Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 45 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 66 103 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.65% 5.00% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 5.09% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 61 90 117
Kent median annual salary £26,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.46% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £40,250
South East median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -

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 1393 2024 1981
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.10% 98.20% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1776 1770
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23,550 £22,750 £22,863
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 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
Sittingbourne +6 9 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +6 8 £32,500 +30.00%
Dartford -3 6 £26,500 -10.17%
Folkestone -12 6 £42,500 +21.43% 1
West Malling +6 5 £19,000 -55.29%
Chatham +4 5 £27,500 +1.85%
Dover - 3 £25,000 -
Maidstone -1 1 £24,000 +20.00% 1
Sevenoaks -6 1 £26,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 54 (81.82%) Windows
2 50 (75.76%) Active Directory
3 47 (71.21%) Windows Server
4 44 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 31 (46.97%) VMware
6 25 (37.88%) Cisco
7 24 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
9 21 (31.82%) Firewall
9 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (30.30%) Blackberry
10 20 (30.30%) MCSE
11 18 (27.27%) Citrix
12 16 (24.24%) SLA
12 16 (24.24%) Internet
12 16 (24.24%) LAN
12 16 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (24.24%) Office 365
13 15 (22.73%) Mac OS
13 15 (22.73%) E-Commerce
13 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
14 14 (21.21%) WAN
15 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
15 13 (19.70%) vSphere
15 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
15 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003

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 44 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.06%) IIS
7 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
8 2 (3.03%) Apache
8 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) Firewall
2 16 (24.24%) Internet
2 16 (24.24%) LAN
3 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 14 (21.21%) WAN
5 11 (16.67%) VLAN
6 10 (15.15%) DNS
6 10 (15.15%) VPN
6 10 (15.15%) Wireless
7 9 (13.64%) DHCP
7 9 (13.64%) SAN
8 8 (12.12%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.55%) DSL
9 3 (4.55%) MPLS
9 3 (4.55%) Skype
10 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.52%) DMZ
11 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.52%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Advertising
2 3 (4.55%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) WinForms
3 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.52%) COM
3 1 (1.52%) MAPI
3 1 (1.52%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (30.30%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.61%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.55%) AS400
4 3 (4.55%) iPhone
5 2 (3.03%) iSeries
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) PDA
6 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (81.82%) Windows
2 47 (71.21%) Windows Server
3 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (22.73%) Mac OS
6 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 12 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 10 (15.15%) Windows 10
9 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.55%) Android
10 3 (4.55%) Linux
11 2 (3.03%) CentOS
12 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) E-Commerce
2 12 (18.18%) Migration
3 9 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (10.61%) Server Building
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL
6 5 (7.58%) Patch Management
6 5 (7.58%) Time Management
7 2 (3.03%) API Development
7 2 (3.03%) Break/Fix
7 2 (3.03%) MVC
7 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.52%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.52%) Information Security
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.52%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.52%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) C#
2 4 (6.06%) Delphi
2 4 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) RPG
3 2 (3.03%) RPG IV
3 2 (3.03%) RPG/400
3 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.03%) VBA
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) MCSE
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (16.67%) MCP
3 10 (15.15%) CCNA
3 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (15.15%) MCSA
4 6 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 5 (7.58%) MCITP
5 5 (7.58%) MCTS
5 5 (7.58%) VCAP
5 5 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (75.76%) Active Directory
2 24 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
3 13 (19.70%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Backup Exec
2 7 (10.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (7.58%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) VMware
2 25 (37.88%) Cisco
3 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
4 18 (27.27%) Citrix
5 7 (10.61%) Kaspersky
5 7 (10.61%) McAfee
5 7 (10.61%) Symantec
5 7 (10.61%) Veeam
5 7 (10.61%) WatchGuard
6 2 (3.03%) Avaya
6 2 (3.03%) Dell
6 2 (3.03%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Meraki
6 2 (3.03%) Mercator
6 2 (3.03%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.52%) Apple
7 1 (1.52%) Draytek
7 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
Maidstone, Kent
Intotec
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago