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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 46 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.36% 2.54% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 2.59% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Average salary £25,000 £17,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -38.18%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
453 425 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.00% 98.15% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 401 365 398
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £55,000
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
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 4 March 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
Preston +15 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Blackburn - 3 - - 2
Burnley - 3 £25,000 - 2
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £19,000 - 1
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) OSPF
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) CCNA
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) Change Management
7 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (17.65%) BGP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) OSPF
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) RIP
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.88%) PBX
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Arabic Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) VBScript
1 3 (17.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CCDP
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.88%) Nortel
7 1 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Apple
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £13000 - £15500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
The Original Factory Shop
Salary: £15k per year + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary £18,000 - £20,000 pa dependent on skills
Posted: 16 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Amber IT Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago