Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 78 66
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 132 116 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.19% 3.31% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 3.40% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 112 101 134
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £51,750
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -7.69%

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 4019 3410 4018
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 97.18% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 2830 3456
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -20 74 £32,500 +6.56% 7
Peterborough -17 18 £40,000 -15.79% 1
St Neots +5 17 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Huntingdon +3 2 £32,000 +48.84% 1
Ely - 2 - -
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 62 (46.97%) Microsoft
2 53 (40.15%) Active Directory
3 48 (36.36%) Finance
4 47 (35.61%) Electronics
5 44 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 42 (31.82%) Windows
7 41 (31.06%) SAP
7 41 (31.06%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (31.06%) Telecoms
7 41 (31.06%) Manufacturing
7 41 (31.06%) Programme Management
7 41 (31.06%) Digital Marketing
7 41 (31.06%) Marketing
8 35 (26.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 35 (26.52%) SQL
9 32 (24.24%) Service Delivery
10 26 (19.70%) Linux
11 25 (18.94%) Asset Management
12 23 (17.42%) Windows Server
13 20 (15.15%) .NET
13 20 (15.15%) SAN
14 18 (13.64%) VMware
14 18 (13.64%) Degree
15 16 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (12.12%) SQL Server
15 16 (12.12%) Apache
16 13 (9.85%) ITIL
17 11 (8.33%) Hyper-V
17 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (8.33%) Oracle

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 16 (12.12%) Apache
2 7 (5.30%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.79%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.27%) JBoss
4 3 (2.27%) nginx
4 3 (2.27%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.52%) IIS
5 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.76%) uWSGI
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.76%) SDL Web 8
1 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.06%) Office 365
4 4 (3.03%) SaaS
5 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.76%) IaaS
6 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.15%) SAN
2 8 (6.06%) Firewall
3 7 (5.30%) Wireless
4 6 (4.55%) DNS
5 5 (3.79%) LDAP
6 4 (3.03%) NAS
6 4 (3.03%) Skype
6 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.27%) DHCP
7 3 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.52%) 802.11
8 2 (1.52%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.52%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.52%) LAN
8 2 (1.52%) OpenVPN
8 2 (1.52%) VPN
8 2 (1.52%) WAN
9 1 (0.76%) 4G
9 1 (0.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) MySQL
3 3 (2.27%) Big Data
3 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.76%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.76%) GIS
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (36.36%) Finance
2 47 (35.61%) Electronics
3 41 (31.06%) Manufacturing
3 41 (31.06%) Marketing
3 41 (31.06%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.06%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.15%) .NET
2 10 (7.58%) Web Services
3 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.27%) Django
4 3 (2.27%) LAMP
4 3 (2.27%) React
5 2 (1.52%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.52%) Middleware
6 1 (0.76%) Flask
6 1 (0.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.55%) Acoustics
2 6 (4.55%) Social Media
3 5 (3.79%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.03%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.52%) CCTV
5 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.52%) Fintech
5 2 (1.52%) Life Science
5 2 (1.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.52%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Smart City
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.82%) Windows
2 26 (19.70%) Linux
3 23 (17.42%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.58%) Windows 10
5 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.79%) Mac OS
6 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.27%) Android
7 3 (2.27%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.27%) Unix
8 2 (1.52%) Debian
8 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 41 (31.06%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (31.06%) Digital Marketing
2 41 (31.06%) Programme Management
3 35 (26.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 32 (24.24%) Service Delivery
5 25 (18.94%) Asset Management
6 13 (9.85%) ITIL
7 10 (7.58%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (3.79%) Open Source
10 4 (3.03%) Service Management
11 3 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.27%) Application Packaging
11 3 (2.27%) IT Strategy
11 3 (2.27%) Time Management
12 2 (1.52%) DevOps
12 2 (1.52%) Scenario Testing
12 2 (1.52%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.52%) SQL
2 11 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 8 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.30%) Java
5 5 (3.79%) Python
6 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.03%) C
6 4 (3.03%) Perl
7 3 (2.27%) C#
7 3 (2.27%) C++
7 3 (2.27%) Embedded C
7 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.27%) VBScript
8 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.52%) Master's Degree
2 2 (1.52%) MCSE
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.76%) MCSA
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (40.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.52%) Docker
5 2 (1.52%) iptables
5 2 (1.52%) NFS
5 2 (1.52%) Samba
5 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Ansible
2 2 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.52%) Puppet
2 2 (1.52%) SCCM
2 2 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (46.97%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.06%) SAP
3 18 (13.64%) VMware
4 11 (8.33%) Oracle
5 6 (4.55%) Cisco
6 5 (3.79%) HP
7 3 (2.27%) Citrix
8 2 (1.52%) CommVault
8 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.52%) Twitter
8 2 (1.52%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.76%) Apple
9 1 (0.76%) AppSense
9 1 (0.76%) Huawei
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) Perforce
9 1 (0.76%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.76%) WatchGuard