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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 61 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.06% 1.67% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.72% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Average salary £32,250 £26,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.56% -18.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £23,200 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
515 464 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 91.15% 96.87% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 493 406 401
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
4 7 (29.17%) Dell
5 5 (20.83%) SAN
5 5 (20.83%) NetApp
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) IIS
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) Symantec
6 4 (16.67%) EMC
6 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
6 4 (16.67%) German Language
6 4 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (16.67%) NAS
6 4 (16.67%) Office 365
6 4 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.50%) LAMP
7 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) NAS
2 4 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.67%) German Language
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCSE
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
2 2 (8.33%) Dell Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Dell
4 5 (20.83%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) Symantec
5 4 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (4.17%) Google
7 1 (4.17%) F5