The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 131 120 159
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 130 150 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.93% 2.04% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.16% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 103 127 72
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £42,500 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Manchester -12 70 £26,000 -20.00% 20
Cheshire -4 36 £27,500 -20.28% 7
Lancashire +2 13 £20,500 -10.86% 3
Merseyside +11 7 £26,750 -23.02% 4
Cumbria - 4 £19,250 - 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 194 (70.55%) Windows
2 151 (54.91%) Active Directory
3 119 (43.27%) Microsoft
4 95 (34.55%) MS Exchange
5 90 (32.73%) VMware
6 76 (27.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (27.27%) DNS
8 69 (25.09%) ITIL
9 68 (24.73%) TCP/IP
9 68 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 67 (24.36%) Hyper-V
10 67 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 62 (22.55%) Firewall
11 62 (22.55%) MS Excel
12 59 (21.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 58 (21.09%) Cisco
14 56 (20.36%) DHCP
14 56 (20.36%) Windows 7
15 53 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 53 (19.27%) SQL
16 52 (18.91%) MS Office
17 49 (17.82%) Linux
18 48 (17.45%) Windows XP
18 48 (17.45%) LAN
19 44 (16.00%) Citrix
20 43 (15.64%) VPN
21 42 (15.27%) MCSA
21 42 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2013
22 40 (14.55%) WAN
23 39 (14.18%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 95 (34.55%) MS Exchange
2 59 (21.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (7.64%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.09%) IIS
7 12 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (4.36%) Lync
8 6 (2.18%) Confluence
8 6 (2.18%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.82%) CMS
10 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.36%) Apache
12 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 62 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 52 (18.91%) MS Office
3 6 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.45%) Office 365
2 14 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.36%) Route 53
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (27.27%) DNS
2 68 (24.73%) TCP/IP
3 62 (22.55%) Firewall
4 56 (20.36%) DHCP
5 48 (17.45%) LAN
6 43 (15.64%) VPN
7 40 (14.55%) WAN
8 26 (9.45%) SAN
9 19 (6.91%) VoIP
10 18 (6.55%) Wireless
11 14 (5.09%) Internet
12 12 (4.36%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (4.36%) VLAN
12 12 (4.36%) Network Security
13 9 (3.27%) IPv4
14 7 (2.55%) SMTP
14 7 (2.55%) NAS
15 5 (1.82%) Broadband
15 5 (1.82%) WLAN
15 5 (1.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.45%) MySQL
5 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.00%) JIRA
1 11 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.55%) Ant
3 6 (2.18%) ClearCase
3 6 (2.18%) Subversion
3 6 (2.18%) Maven
3 6 (2.18%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.18%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.18%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.36%) Hudson
4 1 (0.36%) Firebug
General
1 30 (10.91%) Finance
2 11 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.55%) Banking
5 5 (1.82%) Legal
6 4 (1.45%) Advertising
6 4 (1.45%) Back Office
6 4 (1.45%) Retail
7 3 (1.09%) French Language
7 3 (1.09%) Games
8 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.73%) Web Services
2 8 (2.91%) XML
2 8 (2.91%) J2EE
3 5 (1.82%) SOAP
3 5 (1.82%) REST
4 4 (1.45%) JSP
4 4 (1.45%) HTML
4 4 (1.45%) .NET
5 3 (1.09%) COM
5 3 (1.09%) Middleware
6 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.36%) jQuery
6 1 (0.36%) CSS
6 1 (0.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.91%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.91%) EPoS
3 7 (2.55%) Thin Client
3 7 (2.55%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.55%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.18%) iPhone
5 5 (1.82%) iPad
5 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.82%) Replication
6 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.45%) Derivative
7 3 (1.09%) Statistics
7 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.09%) Life Science
7 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.73%) Photography
8 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 194 (70.55%) Windows
2 76 (27.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (20.36%) Windows 7
5 49 (17.82%) Linux
6 48 (17.45%) Windows XP
7 39 (14.18%) Windows 8
8 35 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (7.64%) UNIX
10 13 (4.73%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.82%) Solaris
11 5 (1.82%) SUSE
12 4 (1.45%) AIX
12 4 (1.45%) HPUX
13 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.73%) Android
15 1 (0.36%) CentOS
15 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.09%) ITIL
2 16 (5.82%) Service Management
2 16 (5.82%) Mentoring
3 12 (4.36%) Change Control
4 11 (4.00%) DevOps
4 11 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 9 (3.27%) Software Testing
5 9 (3.27%) ERP
5 9 (3.27%) Line Management
5 9 (3.27%) Problem Management
5 9 (3.27%) Time Management
6 8 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (2.91%) Change Management
6 8 (2.91%) Migration
7 7 (2.55%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (2.18%) Information Assurance
8 6 (2.18%) Security Testing
8 6 (2.18%) Security Management
8 6 (2.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.27%) SQL
2 19 (6.91%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.73%) Perl
4 12 (4.36%) Java
5 10 (3.64%) Python
6 9 (3.27%) VBScript
7 7 (2.55%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.82%) COBOL
9 4 (1.45%) VB
9 4 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.45%) R
9 4 (1.45%) sed
9 4 (1.45%) AWK
10 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.73%) VBA
10 2 (0.73%) C#
10 2 (0.73%) PHP
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 68 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (15.27%) MCSA
3 35 (12.73%) MCSE
4 31 (11.27%) MCITP
5 30 (10.91%) Degree
6 28 (10.18%) MCP
7 25 (9.09%) MCTS
8 24 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (7.64%) CCNA
10 13 (4.73%) Security Cleared
11 11 (4.00%) MCDST
12 10 (3.64%) CCENT
13 8 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (2.91%) HND
14 7 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (1.82%) CCNP
16 5 (1.82%) NCDA
17 4 (1.45%) CCA
17 4 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.36%) SLA
2 7 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 151 (54.91%) Active Directory
2 67 (24.36%) Hyper-V
3 53 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.00%) XenApp
5 7 (2.55%) vSphere
6 6 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.18%) XenServer
7 5 (1.82%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.45%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.09%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.36%) Firmware
10 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.09%) SCCM
2 5 (1.82%) SCOM
3 4 (1.45%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.73%) Puppet
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.36%) WSUS
5 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.36%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.36%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.36%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 119 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 90 (32.73%) VMware
3 58 (21.09%) Cisco
4 44 (16.00%) Citrix
5 18 (6.55%) HP
6 14 (5.09%) NetApp
7 12 (4.36%) Oracle
8 9 (3.27%) IBM
9 7 (2.55%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.55%) Veeam
10 6 (2.18%) Perforce
10 6 (2.18%) Fortinet
10 6 (2.18%) SonicWALL
10 6 (2.18%) Apple
10 6 (2.18%) SAP
10 6 (2.18%) Dell
11 5 (1.82%) Avaya
12 4 (1.45%) EMC
13 3 (1.09%) Interwoven
13 3 (1.09%) LANDesk
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley
Modis International - London
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Health and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Optional Pension Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Recruitx
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus car and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + premium company car + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + On Call, Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago