The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton 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 18 April 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 Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 39 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.95% 2.59% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 2.68% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 10
Average salary £32,500 £25,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.21% -14.16%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
172 112 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.18% 96.55% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 163 84 102
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Support Engineer
Manchester

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Bolton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
4 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) OLAP
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) MCDST
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (7.69%) Exinda
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) OLAP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCDST
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) Exinda
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
Bolton
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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