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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 125 108 153
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 134 161 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 2.32% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 2.45% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 110 144 94
Average salary £26,000 £27,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.30% +6.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £42,500 £35,000
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
6162 6574 7080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.20% 94.86% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5015 5312 6066
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 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -24 67 £26,000 -2.80% 20
Cheshire +11 48 £26,500 -10.92% 8
Lancashire -8 14 £18,500 -17.77%
Merseyside +2 4 £29,500 -15.71%
Cumbria - 1 £27,000 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 203 (72.24%) Windows
2 148 (52.67%) Active Directory
3 140 (49.82%) Microsoft
4 117 (41.64%) MS Exchange
5 109 (38.79%) VMware
6 87 (30.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 79 (28.11%) DNS
8 78 (27.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 77 (27.40%) Cisco
9 77 (27.40%) MS Excel
10 76 (27.05%) Firewall
10 76 (27.05%) Hyper-V
11 69 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 67 (23.84%) ITIL
13 66 (23.49%) Exchange Server 2010
13 66 (23.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 62 (22.06%) TCP/IP
15 61 (21.71%) Windows XP
16 60 (21.35%) DHCP
17 56 (19.93%) SQL
18 55 (19.57%) MS Office
19 53 (18.86%) LAN
20 52 (18.51%) Citrix
20 52 (18.51%) Exchange Server 2013
21 51 (18.15%) Windows 7
21 51 (18.15%) VPN
22 50 (17.79%) SQL Server
23 49 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
24 47 (16.73%) Linux
25 46 (16.37%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 117 (41.64%) MS Exchange
2 66 (23.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (18.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (6.76%) IIS
7 17 (6.05%) Lync
8 15 (5.34%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.14%) Confluence
10 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.71%) Apache
11 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.71%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 77 (27.40%) MS Excel
2 55 (19.57%) MS Office
3 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.27%) Office 365
3 7 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 79 (28.11%) DNS
2 76 (27.05%) Firewall
3 62 (22.06%) TCP/IP
4 60 (21.35%) DHCP
5 53 (18.86%) LAN
6 51 (18.15%) VPN
7 43 (15.30%) WAN
8 35 (12.46%) SAN
9 28 (9.96%) Wireless
10 20 (7.12%) VoIP
11 15 (5.34%) NAS
12 13 (4.63%) VLAN
13 12 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (4.27%) IPv4
14 10 (3.56%) Ethernet
15 8 (2.85%) Network Security
16 6 (2.14%) SMTP
17 5 (1.78%) WLAN
17 5 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
18 4 (1.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.78%) MySQL
6 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (4.63%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.27%) JIRA
3 7 (2.49%) Subversion
3 7 (2.49%) Maven
3 7 (2.49%) Ant
4 6 (2.14%) ClearCase
4 6 (2.14%) SonarQube
4 6 (2.14%) TeamCity
4 6 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.36%) Hudson
5 1 (0.36%) Synon
5 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.36%) Firebug
General
1 26 (9.25%) Finance
2 11 (3.91%) Manufacturing
2 11 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.49%) Banking
5 5 (1.78%) Retail
5 5 (1.78%) Advertising
5 5 (1.78%) Games
6 3 (1.07%) Back Office
7 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.98%) Web Services
2 10 (3.56%) J2EE
3 9 (3.20%) XML
4 8 (2.85%) .NET
5 6 (2.14%) SOAP
5 6 (2.14%) REST
6 5 (1.78%) JSP
7 4 (1.42%) HTML
8 3 (1.07%) COM
9 1 (0.36%) CSS
9 1 (0.36%) Swing
9 1 (0.36%) XHTML
9 1 (0.36%) EDI
9 1 (0.36%) JMS
9 1 (0.36%) Middleware
9 1 (0.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (5.34%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.20%) Clustering
3 8 (2.85%) HP StoreVirtual
4 7 (2.49%) EPoS
4 7 (2.49%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.49%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.78%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.78%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.42%) Replication
6 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.42%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.07%) iPad
7 3 (1.07%) iPhone
7 3 (1.07%) Derivative
7 3 (1.07%) Statistics
8 2 (0.71%) Photography
8 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 203 (72.24%) Windows
2 87 (30.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (27.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (21.71%) Windows XP
5 51 (18.15%) Windows 7
6 49 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (16.73%) Linux
8 46 (16.37%) Windows 8
9 19 (6.76%) Windows Vista
10 10 (3.56%) UNIX
11 7 (2.49%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.78%) Android
13 4 (1.42%) CentOS
13 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.42%) Solaris
14 3 (1.07%) AIX
14 3 (1.07%) HPUX
14 3 (1.07%) SUSE
15 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.84%) ITIL
2 16 (5.69%) Service Management
3 11 (3.91%) DevOps
3 11 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (3.91%) Mentoring
4 10 (3.56%) Problem Management
5 9 (3.20%) Incident Management
5 9 (3.20%) Migration
5 9 (3.20%) Business Continuity
5 9 (3.20%) ERP
5 9 (3.20%) Line Management
5 9 (3.20%) Time Management
6 7 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (2.49%) Service Delivery
6 7 (2.49%) Change Management
7 6 (2.14%) CRM
7 6 (2.14%) Configuration Management
7 6 (2.14%) Load Balancing
7 6 (2.14%) Change Control
8 5 (1.78%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.93%) SQL
2 17 (6.05%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.27%) Java
3 12 (4.27%) Perl
4 9 (3.20%) VB
4 9 (3.20%) Python
5 8 (2.85%) VBScript
5 8 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.78%) VBA
7 5 (1.78%) C#
7 5 (1.78%) COBOL
8 3 (1.07%) sed
8 3 (1.07%) AWK
9 2 (0.71%) VB6
9 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.71%) PHP
9 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) VC++
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (12.46%) MCSE
2 35 (12.46%) MCSA
3 32 (11.39%) Degree
4 28 (9.96%) MCITP
5 27 (9.61%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (9.25%) MCP
7 24 (8.54%) CCNA
8 22 (7.83%) MCTS
9 12 (4.27%) Security Cleared
10 11 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (3.56%) MCDST
11 10 (3.56%) CCENT
11 10 (3.56%) NCDA
12 8 (2.85%) HND
13 7 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (2.14%) CCNP
14 6 (2.14%) CCA
14 6 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.12%) SLA
2 6 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 148 (52.67%) Active Directory
2 76 (27.05%) Hyper-V
3 66 (23.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (6.76%) XenDesktop
5 17 (6.05%) XenApp
6 15 (5.34%) vSphere
7 10 (3.56%) XenServer
8 7 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.07%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.71%) Firmware
10 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.56%) SCCM
2 6 (2.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.42%) Puppet
4 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.71%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.36%) WSUS
5 1 (0.36%) Nagios
5 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.36%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 140 (49.82%) Microsoft
2 109 (38.79%) VMware
3 77 (27.40%) Cisco
4 52 (18.51%) Citrix
5 31 (11.03%) NetApp
6 26 (9.25%) HP
7 13 (4.63%) Oracle
8 10 (3.56%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.20%) IBM
10 8 (2.85%) Apple
10 8 (2.85%) Meraki
11 7 (2.49%) EMC
12 6 (2.14%) Avaya
12 6 (2.14%) Veeam
12 6 (2.14%) Symantec
12 6 (2.14%) Perforce
13 5 (1.78%) SAP
14 4 (1.42%) Sophos
14 4 (1.42%) SonicWALL
14 4 (1.42%) Dell
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