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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 133 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 123 144 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.01% 2.19% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.26% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 107 113 139
Median salary £32,500 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -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
5965 6381 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.34% 96.95% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 5297 5801
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 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -17 69 £37,500 +36.36% 10
Cheshire +32 34 £24,000 -12.72% 8
Merseyside -11 13 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Lancashire -1 6 £30,500 +35.55% 3
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 146 (62.13%) Windows
2 107 (45.53%) Microsoft
3 102 (43.40%) Active Directory
4 88 (37.45%) Windows Server
5 61 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (25.53%) MS Exchange
7 59 (25.11%) VMware
8 54 (22.98%) MS Excel
9 50 (21.28%) ITIL
10 48 (20.43%) Linux
10 48 (20.43%) Cisco
11 46 (19.57%) Citrix
12 44 (18.72%) Windows 7
12 44 (18.72%) MS Office
13 41 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
15 36 (15.32%) Hyper-V
15 36 (15.32%) Finance
15 36 (15.32%) VPN
16 34 (14.47%) DNS
17 33 (14.04%) SQL Server
17 33 (14.04%) SQL
17 33 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
19 31 (13.19%) DHCP
20 30 (12.77%) MCSA
20 30 (12.77%) Service Management
20 30 (12.77%) PowerShell
21 29 (12.34%) Unix
21 29 (12.34%) TCP/IP

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 60 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (4.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (4.68%) CMS
5 9 (3.83%) Apache
5 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.98%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.70%) JBoss
9 3 (1.28%) WordPress
10 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) IIS
11 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (22.98%) MS Excel
2 44 (18.72%) MS Office
3 12 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.09%) Office 365
2 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.28%) Route 53
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.32%) VPN
2 34 (14.47%) DNS
3 31 (13.19%) DHCP
4 29 (12.34%) TCP/IP
5 26 (11.06%) Firewall
6 21 (8.94%) LAN
6 21 (8.94%) VoIP
7 19 (8.09%) WAN
8 15 (6.38%) BGP
8 15 (6.38%) Internet
9 12 (5.11%) MPLS
10 10 (4.26%) OSPF
11 9 (3.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (3.40%) SAN
13 7 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (2.98%) Wireless
14 6 (2.55%) IPsec
14 6 (2.55%) VLAN
15 5 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.13%) MySQL
3 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) SQLPlus
General
1 36 (15.32%) Finance
2 19 (8.09%) Legal
3 16 (6.81%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.11%) Banking
5 10 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.70%) Retail
7 3 (1.28%) Law
7 3 (1.28%) Publishing
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Games
8 2 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.11%) HTML
2 8 (3.40%) .NET
3 6 (2.55%) CSS
4 5 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.70%) Web Services
6 3 (1.28%) jQuery
6 3 (1.28%) SOAP
6 3 (1.28%) XML
7 2 (0.85%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.85%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.68%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.40%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (2.55%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.13%) Clustering
6 5 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.70%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.70%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.70%) iPad
8 3 (1.28%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.85%) CMDB
9 2 (0.85%) Handset
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.85%) PKI
9 2 (0.85%) User Experience
10 1 (0.43%) Informatics
10 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 146 (62.13%) Windows
2 88 (37.45%) Windows Server
3 61 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (20.43%) Linux
5 44 (18.72%) Windows 7
6 39 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (12.34%) Unix
8 25 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (8.94%) Windows 8
10 14 (5.96%) CentOS
10 14 (5.96%) Windows XP
11 11 (4.68%) Android
12 10 (4.26%) Apple iOS
12 10 (4.26%) Debian
13 9 (3.83%) AIX
14 5 (2.13%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.13%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.70%) Windows Vista
16 3 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.28%) ITIL
2 30 (12.77%) Service Management
3 25 (10.64%) Mentoring
4 22 (9.36%) Problem Management
5 15 (6.38%) Incident Management
5 15 (6.38%) Software Deployment
6 12 (5.11%) Configuration Management
6 12 (5.11%) Document Management
7 11 (4.68%) Expense Management
7 11 (4.68%) Workflow
8 10 (4.26%) Change Control
9 9 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (3.83%) DevOps
9 9 (3.83%) Project Management
10 8 (3.40%) Change Management
10 8 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.98%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (2.55%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (2.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.04%) SQL
2 30 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 26 (11.06%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.79%) Java
5 15 (6.38%) VBScript
6 9 (3.83%) Perl
7 5 (2.13%) C#
8 3 (1.28%) PHP
9 2 (0.85%) Delphi
9 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.43%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (12.77%) MCSA
3 27 (11.49%) Degree
4 19 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (7.23%) CCNA
5 17 (7.23%) MCSE
6 15 (6.38%) MCT
7 12 (5.11%) MCITP
7 12 (5.11%) MCP
8 5 (2.13%) CCENT
8 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.13%) MCTS
9 4 (1.70%) CCNP
10 2 (0.85%) CCIE
10 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.85%) PMP
11 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.43%) RHCT
11 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.23%) SLA
2 4 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 102 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.32%) Hyper-V
3 26 (11.06%) XenApp
4 22 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (4.68%) Terminal Server
6 5 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.70%) vSphere
8 3 (1.28%) Docker
9 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.85%) XenServer
10 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.43%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.43%) UAG
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (10.64%) SCCM
2 15 (6.38%) Nagios
3 9 (3.83%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.55%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.55%) WSUS
5 5 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.13%) Puppet
6 4 (1.70%) Ansible
7 2 (0.85%) SCOM
8 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.43%) MobiControl
8 1 (0.43%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 107 (45.53%) Microsoft
2 59 (25.11%) VMware
3 48 (20.43%) Cisco
4 46 (19.57%) Citrix
5 20 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.53%) iManage
7 11 (4.68%) Interwoven
8 7 (2.98%) Apple
9 4 (1.70%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.70%) HP
9 4 (1.70%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.70%) Mitel
9 4 (1.70%) NetApp
10 3 (1.28%) BroadSoft
10 3 (1.28%) Dell
10 3 (1.28%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (1.28%) GENBAND
10 3 (1.28%) Intel
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle
11 2 (0.85%) Sonus
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