The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Support Engineer
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 50 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 31 54 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.06% 4.92% 6.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 5.01% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 53
Median salary £26,000 £33,750 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.96% +20.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £26,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,500 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 749 1077 927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.17% 98.18% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 634 936 834
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Kent

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Kent

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Kent over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Kent

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Tunbridge Wells +15 3 £31,250 -16.66%
West Malling +5 3 £19,000 -55.29%
Sittingbourne - 3 £26,500 -
Chatham +1 2 - -
Folkestone - 2 £42,500 - 1
Dartford 0 1 £22,500 -23.72% 1
Sevenoaks -10 1 £26,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Kent region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (78.26%) Windows
1 36 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 32 (69.57%) MS Exchange
2 32 (69.57%) Windows Server
3 28 (60.87%) VMware
4 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (47.83%) Firewall
6 21 (45.65%) Citrix
7 20 (43.48%) SLA
8 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (41.30%) Blackberry
8 19 (41.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (39.13%) Internet
9 18 (39.13%) E-Commerce
9 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (39.13%) Mac OS
10 17 (36.96%) Cisco
11 16 (34.78%) Wireless
12 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
14 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
15 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
15 12 (26.09%) Windows 8
16 11 (23.91%) vSphere
16 11 (23.91%) Migration
16 11 (23.91%) VPN
16 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
17 10 (21.74%) SAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 32 (69.57%) MS Exchange
2 19 (41.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) Firewall
2 18 (39.13%) Internet
3 16 (34.78%) Wireless
4 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
5 11 (23.91%) VPN
6 10 (21.74%) SAN
6 10 (21.74%) VLAN
7 9 (19.57%) iSCSI
8 7 (15.22%) LAN
8 7 (15.22%) WAN
9 3 (6.52%) DNS
10 2 (4.35%) DHCP
11 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.17%) DMZ
11 1 (2.17%) IMAP
11 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.17%) SMTP
11 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) WinForms
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) MAPI
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Blackberry
2 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) iPhone
4 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.17%) AS400
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) iSeries
5 1 (2.17%) PDA
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 32 (69.57%) Windows Server
3 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (39.13%) Mac OS
5 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (26.09%) Windows 8
6 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
8 6 (13.04%) Android
9 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
10 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
11 3 (6.52%) Linux
12 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (2.17%) CentOS
12 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) E-Commerce
2 12 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (23.91%) Migration
4 9 (19.57%) Server Building
5 3 (6.52%) API Development
5 3 (6.52%) MVC
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL
6 1 (2.17%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) C#
1 4 (8.70%) Delphi
2 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) RPG
3 1 (2.17%) RPG IV
3 1 (2.17%) RPG/400
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) CCNA
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) A+ Certification
3 4 (8.70%) MCP
4 2 (4.35%) MCITP
4 2 (4.35%) MCSA
4 2 (4.35%) MCTS
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) VCAP
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (43.48%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (23.91%) vSphere
4 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 9 (19.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Citrix
3 17 (36.96%) Cisco
4 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.57%) Intel Security
5 9 (19.57%) Kaspersky
5 9 (19.57%) Symantec
5 9 (19.57%) Veeam
5 9 (19.57%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) Draytek
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) Mercator
6 1 (2.17%) Mitel
6 1 (2.17%) Nortel
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