Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 101 87
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 64 59 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.14% 2.33% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.41% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 68
Cambridge median annual salary £31,000 £37,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.33% +18.11% -13.01%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,500 £22,175
90th Percentile £40,000 £44,775 £52,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% -6.67%

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 2,885 2,448 2,577
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.72% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,980 1,861 2,081
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (48.44%) Java
2 30 (46.88%) WorldPay
3 27 (42.19%) Oracle
3 27 (42.19%) ITIL
3 27 (42.19%) Unix
4 26 (40.63%) Relational Database
5 24 (37.50%) Task Automation
5 24 (37.50%) Windows
5 24 (37.50%) Apache
5 24 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 24 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 24 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 24 (37.50%) Service Management
6 21 (32.81%) Linux
7 20 (31.25%) Database Optimisation
8 17 (26.56%) Fintech
9 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.75%) Mathematics
11 11 (17.19%) Degree
12 8 (12.50%) Mac OS X
12 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
13 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
13 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (10.94%) SQL
13 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
13 7 (10.94%) Office 365
14 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (9.38%) Physics

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 24 (37.50%) Apache
1 24 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) G Suite
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) LAN
1 5 (7.81%) WAN
2 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) Skype
4 2 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) SMS
5 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) GIS
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.25%) Legal
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) French Language
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) CSS
1 4 (6.25%) HTML
1 4 (6.25%) J2EE
1 4 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Fintech
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 6 (9.38%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Unix
2 24 (37.50%) Windows
3 21 (32.81%) Linux
4 8 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.13%) Android
8 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) ITIL
2 24 (37.50%) Service Management
2 24 (37.50%) Task Automation
3 20 (31.25%) Database Optimisation
4 12 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.38%) Physics
7 5 (7.81%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.81%) Machine Learning
8 3 (4.69%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (4.69%) CRM
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.13%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 2 (3.13%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.56%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (1.56%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Java
2 24 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 24 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 7 (10.94%) SQL
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.25%) C++
5 4 (6.25%) PHP
5 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.25%) Ruby
6 3 (4.69%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) C#
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCITP
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
1 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) WorldPay
2 27 (42.19%) Oracle
3 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Google
5 2 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (1.56%) Apple