Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 90 77
Rank change year-on-year -22 -13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 83 126 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.19% 3.41% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 3.50% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 54 96 114
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.08% -7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,625 £21,475
90th Percentile £44,388 £45,000 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 3,649 3,601 3,516
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 97.48% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,398 2,785 2,924
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -7 46 £34,000 -2.86% 10
Huntingdon +14 13 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Peterborough -39 13 £35,000 -15.15%
St Neots -1 6 £37,500 +44.23%
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
3 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
4 26 (31.33%) Linux
5 24 (28.92%) Office 365
6 23 (27.71%) Windows Server
6 23 (27.71%) PowerShell
6 23 (27.71%) VMware
7 18 (21.69%) Hyper-V
7 18 (21.69%) Degree
7 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
8 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (19.28%) ITIL
9 16 (19.28%) Citrix
9 16 (19.28%) Finance
10 15 (18.07%) IIS
10 15 (18.07%) Mathematics
10 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (16.87%) Web Services
11 14 (16.87%) Apache
11 14 (16.87%) DNS
12 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (15.66%) .NET
12 13 (15.66%) Java
12 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
13 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
13 12 (14.46%) Marketing
13 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
14 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills

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 (18.07%) IIS
2 14 (16.87%) Apache
3 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
4 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.43%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.41%) Confluence
8 2 (2.41%) JBoss
8 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 24 (28.92%) Office 365
2 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.02%) SaaS
5 2 (2.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) DNS
2 8 (9.64%) DHCP
3 6 (7.23%) VPN
4 5 (6.02%) Kerberos
4 5 (6.02%) Network Security
4 5 (6.02%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (6.02%) VLAN
4 5 (6.02%) Wireshark
5 4 (4.82%) Firewall
6 3 (3.61%) LAN
6 3 (3.61%) Skype
6 3 (3.61%) VoIP
7 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.41%) Intranet
7 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.41%) SSL
7 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.41%) WAN
7 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.02%) MySQL
4 3 (3.61%) GIS
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) Redmine
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Marketing
3 7 (8.43%) Electronics
4 6 (7.23%) Banking
5 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.61%) Legal
7 2 (2.41%) Publishing
8 1 (1.20%) French Language
8 1 (1.20%) Military
8 1 (1.20%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) Web Services
2 13 (15.66%) .NET
3 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.02%) HTML
3 5 (6.02%) LAMP
3 5 (6.02%) LDAP
4 3 (3.61%) CSS
4 3 (3.61%) XML
5 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.41%) J2EE
5 2 (2.41%) jQuery
5 2 (2.41%) Middleware
5 2 (2.41%) OAuth
5 2 (2.41%) SAML
6 1 (1.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.43%) Public Cloud
3 6 (7.23%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (6.02%) iPhone
5 4 (4.82%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.61%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.61%) CMDB
6 3 (3.61%) Fintech
6 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.41%) Clustering
8 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.20%) Media Streaming
8 1 (1.20%) Music Streaming
8 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 26 (31.33%) Linux
3 23 (27.71%) Windows Server
4 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
7 10 (12.05%) Windows 10
8 8 (9.64%) Mac OS X
8 8 (9.64%) Unix
9 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.41%) Android
11 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.41%) CentOS
12 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) Mathematics
3 9 (10.84%) Physics
4 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.43%) Service Management
6 6 (7.23%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.02%) Database Optimisation
7 5 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (6.02%) Open Source
7 5 (6.02%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.02%) Task Automation
8 4 (4.82%) Machine Learning
8 4 (4.82%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.71%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.66%) Java
2 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.64%) PHP
3 8 (9.64%) Python
3 8 (9.64%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.02%) VBScript
6 4 (4.82%) Ruby
7 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.61%) C++
8 2 (2.41%) C#
9 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.41%) CCNA
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.20%) MCITP
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) NCDA
5 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (6.02%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.69%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.02%) XenApp
4 5 (6.02%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Nessus
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.71%) VMware
3 16 (19.28%) Citrix
4 11 (13.25%) WorldPay
5 10 (12.05%) Oracle
6 7 (8.43%) HP
6 7 (8.43%) WatchGuard
7 6 (7.23%) Veeam
8 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.02%) Samsung
8 5 (6.02%) SAP
9 4 (4.82%) Apple
10 3 (3.61%) Mitel
11 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.41%) Cassiopae
11 2 (2.41%) Cisco
11 2 (2.41%) Google
11 2 (2.41%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.20%) Avaya
12 1 (1.20%) NetApp