The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 137 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 129 155 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.03% 2.32% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.40% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 114 125 113
Median salary £31,250 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £37,400
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -1.72%
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
6156 6449 7028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.59% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5169 5358 5801
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £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% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the North West region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

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 Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 -11 75 £37,500 +25.00% 15
Cheshire +32 40 £24,000 -12.72% 5
Merseyside -19 8 £27,500 -21.98% 2
Lancashire +2 6 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 155 (61.75%) Windows
2 111 (44.22%) Microsoft
3 101 (40.24%) Active Directory
4 86 (34.26%) Windows Server
5 69 (27.49%) VMware
6 65 (25.90%) Linux
7 61 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (23.90%) Cisco
9 59 (23.51%) MS Exchange
10 56 (22.31%) MS Excel
11 54 (21.51%) ITIL
12 49 (19.52%) SQL Server
13 48 (19.12%) Hyper-V
14 46 (18.33%) Windows 7
14 46 (18.33%) Citrix
15 44 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 43 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 42 (16.73%) MS Office
17 42 (16.73%) Analytical Skills
18 41 (16.33%) VPN
19 40 (15.94%) DNS
19 40 (15.94%) SQL
20 38 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2010
21 35 (13.94%) PowerShell
22 34 (13.55%) DHCP
22 34 (13.55%) Unix
22 34 (13.55%) Finance
23 33 (13.15%) MCSA
24 31 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2013
25 30 (11.95%) Mentoring

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 59 (23.51%) MS Exchange
2 38 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (3.98%) Apache
5 10 (3.98%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (3.59%) CMS
6 9 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (3.19%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.39%) JBoss
9 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.20%) WordPress
10 2 (0.80%) IIS
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (22.31%) MS Excel
2 42 (16.73%) MS Office
3 9 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.76%) Office 365
2 11 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.20%) Route 53
5 2 (0.80%) GitHub
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.33%) VPN
2 40 (15.94%) DNS
3 34 (13.55%) DHCP
4 30 (11.95%) Firewall
4 30 (11.95%) WAN
5 28 (11.16%) TCP/IP
6 25 (9.96%) LAN
7 21 (8.37%) VoIP
8 19 (7.57%) BGP
8 19 (7.57%) Internet
9 15 (5.98%) OSPF
10 13 (5.18%) MPLS
11 9 (3.59%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (3.59%) VLAN
11 9 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (3.19%) SAN
12 8 (3.19%) Wireless
13 7 (2.79%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (2.39%) IPsec
14 6 (2.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.59%) MySQL
2 9 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (13.55%) Finance
2 20 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.37%) Legal
4 11 (4.38%) Banking
5 10 (3.98%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.59%) Publishing
6 4 (1.59%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Electronics
7 3 (1.20%) Marketing
8 2 (0.80%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.78%) HTML
2 9 (3.59%) .NET
2 9 (3.59%) Web Services
3 6 (2.39%) CSS
4 5 (1.99%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.59%) jQuery
6 3 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.20%) Apache Camel
6 3 (1.20%) Middleware
6 3 (1.20%) SOAP
7 1 (0.40%) XML
7 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.73%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.17%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.59%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.19%) Clustering
5 6 (2.39%) iPad
5 6 (2.39%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.99%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.99%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.59%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.20%) CMDB
8 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) PKI
9 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.80%) User Experience
9 2 (0.80%) Wiki
10 1 (0.40%) Health Informatics
10 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 155 (61.75%) Windows
2 86 (34.26%) Windows Server
3 65 (25.90%) Linux
4 61 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (18.33%) Windows 7
6 44 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (13.55%) Unix
8 20 (7.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (6.37%) Windows 8
10 15 (5.98%) CentOS
11 12 (4.78%) Android
12 11 (4.38%) Apple iOS
13 10 (3.98%) Debian
14 9 (3.59%) AIX
15 8 (3.19%) Windows XP
16 7 (2.79%) Mac OS X
17 5 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (1.59%) Windows 10
18 4 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.51%) ITIL
2 30 (11.95%) Mentoring
3 29 (11.55%) Service Management
4 26 (10.36%) Problem Management
5 16 (6.37%) Software Deployment
6 15 (5.98%) Configuration Management
6 15 (5.98%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.78%) Change Management
7 12 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (4.38%) DevOps
9 10 (3.98%) Project Management
10 9 (3.59%) Change Control
10 9 (3.59%) Document Management
10 9 (3.59%) Expense Management
10 9 (3.59%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (3.59%) Workflow
11 8 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.19%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.79%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.94%) SQL
2 35 (13.94%) PowerShell
3 29 (11.55%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.36%) Java
5 16 (6.37%) VBScript
6 13 (5.18%) Perl
7 6 (2.39%) C#
8 5 (1.99%) Python
9 4 (1.59%) PHP
9 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.80%) Delphi
10 2 (0.80%) Ruby
11 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (13.15%) MCSA
3 28 (11.16%) Degree
4 24 (9.56%) MCSE
5 22 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (7.97%) CCNA
7 16 (6.37%) MCT
8 13 (5.18%) MCITP
9 12 (4.78%) MCP
10 6 (2.39%) MCTS
10 6 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.99%) CCENT
11 5 (1.99%) CCNP
11 5 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.59%) NCIE
13 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.20%) PMP
14 1 (0.40%) CCIE
14 1 (0.40%) RHCT
14 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.37%) SLA
2 5 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 101 (40.24%) Active Directory
2 48 (19.12%) Hyper-V
3 30 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (9.56%) XenApp
5 9 (3.59%) Terminal Server
5 9 (3.59%) vSphere
6 7 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.20%) Docker
7 3 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.80%) XenServer
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (10.36%) SCCM
2 16 (6.37%) Nagios
3 9 (3.59%) AirWatch
3 9 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.59%) Puppet
3 9 (3.59%) WSUS
4 6 (2.39%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.59%) Ansible
5 4 (1.59%) SCOM
6 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.40%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.40%) OpenView
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 111 (44.22%) Microsoft
2 69 (27.49%) VMware
3 60 (23.90%) Cisco
4 46 (18.33%) Citrix
5 20 (7.97%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.38%) NetApp
7 10 (3.98%) iManage
8 9 (3.59%) Apple
8 9 (3.59%) Interwoven
9 8 (3.19%) Intel Security
10 7 (2.79%) HP
11 6 (2.39%) Dell
12 5 (1.99%) Juniper
13 4 (1.59%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (1.59%) EqualLogic
13 4 (1.59%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (1.59%) Mitel
14 3 (1.20%) Ericsson
14 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.20%) Zerto
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, bonus, on call
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + £2,500 On Call Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Nutriculture UK Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Nutriculture UK LTD
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £24500 - £26500 per annum + competitive
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Stockport, Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Northwich
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
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FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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