The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 49 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.50% 3.66% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 3.71% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 7
Average salary £22,000 £26,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.98% -7.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £19,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £34,100 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
394 458 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.50% 98.71% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 334 389 352
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster - 2 £22,000 -
Blackburn +6 1 £26,500 -
Chorley -11 1 £20,000 -40.29%
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
1 3 (23.08%) Gradle
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
1 3 (23.08%) QA
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) Mitel
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Gradle
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Mitel
2 1 (7.69%) VMware