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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 34 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 77 33 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.08% 3.27% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.48% 3.36% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 72 32 36
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £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
1030 982 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.76% 97.32% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 929 820 921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £26,500 - 2
Sevenoaks - 5 £38,500 -
Dartford +5 3 £22,500 -30.76% 2
Chatham +3 2 £43,250 +53.09%
Maidstone -6 1 £22,500 -31.81% 1
West Malling - 1 £23,500 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 119 (89.47%) Windows
2 98 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 74 (55.64%) Firewall
4 72 (54.14%) MS Exchange
5 62 (46.62%) Windows 8
6 61 (45.86%) Active Directory
7 59 (44.36%) Cisco
8 57 (42.86%) MS Office
9 50 (37.59%) Blackberry
10 48 (36.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 44 (33.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 44 (33.08%) Apple
12 41 (30.83%) CCNA
12 41 (30.83%) Cisco Certification
13 40 (30.08%) MCSE
13 40 (30.08%) MCITP
14 39 (29.32%) Avaya
15 38 (28.57%) Mac OS X
16 37 (27.82%) Exchange Server 2000
16 37 (27.82%) Windows 2000 Server
17 36 (27.07%) VMware
17 36 (27.07%) DNS
18 34 (25.56%) MS Excel
19 33 (24.81%) Problem Management
20 29 (21.80%) Hyper-V
21 28 (21.05%) TCP/IP
22 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
23 26 (19.55%) SAN
24 24 (18.05%) Citrix
24 24 (18.05%) Linux

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 72 (54.14%) MS Exchange
2 48 (36.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 37 (27.82%) Exchange Server 2000
4 22 (16.54%) IIS
5 16 (12.03%) Lync
6 12 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (6.02%) Apache
9 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.75%) WorkSite
Applications
1 57 (42.86%) MS Office
2 34 (25.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.29%) Office 365
2 14 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 74 (55.64%) Firewall
2 36 (27.07%) DNS
3 28 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 26 (19.55%) SAN
5 17 (12.78%) iSCSI
6 15 (11.28%) DHCP
7 14 (10.53%) VPN
8 11 (8.27%) Wireless
9 9 (6.77%) WAN
9 9 (6.77%) LAN
10 8 (6.02%) SMTP
10 8 (6.02%) NAS
11 7 (5.26%) VLAN
11 7 (5.26%) IMAP
11 7 (5.26%) DMZ
12 3 (2.26%) HTTP
12 3 (2.26%) 3G
12 3 (2.26%) VoIP
12 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.53%) Redis
3 4 (3.01%) Informix
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (6.77%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.51%) Advertising
4 4 (3.01%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) MAPI
2 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (37.59%) Blackberry
2 17 (12.78%) Management Information System
3 14 (10.53%) EqualLogic
4 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.02%) iPhone
6 7 (5.26%) Replication
6 7 (5.26%) PDA
7 5 (3.76%) NHS
8 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.75%) iPad
9 1 (0.75%) EPoS
9 1 (0.75%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 119 (89.47%) Windows
2 62 (46.62%) Windows 8
3 38 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 37 (27.82%) Windows 2000 Server
5 24 (18.05%) Linux
6 21 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (9.02%) Mac OS
9 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (7.52%) Windows Vista
11 7 (5.26%) Android
12 6 (4.51%) Windows 7
12 6 (4.51%) UNIX
13 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.81%) Problem Management
2 17 (12.78%) Project Management
3 16 (12.03%) ITIL
4 15 (11.28%) DevOps
5 14 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 14 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.77%) Asset Management
6 13 (9.77%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (9.77%) ITIL V3
7 6 (4.51%) BCP
8 5 (3.76%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.76%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.26%) ITSM
10 2 (1.50%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.50%) Software Testing
10 2 (1.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.50%) Cyber Security
11 1 (0.75%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (0.75%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.51%) SQL
2 6 (4.51%) VBScript
3 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.75%) Korn
3 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.75%) Java
3 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (33.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (30.83%) CCNA
2 41 (30.83%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (30.08%) MCITP
3 40 (30.08%) MCSE
4 4 (3.01%) MCSA
4 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.26%) MCP
6 2 (1.50%) MCTS
7 1 (0.75%) VCAP
7 1 (0.75%) CCENT
7 1 (0.75%) CCNP
7 1 (0.75%) CCA
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.75%) CCSA
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (45.86%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.80%) Hyper-V
3 24 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.77%) vSphere
5 7 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.51%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.01%) XenApp
8 3 (2.26%) Firmware
9 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (15.79%) SCCM
2 16 (12.03%) SCOM
2 16 (12.03%) SCVMM
3 15 (11.28%) Backup Exec
4 14 (10.53%) HAProxy
5 6 (4.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (4.51%) WSUS
6 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 98 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 59 (44.36%) Cisco
3 44 (33.08%) Apple
4 39 (29.32%) Avaya
5 36 (27.07%) VMware
6 24 (18.05%) Citrix
7 16 (12.03%) Nimble Storage
8 13 (9.77%) Symantec
9 7 (5.26%) Draytek
9 7 (5.26%) Veeam
10 4 (3.01%) HP
11 2 (1.50%) Dell
11 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.50%) Juniper
11 2 (1.50%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.50%) F5
12 1 (0.75%) Mitel
12 1 (0.75%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.75%) CommVault
12 1 (0.75%) NetApp
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