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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 122 107 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 114 166 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.05% 2.72% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.82% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 100 128 175
Median salary £27,000 £27,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% -9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,350 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £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
5399 5884 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.21% 96.49% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4590 4718 5337
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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% -

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 May 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 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 -1 76 £28,750 +10.57% 13
Cheshire -2 17 £19,500 -40.00% 6
Merseyside +6 10 £31,250 -2.34% 5
Cumbria +8 8 £20,500 -24.07%
Lancashire -11 2 £24,000 -9.43% 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 147 (65.33%) Windows
2 111 (49.33%) Microsoft
3 106 (47.11%) Active Directory
4 100 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 73 (32.44%) MS Exchange
6 68 (30.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (27.56%) MS Excel
8 60 (26.67%) VMware
8 60 (26.67%) Windows 7
9 56 (24.89%) MS Office
10 50 (22.22%) Citrix
11 49 (21.78%) Cisco
12 47 (20.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 42 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 42 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (18.22%) VPN
15 40 (17.78%) Hyper-V
16 39 (17.33%) ITIL
17 38 (16.89%) DHCP
17 38 (16.89%) TCP/IP
17 38 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 37 (16.44%) DNS
18 37 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2013
19 34 (15.11%) CCNA
19 34 (15.11%) MCSA
19 34 (15.11%) Cisco Certification
20 31 (13.78%) MCSE
20 31 (13.78%) Windows XP
21 30 (13.33%) SQL Server
22 29 (12.89%) Windows Server 2003

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 73 (32.44%) MS Exchange
2 42 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (4.44%) CMS
6 6 (2.67%) IIS
6 6 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.78%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.89%) Apache
9 2 (0.89%) TWiki
9 2 (0.89%) WordPress
10 1 (0.44%) JBoss
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 62 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 56 (24.89%) MS Office
3 14 (6.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.44%) Office 365
2 12 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.22%) VPN
2 38 (16.89%) DHCP
2 38 (16.89%) TCP/IP
3 37 (16.44%) DNS
4 27 (12.00%) Firewall
4 27 (12.00%) LAN
5 22 (9.78%) VoIP
6 20 (8.89%) WAN
7 13 (5.78%) SAN
8 12 (5.33%) BGP
8 12 (5.33%) MPLS
8 12 (5.33%) VLAN
9 11 (4.89%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (3.56%) OSPF
12 7 (3.11%) Network Security
13 6 (2.67%) Broadband
13 6 (2.67%) Ethernet
13 6 (2.67%) Internet
14 5 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.22%) MySQL
4 3 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.89%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.89%) Gradle
2 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.89%) Maven
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (12.00%) Finance
2 18 (8.00%) Legal
3 15 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.11%) Law
5 3 (1.33%) Banking
5 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.33%) HTML
2 2 (0.89%) XML
3 1 (0.44%) .NET
3 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.44%) JMS
3 1 (0.44%) SOAP
3 1 (0.44%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.89%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.89%) Fat Client
2 11 (4.89%) Thin Client
3 10 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.56%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.56%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.33%) Replication
8 2 (0.89%) CMDB
8 2 (0.89%) Handset
8 2 (0.89%) iPad
8 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 147 (65.33%) Windows
2 100 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 68 (30.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 42 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (13.78%) Windows XP
7 29 (12.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (8.89%) Windows 8
9 18 (8.00%) Linux
10 9 (4.00%) Android
11 8 (3.56%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.11%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (2.67%) Unix
14 5 (2.22%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.78%) AIX
15 4 (1.78%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.78%) VMS
15 4 (1.78%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.89%) CentOS
16 2 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.33%) ITIL
2 20 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 18 (8.00%) Service Management
4 12 (5.33%) Document Management
5 10 (4.44%) Expense Management
5 10 (4.44%) Software Deployment
5 10 (4.44%) Workflow
6 9 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.56%) Change Control
7 8 (3.56%) DevOps
7 8 (3.56%) Migration
8 7 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (2.67%) Change Management
9 6 (2.67%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (2.67%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.67%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (2.22%) Coaching
10 5 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (1.78%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.44%) SQL
2 20 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.44%) VBScript
4 7 (3.11%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.67%) Java
5 6 (2.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.78%) C
7 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.33%) C#
7 3 (1.33%) Perl
7 3 (1.33%) Python
8 2 (0.89%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (20.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (15.11%) CCNA
2 34 (15.11%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (15.11%) MCSA
3 31 (13.78%) MCSE
4 26 (11.56%) MCP
5 23 (10.22%) MCTS
6 18 (8.00%) MCITP
7 16 (7.11%) Degree
8 10 (4.44%) MCT
8 10 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (4.00%) NCDA
10 4 (1.78%) CCA
10 4 (1.78%) CCNP
10 4 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.89%) CCDP
12 2 (0.89%) RHCE
12 2 (0.89%) RHCT
12 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.33%) SLA
2 4 (1.78%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (47.11%) Active Directory
2 40 (17.78%) Hyper-V
3 38 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (7.56%) XenApp
5 10 (4.44%) Terminal Server
5 10 (4.44%) vSphere
6 9 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.22%) Docker
8 3 (1.33%) Shibboleth
8 3 (1.33%) UAG
9 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.89%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.89%) XenServer
10 1 (0.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (8.44%) SCCM
2 5 (2.22%) Nagios
3 4 (1.78%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.78%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.33%) Ansible
4 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.33%) Puppet
4 3 (1.33%) WMI
4 3 (1.33%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.89%) SnapMirror
5 2 (0.89%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.44%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.44%) SCOM
6 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 111 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 60 (26.67%) VMware
3 50 (22.22%) Citrix
4 49 (21.78%) Cisco
5 15 (6.67%) iManage
6 13 (5.78%) NetApp
7 11 (4.89%) HP
8 10 (4.44%) Interwoven
9 7 (3.11%) Intel
9 7 (3.11%) Mitel
9 7 (3.11%) Symantec
10 5 (2.22%) Apple
11 4 (1.78%) NetIQ
11 4 (1.78%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.78%) Veeam
12 3 (1.33%) Oracle
12 3 (1.33%) WatchGuard
13 2 (0.89%) Draytek
13 2 (0.89%) Ericsson
13 2 (0.89%) Fortinet
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