The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 242 235 206
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 14 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.27% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 30
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,425 £20,550 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
IT Support Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 8 £24,000 +7.86% 2
Lancashire +9 4 £28,500 +35.71% 3
Cheshire -8 2 £35,000 +55.55% 1
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
3 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 18 (54.55%) MS Office
5 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
6 14 (42.42%) VMware
6 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
8 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (27.27%) Citrix
10 9 (27.27%) WAN
10 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (24.24%) LAN
11 8 (24.24%) DNS
12 7 (21.21%) DHCP
13 6 (18.18%) SQL
13 6 (18.18%) MCP
13 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 6 (18.18%) XenApp
14 5 (15.15%) XenServer
14 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
14 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
14 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (15.15%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.03%) GroupWise
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (54.55%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
2 9 (27.27%) WAN
3 8 (24.24%) LAN
3 8 (24.24%) DNS
4 7 (21.21%) DHCP
5 5 (15.15%) SAN
6 4 (12.12%) Firewall
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) Internet
8 1 (3.03%) NAS
8 1 (3.03%) VLAN
8 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.03%) SMTP
8 1 (3.03%) VoIP
8 1 (3.03%) ADSL
8 1 (3.03%) WEP
8 1 (3.03%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) COM
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) iPhone
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.03%) CentOS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) CRM
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Change Control
4 1 (3.03%) Online Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.03%) Web Design
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.03%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) MCP
3 5 (15.15%) MCITP
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
5 3 (9.09%) MCTS
5 3 (9.09%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) MCDST
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) XenApp
4 5 (15.15%) XenServer
4 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
4 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.03%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) McAfee
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan
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Salary: £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago