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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South East / Kent
Rank 56 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 28 43 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.33% 3.92% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 4.01% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 48
Median salary £22,500 £37,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.18% +48.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £25,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £42,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
816 1072 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.14% 97.72% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 638 924 868
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Chatham -1 5 £27,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +17 3 £32,500 +9.24%
West Malling -10 3 £19,000 -57.77%
Longfield - 1 £22,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £22,500 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
2 40 (65.57%) Windows
3 33 (54.10%) Windows Server
4 32 (52.46%) Firewall
5 30 (49.18%) VMware
6 28 (45.90%) MS Exchange
7 25 (40.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (36.07%) Citrix
9 21 (34.43%) MS Excel
10 20 (32.79%) Blackberry
11 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (29.51%) Mac OS
11 18 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 18 (29.51%) Internet
11 18 (29.51%) E-Commerce
11 18 (29.51%) Cisco
12 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
13 16 (26.23%) SLA
14 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (22.95%) Wireless
15 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
17 12 (19.67%) IP Telephony
17 12 (19.67%) Windows 8
18 11 (18.03%) Customer Requirements
18 11 (18.03%) Office 365
18 11 (18.03%) Windows XP
18 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification

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 28 (45.90%) MS Exchange
2 18 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (52.46%) Firewall
2 18 (29.51%) Internet
3 14 (22.95%) Wireless
4 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
5 12 (19.67%) IP Telephony
6 10 (16.39%) LAN
6 10 (16.39%) WAN
7 8 (13.11%) SAN
7 8 (13.11%) VPN
8 7 (11.48%) iSCSI
8 7 (11.48%) VLAN
9 6 (9.84%) ExtremeXOS
10 4 (6.56%) DNS
11 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (3.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.56%) Billing
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) REST
1 5 (8.20%) SOAP
1 5 (8.20%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) WinForms
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Blackberry
2 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) AS400
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.51%) Mac OS
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (19.67%) Windows 8
6 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (18.03%) Windows XP
7 8 (13.11%) Android
8 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
9 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
10 3 (4.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.03%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (14.75%) ITIL
3 9 (14.75%) Migration
4 7 (11.48%) Change Control
4 7 (11.48%) Server Building
5 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.92%) API Development
6 3 (4.92%) MVC
7 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.64%) Project Management
8 1 (1.64%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) C#
1 4 (6.56%) Delphi
2 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.03%) CCNA
2 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.48%) MCSE
4 6 (9.84%) CCNP
4 6 (9.84%) CCSE
4 6 (9.84%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (8.20%) MCITP
5 5 (8.20%) MCSA
5 5 (8.20%) MCTS
6 3 (4.92%) A+ Certification
6 3 (4.92%) MCP
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.23%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
2 25 (40.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.75%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Firmware
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Backup Exec
2 7 (11.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) VMware
2 22 (36.07%) Citrix
3 18 (29.51%) Cisco
4 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.75%) Symantec
6 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.48%) Extreme Networks
6 7 (11.48%) Intel Security
6 7 (11.48%) Kaspersky
6 7 (11.48%) Veeam
6 7 (11.48%) WatchGuard
7 6 (9.84%) F5
8 5 (8.20%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (8.20%) Dell
8 5 (8.20%) HP
8 5 (8.20%) Mitel
8 5 (8.20%) Nortel
9 4 (6.56%) Avaya
10 1 (1.64%) Infor