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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Engineer
Rank 825 794 848
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 71 77 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.072% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.076% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 52 62 28
Average salary £24,000 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,029 £16,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £63,500 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%

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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

Customer Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Customer Engineer
Top 30 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 23 October 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 -26 61 £24,000 -29.41% 6
London +4 33 £24,000 -38.06% 2
City of London +28 13 £24,000 -13.12%
South East -25 13 £24,000 -45.14% 2
Surrey -3 12 £24,000 -43.52%
Scotland -1 9 £12,250 - 1
Aberdeen - 9 £12,250 -
South West -25 5 £20,000 +31.14%
Yorkshire -47 5 £21,000 +9.80% 2
East of England -20 4 £18,750 -44.85%
East Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Dorset - 3 £20,000 -
Hull - 3 - - 1
Poole - 3 £20,000 -
Cambridgeshire -8 2 - -
Cambridge -17 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £52,000 - 1
Swindon 0 1 £19,500 +27.86%
Hounslow -3 1 £17,000 -
Wiltshire -4 1 £19,500 +27.86%
Berkshire -6 1 - - 1
Reading -17 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -18 1 £20,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire -35 1 - -
Leeds -39 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £20,000 -
Camberley - 1 £31,000 -
Barnsley - 1 £21,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £22,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £17,500 -

Customer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 99 (59.64%) Windows
2 53 (31.93%) Linux
2 53 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (24.10%) Computer Science
4 39 (23.49%) Microsoft
5 38 (22.89%) VMware
6 36 (21.69%) Degree
6 36 (21.69%) DNS
7 35 (21.08%) Windows XP
8 34 (20.48%) Wireless
9 33 (19.88%) UNIX
9 33 (19.88%) MS Office
10 32 (19.28%) Active Directory
11 30 (18.07%) Internet
11 30 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (16.27%) MS Exchange
14 27 (16.27%) SQL
14 27 (16.27%) Windows Vista
15 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
15 26 (15.66%) Management Information System
16 25 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2007
16 25 (15.06%) Apple iOS
16 25 (15.06%) Software Distribution
17 24 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2003
17 24 (14.46%) TCP/IP
18 22 (13.25%) Java
19 21 (12.65%) MySQL

Customer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 27 (16.27%) MS Exchange
2 25 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (9.64%) Apache
5 10 (6.02%) Node.js
6 5 (3.01%) IIS
7 3 (1.81%) SAS
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (19.88%) MS Office
2 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.20%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.42%) Joyent
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.20%) SaaS
3 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.69%) DNS
2 34 (20.48%) Wireless
3 30 (18.07%) Internet
4 24 (14.46%) TCP/IP
5 20 (12.05%) SSH
6 17 (10.24%) SAN
7 15 (9.04%) NAS
7 15 (9.04%) SSL
8 13 (7.83%) Ethereal
8 13 (7.83%) Wireshark
8 13 (7.83%) tcpdump
9 12 (7.23%) Ethernet
10 11 (6.63%) DHCP
11 8 (4.82%) VoIP
11 8 (4.82%) Firewall
11 8 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (3.01%) VPLS
13 4 (2.41%) DWDM
13 4 (2.41%) WAN
13 4 (2.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) MySQL
2 20 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.02%) Riak
3 10 (6.02%) Hadoop
3 10 (6.02%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.82%) Big Data
5 6 (3.61%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 12 (7.23%) German Language
2 11 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.02%) Retail
4 8 (4.82%) French Language
5 7 (4.22%) Finance
6 6 (3.61%) Banking
7 5 (3.01%) Electronics
7 5 (3.01%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.81%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) Flash
1 8 (4.82%) OpenGL
1 8 (4.82%) OpenGL ES
2 7 (4.22%) XML
3 5 (3.01%) Direct3D Mobile
3 5 (3.01%) DirectX
3 5 (3.01%) Direct3D
3 5 (3.01%) OpenCL
4 4 (2.41%) Web Services
5 2 (1.20%) HTML
5 2 (1.20%) JCE
6 1 (0.60%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.10%) Computer Science
2 30 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (15.66%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.23%) Replication
5 11 (6.63%) Device Driver
6 10 (6.02%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.01%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (3.01%) GPGPU
8 3 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.20%) Physics
9 2 (1.20%) PKI
9 2 (1.20%) Statistics
10 1 (0.60%) NHS
10 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 99 (59.64%) Windows
2 53 (31.93%) Linux
2 53 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (21.08%) Windows XP
4 33 (19.88%) UNIX
5 28 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (16.27%) Windows Vista
7 25 (15.06%) Apple iOS
8 20 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (11.45%) Windows 7
10 17 (10.24%) Solaris
11 10 (6.02%) CentOS
11 10 (6.02%) Fedora
12 9 (5.42%) Android
13 7 (4.22%) Windows 8
14 5 (3.01%) Debian
15 4 (2.41%) Ubuntu
16 3 (1.81%) Mac OS X
17 2 (1.20%) AIX
17 2 (1.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.06%) Software Distribution
2 17 (10.24%) Service Delivery
3 14 (8.43%) Mentoring
4 11 (6.63%) Line Management
4 11 (6.63%) Analytics
5 10 (6.02%) Network Architecture
6 9 (5.42%) Video Analytics
7 8 (4.82%) ITIL
8 6 (3.61%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.01%) Validation
9 5 (3.01%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.01%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.01%) Service Management
10 3 (1.81%) Resource Management
11 2 (1.20%) Time Management
11 2 (1.20%) CRM
11 2 (1.20%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.20%) Data Protection
12 1 (0.60%) Coaching
12 1 (0.60%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.27%) SQL
2 22 (13.25%) Java
3 16 (9.64%) C
4 12 (7.23%) Python
5 10 (6.02%) Perl
5 10 (6.02%) PHP
5 10 (6.02%) Shell Script
5 10 (6.02%) AWK
5 10 (6.02%) Ruby
5 10 (6.02%) Korn
5 10 (6.02%) Bourne shell
5 10 (6.02%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.02%) sed
6 7 (4.22%) C++
7 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 36 (21.69%) Degree
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.22%) MCTS
3 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.01%) CIMA
4 5 (3.01%) MCITP
4 5 (3.01%) CIPD
4 5 (3.01%) Postgraduate
4 5 (3.01%) MCSE
4 5 (3.01%) MCSA
4 5 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.41%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.81%) CCNA
6 3 (1.81%) MCP
7 2 (1.20%) CCNP
8 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.05%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (19.28%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.02%) NFS
3 10 (6.02%) Xen
3 10 (6.02%) KVM
4 3 (1.81%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) XenServer
6 1 (0.60%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) Nagios
1 10 (6.02%) ZABBIX
1 10 (6.02%) Munin
1 10 (6.02%) YUM
2 7 (4.22%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.01%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.01%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.41%) SCCM
5 2 (1.20%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.60%) WSUS
6 1 (0.60%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 39 (23.49%) Microsoft
2 38 (22.89%) VMware
3 20 (12.05%) Citrix
4 15 (9.04%) Red Hat
4 15 (9.04%) Apple
5 11 (6.63%) Oracle
5 11 (6.63%) IBM
6 10 (6.02%) EMC
7 8 (4.82%) CA
8 7 (4.22%) HP
8 7 (4.22%) Juniper
9 6 (3.61%) Symantec
9 6 (3.61%) Veeam
9 6 (3.61%) Cisco
9 6 (3.61%) NetApp
10 5 (3.01%) Nokia
10 5 (3.01%) Veritas
10 5 (3.01%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.01%) Sun
10 5 (3.01%) Meru Networks
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