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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 55 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.52% 3.20% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 3.34% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 12
Average salary £22,500 £24,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -32.41%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
642 359 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.25% 95.73% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 593 340 396
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
5 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 6 (26.09%) Citrix
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) MCSE
9 4 (17.39%) HP
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco
9 4 (17.39%) MCITP
9 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
9 4 (17.39%) vSphere
10 3 (13.04%) XenApp
10 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
10 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
10 3 (13.04%) SCOM
10 3 (13.04%) Firewall
10 3 (13.04%) VPN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) PABX
5 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.35%) MGCP
5 1 (4.35%) IPsec
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Law
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
4 4 (17.39%) MCITP
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) CCA
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (8.70%) MCTS
6 1 (4.35%) CCIA
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.70%) XenServer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) ARCserve
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Wyse
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp