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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 118 112 90
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 123 151 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 2.39% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.47% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 109 122 179
Median salary £30,750 £27,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.81% -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £42,500
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
5470 6116 6747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.63% 96.77% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4639 4988 5438
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 £22,500
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 28 June 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 June 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 +13 87 £31,500 +14.54% 20
Cheshire +5 15 £25,500 -21.53% 11
Merseyside +4 10 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Lancashire -1 5 £26,500 +17.77% 2
Cumbria +5 4 - - 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 151 (63.45%) Windows
2 113 (47.48%) Microsoft
3 106 (44.54%) Active Directory
4 99 (41.60%) Windows Server
5 70 (29.41%) MS Exchange
6 67 (28.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (27.31%) VMware
8 61 (25.63%) MS Excel
9 58 (24.37%) MS Office
10 57 (23.95%) Windows 7
11 53 (22.27%) Citrix
12 48 (20.17%) Cisco
13 44 (18.49%) ITIL
14 43 (18.07%) VPN
14 43 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 42 (17.65%) TCP/IP
16 40 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (16.81%) Hyper-V
17 37 (15.55%) Exchange Server 2010
17 37 (15.55%) DNS
17 37 (15.55%) DHCP
18 35 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (14.29%) Finance
20 32 (13.45%) MCSA
20 32 (13.45%) SQL Server
20 32 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2013
21 31 (13.03%) SQL
21 31 (13.03%) Linux
21 31 (13.03%) Windows Server 2003
22 29 (12.18%) Analytical Skills

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 70 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 37 (15.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (5.04%) CMS
5 11 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.52%) Apache
6 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.68%) IIS
7 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.26%) WordPress
9 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.42%) JBoss
10 1 (0.42%) TWiki
Applications
1 61 (25.63%) MS Excel
2 58 (24.37%) MS Office
3 15 (6.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.30%) Office 365
2 11 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.10%) 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%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.07%) VPN
2 42 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 37 (15.55%) DHCP
3 37 (15.55%) DNS
4 29 (12.18%) LAN
5 28 (11.76%) Firewall
6 22 (9.24%) VoIP
7 20 (8.40%) WAN
8 14 (5.88%) BGP
9 13 (5.46%) SAN
10 12 (5.04%) MPLS
10 12 (5.04%) VLAN
11 8 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (3.36%) Internet
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%) CTI
13 6 (2.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.94%) MySQL
3 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.84%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (14.29%) Finance
2 20 (8.40%) Legal
3 15 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.36%) Banking
5 7 (2.94%) Law
6 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.94%) HTML
2 5 (2.10%) .NET
3 3 (1.26%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.26%) CSS
3 3 (1.26%) XML
4 2 (0.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.42%) JMS
5 1 (0.42%) jQuery
5 1 (0.42%) SOAP
5 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.04%) Blackberry
4 11 (4.62%) Fat Client
4 11 (4.62%) Thin Client
5 9 (3.78%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.78%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.52%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.26%) iPad
9 2 (0.84%) Clustering
9 2 (0.84%) CMDB
9 2 (0.84%) Handset
9 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.84%) Replication
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 151 (63.45%) Windows
2 99 (41.60%) Windows Server
3 67 (28.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (23.95%) Windows 7
5 43 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (13.03%) Linux
6 31 (13.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 19 (7.98%) Windows 8
9 18 (7.56%) Unix
10 12 (5.04%) Android
11 10 (4.20%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.94%) CentOS
12 7 (2.94%) Windows 10
13 6 (2.52%) AIX
14 5 (2.10%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (2.10%) Debian
15 4 (1.68%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.68%) VMS
15 4 (1.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.49%) ITIL
2 26 (10.92%) Mentoring
3 24 (10.08%) Service Management
4 14 (5.88%) Document Management
5 13 (5.46%) Incident Management
5 13 (5.46%) Problem Management
6 12 (5.04%) Expense Management
6 12 (5.04%) Software Deployment
6 12 (5.04%) Workflow
7 11 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.20%) Change Control
9 9 (3.78%) DevOps
10 7 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.52%) Change Management
11 6 (2.52%) Coaching
11 6 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (2.52%) Migration
11 6 (2.52%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (2.52%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.03%) SQL
2 23 (9.66%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.88%) Java
4 12 (5.04%) VBScript
5 11 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.36%) Perl
7 6 (2.52%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.10%) C#
9 4 (1.68%) C
9 4 (1.68%) Python
10 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.26%) PHP
10 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) Delphi
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (13.45%) MCSA
3 26 (10.92%) CCNA
3 26 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (10.50%) MCSE
5 22 (9.24%) Degree
6 21 (8.82%) MCP
7 17 (7.14%) MCTS
8 14 (5.88%) MCITP
9 12 (5.04%) MCT
10 7 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.52%) NCDA
12 4 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.26%) CCA
13 3 (1.26%) CCNP
13 3 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.26%) RHCT
14 2 (0.84%) RHCE
14 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
15 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.04%) SLA
2 4 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 106 (44.54%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.81%) Hyper-V
3 35 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (9.24%) XenApp
5 12 (5.04%) Terminal Server
6 9 (3.78%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.52%) vSphere
8 4 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.26%) Docker
10 2 (0.84%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.84%) UAG
10 2 (0.84%) XenServer
11 1 (0.42%) Squid
11 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (7.56%) SCCM
2 11 (4.62%) Nagios
3 6 (2.52%) AirWatch
3 6 (2.52%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.68%) Puppet
5 3 (1.26%) Ansible
5 3 (1.26%) WMI
6 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.84%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 2 (0.84%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.42%) MobiControl
7 1 (0.42%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.42%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 113 (47.48%) Microsoft
2 65 (27.31%) VMware
3 53 (22.27%) Citrix
4 48 (20.17%) Cisco
5 17 (7.14%) iManage
6 13 (5.46%) Red Hat
7 12 (5.04%) Interwoven
7 12 (5.04%) NetApp
8 9 (3.78%) HP
8 9 (3.78%) Mitel
9 7 (2.94%) Intel
10 6 (2.52%) Symantec
11 4 (1.68%) Apple
11 4 (1.68%) Veeam
12 3 (1.26%) NetIQ
13 2 (0.84%) Draytek
13 2 (0.84%) Ericsson
13 2 (0.84%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.84%) Oracle
13 2 (0.84%) WatchGuard
Oldham, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Benefits, Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Premier IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Met University
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + £2,500 On Call Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Carlisle
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Free Parking, Pension, Career Develo
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford Quays
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 19000-23000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
CDL
Salary: From £27,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Blackburn
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £13000 - £15500 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago