The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Durham 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank - 28 17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 1.54% 9.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.59% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Support Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham 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
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 126 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 85.09% 96.92% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 74 92 42
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Durham

Support Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas