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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 58 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.66% 1.09% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.15% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
Average salary £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
474 520 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.14% 94.89% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 407 462 383
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £62,500
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 24 October 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
Preston -6 1 - - 2
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (31.58%) Clustering
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) MS Office
7 6 (31.58%) VB
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
8 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 5 (26.32%) C#
8 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) SOAP
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
8 5 (26.32%) VB6
8 5 (26.32%) Subversion
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
8 5 (26.32%) Android Development
8 5 (26.32%) Android
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) PABX
4 1 (5.26%) PBX
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (10.53%) OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) SOAP
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
4 5 (26.32%) Android
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Android Development
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) VB
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
3 5 (26.32%) VB6
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Xen
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Siemens
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) NEC
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Mitel
6 1 (5.26%) Panasonic
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam
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