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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 246 240 243
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 15 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.058% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.062% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 11
Average salary £23,500 £27,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,300 £26,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,200 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 19 September 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
(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
Cheshire - 7 £23,500 - 1
Manchester +4 6 £22,750 -17.27% 1
Lancashire - 2 £18,500 -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
3 28 (65.12%) MS Exchange
4 25 (58.14%) MS Office
5 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (46.51%) Windows 7
6 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
8 17 (39.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (37.21%) Linux
9 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
10 15 (34.88%) Windows XP
10 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (32.56%) DHCP
11 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
11 14 (32.56%) DNS
12 13 (30.23%) MCP
12 13 (30.23%) UNIX
12 13 (30.23%) SAN
12 13 (30.23%) VMware
12 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
13 12 (27.91%) MCSE
14 11 (25.58%) MCSA
14 11 (25.58%) VPN
14 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
14 11 (25.58%) MCITP
14 11 (25.58%) MCTS
15 8 (18.60%) NAS
15 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (65.12%) MS Exchange
2 17 (39.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (16.28%) IIS
4 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (11.63%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.65%) Confluence
7 2 (4.65%) CICS
7 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (58.14%) MS Office
2 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Route 53
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) DHCP
1 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
1 14 (32.56%) DNS
2 13 (30.23%) SAN
3 11 (25.58%) VPN
4 8 (18.60%) NAS
5 6 (13.95%) Firewall
6 5 (11.63%) Internet
7 4 (9.30%) WAN
7 4 (9.30%) LAN
8 2 (4.65%) VoIP
8 2 (4.65%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) OLAP
3 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) iPhone
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (46.51%) Windows 7
3 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (37.21%) Linux
5 15 (34.88%) Windows XP
6 13 (30.23%) UNIX
6 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.98%) CentOS
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.33%) Debian
9 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Change Management
1 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
1 5 (11.63%) Change Control
2 4 (9.30%) Project Management
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.33%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) Online Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) CRM
5 1 (2.33%) Web Design
5 1 (2.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (30.23%) MCP
3 12 (27.91%) MCSE
4 11 (25.58%) MCSA
4 11 (25.58%) MCTS
4 11 (25.58%) MCITP
5 5 (11.63%) CCNA
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.65%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.63%) vSphere
4 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.65%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) Dell
4 3 (6.98%) EMC
5 2 (4.65%) Apple
5 2 (4.65%) Teradata
5 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.65%) ProCurve
5 2 (4.65%) Juniper
5 2 (4.65%) CA
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Perforce
6 1 (2.33%) Sun
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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