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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 49 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.58% 1.71% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 1.81% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 4
Average salary £25,750 £28,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.64% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,950 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.84% -0.16%
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
496 387 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.61% 94.62% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 411 314 405
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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
Chorley -3 6 £42,500 +41.66%
Blackpool -6 2 £18,500 -2.63%
Blackburn -7 2 £26,500 -7.01%
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £19,000 -
Preston - 2 £24,500 - 1
Burnley - 2 £25,000 -
Fleetwood - 1 £25,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (61.54%) Cisco
3 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
8 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
8 7 (26.92%) NetApp
9 6 (23.08%) MCITP
9 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
9 6 (23.08%) MCSE
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) SAN
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) MS Office
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL
10 5 (19.23%) VPN
10 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (19.23%) Wireless
10 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 8 (30.77%) DNS
4 6 (23.08%) SAN
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (19.23%) Wireless
6 4 (15.38%) Network Security
6 4 (15.38%) NAS
7 3 (11.54%) WAN
7 3 (11.54%) LAN
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
8 2 (7.69%) OSPF
9 1 (3.85%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Arabic Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Data Security
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Software Licensing
3 2 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
1 4 (15.38%) VBScript
1 4 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) MCSE
2 6 (23.08%) MCITP
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) MCP
3 4 (15.38%) MCTS
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) CCDP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) NetApp
5 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) McAfee
7 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.85%) Apple
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago