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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 109 91 151
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 144 189 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.39% 2.77% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.91% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 119 161 104
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
5728 6484 7011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 95.14% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 5233 5968
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -20 78 £26,000 -2.80% 21
Cheshire +13 43 £32,500 - 3
Lancashire -5 15 £26,500 -7.01% 2
Merseyside -8 7 £30,500 -12.85% 3
Cumbria -5 1 £27,000 +25.58% 2
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 210 (68.85%) Windows
2 160 (52.46%) Active Directory
3 153 (50.16%) Microsoft
4 133 (43.61%) VMware
5 120 (39.34%) MS Exchange
6 96 (31.48%) DNS
7 91 (29.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 89 (29.18%) Firewall
9 86 (28.20%) MS Excel
10 83 (27.21%) Cisco
11 79 (25.90%) DHCP
11 79 (25.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 76 (24.92%) Hyper-V
13 75 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 71 (23.28%) SQL Server
15 69 (22.62%) Citrix
16 67 (21.97%) Exchange Server 2010
16 67 (21.97%) ITIL
17 66 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
18 62 (20.33%) TCP/IP
19 61 (20.00%) VPN
19 61 (20.00%) SQL
20 57 (18.69%) Windows XP
20 57 (18.69%) LAN
21 53 (17.38%) Linux
22 50 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
23 49 (16.07%) Windows 7
23 49 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2013
24 48 (15.74%) MS Office
25 46 (15.08%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 120 (39.34%) MS Exchange
2 67 (21.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (7.54%) SharePoint
7 20 (6.56%) IIS
8 19 (6.23%) Lync
9 6 (1.97%) Confluence
9 6 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.97%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.98%) Apache
12 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 86 (28.20%) MS Excel
2 48 (15.74%) MS Office
3 9 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.98%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.66%) SketchUp
5 2 (0.66%) Revit
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.26%) Office 365
3 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 96 (31.48%) DNS
2 89 (29.18%) Firewall
3 79 (25.90%) DHCP
4 62 (20.33%) TCP/IP
5 61 (20.00%) VPN
6 57 (18.69%) LAN
7 46 (15.08%) WAN
8 41 (13.44%) SAN
9 26 (8.52%) Wireless
10 23 (7.54%) VoIP
11 19 (6.23%) VLAN
12 17 (5.57%) NAS
13 15 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (4.26%) IPv4
15 11 (3.61%) Ethernet
16 9 (2.95%) WLAN
16 9 (2.95%) Network Security
17 8 (2.62%) Cisco IOS
18 6 (1.97%) DMZ
18 6 (1.97%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.64%) MySQL
5 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (3.93%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.61%) JIRA
3 7 (2.30%) Ant
3 7 (2.30%) Maven
3 7 (2.30%) Subversion
4 6 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.97%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.97%) SonarQube
4 6 (1.97%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.33%) Synon
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.33%) Hudson
General
1 40 (13.11%) Finance
2 13 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.97%) Banking
5 5 (1.64%) Retail
5 5 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.64%) Games
5 5 (1.64%) Advertising
6 3 (0.98%) Back Office
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.25%) Web Services
2 10 (3.28%) .NET
2 10 (3.28%) J2EE
3 8 (2.62%) XML
4 5 (1.64%) JSP
4 5 (1.64%) SOAP
4 5 (1.64%) REST
5 3 (0.98%) COM
5 3 (0.98%) HTML
6 1 (0.33%) JMS
6 1 (0.33%) EDI
6 1 (0.33%) Swing
6 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.23%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.93%) Clustering
4 8 (2.62%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.64%) Replication
5 5 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.31%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.31%) EPoS
7 3 (0.98%) iPhone
7 3 (0.98%) iPad
8 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.66%) AS400
8 2 (0.66%) Statistics
9 1 (0.33%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 210 (68.85%) Windows
2 91 (29.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (18.69%) Windows XP
5 53 (17.38%) Linux
6 50 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (16.07%) Windows 7
8 46 (15.08%) Windows 8
9 13 (4.26%) Windows Vista
10 11 (3.61%) UNIX
11 9 (2.95%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.62%) Android
13 4 (1.31%) CentOS
14 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.66%) Debian
14 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.66%) Solaris
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.97%) ITIL
2 17 (5.57%) Service Management
3 12 (3.93%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (3.93%) ERP
4 11 (3.61%) Business Continuity
4 11 (3.61%) DevOps
4 11 (3.61%) Mentoring
5 10 (3.28%) Problem Management
5 10 (3.28%) Migration
5 10 (3.28%) Service Delivery
6 8 (2.62%) Line Management
6 8 (2.62%) Incident Management
7 7 (2.30%) Change Management
7 7 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (1.97%) Change Control
8 6 (1.97%) Load Balancing
8 6 (1.97%) Time Management
8 6 (1.97%) Configuration Management
9 5 (1.64%) CRM
9 5 (1.64%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.00%) SQL
2 13 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.61%) Java
4 10 (3.28%) VB
4 10 (3.28%) Perl
5 8 (2.62%) Python
6 7 (2.30%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.30%) VBScript
6 7 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.97%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.64%) VBA
8 5 (1.64%) C#
8 5 (1.64%) COBOL
9 4 (1.31%) VB6
9 4 (1.31%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.98%) C
10 3 (0.98%) PHP
11 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.33%) VC++
12 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (11.48%) Degree
3 33 (10.82%) MCSE
4 28 (9.18%) MCSA
5 23 (7.54%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (7.21%) MCP
7 21 (6.89%) CCNA
8 20 (6.56%) MCITP
9 18 (5.90%) MCTS
10 14 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (4.26%) NCDA
12 9 (2.95%) MCDST
12 9 (2.95%) CCENT
12 9 (2.95%) Security Cleared
13 8 (2.62%) CCNP
14 7 (2.30%) CCA
14 7 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.97%) NCIE
15 6 (1.97%) VCAP
16 5 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.23%) SLA
2 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 160 (52.46%) Active Directory
2 79 (25.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (24.92%) Hyper-V
4 27 (8.85%) XenDesktop
5 22 (7.21%) XenApp
6 20 (6.56%) vSphere
7 9 (2.95%) XenServer
8 6 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.31%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.66%) Firmware
10 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (3.93%) SCCM
2 7 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.64%) Puppet
4 3 (0.98%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.98%) WSUS
5 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.66%) WMI
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 153 (50.16%) Microsoft
2 133 (43.61%) VMware
3 83 (27.21%) Cisco
4 69 (22.62%) Citrix
5 45 (14.75%) NetApp
6 35 (11.48%) HP
7 18 (5.90%) EMC
8 14 (4.59%) Oracle
9 13 (4.26%) Avaya
10 10 (3.28%) Meraki
11 8 (2.62%) Juniper
11 8 (2.62%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.30%) Symantec
12 7 (2.30%) Apple
13 6 (1.97%) Perforce
13 6 (1.97%) Sophos
13 6 (1.97%) IBM
14 4 (1.31%) SonicWALL
14 4 (1.31%) Dell
15 3 (0.98%) CheckPoint
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