The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 218 217 239
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 30 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 25
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £36,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Technical 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
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the North West region.

Technical Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Technical Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 28 £31,500 +36.95% 6
Cheshire -12 2 £26,750 -10.83%
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (56.00%) Windows
3 27 (54.00%) MS Excel
4 18 (36.00%) MS Office
5 16 (32.00%) Degree
6 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (28.00%) Citrix
8 13 (26.00%) Cisco
8 13 (26.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (24.00%) VMware
10 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
10 11 (22.00%) NetApp
10 11 (22.00%) Linux
10 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
11 10 (20.00%) VPN
11 10 (20.00%) ITIL
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.00%) SAN
11 10 (20.00%) HP
11 10 (20.00%) Firewall
11 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
12 9 (18.00%) XenDesktop
13 7 (14.00%) LAN
13 7 (14.00%) DHCP
13 7 (14.00%) Banking
14 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
14 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
14 6 (12.00%) Wireless
14 6 (12.00%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 27 (54.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (36.00%) MS Office
3 13 (26.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) VPN
1 10 (20.00%) SAN
1 10 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) LAN
2 7 (14.00%) DHCP
3 6 (12.00%) Wireless
3 6 (12.00%) NAS
3 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (10.00%) VoIP
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (8.00%) GPRS
5 4 (8.00%) DNS
5 4 (8.00%) FTP
5 4 (8.00%) IPv4
5 4 (8.00%) Internet
6 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.00%) MPLS
7 1 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (2.00%) Broadband
7 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Clustering
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.00%) Tandem
3 2 (4.00%) GIS
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (56.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) UNIX
4 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.00%) Android
4 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.00%) Project Management
3 5 (10.00%) Service Management
3 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (10.00%) Information Security
3 5 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (8.00%) OO
5 3 (6.00%) Time Management
5 3 (6.00%) ISMS
5 3 (6.00%) Change Management
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL V2
5 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.00%) SIEM
6 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.00%) B2B
7 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) CCNP
2 1 (2.00%) CCNA
2 1 (2.00%) CCA
2 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.00%) CISSP
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (10.00%) vSphere
5 3 (6.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.00%) Citrix
3 13 (26.00%) Cisco
4 12 (24.00%) VMware
5 11 (22.00%) NetApp
6 10 (20.00%) HP
7 6 (12.00%) Oracle
8 5 (10.00%) EMC
8 5 (10.00%) Meraki
9 3 (6.00%) Sun
10 2 (4.00%) ArcSight
11 1 (2.00%) Juniper
11 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
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