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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 98 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 194 142 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.10% 2.35% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 2.45% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 182 122 152
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
6056 5787 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.83% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4779 6116
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +25 137 £31,000 -11.42% 24
Cheshire +25 42 £21,500 -4.44% 5
Lancashire -9 6 £25,500 -15.00% 2
Merseyside -33 5 £29,000 -7.20%
Cumbria +6 4 £28,500 +8.57% 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 225 (70.31%) Windows
2 138 (43.13%) Active Directory
3 132 (41.25%) Microsoft
4 107 (33.44%) VMware
5 106 (33.13%) Windows Server
6 97 (30.31%) Linux
7 79 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (24.38%) SQL Server
9 77 (24.06%) MS Exchange
10 72 (22.50%) ITIL
11 67 (20.94%) MS Excel
12 66 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 65 (20.31%) SQL
14 62 (19.38%) Cisco
15 60 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 59 (18.44%) Hyper-V
17 56 (17.50%) Windows 7
17 56 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 50 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
19 48 (15.00%) DNS
20 47 (14.69%) Firewall
20 47 (14.69%) WAN
21 45 (14.06%) Citrix
21 45 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
22 44 (13.75%) Office 365
23 43 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
23 43 (13.44%) PowerShell
24 39 (12.19%) DHCP
25 37 (11.56%) VPN
25 37 (11.56%) MCSE

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 77 (24.06%) MS Exchange
2 50 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (7.81%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.44%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.81%) Apache
8 7 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.88%) JBoss
10 5 (1.56%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.56%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.25%) CMS
11 4 (1.25%) IIS
12 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.31%) GroupWise
Applications
1 67 (20.94%) MS Excel
2 34 (10.63%) MS Office
3 6 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.75%) Office 365
2 18 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 10 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.88%) GitHub
6 4 (1.25%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.94%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.31%) IaaS
8 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.00%) DNS
2 47 (14.69%) Firewall
2 47 (14.69%) WAN
3 39 (12.19%) DHCP
4 37 (11.56%) VPN
5 36 (11.25%) LAN
6 28 (8.75%) TCP/IP
7 19 (5.94%) Internet
7 19 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (5.00%) SAN
8 16 (5.00%) VLAN
9 14 (4.38%) VoIP
10 12 (3.75%) Wireless
11 11 (3.44%) OSPF
12 10 (3.13%) BGP
12 10 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (2.81%) SNMP
14 6 (1.88%) DMS-100
14 6 (1.88%) MPLS
14 6 (1.88%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (24.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.50%) MySQL
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.25%) Bugzilla
2 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.25%) JIRA
3 2 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 28 (8.75%) Telecoms
2 27 (8.44%) Finance
3 12 (3.75%) Legal
4 11 (3.44%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.13%) Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Back Office
6 4 (1.25%) Marketing
6 4 (1.25%) Publishing
6 4 (1.25%) Retail
7 3 (0.94%) Electronics
7 3 (0.94%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.00%) Web Services
2 11 (3.44%) .NET
3 7 (2.19%) HTML
4 5 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.56%) CSS
4 5 (1.56%) jQuery
5 4 (1.25%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.25%) Apache Camel
5 4 (1.25%) Middleware
6 2 (0.63%) SOAP
7 1 (0.31%) XML
7 1 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.50%) Clustering
4 8 (2.50%) iPad
4 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.88%) Driving Licence
5 6 (1.88%) Fat Client
5 6 (1.88%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.56%) Wiki
7 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.25%) CCTV
7 4 (1.25%) PKI
8 3 (0.94%) CMDB
8 3 (0.94%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.63%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 225 (70.31%) Windows
2 106 (33.13%) Windows Server
3 97 (30.31%) Linux
4 79 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (17.50%) Windows 7
7 36 (11.25%) Unix
8 20 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 16 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (4.38%) CentOS
11 12 (3.75%) Mac OS X
12 11 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (3.13%) Windows 10
14 9 (2.81%) Data ONTAP
15 8 (2.50%) Android
16 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
16 7 (2.19%) Debian
17 6 (1.88%) AIX
17 6 (1.88%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.50%) ITIL
2 31 (9.69%) Mentoring
3 29 (9.06%) Problem Management
4 21 (6.56%) Service Management
5 18 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 15 (4.69%) Software Deployment
7 14 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (4.06%) Change Management
8 13 (4.06%) Validation
9 12 (3.75%) Incident Management
9 12 (3.75%) Load Testing
9 12 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (3.44%) DevOps
11 10 (3.13%) Capacity Management
11 10 (3.13%) ITIL V3
11 10 (3.13%) Network Management
11 10 (3.13%) Open Source
11 10 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (3.13%) Project Management
12 9 (2.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.31%) SQL
2 43 (13.44%) PowerShell
3 28 (8.75%) JavaScript
4 26 (8.13%) Java
5 24 (7.50%) Perl
6 18 (5.63%) Python
7 14 (4.38%) VBScript
8 8 (2.50%) Ruby
9 7 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.88%) C#
11 5 (1.56%) PHP
12 3 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.63%) C
13 2 (0.63%) Delphi
14 1 (0.31%) C++
14 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (11.56%) MCSE
3 35 (10.94%) MCSA
4 27 (8.44%) Degree
5 18 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.69%) CCNA
6 15 (4.69%) MCITP
6 15 (4.69%) MCP
7 13 (4.06%) MCT
8 12 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.81%) NCIE
10 6 (1.88%) CCNP
11 5 (1.56%) CCENT
11 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.94%) MCTS
12 3 (0.94%) PMP
12 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.94%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.94%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.75%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 138 (43.13%) Active Directory
2 60 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (18.44%) Hyper-V
4 27 (8.44%) vSphere
5 16 (5.00%) XenApp
6 9 (2.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.25%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.31%) NDS
10 1 (0.31%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.31%) pfSense
10 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (8.44%) SCCM
2 15 (4.69%) WSUS
3 11 (3.44%) Puppet
4 10 (3.13%) Nagios
5 9 (2.81%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.88%) SCOM
7 5 (1.56%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.25%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.31%) Ansible
10 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 1 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.31%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 132 (41.25%) Microsoft
2 107 (33.44%) VMware
3 62 (19.38%) Cisco
4 45 (14.06%) Citrix
5 23 (7.19%) Red Hat
6 16 (5.00%) Dell
6 16 (5.00%) HP
6 16 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 13 (4.06%) NetApp
8 12 (3.75%) Apple
8 12 (3.75%) Symantec
9 10 (3.13%) Juniper
10 8 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
10 8 (2.50%) Sophos
10 8 (2.50%) Veeam
11 7 (2.19%) EMC
11 7 (2.19%) Ericsson
11 7 (2.19%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.88%) Intel
12 6 (1.88%) Nortel
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum + bens & training
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
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FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call, overtime, bonus and be
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + + Benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Oncall, Training, Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £30,000 DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £20000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
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Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
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Macclesfield
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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