The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 81 91
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.35% 2.82% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.89% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 45
Median salary £34,000 £31,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% -17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £20,550 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £44,850 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1663 2111 2043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.41% 97.46% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1657 1682
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 30 £36,250 +18.85% 7
Peterborough -4 4 £40,000 - 1
Huntingdon +12 3 £40,000 +25.98% 1
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (69.39%) Windows
2 46 (46.94%) Windows Server
3 44 (44.90%) Linux
4 39 (39.80%) Microsoft
5 32 (32.65%) ITIL
6 28 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (28.57%) Degree
7 23 (23.47%) VMware
7 23 (23.47%) Cisco
8 21 (21.43%) SQL
9 18 (18.37%) Office 365
9 18 (18.37%) Unix
10 17 (17.35%) MS Exchange
10 17 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (16.33%) Firewall
12 14 (14.29%) MCSE
12 14 (14.29%) Java
12 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (12.24%) Hyper-V
14 12 (12.24%) Mathematics
14 12 (12.24%) DNS
15 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
15 11 (11.22%) MS Office
15 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
15 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis

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 17 (17.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.16%) Apache
3 8 (8.16%) Skype for Business
4 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.02%) IIS
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Office
2 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.02%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.02%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.37%) Office 365
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) Firewall
2 12 (12.24%) DNS
3 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.20%) SAN
5 8 (8.16%) Internet
6 6 (6.12%) DHCP
6 6 (6.12%) LAN
6 6 (6.12%) Skype
6 6 (6.12%) Unified Communications
6 6 (6.12%) VLAN
7 5 (5.10%) WAN
8 4 (4.08%) VoIP
8 4 (4.08%) VPN
9 3 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.02%) HTTP
11 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.10%) French Language
2 3 (3.06%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Marketing
2 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.02%) Back Office
3 1 (1.02%) Front Office
3 1 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 7 (7.14%) Apache Camel
1 7 (7.14%) jQuery
1 7 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (2.04%) .NET
2 2 (2.04%) CSS
2 2 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) CMDB
1 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.06%) NHS
2 3 (3.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.02%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.02%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (69.39%) Windows
2 46 (46.94%) Windows Server
3 44 (44.90%) Linux
4 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (18.37%) Unix
6 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.14%) CentOS
7 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.12%) Mac OS X
8 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.10%) Windows Vista
9 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.04%) Fedora
10 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.02%) Debian
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.65%) ITIL
2 12 (12.24%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (9.18%) Configuration Management
4 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.14%) Change Management
5 7 (7.14%) Release Management
6 6 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (4.08%) DevOps
7 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.08%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.08%) Migration
7 4 (4.08%) Service Management
8 3 (3.06%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.04%) CRM
9 2 (2.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) SQL
2 14 (14.29%) Java
3 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.10%) Perl
6 3 (3.06%) Python
7 2 (2.04%) C
7 2 (2.04%) C#
7 2 (2.04%) C++
7 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (28.57%) Degree
2 14 (14.29%) MCSE
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.20%) MCSA
4 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.06%) MCITP
7 2 (2.04%) CCA
7 2 (2.04%) CCEA
7 2 (2.04%) CCNA
7 2 (2.04%) CCNP
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.04%) LPIC
7 2 (2.04%) MCP
8 1 (1.02%) HND
8 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.02%) MCDST
8 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.24%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.14%) XenApp
5 6 (6.12%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.04%) KVM
6 2 (2.04%) Xen
7 1 (1.02%) iptables
7 1 (1.02%) pfSense
7 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.02%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (4.08%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.02%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 39 (39.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.47%) Cisco
2 23 (23.47%) VMware
3 10 (10.20%) Oracle
4 9 (9.18%) Citrix
5 4 (4.08%) NetApp
6 3 (3.06%) IBM
6 3 (3.06%) Intel
7 2 (2.04%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) Sun
8 1 (1.02%) Apple
8 1 (1.02%) Avaya
8 1 (1.02%) Brocade
8 1 (1.02%) Dell
8 1 (1.02%) EMC
8 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.02%) Sage
8 1 (1.02%) SolidFire
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