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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 117 110 147
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 140 173 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.12% 2.50% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.63% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 117 139 107
Average salary £26,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.46% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
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 £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 86 £26,000 -13.33% 17
Cheshire +1 26 £23,500 -27.69% 8
Lancashire +15 16 £25,750 -9.64% 5
Merseyside -5 9 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 231 (69.37%) Windows
2 170 (51.05%) Microsoft
3 161 (48.35%) VMware
4 147 (44.14%) Active Directory
5 117 (35.14%) MS Exchange
6 109 (32.73%) Cisco
6 109 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 100 (30.03%) Citrix
8 97 (29.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 90 (27.03%) MS Excel
10 89 (26.73%) DNS
11 83 (24.92%) SQL Server
12 82 (24.62%) Firewall
13 76 (22.82%) DHCP
14 69 (20.72%) LAN
15 67 (20.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 66 (19.82%) Linux
16 66 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
17 65 (19.52%) Windows Server 2003
18 62 (18.62%) WAN
18 62 (18.62%) Hyper-V
19 59 (17.72%) VPN
20 58 (17.42%) TCP/IP
20 58 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2010
21 57 (17.12%) Windows XP
22 56 (16.82%) HP
22 56 (16.82%) NetApp
23 55 (16.52%) Finance
24 54 (16.22%) ITIL
25 53 (15.92%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 58 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (6.91%) SharePoint
7 20 (6.01%) IIS
8 15 (4.50%) Lync
9 9 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.50%) Apache
11 4 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.60%) nginx
14 1 (0.30%) Moodle
14 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
Applications
1 90 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 53 (15.92%) MS Office
3 12 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.50%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.90%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.60%) Revit
6 2 (0.60%) SketchUp
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Agresso
2 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.80%) Office 365
2 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 89 (26.73%) DNS
2 82 (24.62%) Firewall
3 76 (22.82%) DHCP
4 69 (20.72%) LAN
5 62 (18.62%) WAN
6 59 (17.72%) VPN
7 58 (17.42%) TCP/IP
8 46 (13.81%) SAN
9 30 (9.01%) Wireless
10 20 (6.01%) VLAN
11 18 (5.41%) VoIP
12 15 (4.50%) Ethernet
12 15 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (3.90%) NAS
14 12 (3.60%) IPv4
14 12 (3.60%) Internet
14 12 (3.60%) MPLS
15 8 (2.40%) WLAN
15 8 (2.40%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (2.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (24.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (4.20%) MySQL
5 11 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.40%) DB2
8 7 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Visual Studio
1 7 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Synon
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 55 (16.52%) Finance
2 16 (4.80%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.40%) Retail
4 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.20%) Back Office
5 4 (1.20%) Advertising
5 4 (1.20%) Games
6 3 (0.90%) Banking
6 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.00%) Web Services
1 10 (3.00%) XML
2 7 (2.10%) .NET
3 6 (1.80%) J2EE
4 4 (1.20%) HTML
5 2 (0.60%) REST
5 2 (0.60%) JSP
5 2 (0.60%) SOAP
5 2 (0.60%) COM
6 1 (0.30%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) Swing
6 1 (0.30%) EDI
6 1 (0.30%) JMS
6 1 (0.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.80%) Clustering
4 9 (2.70%) Replication
5 8 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.10%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.10%) Smart Meter
7 5 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.20%) iPad
9 3 (0.90%) Open Source
9 3 (0.90%) EPoS
10 2 (0.60%) iPhone
10 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.60%) AS400
11 1 (0.30%) iSeries
11 1 (0.30%) VLE
11 1 (0.30%) Economics
11 1 (0.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 231 (69.37%) Windows
2 97 (29.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (20.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (19.82%) Linux
5 65 (19.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (17.12%) Windows XP
7 48 (14.41%) Windows 7
8 39 (11.71%) Windows 8
9 24 (7.21%) UNIX
10 11 (3.30%) Windows Vista
11 10 (3.00%) Android
12 9 (2.70%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.40%) AIX
14 5 (1.50%) VMS
15 4 (1.20%) CentOS
16 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.90%) Solaris
16 3 (0.90%) Debian
16 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.22%) ITIL
2 23 (6.91%) Service Delivery
3 16 (4.80%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (4.50%) ERP
5 13 (3.90%) Problem Management
5 13 (3.90%) Time Management
6 11 (3.30%) Change Control
6 11 (3.30%) Service Management
6 11 (3.30%) Business Continuity
7 10 (3.00%) Migration
7 10 (3.00%) Project Management
8 9 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 9 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (2.40%) Quality Management
10 7 (2.10%) Change Management
10 7 (2.10%) Line Management
11 6 (1.80%) Configuration Management
11 6 (1.80%) Validation
12 5 (1.50%) CRM
12 5 (1.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (15.62%) SQL
2 22 (6.61%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.60%) VB
4 11 (3.30%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.70%) C#
6 8 (2.40%) C
7 7 (2.10%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.10%) VBScript
8 4 (1.20%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.20%) VBA
8 4 (1.20%) Java
8 4 (1.20%) Perl
8 4 (1.20%) PHP
8 4 (1.20%) VB6
9 3 (0.90%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.60%) Python
10 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) VC++
11 1 (0.30%) C++
11 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (13.81%) Degree
3 38 (11.41%) MCSE
4 33 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (9.01%) CCNA
6 23 (6.91%) MCSA
7 22 (6.61%) MCP
8 20 (6.01%) MCITP
9 19 (5.71%) MCTS
10 18 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (3.90%) NCDA
12 9 (2.70%) CCA
12 9 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (2.40%) CCNP
14 6 (1.80%) NCIE
14 6 (1.80%) VCAP
15 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.20%) Security Cleared
15 4 (1.20%) HND
16 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.11%) SLA
2 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 147 (44.14%) Active Directory
2 109 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (18.62%) Hyper-V
4 42 (12.61%) XenDesktop
5 35 (10.51%) XenApp
6 28 (8.41%) vSphere
7 7 (2.10%) XenServer
8 6 (1.80%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.30%) Firmware
11 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 8 (2.40%) WSUS
2 8 (2.40%) SCCM
3 7 (2.10%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.80%) WMI
5 5 (1.50%) Puppet
6 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.30%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 170 (51.05%) Microsoft
2 161 (48.35%) VMware
3 109 (32.73%) Cisco
4 100 (30.03%) Citrix
5 56 (16.82%) NetApp
5 56 (16.82%) HP
6 42 (12.61%) EMC
7 27 (8.11%) Oracle
8 13 (3.90%) Avaya
8 13 (3.90%) Juniper
9 12 (3.60%) Sophos
10 10 (3.00%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.00%) Meraki
11 9 (2.70%) 3PAR
11 9 (2.70%) Symantec
11 9 (2.70%) IBM
12 6 (1.80%) WatchGuard
13 5 (1.50%) Apple
13 5 (1.50%) Dell
14 4 (1.20%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + On call (£3K), Pension
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
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Salary: £26000 - £37000 per annum + flexi time
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + on call + bens
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