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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 14 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.35% 3.50% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 3.68% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £33,750 £18,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
45 136 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.83% 95.10% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 38 64 104
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) New Relic
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago