The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 16 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 49 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.50% 0.61% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.66% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 14
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
453 458 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.79% 93.85% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 374 403 552
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Lancashire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 2 £28,500 - 1
Chorley 0 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Preston - 1 £30,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
5 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
6 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
6 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (32.26%) DNS
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (29.03%) DHCP
8 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (25.81%) VMware
10 7 (22.58%) MS Office
11 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
11 6 (19.35%) Citrix
12 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
12 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (16.13%) Cisco
12 5 (16.13%) Change Management
12 5 (16.13%) MCSE
12 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
12 5 (16.13%) VB
12 5 (16.13%) C#
12 5 (16.13%) MS Access
12 5 (16.13%) .NET
12 5 (16.13%) MCP
13 4 (12.90%) SharePoint

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) DHCP
2 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) MS Access
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) ERP
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) VB
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCSE
2 5 (16.13%) MCP
3 4 (12.90%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) ACDT
5 1 (3.23%) ACMT
5 1 (3.23%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Pegasus
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago