Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Maidstone during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Support Engineer
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - +28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 6.40% - 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% - 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 9
Maidstone median annual salary £36,000 - £22,500
10th Percentile £23,400 - £19,000
90th Percentile £46,250 - £37,600
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone. 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
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies in Maidstone with a recognized job title 125 236 183
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 99.16% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 118 220 168
Maidstone median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,600 £25,750 £20,875
90th Percentile £54,125 £61,250 £59,125
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Maidstone

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Maidstone

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Maidstone over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Maidstone

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Maidstone region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
6 2 (25.00%) Nimsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) BMC
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (25.00%) Remedy
6 2 (25.00%) Forcepoint
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Amdocs
6 2 (25.00%) Capita
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) ADSL
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (12.50%) Junos
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Amdocs
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) Capita
2 2 (25.00%) Forcepoint
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Nimsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft