The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 73 65
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 37 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.74% 3.00% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.09% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 45
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% -4.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £50,000 £44,560
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 1322 1133 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.78% 97.25% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 957 1190
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 25 June 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 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 32 (51.61%) Windows Server
4 25 (40.32%) Linux
5 20 (32.26%) SQL
5 20 (32.26%) VMware
6 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (29.03%) Cisco
7 17 (27.42%) Degree
8 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
9 15 (24.19%) ITIL
10 13 (20.97%) Firewall
11 12 (19.35%) IIS
12 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.74%) Office 365
12 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
13 10 (16.13%) .NET
13 10 (16.13%) Java
13 10 (16.13%) SAN
13 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
14 9 (14.52%) Skype for Business
15 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
15 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (12.90%) SCCM
15 8 (12.90%) Apache
15 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
16 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
16 7 (11.29%) Unix
16 7 (11.29%) Citrix

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 (19.35%) IIS
2 9 (14.52%) Skype for Business
3 8 (12.90%) Apache
3 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
5 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Office 365
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) Firewall
2 10 (16.13%) SAN
3 7 (11.29%) Skype
3 7 (11.29%) Unified Communications
4 5 (8.06%) DNS
4 5 (8.06%) VoIP
5 3 (4.84%) DHCP
5 3 (4.84%) NAS
5 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.23%) IPsec
6 2 (3.23%) ISDN
6 2 (3.23%) LAN
6 2 (3.23%) LDAP
6 2 (3.23%) VLAN
6 2 (3.23%) VPN
6 2 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.06%) French Language
2 3 (4.84%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.84%) HP Storage
4 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 32 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 25 (40.32%) Linux
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.29%) Unix
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.23%) Debian
9 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
3 5 (8.06%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.06%) Migration
4 4 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (4.84%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
5 3 (4.84%) Service Management
5 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.23%) DevOps
6 2 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.23%) High Availability
6 2 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.23%) Line Management
6 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.23%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 10 (16.13%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.45%) Perl
5 3 (4.84%) C#
5 3 (4.84%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) MCSA
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.06%) MCSE
3 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) LPIC
5 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) RHCE
7 1 (1.61%) CCNA
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.06%) XenApp
4 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.23%) iptables
5 2 (3.23%) KVM
5 2 (3.23%) pfSense
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.23%) Xen
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) AirWatch
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (4.84%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.26%) VMware
3 18 (29.03%) Cisco
4 7 (11.29%) Citrix
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle
6 3 (4.84%) HP
6 3 (4.84%) NetApp
7 2 (3.23%) F5
7 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (3.23%) Sun
8 1 (1.61%) Apple
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