The table below looks at the statistics for the Customer Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Customer Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Engineer
Rank 852 817 857
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 57 79 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.071% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.075% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 37 67 42
Average salary £24,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £16,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £56,000 £52,150
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +3.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107607 104825 109929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.60% 94.71% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 89210 86198 94252
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Customer Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Customer Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Customer Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Customer Engineer within the UK.

Customer Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Customer Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Customer Engineer over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 within the UK.

Customer Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Customer Engineer
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
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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
England -31 42 £24,000 -29.41% 2
London +28 19 £22,000 -12.00%
South East -14 15 £24,000 -46.66%
Surrey +3 13 £24,000 -43.52%
Scotland +14 11 £12,250 - 2
Aberdeen - 11 £12,250 - 1
City of London +15 5 £34,500 +126.22%
Yorkshire -40 4 £21,000 +9.80%
Hull - 3 - -
East Yorkshire - 3 - -
North West -7 2 £16,500 -
Reading -13 2 - -
Berkshire -14 2 - -
South West -15 2 £20,000 +31.14%
Dorset - 2 £20,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £16,500 -
Wembley - 2 £22,000 -
Manchester - 2 £16,500 -
Poole - 2 £20,000 -
Bromley - 2 £52,000 -
South Yorkshire -23 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Barnsley - 1 £21,000 -

Customer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Customer 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 Customer Engineer in their job title.

1 91 (60.67%) Windows
2 54 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (33.33%) Linux
4 44 (29.33%) Windows XP
5 36 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 36 (24.00%) VMware
6 35 (23.33%) Computer Science
7 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
8 33 (22.00%) DNS
8 33 (22.00%) MS Office
8 33 (22.00%) Degree
9 32 (21.33%) Windows Vista
9 32 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (20.00%) Software Distribution
10 30 (20.00%) Wireless
10 30 (20.00%) Internet
11 29 (19.33%) MS Exchange
12 28 (18.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (18.67%) Management Information System
13 27 (18.00%) Apple iOS
13 27 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 26 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2003
14 26 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 26 (17.33%) SQL
15 24 (16.00%) UNIX
15 24 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (15.33%) MS Excel
16 23 (15.33%) SLA
17 22 (14.67%) Java
18 20 (13.33%) MySQL

Customer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Customer 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 Customer Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (12.00%) Apache
5 10 (6.67%) Node.js
6 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.67%) IIS
6 4 (2.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (22.00%) MS Office
2 23 (15.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.33%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.33%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) Joyent
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.00%) DNS
2 30 (20.00%) Wireless
2 30 (20.00%) Internet
3 19 (12.67%) TCP/IP
4 16 (10.67%) SSL
4 16 (10.67%) SSH
5 14 (9.33%) NAS
6 12 (8.00%) VoIP
7 11 (7.33%) SAN
8 10 (6.67%) Ethereal
8 10 (6.67%) Wireshark
8 10 (6.67%) tcpdump
9 7 (4.67%) DHCP
9 7 (4.67%) Ethernet
10 6 (4.00%) Firewall
10 6 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (3.33%) HTTP
11 5 (3.33%) LDAP
12 4 (2.67%) SNMP
13 3 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.33%) MySQL
2 16 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.67%) Riak
3 10 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 10 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.00%) Big Data
6 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Toad
General
1 8 (5.33%) Retail
1 8 (5.33%) German Language
2 5 (3.33%) French Language
2 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.67%) Finance
3 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.33%) Military
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) Flash
2 4 (2.67%) OpenGL
2 4 (2.67%) WebCenter
2 4 (2.67%) XML
2 4 (2.67%) OpenGL ES
3 3 (2.00%) Web Services
4 2 (1.33%) JCE
5 1 (0.67%) Direct3D Mobile
5 1 (0.67%) HTML
5 1 (0.67%) SOAP
5 1 (0.67%) Direct3D
5 1 (0.67%) OpenCL
5 1 (0.67%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 32 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (18.67%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.00%) Replication
4 9 (6.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.67%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.67%) NHS
6 4 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.67%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.33%) Physics
8 2 (1.33%) PKI
8 2 (1.33%) Statistics
9 1 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.67%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 91 (60.67%) Windows
2 54 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (33.33%) Linux
4 44 (29.33%) Windows XP
5 32 (21.33%) Windows Vista
6 28 (18.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (18.00%) Apple iOS
8 24 (16.00%) UNIX
9 20 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (10.67%) Solaris
11 7 (4.67%) Windows 8
12 6 (4.00%) CentOS
12 6 (4.00%) Fedora
13 5 (3.33%) Android
14 4 (2.67%) Ubuntu
14 4 (2.67%) Debian
15 3 (2.00%) Mac OS X
16 2 (1.33%) AIX
16 2 (1.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 20 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (5.33%) Line Management
4 7 (4.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (4.67%) Analytics
5 6 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 6 (4.00%) Video Analytics
6 4 (2.67%) ITIL
6 4 (2.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.00%) Resource Management
8 2 (1.33%) Time Management
8 2 (1.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.33%) Service Management
8 2 (1.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.33%) CRM
8 2 (1.33%) Validation
9 1 (0.67%) Migration
9 1 (0.67%) Asset Management
9 1 (0.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.33%) SQL
2 22 (14.67%) Java
3 10 (6.67%) Ruby
3 10 (6.67%) PHP
4 9 (6.00%) C
5 8 (5.33%) Python
6 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.00%) AWK
6 6 (4.00%) Perl
6 6 (4.00%) Korn
6 6 (4.00%) Bourne shell
6 6 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.00%) sed
7 5 (3.33%) C++
8 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (22.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) MCTS
2 4 (2.67%) HND
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.67%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.00%) MCP
3 3 (2.00%) Postgraduate
3 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.00%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.33%) MCITP
4 2 (1.33%) CIPD
4 2 (1.33%) MCSE
4 2 (1.33%) MCSA
4 2 (1.33%) CCNA
4 2 (1.33%) CIMA
5 1 (0.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.33%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.67%) NFS
3 10 (6.67%) Xen
3 10 (6.67%) KVM
4 4 (2.67%) Novell eDirectory
5 3 (2.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) Nagios
1 10 (6.67%) ZABBIX
1 10 (6.67%) Munin
2 6 (4.00%) YUM
3 4 (2.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.67%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (2.67%) SCCM
3 4 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.33%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (24.00%) VMware
2 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.00%) Citrix
4 12 (8.00%) Apple
4 12 (8.00%) Oracle
4 12 (8.00%) IBM
5 10 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.00%) CA
7 4 (2.67%) Juniper
7 4 (2.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.67%) EMC
7 4 (2.67%) Sun
7 4 (2.67%) HP
7 4 (2.67%) Cisco
7 4 (2.67%) F5
7 4 (2.67%) Nokia
7 4 (2.67%) Veritas
7 4 (2.67%) Websense
7 4 (2.67%) Clearswift
7 4 (2.67%) Blue Coat
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