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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 37 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 68 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.15% 3.12% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.51% 3.18% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 63 32 32
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,250 £35,850
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
1045 1100 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.48% 98.04% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 927 949 864
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 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 30 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
Tunbridge Wells -24 7 £30,500 - 1
Maidstone -4 3 £27,500 +27.90%
Tonbridge - 2 £34,250 - 1
Stansted +10 1 £30,000 - 1
Chatham +6 1 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 112 (88.89%) Windows
2 94 (74.60%) Microsoft
3 76 (60.32%) Firewall
4 65 (51.59%) MS Exchange
5 61 (48.41%) Cisco
6 59 (46.83%) MS Office
7 53 (42.06%) Windows 8
8 49 (38.89%) Active Directory
9 47 (37.30%) Blackberry
10 46 (36.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 43 (34.13%) Apple
12 40 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 38 (30.16%) Avaya
14 37 (29.37%) Mac OS X
14 37 (29.37%) CCNA
14 37 (29.37%) Cisco Certification
15 36 (28.57%) MCSE
15 36 (28.57%) MCITP
16 34 (26.98%) Exchange Server 2000
16 34 (26.98%) VMware
16 34 (26.98%) DNS
16 34 (26.98%) Windows 2000 Server
17 33 (26.19%) Problem Management
18 28 (22.22%) TCP/IP
19 27 (21.43%) SAN
19 27 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
21 24 (19.05%) IIS
21 24 (19.05%) Linux
21 24 (19.05%) Hyper-V

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 65 (51.59%) MS Exchange
2 46 (36.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 34 (26.98%) Exchange Server 2000
4 24 (19.05%) IIS
5 14 (11.11%) Lync
6 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 10 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (7.94%) Apache
8 10 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.79%) WorkSite
Applications
1 59 (46.83%) MS Office
2 23 (18.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.87%) Office 365
2 14 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 76 (60.32%) Firewall
2 34 (26.98%) DNS
3 28 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 27 (21.43%) SAN
5 17 (13.49%) DHCP
6 16 (12.70%) iSCSI
7 13 (10.32%) Wireless
8 11 (8.73%) VPN
9 10 (7.94%) WAN
9 10 (7.94%) SMTP
9 10 (7.94%) LAN
9 10 (7.94%) NAS
10 9 (7.14%) VLAN
10 9 (7.14%) IMAP
10 9 (7.14%) DMZ
11 3 (2.38%) 3G
11 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.59%) 4G
12 2 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.11%) Redis
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.35%) Finance
3 5 (3.97%) Advertising
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Billing
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) MAPI
2 4 (3.17%) .NET
3 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (37.30%) Blackberry
2 14 (11.11%) EqualLogic
3 12 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.94%) iPhone
5 9 (7.14%) Replication
5 9 (7.14%) PDA
6 5 (3.97%) NHS
7 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 112 (88.89%) Windows
2 53 (42.06%) Windows 8
3 37 (29.37%) Mac OS X
4 34 (26.98%) Windows 2000 Server
5 24 (19.05%) Linux
6 21 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (10.32%) Mac OS
11 11 (8.73%) Windows Vista
12 9 (7.14%) Android
12 9 (7.14%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.79%) UNIX
13 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) Problem Management
2 15 (11.90%) DevOps
3 14 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 12 (9.52%) Project Management
5 10 (7.94%) ITIL
6 8 (6.35%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 6 (4.76%) BCP
8 6 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (4.76%) ITIL V3
9 3 (2.38%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.38%) Change Management
10 2 (1.59%) ITSM
10 2 (1.59%) CRM
10 2 (1.59%) Software Testing
10 2 (1.59%) Load Balancing
11 1 (0.79%) Data Protection
11 1 (0.79%) Network Design
11 1 (0.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.87%) PowerShell
2 12 (9.52%) SQL
3 6 (4.76%) VBScript
4 2 (1.59%) C#
4 2 (1.59%) Delphi
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) Perl
5 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.79%) Korn
5 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (29.37%) CCNA
2 37 (29.37%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (28.57%) MCITP
3 36 (28.57%) MCSE
4 3 (2.38%) MCSA
4 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) VCAP
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) CCA
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CCSA
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 27 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 16 (12.70%) vSphere
5 9 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.56%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.17%) XenApp
8 3 (2.38%) Firmware
9 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) SCCM
2 16 (12.70%) Backup Exec
3 14 (11.11%) HAProxy
3 14 (11.11%) SCOM
3 14 (11.11%) SCVMM
4 6 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (4.76%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 94 (74.60%) Microsoft
2 61 (48.41%) Cisco
3 43 (34.13%) Apple
4 38 (30.16%) Avaya
5 34 (26.98%) VMware
6 21 (16.67%) Citrix
7 15 (11.90%) Symantec
8 14 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
9 9 (7.14%) Draytek
9 9 (7.14%) Veeam
10 4 (3.17%) HP
11 3 (2.38%) Sophos
12 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.59%) Juniper
12 2 (1.59%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.59%) F5
13 1 (0.79%) Mitel
13 1 (0.79%) CommVault
13 1 (0.79%) NetApp
13 1 (0.79%) Oracle
Tonbridge, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 20000 and 25000 plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago