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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 49 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.15% 2.35% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 2.48% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 6
Average salary £20,000 £22,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £18,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
521 443 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.66% 94.66% 93.78%
Number of salaries quoted 440 355 403
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £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 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Blackpool - 7 £18,500 -
Chorley +5 6 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Lancaster +7 1 £18,500 -
Preston - 1 £21,500 - 1
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 17 (53.13%) Cisco
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
5 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
6 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (31.25%) Firewall
6 10 (31.25%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 10 (31.25%) MS Office
6 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.00%) Wireless
8 8 (25.00%) Citrix
9 7 (21.88%) SAN
9 7 (21.88%) NetApp
9 7 (21.88%) DNS
9 7 (21.88%) MCSE
9 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
10 6 (18.75%) MCITP
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (15.63%) SQL
11 5 (15.63%) Linux
11 5 (15.63%) VPN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) Wireless
3 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 7 (21.88%) SAN
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (12.50%) Network Security
5 4 (12.50%) NAS
6 3 (9.38%) WAN
6 3 (9.38%) LAN
7 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
7 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (9.38%) UNIX
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL
1 4 (12.50%) Data Security
1 4 (12.50%) Migration
1 4 (12.50%) Software Licensing
2 2 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (3.13%) CRM
3 1 (3.13%) Service Management
3 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) VBScript
2 3 (9.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.88%) MCSE
3 6 (18.75%) MCITP
4 5 (15.63%) MCTS
5 4 (12.50%) MCP
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
3 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (21.88%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 2 (6.25%) HP
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