatham -4 4 £27,000 -20.58% 1
Dartford +7 3 - -
Sittingbourne - 3 £23,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +17 2 £22,500 -15.09%
Aylesford - 2 £19,000 -
Westerham - 1 £35,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (62.11%) Firewall
2 45 (47.37%) ITIL
3 44 (46.32%) Cisco
4 41 (43.16%) CheckPoint
5 40 (42.11%) Windows
5 40 (42.11%) IP Telephony
6 38 (40.00%) CCNA
6 38 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (36.84%) Extreme Networks
8 34 (35.79%) Active Directory
9 33 (34.74%) Change Control
10 31 (32.63%) CCNP
10 31 (32.63%) CCSE
11 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
11 27 (28.42%) F5
12 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
12 26 (27.37%) VMware
13 25 (26.32%) ExtremeXOS
14 24 (25.26%) Check Point Certification
15 22 (23.16%) MS Exchange
16 16 (16.84%) Citrix
17 15 (15.79%) LAN
17 15 (15.79%) WAN
17 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (14.74%) Windows 8
18 14 (14.74%) Blackberry
19 13 (13.68%) Firmware
19 13 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
20 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2013
20 12 (12.63%) Windows XP

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (23.16%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (62.11%) Firewall
2 40 (42.11%) IP Telephony
3 25 (26.32%) ExtremeXOS
4 15 (15.79%) LAN
4 15 (15.79%) WAN
5 12 (12.63%) DNS
5 12 (12.63%) VPN
6 11 (11.58%) DHCP
6 11 (11.58%) TCP/IP
6 11 (11.58%) Wireless
7 10 (10.53%) Internet
8 6 (6.32%) 802.11
8 6 (6.32%) DPNSS
8 6 (6.32%) IPsec
8 6 (6.32%) MPLS
8 6 (6.32%) Network Security
8 6 (6.32%) QSIG
8 6 (6.32%) SNMP
8 6 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.05%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) MySQL
General
1 4 (4.21%) Advertising
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Legal
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.05%) German Language
3 1 (1.05%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) REST
2 1 (1.05%) SOAP
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.11%) Windows
2 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
3 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.74%) Windows 8
5 12 (12.63%) Windows XP
6 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.53%) Mac OS
8 9 (9.47%) Linux
9 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.05%) Android
13 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.37%) ITIL
2 33 (34.74%) Change Control
3 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 3 (3.16%) Coaching
5 3 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.16%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (3.16%) High Availability
5 3 (3.16%) ITIL V3
5 3 (3.16%) ITSM
5 3 (3.16%) Network Design
5 3 (3.16%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (2.11%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.11%) CRM
6 2 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.11%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.11%) Project Management
7 1 (1.05%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.05%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (40.00%) CCNA
1 38 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (32.63%) CCNP
2 31 (32.63%) CCSE
3 24 (25.26%) Check Point Certification
4 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.32%) MCSE
6 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.21%) MCITP
6 4 (4.21%) MCSA
7 3 (3.16%) Degree
7 3 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.05%) MCP
9 1 (1.05%) MCTS
9 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 34 (35.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.68%) Firmware
2 13 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (6.32%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) MOM
2 3 (3.16%) Puppet
2 3 (3.16%) SCOM
2 3 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (46.32%) Cisco
2 41 (43.16%) CheckPoint
3 35 (36.84%) Extreme Networks
4 27 (28.42%) F5
4 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
5 26 (27.37%) VMware
6 16 (16.84%) Citrix
7 7 (7.37%) Mitel
8 5 (5.26%) Apple
9 4 (4.21%) Avaya
10 3 (3.16%) BMC
10 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.16%) Remedy
10 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.05%) Dell
11 1 (1.05%) Google
11 1 (1.05%) HP
11 1 (1.05%) Nortel
11 1 (1.05%) Samsung
11 1 (1.05%) Symantec
Chatham, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 Per Annum 33-36K + On call allowance + Overtime + Bene
Posted: 5 days ago