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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 135 122 112
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 116 146 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.97% 2.22% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.30% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 107 120 147
Median salary £32,500 £26,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.49% -16.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £20,450 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
5738 6361 6892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.59% 96.85% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4803 5184 5540
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -6 75 £33,500 +21.81% 12
Cheshire +22 26 £27,500 - 14
Merseyside -4 8 £32,500 - 4
Lancashire +4 5 £29,500 +34.09% 2
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 148 (62.18%) Windows
2 117 (49.16%) Microsoft
3 105 (44.12%) Active Directory
4 94 (39.50%) Windows Server
5 67 (28.15%) MS Exchange
5 67 (28.15%) VMware
6 63 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (26.47%) MS Excel
7 51 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 51 (21.43%) MS Office
7 51 (21.43%) Citrix
8 45 (18.91%) ITIL
9 44 (18.49%) Cisco
10 41 (17.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (17.23%) Finance
11 40 (16.81%) Hyper-V
12 38 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (15.97%) VPN
13 36 (15.13%) TCP/IP
13 36 (15.13%) Linux
13 36 (15.13%) SQL Server
14 35 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (14.29%) SQL
15 34 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (13.87%) MCSA
17 32 (13.45%) DNS
17 32 (13.45%) DHCP
17 32 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
18 29 (12.18%) Firewall
19 28 (11.76%) LAN

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 67 (28.15%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (5.88%) CMS
5 8 (3.36%) Apache
5 8 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.26%) JBoss
8 3 (1.26%) WordPress
9 2 (0.84%) IIS
10 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 63 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 51 (21.43%) MS Office
3 16 (6.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.14%) Office 365
2 12 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.26%) Route 53
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.97%) VPN
2 36 (15.13%) TCP/IP
3 32 (13.45%) DHCP
3 32 (13.45%) DNS
4 29 (12.18%) Firewall
5 28 (11.76%) LAN
6 21 (8.82%) VoIP
7 19 (7.98%) WAN
8 14 (5.88%) BGP
9 12 (5.04%) SAN
9 12 (5.04%) VLAN
10 11 (4.62%) Internet
10 11 (4.62%) MPLS
11 8 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (3.36%) OSPF
11 8 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (2.94%) Network Security
13 6 (2.52%) Wireless
13 6 (2.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.10%) MySQL
3 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.84%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (17.23%) Finance
2 23 (9.66%) Legal
3 13 (5.46%) Banking
3 13 (5.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.52%) Law
6 4 (1.68%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Games
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.04%) HTML
2 9 (3.78%) .NET
3 6 (2.52%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.52%) CSS
4 3 (1.26%) SOAP
4 3 (1.26%) Web Services
4 3 (1.26%) XML
5 1 (0.42%) JMS
5 1 (0.42%) jQuery
5 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.78%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.78%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.36%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.36%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.52%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.68%) Clustering
7 4 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.26%) iPad
9 2 (0.84%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.84%) Handset
9 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) CMDB
10 1 (0.42%) Health Informatics
10 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 148 (62.18%) Windows
2 94 (39.50%) Windows Server
3 63 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 41 (17.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (15.13%) Linux
7 26 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (9.66%) Unix
9 20 (8.40%) Windows 8
9 20 (8.40%) Windows XP
10 12 (5.04%) Android
11 9 (3.78%) Apple iOS
12 8 (3.36%) CentOS
13 7 (2.94%) Windows 10
14 6 (2.52%) AIX
14 6 (2.52%) Debian
15 5 (2.10%) Mac OS X
15 5 (2.10%) Windows Vista
16 4 (1.68%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (1.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.91%) ITIL
2 27 (11.34%) Mentoring
3 25 (10.50%) Service Management
4 20 (8.40%) Problem Management
5 16 (6.72%) Document Management
6 15 (6.30%) Incident Management
6 15 (6.30%) Software Deployment
7 14 (5.88%) Expense Management
7 14 (5.88%) Workflow
8 12 (5.04%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.78%) Change Control
9 9 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.36%) DevOps
11 7 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (2.52%) Coaching
12 6 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (2.52%) Migration
12 6 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (2.52%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.29%) SQL
2 27 (11.34%) PowerShell
3 23 (9.66%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.24%) Java
5 15 (6.30%) VBScript
6 10 (4.20%) Perl
7 5 (2.10%) C#
7 5 (2.10%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.68%) C
9 3 (1.26%) PHP
10 2 (0.84%) Delphi
10 2 (0.84%) Python
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (13.87%) MCSA
3 26 (10.92%) Degree
4 22 (9.24%) MCSE
5 21 (8.82%) CCNA
5 21 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (6.30%) MCP
6 15 (6.30%) MCT
7 12 (5.04%) MCITP
8 11 (4.62%) MCTS
9 5 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.68%) NCDA
11 3 (1.26%) CCENT
11 3 (1.26%) CCNP
12 2 (0.84%) CCA
12 2 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.42%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.88%) SLA
2 4 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 105 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.81%) Hyper-V
3 34 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (9.66%) XenApp
5 14 (5.88%) Terminal Server
6 8 (3.36%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.68%) vSphere
8 3 (1.26%) Docker
8 3 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.84%) XenServer
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.42%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.42%) Squid
10 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.42%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (9.66%) SCCM
2 15 (6.30%) Nagios
3 6 (2.52%) AirWatch
3 6 (2.52%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.10%) Puppet
5 4 (1.68%) Ansible
6 3 (1.26%) WMI
7 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.84%) WSUS
8 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.42%) MobiControl
8 1 (0.42%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 117 (49.16%) Microsoft
2 67 (28.15%) VMware
3 51 (21.43%) Citrix
4 44 (18.49%) Cisco
5 19 (7.98%) iManage
6 16 (6.72%) Red Hat
7 14 (5.88%) Interwoven
8 10 (4.20%) NetApp
9 9 (3.78%) Mitel
10 8 (3.36%) HP
11 6 (2.52%) Symantec
12 5 (2.10%) Apple
12 5 (2.10%) Intel
13 4 (1.68%) Veeam
14 3 (1.26%) Ericsson
15 2 (0.84%) BroadSoft
15 2 (0.84%) Dell
15 2 (0.84%) Fortinet
15 2 (0.84%) GENBAND
15 2 (0.84%) Sonus
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £16000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Benefits, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Free Parking, Pension, Career Develo
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Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Blackburn
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Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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