The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 55 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% 2.60% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 2.72% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 5
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
488 626 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.69% 95.57% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 358 533 446
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Merseyside region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Liverpool +6 4 £29,500 -15.71%
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) MCDST
6 2 (16.67%) MCITP
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) WEP
6 2 (16.67%) WPA
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (16.67%) MCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) WEP
2 2 (16.67%) WPA
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) SMTP
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) ADSL
2 2 (16.67%) ISDN
2 2 (16.67%) PSTN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) COM
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) AS400
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCDST
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle