The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 18 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.94% 0.65% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 0.66% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £22,000 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.60% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton 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
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 152 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.06% 99.35% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 47 136 153
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Squid
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
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