The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bolton region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 33 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.65% 0.82% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.82% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Median salary £17,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
144 122 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 94.12% 100.00% 99.35%
Number of salaries quoted 121 112 130
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

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 Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Bolton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Squid
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Squid