The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 247 240 227
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 7 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 17
Average salary £21,250 £27,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,400 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £29,100 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
IT Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7064 6376 7025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.29% 94.40% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5459 6034
Average salary £38,230 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Manchester -19 4 £18,000 -31.42% 4
Cheshire - 3 £23,500 -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 23 (67.65%) MS Exchange
4 22 (64.71%) MS Office
4 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
6 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 15 (44.12%) Linux
8 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (41.18%) DHCP
9 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
9 14 (41.18%) DNS
9 14 (41.18%) Windows XP
10 13 (38.24%) MCP
10 13 (38.24%) UNIX
10 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (35.29%) MCSE
11 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
12 11 (32.35%) VPN
12 11 (32.35%) MCSA
12 11 (32.35%) MCTS
12 11 (32.35%) MCITP
12 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
13 9 (26.47%) SAN
13 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
14 8 (23.53%) VMware
15 7 (20.59%) NAS
16 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (67.65%) MS Exchange
2 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (17.65%) IIS
4 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.88%) Confluence
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.88%) CICS
7 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (64.71%) MS Office
2 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Route 53
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) DHCP
1 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
1 14 (41.18%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) VPN
3 9 (26.47%) SAN
4 7 (20.59%) NAS
5 4 (11.76%) Internet
6 3 (8.82%) LAN
6 3 (8.82%) WAN
6 3 (8.82%) Firewall
7 2 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) OLAP
3 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
4 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (44.12%) Linux
6 14 (41.18%) Windows XP
7 13 (38.24%) UNIX
7 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.88%) CentOS
10 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
1 4 (11.76%) Change Control
1 4 (11.76%) Change Management
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) Time Management
4 1 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (38.24%) MCP
3 12 (35.29%) MCSE
4 11 (32.35%) MCSA
4 11 (32.35%) MCTS
4 11 (32.35%) MCITP
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
3 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
4 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) CA Wily
2 2 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) Dell
3 3 (8.82%) EMC
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) ProCurve
4 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.88%) Perforce
4 2 (5.88%) Teradata
4 2 (5.88%) Apple
4 2 (5.88%) CA
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 days ago