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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 36 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 69 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.30% 3.46% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.59% 3.55% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 67 36 43
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1047 1127 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.62% 97.58% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 931 998 881
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,648 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Maidstone +3 7 £27,500 +27.90%
Tunbridge Wells -20 6 £34,000 +82.55% 2
Stansted +17 4 £30,000 -
Chatham +7 3 £27,500 -21.42%
Dartford +6 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Tonbridge - 2 £34,250 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 109 (88.62%) Windows
2 91 (73.98%) Microsoft
3 78 (63.41%) Firewall
4 68 (55.28%) MS Exchange
5 61 (49.59%) MS Office
6 60 (48.78%) Cisco
7 51 (41.46%) Windows 8
8 49 (39.84%) Blackberry
9 48 (39.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 46 (37.40%) Active Directory
11 43 (34.96%) Apple
12 37 (30.08%) VMware
13 36 (29.27%) DNS
14 35 (28.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 35 (28.46%) Avaya
15 34 (27.64%) TCP/IP
15 34 (27.64%) Mac OS X
16 33 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
16 33 (26.83%) CCNA
16 33 (26.83%) MCSE
17 32 (26.02%) MCITP
17 32 (26.02%) Problem Management
18 31 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2000
18 31 (25.20%) Windows 2000 Server
19 30 (24.39%) SQL Server
20 28 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 27 (21.95%) SAN
22 26 (21.14%) Linux
22 26 (21.14%) Windows XP
22 26 (21.14%) Hyper-V

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 68 (55.28%) MS Exchange
2 48 (39.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 31 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2000
4 24 (19.51%) IIS
5 18 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (11.38%) SharePoint
6 14 (11.38%) Lync
7 12 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (8.13%) Apache
10 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
Applications
1 61 (49.59%) MS Office
2 20 (16.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.38%) SaaS
1 14 (11.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (63.41%) Firewall
2 36 (29.27%) DNS
3 34 (27.64%) TCP/IP
4 27 (21.95%) SAN
5 19 (15.45%) DHCP
6 16 (13.01%) iSCSI
7 13 (10.57%) Wireless
8 12 (9.76%) VPN
8 12 (9.76%) SMTP
9 11 (8.94%) DMZ
9 11 (8.94%) VLAN
9 11 (8.94%) IMAP
10 10 (8.13%) NAS
11 9 (7.32%) LAN
11 9 (7.32%) WAN
12 2 (1.63%) ADSL
12 2 (1.63%) VoIP
12 2 (1.63%) 3G
12 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.38%) Redis
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.50%) Finance
3 5 (4.07%) Retail
4 4 (3.25%) Advertising
5 3 (2.44%) Billing
6 2 (1.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) MAPI
2 6 (4.88%) .NET
3 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.84%) Blackberry
2 14 (11.38%) EqualLogic
3 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.76%) iPhone
4 11 (8.94%) PDA
5 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
6 9 (7.32%) Replication
7 2 (1.63%) NHS
7 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 109 (88.62%) Windows
2 51 (41.46%) Windows 8
3 34 (27.64%) Mac OS X
4 31 (25.20%) Windows 2000 Server
5 26 (21.14%) Linux
5 26 (21.14%) Windows XP
6 19 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (13.01%) Mac OS
8 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (9.76%) Windows Vista
10 11 (8.94%) Android
10 11 (8.94%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.81%) UNIX
11 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) Problem Management
2 15 (12.20%) DevOps
3 14 (11.38%) Capacity Management
4 10 (8.13%) Project Management
5 9 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.88%) BCP
7 4 (3.25%) ITIL
8 3 (2.44%) Change Management
8 3 (2.44%) Patch Management
9 2 (1.63%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.63%) CRM
9 2 (1.63%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (0.81%) Asset Management
10 1 (0.81%) Network Design
10 1 (0.81%) Software Testing
10 1 (0.81%) E-Commerce
10 1 (0.81%) Service Delivery
10 1 (0.81%) ITSM
10 1 (0.81%) Data Protection
10 1 (0.81%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.26%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.38%) SQL
3 6 (4.88%) VBScript
4 5 (4.07%) C#
5 4 (3.25%) Delphi
6 1 (0.81%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) Perl
6 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.81%) Korn
6 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (28.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (26.83%) MCSE
2 33 (26.83%) CCNA
2 33 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (26.02%) MCITP
4 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) MCSA
6 1 (0.81%) CCNP
6 1 (0.81%) Degree
6 1 (0.81%) CCSA
6 1 (0.81%) MCTS
6 1 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.01%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (37.40%) Active Directory
2 28 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (21.14%) Hyper-V
4 16 (13.01%) vSphere
5 9 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.88%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.63%) Firmware
7 2 (1.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (14.63%) Backup Exec
2 16 (13.01%) SCCM
3 14 (11.38%) SCOM
3 14 (11.38%) SCVMM
3 14 (11.38%) HAProxy
4 6 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (4.88%) WSUS
5 1 (0.81%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 91 (73.98%) Microsoft
2 60 (48.78%) Cisco
3 43 (34.96%) Apple
4 37 (30.08%) VMware
5 35 (28.46%) Avaya
6 23 (18.70%) Citrix
7 17 (13.82%) Symantec
8 14 (11.38%) Nimble Storage
9 11 (8.94%) Draytek
10 9 (7.32%) Veeam
11 4 (3.25%) HP
12 3 (2.44%) Sophos
13 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.63%) Juniper
13 2 (1.63%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.63%) F5
14 1 (0.81%) Mitel
14 1 (0.81%) CommVault
14 1 (0.81%) NetApp
14 1 (0.81%) Oracle
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