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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 212 223 249
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 30 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 10
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £17,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £26,800 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
6509 6336 7128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.05% 94.88% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5385 5242 6001
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 4 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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 22 £25,000 +4.16% 4
Lancashire +1 3 £27,500 +61.76% 2
Cheshire -4 3 £23,500 +23.68% 1
Merseyside - 2 £19,000 -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
3 20 (46.51%) MS Exchange
3 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
4 19 (44.19%) DNS
5 18 (41.86%) Windows XP
5 18 (41.86%) VMware
6 17 (39.53%) DHCP
7 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
8 14 (32.56%) WAN
8 14 (32.56%) LAN
8 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (27.91%) Windows 8
11 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (25.58%) VPN
11 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
11 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
11 11 (25.58%) MS Office
11 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (20.93%) Citrix
14 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
15 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
15 7 (16.28%) Windows Vista
15 7 (16.28%) Cisco
15 7 (16.28%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 20 (46.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.98%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
1 11 (25.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) DNS
2 17 (39.53%) DHCP
3 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
4 14 (32.56%) WAN
4 14 (32.56%) LAN
5 11 (25.58%) VPN
6 6 (13.95%) Firewall
7 5 (11.63%) WLAN
8 3 (6.98%) VLAN
9 2 (4.65%) SMTP
9 2 (4.65%) PSTN
9 2 (4.65%) ADSL
9 2 (4.65%) ISDN
9 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.65%) WEP
9 2 (4.65%) WPA
10 1 (2.33%) SAN
10 1 (2.33%) Telnet
10 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) EPoS
1 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
1 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows XP
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (27.91%) Windows 8
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Vista
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) UNIX
8 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) ITIL
1 5 (11.63%) ERP
2 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
3 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) MCP
2 7 (16.28%) MCSE
2 7 (16.28%) MCSA
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) HND
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.65%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) MCTS
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 9 (20.93%) Citrix
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) EMC
6 3 (6.98%) Symantec
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
6 3 (6.98%) Draytek
7 2 (4.65%) Apple
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
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