The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 33 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.32% 2.50% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 3.08% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £24,000 £32,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
148 130 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.37% 81.25% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80 88 77
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
County Antrim

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) VMware