The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had IT Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
England / North West
Rank 198 202 226
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 51 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.58% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 26
Median salary £25,000 £22,000 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,750 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -4.80%

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
5741 5330 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.60% 95.97% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4846 4484 5544
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 26 £26,000 +13.04% 6
Cheshire +21 20 £19,500 -11.36%
Cumbria +6 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Lancashire -11 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (92.13%) Windows
2 40 (44.94%) Active Directory
3 38 (42.70%) Microsoft
4 36 (40.45%) VMware
4 36 (40.45%) Windows Server
5 35 (39.33%) Linux
6 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
6 30 (33.71%) MS Exchange
6 30 (33.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (31.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (30.34%) DHCP
8 27 (30.34%) DNS
8 27 (30.34%) SQL
9 26 (29.21%) Office 365
10 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (25.84%) Exchange Server 2013
12 22 (24.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (24.72%) Cisco
12 22 (24.72%) Firewall
13 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
13 20 (22.47%) MS Office
13 20 (22.47%) Hyper-V
14 19 (21.35%) Windows 7
15 17 (19.10%) MCSE
15 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
15 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (17.98%) ITIL
16 16 (17.98%) Windows 8
17 15 (16.85%) LAN
17 15 (16.85%) WAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (33.71%) MS Exchange
2 23 (25.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (24.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
2 20 (22.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.21%) Office 365
2 4 (4.49%) Basecamp
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) DHCP
1 27 (30.34%) DNS
2 22 (24.72%) Firewall
3 15 (16.85%) LAN
3 15 (16.85%) WAN
4 14 (15.73%) VPN
5 12 (13.48%) VLAN
6 9 (10.11%) Wireless
7 8 (8.99%) SAN
7 8 (8.99%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (6.74%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.62%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (4.49%) Network Security
10 4 (4.49%) VoIP
10 4 (4.49%) WLAN
11 3 (3.37%) Internet
11 3 (3.37%) PABX
11 3 (3.37%) Skype
12 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Bugzilla
1 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.49%) JIRA
General
1 15 (16.85%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.49%) Back Office
2 4 (4.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Electronics
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Fat Client
1 10 (11.24%) Thin Client
2 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) CCTV
3 4 (4.49%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.37%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 82 (92.13%) Windows
2 36 (40.45%) Windows Server
3 35 (39.33%) Linux
4 30 (33.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (31.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (21.35%) Windows 7
7 16 (17.98%) Windows 8
8 13 (14.61%) Unix
9 11 (12.36%) Mac OS X
10 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (5.62%) AIX
12 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
13 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (1.12%) HPUX
14 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) ITIL
2 8 (8.99%) Problem Management
2 8 (8.99%) Validation
2 8 (8.99%) WFM
3 7 (7.87%) Service Management
4 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
4 6 (6.74%) Project Management
5 5 (5.62%) Change Management
6 4 (4.49%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.49%) CRM
6 4 (4.49%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.49%) Network Design
6 4 (4.49%) Network Management
6 4 (4.49%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.37%) Master Data Management
7 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.37%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) SQL
2 10 (11.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) MCSE
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.73%) MCSA
3 12 (13.48%) MCITP
3 12 (13.48%) MCP
4 3 (3.37%) CCNA
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.37%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.37%) PMP
5 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.12%) MCTS
5 1 (1.12%) RHCT
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (44.94%) Active Directory
2 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (22.47%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.24%) vSphere
5 5 (5.62%) XenApp
6 3 (3.37%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.62%) AirWatch
2 5 (5.62%) SCCM
3 4 (4.49%) HP SIM
3 4 (4.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.49%) WSUS
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
4 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (40.45%) VMware
3 22 (24.72%) Cisco
4 11 (12.36%) Apple
4 11 (12.36%) Intel
5 10 (11.24%) Citrix
5 10 (11.24%) Symantec
6 9 (10.11%) HP
7 7 (7.87%) Veeam
8 5 (5.62%) Dell
9 4 (4.49%) Draytek
9 4 (4.49%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.49%) Intel Security
9 4 (4.49%) Kaspersky
9 4 (4.49%) Sage
9 4 (4.49%) SonicWALL
9 4 (4.49%) Sophos
10 3 (3.37%) GFI Software
10 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
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