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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 196 213 237
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 42 45 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.68% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.71% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 24
Median salary £21,250 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £19,775
10% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £28,050 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -2.00%
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
5500 6357 6929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.09% 96.70% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5074 5570
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,987 £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 2 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 2 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 -2 17 £25,000 +4.16% 3
Cheshire +28 11 £19,000 -24.00% 1
Cumbria - 9 £20,500 -
Merseyside +12 4 £23,500 +23.68% 2
Lancashire -5 1 £22,000 -12.00%
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 64 (83.12%) Windows
2 52 (67.53%) Active Directory
3 46 (59.74%) MS Exchange
4 44 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
6 38 (49.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (44.16%) MS Office
8 30 (38.96%) Windows 7
9 29 (37.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 29 (37.66%) Windows XP
10 28 (36.36%) MS Excel
10 28 (36.36%) DNS
10 28 (36.36%) DHCP
10 28 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 25 (32.47%) VMware
12 23 (29.87%) VPN
13 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
14 19 (24.68%) Cisco
15 18 (23.38%) MCP
15 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (22.08%) MCITP
16 17 (22.08%) Citrix
16 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (22.08%) MCSE
16 17 (22.08%) MCSA
17 15 (19.48%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (19.48%) CCNA

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 46 (59.74%) MS Exchange
2 29 (37.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.60%) Apache
6 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.30%) Confluence
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (44.16%) MS Office
2 28 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.36%) DHCP
1 28 (36.36%) DNS
2 23 (29.87%) VPN
3 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.39%) Firewall
5 7 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (2.60%) SMTP
6 2 (2.60%) VLAN
7 1 (1.30%) Internet
7 1 (1.30%) Intranet
7 1 (1.30%) LAN
7 1 (1.30%) SNMP
7 1 (1.30%) WAN
7 1 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) MySQL
1 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Maven
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.30%) Back Office
1 1 (1.30%) Finance
1 1 (1.30%) Law
1 1 (1.30%) Legal
1 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 7 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.19%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (83.12%) Windows
2 44 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 38 (49.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (38.96%) Windows 7
5 29 (37.66%) Windows XP
6 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (18.18%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.19%) Linux
9 4 (5.19%) Unix
10 3 (3.90%) AIX
10 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.30%) Android
12 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.69%) ITIL
2 4 (5.19%) Service Management
3 3 (3.90%) Change Management
3 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (3.90%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (2.60%) DevOps
5 1 (1.30%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.30%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.30%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (1.30%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.30%) Server Building
5 1 (1.30%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.30%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.30%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (1.30%) Time Management
5 1 (1.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) MCP
2 17 (22.08%) MCITP
2 17 (22.08%) MCSA
2 17 (22.08%) MCSE
2 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (19.48%) CCNA
3 15 (19.48%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (19.48%) MCTS
4 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CCA
4 1 (1.30%) CCIE
4 1 (1.30%) CCNP
4 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 52 (67.53%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
3 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.19%) XenApp
5 2 (2.60%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) AirWatch
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.47%) VMware
3 19 (24.68%) Cisco
4 17 (22.08%) Citrix
5 7 (9.09%) Intel
6 3 (3.90%) Apple
7 2 (2.60%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) Symantec
8 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.30%) Dell
8 1 (1.30%) Draytek
8 1 (1.30%) Google
8 1 (1.30%) Sophos
8 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard
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