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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 55 44 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 32 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.01% 4.78% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 4.86% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 48
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
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
784 1112 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.25% 98.41% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 683 993 1018
Median salary £43,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,000
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +11 6 £35,000 -
Sittingbourne -5 2 £22,750 -
Aylesford - 2 £19,000 -
Chatham - 2 £29,500 -
West Malling +5 1 £27,500 +52.77%
Sevenoaks +1 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Longfield - 1 £22,500 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 62 (70.45%) Firewall
2 44 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 42 (47.73%) Cisco
4 41 (46.59%) Active Directory
4 41 (46.59%) ITIL
4 41 (46.59%) CheckPoint
5 38 (43.18%) Windows
6 36 (40.91%) CCNA
6 36 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (39.77%) Extreme Networks
8 33 (37.50%) Change Control
9 31 (35.23%) CCNP
9 31 (35.23%) CCSE
10 29 (32.95%) VMware
11 28 (31.82%) Windows Server
12 27 (30.68%) F5
13 25 (28.41%) ExtremeXOS
14 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
14 24 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
15 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
16 18 (20.45%) Citrix
17 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (18.18%) LAN
18 16 (18.18%) WAN
18 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
19 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (15.91%) Windows XP
20 14 (15.91%) Blackberry
20 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
21 13 (14.77%) Windows 8

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 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (70.45%) Firewall
2 44 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 25 (28.41%) ExtremeXOS
4 16 (18.18%) LAN
4 16 (18.18%) WAN
5 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
6 12 (13.64%) Internet
6 12 (13.64%) VPN
7 11 (12.50%) DNS
8 10 (11.36%) DHCP
8 10 (11.36%) Wireless
9 6 (6.82%) 802.11
9 6 (6.82%) DPNSS
9 6 (6.82%) IPsec
9 6 (6.82%) MPLS
9 6 (6.82%) Network Security
9 6 (6.82%) QSIG
9 6 (6.82%) SNMP
10 5 (5.68%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.14%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.14%) German Language
4 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.68%) REST
2 5 (5.68%) SOAP
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.14%) AS400
3 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.18%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (15.91%) Windows XP
5 13 (14.77%) Windows 8
5 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.64%) Mac OS
7 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.68%) Android
8 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.68%) Linux
8 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) ITIL
2 33 (37.50%) Change Control
3 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 3 (3.41%) Coaching
5 3 (3.41%) Network Design
6 2 (2.27%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.27%) Project Management
7 1 (1.14%) Change Management
7 1 (1.14%) CRM
7 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.14%) Migration
7 1 (1.14%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) RPG
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) CCNA
1 36 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (35.23%) CCNP
2 31 (35.23%) CCSE
3 24 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
4 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.09%) MCSA
6 6 (6.82%) MCSE
7 5 (5.68%) MCITP
7 5 (5.68%) MCTS
8 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 41 (46.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.77%) Firmware
4 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.95%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.27%) vSphere
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (2.27%) WSUS
2 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (47.73%) Cisco
2 41 (46.59%) CheckPoint
3 35 (39.77%) Extreme Networks
4 29 (32.95%) VMware
5 27 (30.68%) F5
6 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 18 (20.45%) Citrix
8 11 (12.50%) Mitel
9 5 (5.68%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (5.68%) Dell
9 5 (5.68%) HP
9 5 (5.68%) Nortel
10 4 (4.55%) Avaya
11 3 (3.41%) Symantec
12 1 (1.14%) Google
12 1 (1.14%) Infor
12 1 (1.14%) Samsung
Gillingham, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago