The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 60 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.25% 1.75% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.86% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 16
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
673 376 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.79% 93.77% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 633 350 450
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Northampton

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
6 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (33.33%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (19.05%) vSphere
9 4 (19.05%) MCSE
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) HP
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (14.29%) Citrix
10 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 3 (14.29%) Apache
10 3 (14.29%) MySQL
10 3 (14.29%) LAMP
10 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
10 3 (14.29%) SCOM
11 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
11 2 (9.52%) Ruby

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) Apache
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) PABX
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) MGCP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) MCTS
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 2 (9.52%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Google
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
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