The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 81 78 78
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 25 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.05% 2.50% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.57% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 31
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,040 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1164 1441 1411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.36% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1127 1161
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Cambridge

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) Linux
3 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
4 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
4 25 (39.06%) Degree
5 18 (28.13%) Cisco
6 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 16 (25.00%) Firewall
7 15 (23.44%) VMware
7 15 (23.44%) ITIL
8 14 (21.88%) Unix
9 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (20.31%) Mathematics
9 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (17.19%) Java
10 11 (17.19%) MCSE
10 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
10 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (14.06%) Office 365
12 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (12.50%) MCSA
13 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.94%) SQL
13 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
14 6 (9.38%) LAN
14 6 (9.38%) DNS
14 6 (9.38%) SLA
14 6 (9.38%) Mac OS X
14 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.56%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.56%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Office 365
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) DNS
2 6 (9.38%) LAN
3 5 (7.81%) WAN
4 4 (6.25%) SAN
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) Internet
5 3 (4.69%) Skype
5 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
5 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.56%) HTTP
7 1 (1.56%) IPsec
7 1 (1.56%) ISDN
7 1 (1.56%) VLAN
7 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (7.81%) French Language
2 3 (4.69%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) NHS
2 3 (4.69%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) Linux
3 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
4 14 (21.88%) Unix
5 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.38%) Mac OS X
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.13%) Fedora
8 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.56%) Debian
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.81%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (4.69%) DevOps
4 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.69%) Service Management
4 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (3.13%) High Availability
5 2 (3.13%) Migration
5 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.56%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.56%) CRM
6 1 (1.56%) ERP
6 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) Java
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.25%) Perl
5 3 (4.69%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Degree
2 11 (17.19%) MCSE
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.50%) MCSA
4 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) CCA
6 2 (3.13%) CCEA
6 2 (3.13%) CCNA
6 2 (3.13%) CCNP
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.13%) MCITP
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.56%) LPIC
7 1 (1.56%) MCP
7 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.81%) XenApp
4 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.56%) iptables
5 1 (1.56%) KVM
5 1 (1.56%) pfSense
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (28.13%) Cisco
3 15 (23.44%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 3 (4.69%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) Intel
5 3 (4.69%) NetApp
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) Apple
6 1 (1.56%) Avaya
6 1 (1.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Sage
6 1 (1.56%) Sun
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