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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 51 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.36% 1.24% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 1.32% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £22,000 £25,750 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.56% +43.05%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
439 455 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.21% 94.01% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 349 408 427
Average salary £37,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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
Blackburn +7 4 £22,500 - 1
Lancaster - 3 £18,500 -
Chorley - 1 £37,500 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (40.00%) SAN
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) MS Office
5 8 (40.00%) Firewall
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) Project Management
7 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Clustering
9 4 (20.00%) CCNA
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (20.00%) iPhone
10 3 (15.00%) Legal
11 2 (10.00%) Wireless
11 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
11 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) PABX
3 1 (5.00%) PBX
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) OLAP
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) iPhone
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) Xen
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Siemens
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) NEC
6 1 (5.00%) Sun
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Mitel
6 1 (5.00%) Panasonic
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam
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