The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 48 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 30 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.14% 2.75% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 2.84% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 20
Average salary £24,000 £21,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -22.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £16,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
700 703 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.55% 96.83% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 594 605 686
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North East

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the North East

Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
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Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 26 £24,000 +3.22% 4
Northumberland - 3 £26,000 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Linux
2 23 (52.27%) VMware
3 22 (50.00%) SAN
4 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 18 (40.91%) MS Exchange
5 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
6 17 (38.64%) UNIX
7 16 (36.36%) SLA
8 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
9 13 (29.55%) iSCSI
10 11 (25.00%) Citrix
10 11 (25.00%) DNS
10 11 (25.00%) DHCP
11 10 (22.73%) NFS
11 10 (22.73%) Symantec
11 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
11 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
11 10 (22.73%) NAS
12 8 (18.18%) French Language
12 8 (18.18%) German Language
12 8 (18.18%) Italian Language
12 8 (18.18%) ITIL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 18 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.64%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (2.27%) Line 50
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) SAN
2 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 13 (29.55%) iSCSI
4 11 (25.00%) DNS
4 11 (25.00%) DHCP
5 10 (22.73%) NAS
6 3 (6.82%) ADSL
6 3 (6.82%) DSL
6 3 (6.82%) Firewall
6 3 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (6.82%) 4G
7 2 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
General
1 8 (18.18%) French Language
1 8 (18.18%) German Language
1 8 (18.18%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Linux
3 17 (38.64%) UNIX
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.64%) SUSE
6 6 (13.64%) Solaris
7 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Service Management
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (2.27%) CRM
5 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C#
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) MCSE
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) MCSA
2 3 (6.82%) MCTS
2 3 (6.82%) MCITP
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) NFS
2 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
2 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (13.64%) WSUS
2 6 (13.64%) Tivoli
3 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 4 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Citrix
4 10 (22.73%) Symantec
5 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 6 (13.64%) Oracle
5 6 (13.64%) IBM
6 4 (9.09%) Sun
7 2 (4.55%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) Pegasus
8 1 (2.27%) Sage
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