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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 56 58 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 10 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.28% 1.49% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.56% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 36
Average salary £24,500 £24,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.03% -13.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £21,550 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £29,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
798 640 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.57% 95.24% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 587 550 673
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Tyne and Wear +1 15 £24,000 -1.03% 7
Northumberland - 3 £25,500 -
Durham - 1 £18,250 - 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (70.83%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Linux
3 26 (54.17%) SAN
3 26 (54.17%) VMware
4 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
5 22 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 20 (41.67%) UNIX
7 19 (39.58%) SLA
8 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (33.33%) Symantec
9 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (33.33%) NAS
10 15 (31.25%) iSCSI
10 15 (31.25%) Hyper-V
10 15 (31.25%) VMware ESX
10 15 (31.25%) DHCP
10 15 (31.25%) NFS
10 15 (31.25%) DNS
10 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
11 13 (27.08%) German Language
12 12 (25.00%) Italian Language
12 12 (25.00%) French Language
12 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 11 (22.92%) Citrix
14 10 (20.83%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
2 22 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2003
2 22 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2007
2 22 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.58%) Apache
4 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.08%) Line 50
Communications & Networking
1 26 (54.17%) SAN
2 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 16 (33.33%) NAS
4 15 (31.25%) iSCSI
4 15 (31.25%) DNS
4 15 (31.25%) DHCP
5 4 (8.33%) ADSL
5 4 (8.33%) DSL
5 4 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
General
1 13 (27.08%) German Language
2 12 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 12 (25.00%) French Language
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Linux
3 20 (41.67%) UNIX
4 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.58%) Solaris
5 7 (14.58%) SUSE
6 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
3 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.08%) Service Management
4 1 (2.08%) CRM
4 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VBScript
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (39.58%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 15 (31.25%) NFS
2 15 (31.25%) VMware ESX
3 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (14.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Tivoli
1 7 (14.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.25%) WSUS
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) VMware
2 16 (33.33%) Symantec
3 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.92%) Citrix
5 8 (16.67%) Oracle
6 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.58%) IBM
7 3 (6.25%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) Sage
8 1 (2.08%) Pegasus
8 1 (2.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.08%) Twitter
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16500.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £13.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago