The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 24 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.15% 6.52% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 6.57% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £27,500 £21,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Support Engineer
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone 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
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 137 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 91.18% 99.28% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 116 120 72
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Maidstone region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Maidstone

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) VBScript
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) BCP
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) WSUS
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) HP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) BCP
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) VBScript
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
1 6 (85.71%) WSUS
1 6 (85.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Symantec
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco