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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 46 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.43% 3.13% 3.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 3.23% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 20
Average salary £28,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,600 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
509 465 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.95% 97.08% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 401 401 533
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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 -1 12 £26,625 -4.05% 1
Southport -6 4 £29,250 +8.33%
Birkenhead - 2 £18,000 -
Wirral - 1 £18,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (38.89%) ITIL
4 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
5 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) Citrix
7 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (25.00%) VMware
7 9 (25.00%) QA
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (22.22%) Replication
9 7 (19.44%) Migration
9 7 (19.44%) Firewall
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (19.44%) CCNA
9 7 (19.44%) IIS
9 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 6 (16.67%) MCSE
10 6 (16.67%) MS Office
10 6 (16.67%) MCP
10 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 6 (16.67%) Oracle
10 6 (16.67%) C#
10 6 (16.67%) CCDP
10 6 (16.67%) VPN
10 6 (16.67%) SLA
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) IIS
3 6 (16.67%) TWiki
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
3 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (16.67%) VPN
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
3 5 (13.89%) WAN
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (8.33%) Gradle
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.89%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Replication
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.67%) Time Management
4 4 (11.11%) High Availability
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.67%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) CCNA
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) CCDP
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) MCP
2 6 (16.67%) MCSE
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
2 6 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VirtualBox
3 4 (11.11%) XenApp
4 3 (8.33%) Docker
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Citrix
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
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