Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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

Support Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 91 72
Rank change year-on-year -18 -19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 72 130 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.35% 3.03% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 3.11% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55 104 100
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,525 £19,250
90th Percentile £43,475 £47,500 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £31,500 £27,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 2,978 4,176 3,345
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.30% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,155 3,185 2,772
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 50 £30,000 -11.76% 7
Huntingdon +13 8 £25,000 -19.35%
Peterborough -30 8 £35,000 -1.41% 2
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
3 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.78%) PowerShell
5 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (25.00%) Linux
6 17 (23.61%) VMware
6 17 (23.61%) Hyper-V
6 17 (23.61%) Office 365
6 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 15 (20.83%) IIS
9 13 (18.06%) Service Management
9 13 (18.06%) Firewall
9 13 (18.06%) HP
9 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (16.67%) Web Services
10 12 (16.67%) Apache
10 12 (16.67%) WatchGuard
11 10 (13.89%) .NET
11 10 (13.89%) Windows 10
12 9 (12.50%) WorldPay
12 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
12 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (12.50%) SQL
13 8 (11.11%) Wireless
13 8 (11.11%) Mitel
13 8 (11.11%) Python

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 15 (20.83%) IIS
2 12 (16.67%) Apache
3 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.56%) JBoss
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) EPLAN
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Office 365
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (8.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) Firewall
2 8 (11.11%) Wireless
3 7 (9.72%) Intranet
3 7 (9.72%) IP Telephony
3 7 (9.72%) VLAN
4 5 (6.94%) Kerberos
4 5 (6.94%) Network Security
4 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
5 4 (5.56%) DHCP
5 4 (5.56%) DNS
5 4 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.17%) LAN
6 3 (4.17%) VoIP
7 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.78%) VPN
7 2 (2.78%) WAN
8 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.39%) PBX
8 1 (1.39%) SSL
8 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.78%) Redmine
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
1 7 (9.72%) Marketing
1 7 (9.72%) Publishing
2 4 (5.56%) Electronics
2 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Music Industry
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) Web Services
2 10 (13.89%) .NET
3 6 (8.33%) LDAP
4 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.94%) LAMP
5 2 (2.78%) WAP
6 1 (1.39%) JSON
6 1 (1.39%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.39%) REST
6 1 (1.39%) XML
6 1 (1.39%) XMPP
6 1 (1.39%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.94%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (6.94%) iPhone
5 4 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.56%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.17%) Life Science
7 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.78%) Media Streaming
7 2 (2.78%) Music Streaming
8 1 (1.39%) Blog
8 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 18 (25.00%) Linux
2 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 10 (13.89%) Windows 10
6 7 (9.72%) Unix
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.78%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.39%) Android
10 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
1 13 (18.06%) Service Management
2 7 (9.72%) ITIL
3 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.94%) Break/Fix
4 5 (6.94%) Change Management
4 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.94%) Open Source
4 5 (6.94%) Task Automation
5 4 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.56%) Physics
5 4 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (4.17%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (2.78%) Data Privacy
7 2 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.78%) IT Strategy
7 2 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) Python
4 7 (9.72%) Java
5 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.94%) PHP
6 5 (6.94%) VBScript
7 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) CCNA
1 8 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) JNCIA
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (6.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.61%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.17%) Docker
4 3 (4.17%) XenApp
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Nessus
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) VMware
3 13 (18.06%) HP
4 12 (16.67%) WatchGuard
5 9 (12.50%) WorldPay
6 8 (11.11%) Citrix
6 8 (11.11%) Mitel
7 7 (9.72%) Cisco
7 7 (9.72%) Oracle
7 7 (9.72%) ProCurve
7 7 (9.72%) Veeam
8 5 (6.94%) Aerohive Networks
8 5 (6.94%) Juniper
8 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.94%) Samsung
9 2 (2.78%) SAP
10 1 (1.39%) Apple
10 1 (1.39%) Avaya
10 1 (1.39%) Google
10 1 (1.39%) Symantec