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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 61 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.79% 1.12% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.17% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 8
Average salary £26,000 £32,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.37% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £22,250 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
545 514 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.67% 95.72% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 382 487 423
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) MCSE
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (20.00%) MCSA
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.00%) SCOM
7 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (15.00%) Remedy
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) CCNP
7 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) Actuate
8 2 (10.00%) CCNA
8 2 (10.00%) C#
8 2 (10.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) ERP
8 2 (10.00%) Firewall
8 2 (10.00%) Wireless

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) ADSL
2 1 (5.00%) ATM
2 1 (5.00%) BGP
2 1 (5.00%) DSL
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
2 1 (5.00%) ISDN
2 1 (5.00%) L2TP
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) LLU
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) OSPF
2 1 (5.00%) PPP
2 1 (5.00%) RIP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) ERP
2 2 (10.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Presales
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (20.00%) MCSA
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) Actuate
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Nokia
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