The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 31 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.40% 1.39% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.41% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Support Engineer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
123 142 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 98.40% 98.61% 79.35%
Number of salaries quoted 59 89 101
Average salary £35,000 £30,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.82% -23.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Belfast

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (16.67%) MCITP
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Acronis
3 1 (16.67%) New Relic
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec