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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 232 230 257
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 18 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 16
Average salary £27,000 £25,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.93% -8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -6 17 £27,000 +17.39%
Cheshire -7 1 £18,500 -38.33%
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) Degree
5 11 (42.31%) MS Office
6 10 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) Linux
9 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
9 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
10 6 (23.08%) Firewall
10 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 6 (23.08%) VMware
11 5 (19.23%) NetApp
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 5 (19.23%) Oracle
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco
11 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
11 5 (19.23%) ITIL
11 5 (19.23%) VPN
11 5 (19.23%) SAN
11 5 (19.23%) C#
11 5 (19.23%) DHCP
11 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
11 5 (19.23%) XML
11 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
12 4 (15.38%) FTP
12 4 (15.38%) SLA
12 4 (15.38%) Oracle Forms

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (42.31%) MS Office
3 10 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) VPN
3 4 (15.38%) VoIP
3 4 (15.38%) FTP
3 4 (15.38%) GPRS
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) IPv4
5 2 (7.69%) NAS
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) PABX
6 1 (3.85%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 4 (15.38%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Android
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) ISMS
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL V2
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Data Management
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) NetApp
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (7.69%) Meraki
6 1 (3.85%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) Panasonic
6 1 (3.85%) Siemens
6 1 (3.85%) NEC
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
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