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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / North West
Rank 105 120 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 165 114 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.78% 2.06% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 2.14% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 155 104 167
Median salary £27,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £45,400
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%

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
5725 5315 6644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.56% 96.04% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4829 4462 5681
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +26 119 £30,000 -7.69% 24
Cheshire +11 30 £21,000 -5.61% 6
Merseyside -19 8 £29,000 -3.33% 3
Lancashire -8 5 £23,500 -21.66% 2
Cumbria +5 3 £30,000 +4.34%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 224 (72.26%) Windows
2 133 (42.90%) Active Directory
3 127 (40.97%) Microsoft
4 103 (33.23%) VMware
4 103 (33.23%) Windows Server
5 93 (30.00%) Linux
6 80 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (25.16%) MS Exchange
8 76 (24.52%) SQL Server
9 72 (23.23%) ITIL
10 71 (22.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 65 (20.97%) SQL
12 63 (20.32%) Cisco
12 63 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (18.71%) MS Excel
14 57 (18.39%) Windows 7
15 56 (18.06%) Hyper-V
16 54 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 50 (16.13%) WAN
17 50 (16.13%) Firewall
18 49 (15.81%) Exchange Server 2010
19 47 (15.16%) DNS
20 45 (14.52%) PowerShell
20 45 (14.52%) Office 365
21 43 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2013
21 43 (13.87%) MS Office
22 42 (13.55%) Citrix
23 38 (12.26%) DHCP
24 36 (11.61%) MCSE
25 34 (10.97%) LAN

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 78 (25.16%) MS Exchange
2 49 (15.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (8.06%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.58%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.58%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.94%) IIS
8 6 (1.94%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.29%) Apache
10 4 (1.29%) JBoss
11 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.32%) CMS
12 1 (0.32%) GroupWise
Applications
1 58 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 43 (13.87%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.52%) Office 365
2 22 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (4.19%) Amazon S3
3 13 (4.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.61%) GitHub
6 4 (1.29%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.97%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.13%) Firewall
1 50 (16.13%) WAN
2 47 (15.16%) DNS
3 38 (12.26%) DHCP
4 34 (10.97%) LAN
5 32 (10.32%) VPN
6 23 (7.42%) Internet
7 20 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (6.13%) SAN
8 19 (6.13%) TCP/IP
9 17 (5.48%) VLAN
10 13 (4.19%) VoIP
11 12 (3.87%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (3.87%) Wireless
12 11 (3.55%) OSPF
13 9 (2.90%) BGP
13 9 (2.90%) SNMP
14 7 (2.26%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (2.26%) Skype
15 6 (1.94%) DMS-100
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.26%) MySQL
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.29%) Bugzilla
2 4 (1.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.29%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 29 (9.35%) Telecoms
2 15 (4.84%) Finance
3 12 (3.87%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.94%) Legal
5 4 (1.29%) Back Office
6 3 (0.97%) Banking
6 3 (0.97%) Electronics
6 3 (0.97%) Games
6 3 (0.97%) Marketing
6 3 (0.97%) Retail
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.81%) Web Services
2 6 (1.94%) .NET
3 5 (1.61%) Middleware
4 4 (1.29%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.29%) Apache Camel
4 4 (1.29%) jQuery
5 3 (0.97%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.32%) LAMP
6 1 (0.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.13%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 10 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.26%) iPad
7 6 (1.94%) Clustering
8 5 (1.61%) Wiki
9 4 (1.29%) CCTV
9 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.29%) PKI
10 3 (0.97%) CMDB
10 3 (0.97%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.97%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.97%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 224 (72.26%) Windows
2 103 (33.23%) Windows Server
3 93 (30.00%) Linux
4 80 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (22.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (18.39%) Windows 7
7 25 (8.06%) Unix
8 21 (6.77%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (4.19%) Windows 10
11 12 (3.87%) Mac OS X
12 11 (3.55%) CentOS
13 9 (2.90%) Data ONTAP
13 9 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (2.26%) Android
15 6 (1.94%) AIX
15 6 (1.94%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.61%) Windows XP
17 4 (1.29%) Debian
18 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.23%) ITIL
2 28 (9.03%) Mentoring
3 25 (8.06%) Problem Management
4 20 (6.45%) Service Management
5 16 (5.16%) Load Testing
6 14 (4.52%) Change Management
6 14 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (4.52%) ITIL V3
7 13 (4.19%) Capacity Management
7 13 (4.19%) Configuration Management
7 13 (4.19%) Performance Analysis
7 13 (4.19%) Validation
8 12 (3.87%) Software Deployment
9 10 (3.23%) Open Source
10 9 (2.90%) Application Virtualisation
11 8 (2.58%) DevOps
11 8 (2.58%) Network Management
11 8 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (2.58%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.58%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.97%) SQL
2 45 (14.52%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.77%) Python
4 20 (6.45%) Perl
5 13 (4.19%) VBScript
6 12 (3.87%) Java
7 10 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.58%) Ruby
9 7 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.61%) C#
10 5 (1.61%) PHP
11 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.65%) C
13 1 (0.32%) C++
13 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (11.61%) MCSE
3 30 (9.68%) MCSA
4 25 (8.06%) Degree
5 21 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.84%) MCITP
6 15 (4.84%) MCP
7 14 (4.52%) CCNA
8 12 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (3.23%) CCNP
9 10 (3.23%) MCT
10 9 (2.90%) NCIE
11 5 (1.61%) CCSE
11 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.61%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.61%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.97%) CCA
12 3 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.97%) MCTS
12 3 (0.97%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 133 (42.90%) Active Directory
2 63 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (18.06%) Hyper-V
4 28 (9.03%) vSphere
5 11 (3.55%) XenApp
6 9 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.97%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.97%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.32%) NDS
10 1 (0.32%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.32%) pfSense
10 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (8.71%) SCCM
2 14 (4.52%) WSUS
3 12 (3.87%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.90%) Puppet
5 6 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.94%) SCOM
6 5 (1.61%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.29%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.97%) Nagios
9 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.32%) MobiControl
10 1 (0.32%) OpenView
10 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.32%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 127 (40.97%) Microsoft
2 103 (33.23%) VMware
3 63 (20.32%) Cisco
4 42 (13.55%) Citrix
5 21 (6.77%) HP
6 17 (5.48%) Intel Security
7 14 (4.52%) Dell
7 14 (4.52%) Symantec
8 13 (4.19%) NetApp
8 13 (4.19%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.87%) Apple
10 11 (3.55%) Intel
11 10 (3.23%) Juniper
11 10 (3.23%) Veeam
12 8 (2.58%) EMC
12 8 (2.58%) Extreme Networks
12 8 (2.58%) Oracle
12 8 (2.58%) Sophos
13 7 (2.26%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.26%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Gym, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: With Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £30001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oldham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Omni RMS
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + On Call Rota + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mouchel Infrastructure Services
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £33867 - £41653 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago