The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Technical Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 109 105
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 10 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.73% 0.073% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.075% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Median salary £27,000 £28,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -43.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -4.61% +8.33%  

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 1332 1329 1460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 96.80% 96.87% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1070 1225
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in Cambridge

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in Cambridge

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) French Language
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) RHCE
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall

Technical 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
1 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) LPIC
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) F5
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