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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 216 242 227
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 23 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.18% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.19% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 25
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £22,100 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,900 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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
6172 6782 7061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 95.53% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5486 5934
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 £24,690 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +15 16 £30,000 +30.43% 2
Cheshire +13 4 £33,250 +12.71%
Lancashire - 3 £19,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 28 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 23 (52.27%) Windows
4 22 (50.00%) Cisco
5 19 (43.18%) MS Exchange
5 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
5 19 (43.18%) Firewall
6 18 (40.91%) VPN
7 17 (38.64%) Linux
8 16 (36.36%) SAN
8 16 (36.36%) VMware
8 16 (36.36%) Degree
9 15 (34.09%) MS Office
10 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
10 14 (31.82%) NetApp
10 14 (31.82%) Citrix
10 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
10 14 (31.82%) XenDesktop
11 12 (27.27%) IIS
12 11 (25.00%) VoIP
12 11 (25.00%) Service Management
12 11 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (22.73%) SQL
14 9 (20.45%) DNS
14 9 (20.45%) EMC
14 9 (20.45%) NAS
15 8 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (18.18%) DHCP
15 8 (18.18%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (43.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.27%) IIS
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (34.09%) MS Office
3 11 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) Firewall
2 18 (40.91%) VPN
3 16 (36.36%) SAN
4 11 (25.00%) VoIP
5 9 (20.45%) DNS
5 9 (20.45%) NAS
6 8 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (18.18%) DHCP
7 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
7 7 (15.91%) LAN
7 7 (15.91%) IPv4
7 7 (15.91%) Wireless
8 4 (9.09%) SMTP
8 4 (9.09%) Internet
8 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (9.09%) Broadband
8 4 (9.09%) GPRS
8 4 (9.09%) FTP
8 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Smart Meter
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Xbox
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) Android
4 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.27%) Debian
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Service Management
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) Business Continuity
3 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
3 7 (15.91%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.09%) Change Control
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) Information Security
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (9.09%) Information Security Management
4 4 (9.09%) Security Management
5 2 (4.55%) Network Management
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
1 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
1 14 (31.82%) XenDesktop
2 7 (15.91%) vSphere
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) Cisco
3 16 (36.36%) VMware
4 14 (31.82%) Citrix
4 14 (31.82%) NetApp
5 9 (20.45%) EMC
6 7 (15.91%) Meraki
6 7 (15.91%) HP
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle
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