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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 192 204 229
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 37 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.71% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.74% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 29
Median salary £20,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £28,500 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%
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
5395 5950 6657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.22% 96.45% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4591 4774 5343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 18 £26,500 +10.41% 3
Cheshire +20 8 £19,000 -24.00% 2
Cumbria +8 8 £20,500 -24.07%
Merseyside - 3 £27,500 - 1
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 62 (81.58%) Windows
2 49 (64.47%) Active Directory
3 43 (56.58%) MS Exchange
4 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
4 42 (55.26%) Windows Server
5 36 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (43.42%) MS Office
7 27 (35.53%) Windows XP
7 27 (35.53%) DHCP
7 27 (35.53%) DNS
7 27 (35.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (34.21%) VMware
9 25 (32.89%) Windows 7
10 24 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 23 (30.26%) MS Excel
12 22 (28.95%) VPN
13 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
13 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (22.37%) Citrix
16 16 (21.05%) Cisco
17 15 (19.74%) MCP
18 14 (18.42%) MCITP
18 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (18.42%) MCSE
18 14 (18.42%) MCSA
18 14 (18.42%) Windows 8
19 12 (15.79%) Firewall

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 43 (56.58%) MS Exchange
2 27 (35.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.63%) WordPress
7 1 (1.32%) Apache
7 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (43.42%) MS Office
2 23 (30.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.53%) DHCP
1 27 (35.53%) DNS
2 22 (28.95%) VPN
3 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.79%) Firewall
5 10 (13.16%) VoIP
6 3 (3.95%) VLAN
7 2 (2.63%) SMTP
8 1 (1.32%) LAN
8 1 (1.32%) SNMP
8 1 (1.32%) WAN
8 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.32%) Back Office
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Law
2 1 (1.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Fat Client
1 7 (9.21%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 62 (81.58%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 36 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (35.53%) Windows XP
5 25 (32.89%) Windows 7
6 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (18.42%) Windows 8
9 5 (6.58%) Linux
9 5 (6.58%) Unix
10 4 (5.26%) AIX
11 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.63%) Android
12 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.84%) ITIL
2 5 (6.58%) Service Management
3 3 (3.95%) Change Management
3 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.32%) DevOps
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.32%) Project Management
5 1 (1.32%) Server Building
5 1 (1.32%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (1.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.95%) Java
3 2 (2.63%) PHP
3 2 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) MCP
2 14 (18.42%) MCITP
2 14 (18.42%) MCSA
2 14 (18.42%) MCSE
2 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (15.79%) CCNA
3 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (15.79%) MCTS
4 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.32%) CCA
4 1 (1.32%) CCIE
4 1 (1.32%) CCNP
4 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 49 (64.47%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.58%) XenApp
5 3 (3.95%) vSphere
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 26 (34.21%) VMware
3 17 (22.37%) Citrix
4 16 (21.05%) Cisco
5 7 (9.21%) Intel
6 3 (3.95%) HP
6 3 (3.95%) Symantec
7 2 (2.63%) Apple
7 2 (2.63%) Draytek
8 1 (1.32%) Dell
8 1 (1.32%) Sophos
8 1 (1.32%) WatchGuard
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