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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 200 217 248
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 59 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.49% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 57 27 13
Median salary £25,000 £22,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,600 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £31,900
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.88%
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
6140 5974 7241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.56% 95.88% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 4959 6200
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 December 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 December 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 +10 33 £25,500 +18.60% 8
Cheshire +21 20 £21,000 -4.54%
Cumbria +14 4 £28,500 +3.63%
Lancashire -6 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 76 (92.68%) Windows
2 42 (51.22%) Active Directory
3 38 (46.34%) Microsoft
4 37 (45.12%) Windows Server
5 36 (43.90%) VMware
6 31 (37.80%) Linux
6 31 (37.80%) MS Exchange
7 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (32.93%) DHCP
8 27 (32.93%) DNS
9 26 (31.71%) MS Excel
9 26 (31.71%) Office 365
10 24 (29.27%) SQL
11 23 (28.05%) Exchange Server 2013
11 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (25.61%) Cisco
13 21 (25.61%) Firewall
14 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
15 19 (23.17%) Hyper-V
16 17 (20.73%) ITIL
16 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
16 17 (20.73%) WAN
16 17 (20.73%) LAN
16 17 (20.73%) SharePoint
17 16 (19.51%) MS Office
17 16 (19.51%) MCSE
17 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (19.51%) Windows 8

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 31 (37.80%) MS Exchange
2 23 (28.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (20.73%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 26 (31.71%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Basecamp
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) DHCP
1 27 (32.93%) DNS
2 21 (25.61%) Firewall
3 17 (20.73%) LAN
3 17 (20.73%) WAN
4 13 (15.85%) VPN
5 10 (12.20%) VLAN
6 9 (10.98%) Wireless
7 8 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (8.54%) SAN
8 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
9 5 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (6.10%) VoIP
10 4 (4.88%) Network Security
10 4 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (4.88%) WLAN
11 3 (3.66%) Internet
11 3 (3.66%) PABX
11 3 (3.66%) Skype
12 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Bugzilla
1 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 13 (15.85%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) Electronics
4 3 (3.66%) Finance
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.10%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.88%) CCTV
4 3 (3.66%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 76 (92.68%) Windows
2 37 (45.12%) Windows Server
3 31 (37.80%) Linux
4 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
7 16 (19.51%) Windows 8
8 12 (14.63%) Unix
9 11 (13.41%) Mac OS X
10 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (6.10%) AIX
12 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
13 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
15 1 (1.22%) Android
15 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 1 (1.22%) HPUX
15 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) ITIL
2 8 (9.76%) Project Management
2 8 (9.76%) Service Management
3 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
3 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
3 6 (7.32%) Validation
3 6 (7.32%) WFM
4 5 (6.10%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
5 4 (4.88%) CRM
5 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.88%) Network Design
5 4 (4.88%) Network Management
5 4 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (3.66%) Change Management
6 3 (3.66%) Data Management
6 3 (3.66%) Information Security
6 3 (3.66%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) MCSE
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.85%) MCSA
3 12 (14.63%) MCITP
3 12 (14.63%) MCP
4 3 (3.66%) CCNA
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.66%) PMP
5 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.22%) MCTS
5 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (23.17%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.98%) vSphere
5 6 (7.32%) XenApp
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.10%) AirWatch
2 5 (6.10%) SCCM
3 4 (4.88%) HP SIM
3 4 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.88%) WSUS
4 1 (1.22%) SCOM
4 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 36 (43.90%) VMware
3 21 (25.61%) Cisco
4 11 (13.41%) Apple
4 11 (13.41%) Citrix
5 9 (10.98%) HP
5 9 (10.98%) Symantec
6 7 (8.54%) Veeam
7 5 (6.10%) Dell
7 5 (6.10%) Intel
8 4 (4.88%) Draytek
8 4 (4.88%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.88%) Intel Security
8 4 (4.88%) Kaspersky
8 4 (4.88%) Sage
8 4 (4.88%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.88%) Sophos
9 3 (3.66%) GFI Software
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds
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