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 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
Customer Engineer
Rank 822 800 854
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 82 61 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.058% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.062% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 63 41 24
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,192 £16,800 £16,888
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £22,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.04% -26.66%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -29 72 £24,000 -4.00% 5
London -7 33 £24,000 -4.00% 1
South East -16 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +1 13 £31,000 +79.71% 1
City of London +10 10 £34,500 +23.21% 1
East of England -23 8 £20,000 -41.17% 2
Scotland -14 7 £12,250 -1.36% 2
Aberdeen - 7 £12,250 - 2
South West -8 5 £20,000 - 1
Cambridge -8 4 £50,000 +47.05% 2
Hampshire -9 4 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £50,000 +47.05% 2
Manchester - 4 £27,500 -
Farnborough - 4 £40,000 -
North West - 4 £27,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -13 3 £20,000 -5.88%
Hertfordshire -13 3 £20,000 -4.76%
Dorset - 3 £20,000 -
Poole - 3 £20,000 -
Salford - 3 - -
Hounslow - 2 £17,000 -
Egham - 2 £47,500 -
Camberley - 2 £31,000 -
Oxfordshire +1 1 - -
Leeds -33 1 - -
Yorkshire -40 1 - -
West Yorkshire -42 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £19,500 -
Somerset - 1 £12,420 -
East Midlands - 1 £22,000 -

Customer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 102 (58.96%) Windows
2 55 (31.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (28.90%) Linux
4 40 (23.12%) Microsoft
4 40 (23.12%) VMware
5 39 (22.54%) Wireless
6 37 (21.39%) Computer Science
7 36 (20.81%) DNS
8 35 (20.23%) Windows XP
9 34 (19.65%) UNIX
10 33 (19.08%) Degree
10 33 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (18.50%) Active Directory
12 31 (17.92%) MS Office
13 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (16.76%) Internet
14 29 (16.76%) MS Exchange
14 29 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
16 27 (15.61%) Exchange Server 2007
17 25 (14.45%) SQL
18 24 (13.87%) Citrix
18 24 (13.87%) Management Information System
18 24 (13.87%) Windows Vista
19 23 (13.29%) TCP/IP
19 23 (13.29%) Java
20 22 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2010
20 22 (12.72%) Apple iOS
20 22 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2003

Customer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (16.76%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (8.67%) Apache
5 10 (5.78%) Node.js
6 5 (2.89%) IIS
7 3 (1.73%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (17.92%) MS Office
2 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.16%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (1.16%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.20%) Joyent
2 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.54%) Wireless
2 36 (20.81%) DNS
3 29 (16.76%) Internet
4 23 (13.29%) TCP/IP
5 20 (11.56%) SSH
6 19 (10.98%) SAN
7 15 (8.67%) NAS
8 14 (8.09%) DHCP
9 12 (6.94%) Ethernet
9 12 (6.94%) SSL
10 11 (6.36%) Ethereal
10 11 (6.36%) tcpdump
10 11 (6.36%) Wireshark
11 8 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.62%) DWDM
12 7 (4.05%) Firewall
12 7 (4.05%) VoIP
12 7 (4.05%) VPLS
13 5 (2.89%) SDH
14 3 (1.73%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.56%) PostgreSQL
1 20 (11.56%) MySQL
2 10 (5.78%) Riak
2 10 (5.78%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.78%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.62%) Big Data
4 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 16 (9.25%) German Language
2 14 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.78%) Retail
4 9 (5.20%) Finance
5 8 (4.62%) French Language
6 7 (4.05%) Banking
7 5 (2.89%) Electronics
7 5 (2.89%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.73%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.16%) Military
10 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) XML
2 8 (4.62%) Flash
3 5 (2.89%) OpenGL
3 5 (2.89%) DirectX
3 5 (2.89%) Web Services
3 5 (2.89%) OpenCL
3 5 (2.89%) OpenGL ES
3 5 (2.89%) Direct3D
3 5 (2.89%) Direct3D Mobile
4 4 (2.31%) HTML
5 2 (1.16%) JCE
6 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.39%) Computer Science
2 29 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (13.87%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.94%) Replication
5 10 (5.78%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.62%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.89%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (2.89%) GPGPU
8 2 (1.16%) Physics
8 2 (1.16%) PKI
8 2 (1.16%) Statistics
8 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 102 (58.96%) Windows
2 55 (31.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (28.90%) Linux
4 35 (20.23%) Windows XP
5 34 (19.65%) UNIX
6 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (13.87%) Windows Vista
8 22 (12.72%) Apple iOS
8 22 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (10.40%) Windows 7
10 17 (9.83%) Solaris
11 10 (5.78%) CentOS
11 10 (5.78%) Fedora
12 5 (2.89%) Debian
12 5 (2.89%) Android
13 4 (2.31%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.31%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.16%) AIX
14 2 (1.16%) HPUX
14 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.72%) Software Distribution
2 19 (10.98%) Mentoring
3 17 (9.83%) Service Delivery
4 11 (6.36%) Analytics
4 11 (6.36%) Line Management
5 10 (5.78%) Network Architecture
6 9 (5.20%) Video Analytics
7 7 (4.05%) ITIL
8 6 (3.47%) Software Engineering
9 5 (2.89%) Service Management
9 5 (2.89%) PRINCE2
9 5 (2.89%) Requirements Management
9 5 (2.89%) Validation
9 5 (2.89%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.31%) Network Management
10 4 (2.31%) Incident Management
11 3 (1.73%) CRM
11 3 (1.73%) Resource Management
12 2 (1.16%) Time Management
12 2 (1.16%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.45%) SQL
2 23 (13.29%) Java
3 20 (11.56%) C
4 12 (6.94%) Python
5 10 (5.78%) sed
5 10 (5.78%) Bourne shell
5 10 (5.78%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.78%) Korn
5 10 (5.78%) Ruby
5 10 (5.78%) AWK
5 10 (5.78%) Perl
5 10 (5.78%) PHP
5 10 (5.78%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.05%) C++
7 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.58%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 33 (19.08%) Degree
2 8 (4.62%) MCTS
2 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.05%) MCSE
3 7 (4.05%) MCSA
3 7 (4.05%) MCITP
4 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.89%) CIMA
5 5 (2.89%) Postgraduate
5 5 (2.89%) CIPD
6 4 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.31%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.73%) MCP
8 2 (1.16%) CCNP
8 2 (1.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.83%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (18.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.78%) KVM
3 10 (5.78%) Xen
3 10 (5.78%) NFS
4 3 (1.73%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) ZABBIX
1 10 (5.78%) Munin
1 10 (5.78%) YUM
1 10 (5.78%) Nagios
2 8 (4.62%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.89%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.89%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.73%) SCCM
6 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 40 (23.12%) Microsoft
1 40 (23.12%) VMware
2 24 (13.87%) Citrix
3 16 (9.25%) Red Hat
4 13 (7.51%) Apple
5 12 (6.94%) EMC
6 11 (6.36%) Oracle
7 9 (5.20%) IBM
8 8 (4.62%) HP
8 8 (4.62%) Juniper
8 8 (4.62%) CA
9 7 (4.05%) Symantec
9 7 (4.05%) Veeam
9 7 (4.05%) Meru Networks
10 6 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.89%) Veritas
11 5 (2.89%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.89%) NetApp
11 5 (2.89%) Nokia
11 5 (2.89%) Sun
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