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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 20 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 11.88% 1.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.00% 1.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
100 97 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 99.01% 98.98% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 94 86 43
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
1 11 (55.00%) MS Office
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (45.00%) Juniper
3 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (45.00%) Websense
3 9 (45.00%) McAfee
3 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) SonicWALL
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (45.00%) Aruba
3 9 (45.00%) F5
3 9 (45.00%) Lumension
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 6 (30.00%) CCSA
5 6 (30.00%) JNCIA
5 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Trend Micro
5 6 (30.00%) CCNA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) RIP
3 3 (15.00%) OSPF
3 3 (15.00%) BGP
3 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Change Management
1 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCSA
2 6 (30.00%) JNCIA
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) JNCIS
3 3 (15.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (45.00%) Juniper
3 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (45.00%) Websense
3 9 (45.00%) McAfee
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) SonicWALL
3 9 (45.00%) Aruba
3 9 (45.00%) F5
3 9 (45.00%) Lumension
3 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Trend Micro
5 6 (30.00%) Clearswift
Maidstone, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago