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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 231 235 213
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 13 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 27
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 £19,025 £21,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6726 6941 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.47% 95.38% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5434 5830 6070
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 £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 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 24 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 6 £22,500 +4.65% 2
Lancashire +8 5 £28,500 +35.71% 1
Cheshire +5 2 £35,000 +55.55%
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
4 16 (50.00%) MS Office
5 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
6 14 (43.75%) VMware
7 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
10 10 (31.25%) Cisco
10 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
11 9 (28.13%) WAN
11 9 (28.13%) Citrix
11 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
11 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (25.00%) LAN
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (21.88%) DHCP
13 7 (21.88%) DNS
14 6 (18.75%) SQL
14 6 (18.75%) XenApp
15 5 (15.63%) XenServer
15 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
15 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
15 5 (15.63%) MCITP
15 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
15 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
15 5 (15.63%) SAN
16 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) GroupWise
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (28.13%) WAN
3 8 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (21.88%) DHCP
4 7 (21.88%) DNS
5 5 (15.63%) SAN
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
7 2 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) NAS
8 1 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) iPhone
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.13%) CentOS
8 1 (3.13%) Debian
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) CRM
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Online Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.13%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCITP
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.50%) MCP
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
4 2 (6.25%) MCTS
5 1 (3.13%) MCDST
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) XenApp
4 5 (15.63%) XenServer
4 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
4 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.13%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Apple
5 2 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton
DP Connect
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Wigan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago