Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 90 84
Rank change year-on-year -28 -6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 115 96 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.51% 2.80% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.89% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 69 79 118
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +10.57% -11.51%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £41,000 £50,000 £50,925
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.69% -1.67%

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 4,435 3,321 3,989
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.74% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,089 2,616 3,204
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -27 80 £33,750 -3.57% 11
St Neots - 17 £23,000 - 2
Huntingdon +2 11 £21,750 -45.63% 3
Ely - 4 - -
Peterborough -24 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 42 (36.52%) Windows
2 35 (30.43%) ITIL
3 34 (29.57%) Apache
3 34 (29.57%) Java
4 32 (27.83%) Oracle
4 32 (27.83%) Unix
4 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
4 32 (27.83%) Active Directory
4 32 (27.83%) WorldPay
5 31 (26.96%) Shell Script
5 31 (26.96%) Tomcat
5 31 (26.96%) Service Management
6 30 (26.09%) T-SQL
6 30 (26.09%) Relational Database
6 30 (26.09%) Task Automation
7 25 (21.74%) Fintech
8 24 (20.87%) VMware
8 24 (20.87%) Linux
9 23 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
10 22 (19.13%) Service Delivery
11 20 (17.39%) Office 365
11 20 (17.39%) Windows Server
12 18 (15.65%) Degree
13 17 (14.78%) Electronics
14 16 (13.91%) Citrix
15 14 (12.17%) MS Exchange
15 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (11.30%) Mentoring
16 13 (11.30%) DNS
17 12 (10.43%) SQL

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 34 (29.57%) Apache
2 31 (26.96%) Tomcat
3 14 (12.17%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.74%) IIS
6 2 (1.74%) nginx
7 1 (0.87%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.87%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.87%) uWSGI
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.39%) Office 365
2 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.30%) DNS
2 11 (9.57%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (6.96%) DHCP
4 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.48%) Firewall
6 3 (2.61%) Internet
6 3 (2.61%) LAN
6 3 (2.61%) SAN
6 3 (2.61%) WAN
7 2 (1.74%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.74%) Skype
7 2 (1.74%) VLAN
7 2 (1.74%) VPN
7 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.87%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.74%) GIS
4 1 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.87%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.87%) PROIV
General
1 17 (14.78%) Electronics
2 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Marketing
3 11 (9.57%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Games
4 2 (1.74%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) J2EE
2 6 (5.22%) .NET
3 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.35%) Django
3 5 (4.35%) React
3 5 (4.35%) Web Services
4 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.48%) LDAP
5 2 (1.74%) CSS
5 2 (1.74%) HTML
5 2 (1.74%) Middleware
5 2 (1.74%) XML
6 1 (0.87%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Fintech
2 9 (7.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) Life Science
4 4 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.48%) Replication
5 3 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.87%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.87%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.87%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.87%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.52%) Windows
2 32 (27.83%) Unix
3 24 (20.87%) Linux
4 20 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.83%) Mac OS
6 8 (6.96%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.74%) Android
9 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.87%) Debian
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.43%) ITIL
2 31 (26.96%) Service Management
3 30 (26.09%) Task Automation
4 23 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
5 22 (19.13%) Service Delivery
6 13 (11.30%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (9.57%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (9.57%) Programme Management
8 10 (8.70%) Asset Management
9 9 (7.83%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (6.09%) Physics
11 6 (5.22%) Server Virtualisation
12 5 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.35%) Mathematics
12 5 (4.35%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.61%) Configuration Management
13 3 (2.61%) Machine Learning
13 3 (2.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.57%) Java
2 31 (26.96%) Shell Script
3 30 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 12 (10.43%) SQL
5 8 (6.96%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.09%) Python
7 3 (2.61%) C
8 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.74%) C++
8 2 (1.74%) PHP
8 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.74%) Ruby
9 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.48%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.87%) CCA
5 1 (0.87%) CCNA
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.87%) MCSE
5 1 (0.87%) NCDA
5 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 32 (27.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.35%) XenApp
3 5 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.87%) Docker
4 1 (0.87%) iptables
4 1 (0.87%) NFS
4 1 (0.87%) Samba
4 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Ansible
2 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.87%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.87%) Puppet
2 1 (0.87%) SCCM
2 1 (0.87%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
1 32 (27.83%) Oracle
1 32 (27.83%) WorldPay
2 24 (20.87%) VMware
3 16 (13.91%) Citrix
4 11 (9.57%) SAP
5 4 (3.48%) NetApp
6 2 (1.74%) Apple
7 1 (0.87%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.87%) EMC
7 1 (0.87%) HP
7 1 (0.87%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.87%) Riverbed