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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 123 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 114 181 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.05% 2.58% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.67% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 100 157 149
Average salary £26,000 £30,750 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.44% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 -31 56 £32,500 +5.69% 14
Cheshire +18 33 £22,000 -38.46% 6
Merseyside -2 18 £28,500 +5.55% 2
Lancashire +18 11 £22,000 -21.42% 1
Cumbria - 3 £27,500 - 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 169 (60.79%) Windows
2 123 (44.24%) Active Directory
3 120 (43.17%) Microsoft
4 108 (38.85%) Windows Server
5 86 (30.94%) MS Exchange
6 82 (29.50%) ITIL
6 82 (29.50%) VMware
7 73 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (26.26%) MS Excel
8 69 (24.82%) Cisco
9 66 (23.74%) Windows 7
10 59 (21.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 58 (20.86%) CCNA
11 58 (20.86%) Cisco Certification
11 58 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 57 (20.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 56 (20.14%) Citrix
13 56 (20.14%) TCP/IP
13 56 (20.14%) MS Office
14 48 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 47 (16.91%) Exchange Server 2013
16 44 (15.83%) Firewall
16 44 (15.83%) VPN
16 44 (15.83%) LAN
17 41 (14.75%) Hyper-V
18 40 (14.39%) WAN
18 40 (14.39%) SQL
19 39 (14.03%) MCP
19 39 (14.03%) DNS
20 38 (13.67%) MCTS

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 86 (30.94%) MS Exchange
2 57 (20.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (16.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (7.91%) IIS
5 20 (7.19%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (4.68%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.16%) TWiki
10 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.80%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.44%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) Apache
12 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.36%) Confluence
12 1 (0.36%) nginx
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (26.26%) MS Excel
2 56 (20.14%) MS Office
3 9 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.76%) Office 365
2 12 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.08%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Route 53
6 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 56 (20.14%) TCP/IP
2 44 (15.83%) Firewall
2 44 (15.83%) LAN
2 44 (15.83%) VPN
3 40 (14.39%) WAN
4 39 (14.03%) DNS
5 33 (11.87%) DHCP
6 24 (8.63%) SAN
7 16 (5.76%) VoIP
8 12 (4.32%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (3.96%) Wireless
10 8 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (2.88%) Internet
10 8 (2.88%) MPLS
11 7 (2.52%) Broadband
11 7 (2.52%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (2.52%) Network Security
11 7 (2.52%) VLAN
11 7 (2.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.08%) MySQL
6 3 (1.08%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.80%) Maven
2 4 (1.44%) Gradle
2 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Continuum
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 31 (11.15%) Finance
2 21 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.60%) Legal
4 6 (2.16%) Law
5 3 (1.08%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.52%) Web Services
2 2 (0.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.96%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.24%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.24%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.88%) FlexPod
5 8 (2.88%) Replication
6 7 (2.52%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.16%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.08%) NHS
9 3 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.08%) Social Media
10 2 (0.72%) iPad
11 1 (0.36%) CMDB
11 1 (0.36%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.36%) iPhone
11 1 (0.36%) Life Science
11 1 (0.36%) Telematics
11 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 169 (60.79%) Windows
2 108 (38.85%) Windows Server
3 73 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (23.74%) Windows 7
5 59 (21.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (10.79%) Linux
7 29 (10.43%) Windows XP
8 23 (8.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (7.55%) Windows 8
10 15 (5.40%) Unix
11 13 (4.68%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.44%) Solaris
13 3 (1.08%) SUSE
14 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.72%) CentOS
14 2 (0.72%) Debian
14 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.50%) ITIL
2 28 (10.07%) Mentoring
3 21 (7.55%) Incident Management
4 12 (4.32%) Service Management
5 11 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (3.60%) Coaching
6 10 (3.60%) Migration
6 10 (3.60%) PRINCE2
7 9 (3.24%) Change Management
7 9 (3.24%) DevOps
8 8 (2.88%) Change Control
8 8 (2.88%) ITIL V2
8 8 (2.88%) Project Management
8 8 (2.88%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.52%) High Availability
9 7 (2.52%) Software Engineering
9 7 (2.52%) Time Management
10 6 (2.16%) Data Migration
10 6 (2.16%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (14.39%) SQL
2 16 (5.76%) Shell Script
3 13 (4.68%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.88%) C#
4 8 (2.88%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.16%) Java
6 5 (1.80%) Perl
7 4 (1.44%) VBScript
8 3 (1.08%) C
9 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.72%) Python
10 1 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (20.86%) CCNA
1 58 (20.86%) Cisco Certification
1 58 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (14.03%) MCP
3 38 (13.67%) MCTS
4 34 (12.23%) MCSE
5 30 (10.79%) MCSA
6 28 (10.07%) MCITP
7 20 (7.19%) Degree
8 18 (6.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (6.12%) NCDA
10 8 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.16%) CCDP
12 5 (1.80%) CCNP
12 5 (1.80%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.44%) MCDST
13 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
14 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.08%) VCAP
15 2 (0.72%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.91%) SLA
2 11 (3.96%) QA
3 6 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 123 (44.24%) Active Directory
2 48 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (14.75%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.47%) vSphere
5 10 (3.60%) XenApp
6 6 (2.16%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.80%) Xen
7 5 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.44%) Docker
8 4 (1.44%) Shibboleth
8 4 (1.44%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.44%) UAG
9 3 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.36%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 25 (8.99%) SCCM
2 13 (4.68%) SCOM
3 8 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (2.88%) SCOrch
4 7 (2.52%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.80%) Puppet
6 4 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.44%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.72%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.72%) Nagios
8 2 (0.72%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.72%) SnapVault
8 2 (0.72%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.36%) Ansible
9 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 120 (43.17%) Microsoft
2 82 (29.50%) VMware
3 69 (24.82%) Cisco
4 56 (20.14%) Citrix
5 25 (8.99%) NetApp
6 11 (3.96%) HP
7 9 (3.24%) Google
7 9 (3.24%) Mitel
8 8 (2.88%) Intel Security
8 8 (2.88%) Oracle
9 7 (2.52%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.52%) Symantec
10 6 (2.16%) Veeam
11 5 (1.80%) iManage
11 5 (1.80%) LANDesk
11 5 (1.80%) NetIQ
12 4 (1.44%) Apple
12 4 (1.44%) Intel
12 4 (1.44%) Interwoven
12 4 (1.44%) Red Hat
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Manchester
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