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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 57 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.66% 1.48% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.53% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £34,750 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £29,800 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,950 £40,200 £31,100
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 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
569 590 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.36% 96.88% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 465 513 554
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Liverpool -3 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Wirral - 1 £27,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) Linux
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (50.00%) ITIL
4 12 (50.00%) UNIX
5 11 (45.83%) Problem Management
5 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (45.83%) Pentaho
5 11 (45.83%) Liferay
5 11 (45.83%) FastStats
5 11 (45.83%) ITIL V2
5 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database
5 11 (45.83%) Workflow
5 11 (45.83%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (45.83%) Business Objects
5 11 (45.83%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (45.83%) J2EE
5 11 (45.83%) MySQL
5 11 (45.83%) Oracle
5 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) Java
5 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) PHP
5 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (45.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (20.83%) CRM
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) Data Management
7 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (45.83%) Liferay
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) FastStats
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Line 500
2 1 (4.17%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (45.83%) Pentaho
2 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) DTS
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
1 11 (45.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Linux
3 12 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) Workflow
2 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (45.83%) Problem Management
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL V2
3 5 (20.83%) CRM
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Network Management
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (45.83%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CCNP
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
1 11 (45.83%) Business Objects
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Sage
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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