Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 87 64
Rank change year-on-year -21 -23 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 78 62 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.49% 2.70% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.77% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 101
Cambridge median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,725 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £44,800 £51,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3046 2237 2727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.39% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 1864 2365
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Cambridge

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (39.74%) Windows
2 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 26 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (25.64%) .NET
5 19 (24.36%) Linux
5 19 (24.36%) Mentoring
6 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 18 (23.08%) SAN
7 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (20.51%) Electronics
8 16 (20.51%) Degree
9 12 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 12 (15.38%) Programme Management
9 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 12 (15.38%) Finance
9 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
9 12 (15.38%) Marketing
9 12 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (15.38%) SAP
9 12 (15.38%) Apache
10 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.82%) VMware
12 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
12 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
12 9 (11.54%) Windows 10
13 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
13 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
13 8 (10.26%) SQL Server

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
3 3 (3.85%) JBoss
3 3 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.28%) uWSGI
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.41%) Office 365
3 5 (6.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (5.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) SAN
2 7 (8.97%) DNS
3 6 (7.69%) Firewall
3 6 (7.69%) LDAP
4 5 (6.41%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (6.41%) Wireless
5 3 (3.85%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.85%) NAS
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.56%) DHCP
6 2 (2.56%) LAN
6 2 (2.56%) OpenVPN
6 2 (2.56%) VPN
6 2 (2.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.28%) 4G
7 1 (1.28%) 5G
7 1 (1.28%) BGP
7 1 (1.28%) Skype
7 1 (1.28%) VLAN
7 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Big Data
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (20.51%) Electronics
2 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 12 (15.38%) Marketing
2 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
2 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.41%) Django
2 5 (6.41%) React
2 5 (6.41%) Web Services
3 3 (3.85%) LAMP
4 2 (2.56%) J2EE
4 2 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.28%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.13%) Fintech
4 3 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.85%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.56%) CCTV
5 2 (2.56%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Smart City
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.74%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) Linux
3 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.41%) Mac OS
5 5 (6.41%) Unix
6 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.56%) Android
7 2 (2.56%) Debian
7 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Mentoring
2 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.69%) ITIL
6 5 (6.41%) Service Management
7 4 (5.13%) Open Source
7 4 (5.13%) Task Automation
7 4 (5.13%) Time Management
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.85%) CAD
8 3 (3.85%) CAE
8 3 (3.85%) IT Strategy
8 3 (3.85%) PLM
9 2 (2.56%) High Availability
9 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.26%) Java
4 7 (8.97%) Python
5 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.13%) Perl
6 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.85%) VBScript
8 2 (2.56%) C#
8 2 (2.56%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.56%) Docker
5 2 (2.56%) iptables
5 2 (2.56%) NFS
5 2 (2.56%) Samba
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) SAP
3 10 (12.82%) VMware
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle
5 4 (5.13%) WorldPay
6 3 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.28%) Apple
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) Huawei
8 1 (1.28%) IBM
8 1 (1.28%) Perforce