The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 114 159 132
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 154 92 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.16% 1.27% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.34% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 132 79 126
Average salary £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% +2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £18,850 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6772 6872 7224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.80% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 5871 6348
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +34 90 £30,000 +7.14% 12
Cheshire +1 46 £32,500 +18.18% 4
Lancashire +4 11 £22,000 -14.56% 5
Merseyside -3 7 £35,000 +21.73% 2
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 232 (64.80%) Windows
2 149 (41.62%) Microsoft
3 118 (32.96%) VMware
4 116 (32.40%) Linux
5 114 (31.84%) SQL
6 104 (29.05%) UNIX
7 96 (26.82%) Active Directory
8 95 (26.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 93 (25.98%) MS Exchange
10 87 (24.30%) ITIL
11 86 (24.02%) Citrix
12 82 (22.91%) MS Excel
13 78 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 74 (20.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 71 (19.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 66 (18.44%) Windows 7
17 59 (16.48%) Cisco
18 56 (15.64%) SQL Server
18 56 (15.64%) Hyper-V
19 55 (15.36%) Problem Management
20 51 (14.25%) MS Office
21 50 (13.97%) Change Management
22 48 (13.41%) TCP/IP
22 48 (13.41%) DNS
23 46 (12.85%) Windows Server 2012
24 45 (12.57%) LAN
25 44 (12.29%) Finance
26 43 (12.01%) WAN
27 42 (11.73%) Java
28 39 (10.89%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 93 (25.98%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 23 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (5.59%) IIS
6 14 (3.91%) Liferay
7 12 (3.35%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.96%) Apache
10 6 (1.68%) Lync
10 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.68%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.56%) CICS
13 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.56%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 82 (22.91%) MS Excel
2 51 (14.25%) MS Office
3 15 (4.19%) FastStats
4 5 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Sage 1000
2 7 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.56%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.28%) Line 500
4 1 (0.28%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.68%) Office 365
2 5 (1.40%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.56%) Route 53
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.41%) TCP/IP
1 48 (13.41%) DNS
2 45 (12.57%) LAN
3 43 (12.01%) WAN
4 39 (10.89%) DHCP
5 31 (8.66%) Firewall
5 31 (8.66%) VPN
6 27 (7.54%) SAN
7 15 (4.19%) Internet
8 12 (3.35%) NAS
9 9 (2.51%) VoIP
10 8 (2.23%) WLAN
11 5 (1.40%) Wireless
12 4 (1.12%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.12%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.12%) PBX
12 4 (1.12%) Network Security
12 4 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.87%) MySQL
3 18 (5.03%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.47%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (3.91%) Pentaho
7 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.12%) DB2
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.84%) DTS
11 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.56%) OLAP
11 2 (0.56%) Big Data
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.28%) MS Access
12 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.35%) Ant
2 9 (2.51%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.23%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.12%) Hudson
5 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.28%) MSI
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 44 (12.29%) Finance
2 21 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.35%) Retail
4 8 (2.23%) Greek Language
4 8 (2.23%) Polish Language
5 7 (1.96%) Banking
6 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.84%) Law
7 3 (0.84%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Games
8 2 (0.56%) Back Office
8 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.70%) J2EE
2 17 (4.75%) .NET
3 16 (4.47%) HTML
4 14 (3.91%) Web Services
5 8 (2.23%) EJB
6 2 (0.56%) Middleware
6 2 (0.56%) XML
6 2 (0.56%) ATL
7 1 (0.28%) HTML5
7 1 (0.28%) jQuery
7 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.28%) Java EE
7 1 (0.28%) CSS3
7 1 (0.28%) COM
7 1 (0.28%) CSS
7 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.63%) Blackberry
2 10 (2.79%) Clustering
2 10 (2.79%) iPhone
3 9 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.40%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.12%) Firmware
7 3 (0.84%) Statistics
8 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.56%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.28%) NHS
9 1 (0.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 232 (64.80%) Windows
2 116 (32.40%) Linux
3 104 (29.05%) UNIX
4 95 (26.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (19.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 66 (18.44%) Windows 7
7 46 (12.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (6.70%) Windows 8
8 24 (6.70%) Windows XP
9 15 (4.19%) Windows 2000
10 10 (2.79%) VMS
11 9 (2.51%) Android
12 6 (1.68%) AIX
13 4 (1.12%) CentOS
14 3 (0.84%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.56%) Debian
15 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (24.30%) ITIL
2 55 (15.36%) Problem Management
3 50 (13.97%) Change Management
4 28 (7.82%) CRM
5 22 (6.15%) Change Control
6 19 (5.31%) Incident Management
6 19 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (5.31%) Service Management
7 18 (5.03%) Service Delivery
8 16 (4.47%) ITIL V2
9 15 (4.19%) Workflow
10 12 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (3.07%) Project Management
12 8 (2.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (2.23%) ERP
13 7 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (1.68%) Migration
15 5 (1.40%) Integration Testing
15 5 (1.40%) Software Deployment
15 5 (1.40%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (31.84%) SQL
2 42 (11.73%) Java
3 16 (4.47%) PHP
4 15 (4.19%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.19%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.51%) VB
6 8 (2.23%) Jython
7 7 (1.96%) VB6
8 6 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.12%) Perl
9 4 (1.12%) C#
9 4 (1.12%) Korn
10 2 (0.56%) Tcl
10 2 (0.56%) JCL
11 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.28%) C++
11 1 (0.28%) Python
11 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (20.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (10.06%) Citrix Certification
2 36 (10.06%) MCP
3 34 (9.50%) MCTS
4 33 (9.22%) MCSE
5 32 (8.94%) MCITP
6 25 (6.98%) CCA
6 25 (6.98%) MCSA
7 21 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (5.31%) CCNA
9 18 (5.03%) Degree
10 12 (3.35%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.96%) MCDST
12 7 (1.96%) CCNP
13 4 (1.12%) HND
13 4 (1.12%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.84%) RHCT
15 2 (0.56%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.42%) SLA
2 6 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.40%) BS7799
4 4 (1.12%) QA
5 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (26.82%) Active Directory
2 78 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (15.64%) Hyper-V
4 26 (7.26%) XenApp
5 25 (6.98%) XenDesktop
6 20 (5.59%) XenServer
7 18 (5.03%) VMware ESX
8 12 (3.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (3.07%) vSphere
10 6 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.84%) Squid
12 1 (0.28%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.28%) Xen
12 1 (0.28%) GPFS
12 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.28%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 35 (9.78%) SCCM
2 27 (7.54%) SCOM
3 14 (3.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.79%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (2.51%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.40%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.56%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.56%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.56%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.28%) Cacti
9 1 (0.28%) WSUS
9 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.28%) Puppet
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 149 (41.62%) Microsoft
2 118 (32.96%) VMware
3 86 (24.02%) Citrix
4 59 (16.48%) Cisco
5 39 (10.89%) Oracle
6 16 (4.47%) Business Objects
7 12 (3.35%) HP
8 11 (3.07%) McAfee
9 10 (2.79%) Avaya
9 10 (2.79%) Sage
10 9 (2.51%) LANDesk
10 9 (2.51%) Dell
10 9 (2.51%) IBM
11 8 (2.23%) NetApp
11 8 (2.23%) Fujitsu
12 7 (1.96%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.96%) Apple
13 6 (1.68%) Juniper
13 6 (1.68%) EMC
14 4 (1.12%) Symantec
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