The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 225 236 236
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 15 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 15
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £22,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £31,300 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -0.76%
Technical 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
5796 6511 6833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.22% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4649 5266 5785
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
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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 +11 9 £30,000 +30.43% 2
Cheshire +7 4 £33,250 +12.71%
Lancashire - 2 £19,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) MS Excel
3 22 (59.46%) Cisco
4 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
4 19 (51.35%) Firewall
5 18 (48.65%) Windows
5 18 (48.65%) MS Exchange
5 18 (48.65%) VPN
6 16 (43.24%) SAN
6 16 (43.24%) VMware
7 15 (40.54%) Linux
8 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
8 14 (37.84%) Citrix
8 14 (37.84%) NetApp
8 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
8 14 (37.84%) XenDesktop
9 12 (32.43%) IIS
9 12 (32.43%) MS Office
10 11 (29.73%) VoIP
10 11 (29.73%) Service Management
11 10 (27.03%) Degree
11 10 (27.03%) SQL
12 9 (24.32%) EMC
12 9 (24.32%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (24.32%) NAS
13 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (21.62%) DNS
13 8 (21.62%) ITIL
14 7 (18.92%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (48.65%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) IIS
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (70.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (32.43%) MS Office
3 9 (24.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) VPN
3 16 (43.24%) SAN
4 11 (29.73%) VoIP
5 9 (24.32%) NAS
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (21.62%) DNS
7 7 (18.92%) IPv4
7 7 (18.92%) DHCP
7 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
7 7 (18.92%) Wireless
7 7 (18.92%) LAN
8 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.81%) SMTP
8 4 (10.81%) Broadband
9 1 (2.70%) LDAP
9 1 (2.70%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
1 5 (13.51%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Clustering
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Android
4 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.70%) Debian
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Service Management
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Business Continuity
3 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
3 7 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.81%) Change Control
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
4 4 (10.81%) Security Management
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
1 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
1 14 (37.84%) XenDesktop
2 7 (18.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (59.46%) Cisco
3 16 (43.24%) VMware
4 14 (37.84%) Citrix
4 14 (37.84%) NetApp
5 9 (24.32%) EMC
6 7 (18.92%) Meraki
6 7 (18.92%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago