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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 219 230 257
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 13 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.45% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 11
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
5509 6281 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.71% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5011 5513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 10 £31,000 +8.77% 2
Merseyside - 2 £32,500 -
Cheshire +21 1 £25,000 -24.81%
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
7 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
8 10 (31.25%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) ITIL
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (21.88%) Office 365
11 7 (21.88%) Firewall
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.88%) LAN
12 6 (18.75%) NetApp
12 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (15.63%) CCNA
13 5 (15.63%) SAN
13 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (15.63%) Broadband
13 5 (15.63%) Service Management
13 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
14 4 (12.50%) CTI
14 4 (12.50%) Mitel

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) Broadband
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) CTI
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
5 3 (9.38%) VoIP
5 3 (9.38%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.25%) IPv4
6 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.13%) ADSL
7 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.13%) MPLS
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) FlexPod
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.38%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.25%) Android
8 2 (6.25%) Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) Coaching
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL V2
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) CCNA
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.38%) MCTS
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) NCDA
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
1 3 (9.38%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) NetApp
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (12.50%) Mitel
6 3 (9.38%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Google
7 1 (3.13%) Meraki
7 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
Sale, Cheshire
Insight Media Internet Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Subject to skills and experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 17 days ago