The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Belfast region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 18 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.88% - 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% - 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Median salary £36,000 - £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%

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
182 90 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.30% 97.83% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 148 62 51
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Belfast

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Belfast region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) Data Management
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (21.43%) Replication
6 2 (14.29%) XenApp
6 2 (14.29%) XenServer
6 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (14.29%) Veeam
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 2 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Sophos
3 2 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) Draytek
4 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
4 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL