The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 95 108 161
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 177 147 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.57% 2.23% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.34% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 155 131 98
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,650 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
6553 6284 7513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.04% 95.15% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5613 5297 6540
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +13 112 £30,750 +6.03% 17
Cheshire +6 46 £40,000 +56.86% 9
Merseyside +9 10 £27,000 -16.92% 2
Lancashire -17 8 £31,250 +32.97% 3
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 212 (65.63%) Windows
2 155 (47.99%) VMware
3 148 (45.82%) Microsoft
4 120 (37.15%) Active Directory
5 107 (33.13%) Citrix
6 103 (31.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 94 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (26.93%) MS Exchange
9 83 (25.70%) Cisco
10 76 (23.53%) MS Excel
11 70 (21.67%) DNS
11 70 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 67 (20.74%) Finance
13 65 (20.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 64 (19.81%) ITIL
15 62 (19.20%) DHCP
16 61 (18.89%) SQL Server
17 60 (18.58%) Linux
17 60 (18.58%) Firewall
18 54 (16.72%) LAN
19 53 (16.41%) WAN
20 52 (16.10%) Hyper-V
20 52 (16.10%) Windows Server 2012
21 47 (14.55%) HP
22 46 (14.24%) MS Office
23 44 (13.62%) Windows 7
24 43 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2010
24 43 (13.31%) VPN
24 43 (13.31%) NetApp
25 42 (13.00%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 87 (26.93%) MS Exchange
2 43 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (7.43%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.95%) IIS
6 15 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.41%) Lync
8 10 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (2.17%) Apache
10 5 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.24%) GroupWise
12 3 (0.93%) nginx
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.31%) Zimbra
13 1 (0.31%) Moodle
13 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.31%) Site Server
13 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 46 (14.24%) MS Office
3 13 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.55%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.93%) Windchill
5 3 (0.93%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.62%) Revit
6 2 (0.62%) SketchUp
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.10%) Office 365
2 3 (0.93%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (21.67%) DNS
2 62 (19.20%) DHCP
3 60 (18.58%) Firewall
4 54 (16.72%) LAN
5 53 (16.41%) WAN
6 43 (13.31%) VPN
7 42 (13.00%) TCP/IP
8 39 (12.07%) SAN
9 26 (8.05%) Wireless
10 16 (4.95%) VLAN
11 15 (4.64%) VoIP
12 14 (4.33%) Internet
13 12 (3.72%) MPLS
14 10 (3.10%) NAS
15 9 (2.79%) Ethernet
16 7 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (2.17%) FTP
16 7 (2.17%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.02%) MySQL
4 12 (3.72%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.10%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.48%) DB2
8 7 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 7 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.86%) Subversion
3 5 (1.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Maven
4 1 (0.31%) Synon
General
1 67 (20.74%) Finance
2 12 (3.72%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.17%) Banking
4 4 (1.24%) Back Office
4 4 (1.24%) Law
5 3 (0.93%) Retail
5 3 (0.93%) Advertising
5 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.62%) Publishing
6 2 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
7 1 (0.31%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.72%) Web Services
2 8 (2.48%) .NET
3 5 (1.55%) SOAP
3 5 (1.55%) XML
4 1 (0.31%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.31%) HTML
4 1 (0.31%) CSS
4 1 (0.31%) JMS
4 1 (0.31%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.33%) Clustering
4 8 (2.48%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.17%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.86%) Replication
7 5 (1.55%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.55%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.24%) iPad
9 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.93%) EPoS
10 2 (0.62%) AS400
10 2 (0.62%) iPhone
11 1 (0.31%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.31%) Xbox
11 1 (0.31%) Open Source
11 1 (0.31%) iSeries
11 1 (0.31%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 212 (65.63%) Windows
2 94 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (20.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (18.58%) Linux
5 52 (16.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (13.62%) Windows 7
7 42 (13.00%) Windows XP
8 31 (9.60%) UNIX
9 26 (8.05%) Windows 8
10 17 (5.26%) VMS
11 14 (4.33%) Android
12 13 (4.02%) Windows 2000
13 8 (2.48%) AIX
14 7 (2.17%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.55%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.24%) Solaris
17 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.93%) Debian
18 2 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.81%) ITIL
2 25 (7.74%) Change Management
3 23 (7.12%) Service Delivery
4 21 (6.50%) Change Control
5 15 (4.64%) Problem Management
6 14 (4.33%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (4.02%) Migration
8 12 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (3.72%) Time Management
9 11 (3.41%) ERP
10 10 (3.10%) Project Management
11 9 (2.79%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.48%) Quality Management
13 7 (2.17%) Service Management
13 7 (2.17%) Business Continuity
14 6 (1.86%) Validation
14 6 (1.86%) Mentoring
15 5 (1.55%) Line Management
15 5 (1.55%) Android Development
15 5 (1.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.53%) SQL
2 20 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.72%) VB
4 10 (3.10%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.10%) C#
5 8 (2.48%) VB.NET
5 8 (2.48%) VB6
6 7 (2.17%) C
7 5 (1.55%) VBScript
7 5 (1.55%) Perl
8 4 (1.24%) PHP
8 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.93%) Python
10 2 (0.62%) Java
11 1 (0.31%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.31%) RPG
11 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (12.38%) MCSE
3 35 (10.84%) Degree
4 34 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (9.60%) CCNA
6 29 (8.98%) MCITP
7 26 (8.05%) MCTS
8 24 (7.43%) MCP
9 23 (7.12%) MCSA
10 20 (6.19%) CCA
10 20 (6.19%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (3.41%) CCNP
13 6 (1.86%) NCDA
14 5 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.24%) HNC
15 4 (1.24%) HND
15 4 (1.24%) VCAP
15 4 (1.24%) NCIE
16 3 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.50%) SLA
2 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 120 (37.15%) Active Directory
2 103 (31.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (16.10%) Hyper-V
4 36 (11.15%) XenDesktop
5 33 (10.22%) XenApp
6 21 (6.50%) vSphere
7 15 (4.64%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.24%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.62%) XenServer
13 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.41%) SCCM
2 9 (2.79%) WSUS
2 9 (2.79%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.86%) WMI
5 3 (0.93%) Puppet
6 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 155 (47.99%) VMware
2 148 (45.82%) Microsoft
3 107 (33.13%) Citrix
4 83 (25.70%) Cisco
5 47 (14.55%) HP
6 43 (13.31%) NetApp
7 41 (12.69%) EMC
8 22 (6.81%) Oracle
9 12 (3.72%) Avaya
9 12 (3.72%) Juniper
10 11 (3.41%) 3PAR
10 11 (3.41%) IBM
11 9 (2.79%) Sophos
12 7 (2.17%) Meraki
12 7 (2.17%) WatchGuard
12 7 (2.17%) Symantec
12 7 (2.17%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.24%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.24%) Scalix
13 4 (1.24%) Google
Middlewich, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £21,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum On call allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits + holidays / career
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Xn Hotels Systems
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum + OOH & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits inc car
Posted: 6 days ago