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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
England / North West
Rank 224 191 216
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 23 39 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.70% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.72% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 39 43
Median salary £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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
5782 5407 6655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 96.61% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 4541 5512
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 £24,364 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 February 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 28 February 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
Cheshire +6 12 £19,000 -13.63% 3
Manchester -26 10 £26,750 +10.30% 6
Merseyside -1 1 £25,000 +38.88%
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 74 (93.67%) Windows
2 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
3 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
4 33 (41.77%) VMware
5 31 (39.24%) Linux
6 30 (37.97%) Windows Server
7 29 (36.71%) MS Excel
8 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (32.91%) SQL
10 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (29.11%) Office 365
12 22 (27.85%) MS Exchange
13 21 (26.58%) MS Office
14 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
14 20 (25.32%) DHCP
14 20 (25.32%) DNS
15 18 (22.78%) Firewall
15 18 (22.78%) Hyper-V
16 17 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (21.52%) Windows 7
17 16 (20.25%) Cisco
18 15 (18.99%) SharePoint
18 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (17.72%) Windows 8
19 14 (17.72%) LAN
19 14 (17.72%) WAN
19 14 (17.72%) ITIL
20 13 (16.46%) MCSE

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 22 (27.85%) MS Exchange
2 17 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (18.99%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (36.71%) MS Excel
2 21 (26.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Basecamp
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) DHCP
1 20 (25.32%) DNS
2 18 (22.78%) Firewall
3 14 (17.72%) LAN
3 14 (17.72%) WAN
4 12 (15.19%) VLAN
4 12 (15.19%) VPN
5 8 (10.13%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.59%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (7.59%) SAN
7 6 (7.59%) Wireless
8 5 (6.33%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (5.06%) Network Security
9 4 (5.06%) WLAN
10 3 (3.80%) Skype
11 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.53%) VoIP
12 1 (1.27%) Internet
12 1 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Bugzilla
1 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.06%) JIRA
General
1 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.06%) Back Office
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Fat Client
1 11 (13.92%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) CCTV
3 4 (5.06%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 74 (93.67%) Windows
2 31 (39.24%) Linux
3 30 (37.97%) Windows Server
4 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (21.52%) Windows 7
7 14 (17.72%) Windows 8
8 9 (11.39%) Unix
9 7 (8.86%) Mac OS X
10 6 (7.59%) Windows 10
10 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.80%) AIX
11 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) ITIL
2 8 (10.13%) Problem Management
2 8 (10.13%) Validation
2 8 (10.13%) WFM
3 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.33%) Service Management
5 4 (5.06%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.06%) Change Management
5 4 (5.06%) CRM
5 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
5 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.06%) Network Design
5 4 (5.06%) Network Management
5 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.06%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (3.80%) Data Extraction
6 3 (3.80%) ERP
6 3 (3.80%) Master Data Management
6 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.80%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.46%) MCSE
3 11 (13.92%) MCSA
4 8 (10.13%) MCITP
4 8 (10.13%) MCP
5 3 (3.80%) CCNA
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.53%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.53%) MCTS
7 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.27%) PMP
7 1 (1.27%) RHCT
7 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (22.78%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.66%) vSphere
5 3 (3.80%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.53%) XenApp
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.33%) SCCM
3 4 (5.06%) HockeyApp
3 4 (5.06%) HP SIM
3 4 (5.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.06%) WSUS
4 3 (3.80%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.27%) SCOM
5 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 33 (41.77%) VMware
3 16 (20.25%) Cisco
4 12 (15.19%) Intel
5 10 (12.66%) Symantec
6 9 (11.39%) HP
7 7 (8.86%) Apple
7 7 (8.86%) Veeam
8 6 (7.59%) Citrix
9 5 (6.33%) Dell
10 4 (5.06%) Draytek
10 4 (5.06%) Fortinet
10 4 (5.06%) Intel Security
10 4 (5.06%) Kaspersky
10 4 (5.06%) Sage
10 4 (5.06%) SonicWALL
10 4 (5.06%) Sophos
11 3 (3.80%) GFI Software
11 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
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