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 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
Technical Engineer
Rank 208 233 219
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 36 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.29% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.30% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 35
Average salary £28,250 £23,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.82% -36.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £22,350 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%
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
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%

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 27 March 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 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 +29 32 £29,750 +29.34% 4
Lancashire +10 3 £19,000 -33.33% 1
Cheshire -2 1 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Technical Engineer
England

Technical 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 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 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 39 (57.35%) Windows
3 34 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 23 (33.82%) Cisco
5 20 (29.41%) VMware
6 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
6 19 (27.94%) MS Office
6 19 (27.94%) Citrix
7 18 (26.47%) NetApp
7 18 (26.47%) Degree
7 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (25.00%) Firewall
8 17 (25.00%) SAN
8 17 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
10 15 (22.06%) Linux
10 15 (22.06%) HP
10 15 (22.06%) VPN
11 14 (20.59%) XenDesktop
12 12 (17.65%) IIS
12 12 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
13 10 (14.71%) ITIL
13 10 (14.71%) DHCP
13 10 (14.71%) UNIX
13 10 (14.71%) NAS
14 9 (13.24%) vSphere
14 9 (13.24%) SQL
14 9 (13.24%) Wireless

Technical 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 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 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 34 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (27.94%) MS Office
3 12 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) SAN
1 17 (25.00%) Firewall
2 15 (22.06%) VPN
3 10 (14.71%) DHCP
3 10 (14.71%) NAS
4 9 (13.24%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (13.24%) Wireless
5 8 (11.76%) DNS
5 8 (11.76%) LAN
5 8 (11.76%) VoIP
6 7 (10.29%) IPv4
6 7 (10.29%) Ethernet
7 4 (5.88%) FTP
7 4 (5.88%) Internet
7 4 (5.88%) GPRS
7 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.47%) OpenVPN
9 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
2 8 (11.76%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Games
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Smart Meter
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Xbox
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) Tandem
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (57.35%) Windows
2 15 (22.06%) Linux
3 10 (14.71%) UNIX
4 7 (10.29%) Android
5 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Debian
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Incident Management
3 8 (11.76%) OO
3 8 (11.76%) Service Management
4 7 (10.29%) Business Continuity
4 7 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (7.35%) Project Management
5 5 (7.35%) Information Security
6 3 (4.41%) Change Management
6 3 (4.41%) Time Management
6 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.94%) Network Management
7 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.47%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.47%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.47%) Data Management
8 1 (1.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.47%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) NCDA
2 2 (2.94%) NCIE
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
3 1 (1.47%) VCAP
3 1 (1.47%) CCNP
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) CCA
3 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.47%) CISSP
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 14 (20.59%) XenDesktop
5 9 (13.24%) vSphere
6 2 (2.94%) XenApp
7 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (1.47%) Legato
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (33.82%) Cisco
3 20 (29.41%) VMware
4 19 (27.94%) Citrix
5 18 (26.47%) NetApp
6 15 (22.06%) HP
7 7 (10.29%) EMC
7 7 (10.29%) Oracle
7 7 (10.29%) Meraki
8 2 (2.94%) Sun
9 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.47%) Nortel
9 1 (1.47%) CommVault
9 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.47%) Nokia
9 1 (1.47%) Symantec
9 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
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