The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 72 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.46% 2.50% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.60% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 20
Average salary £29,000 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.40% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,700 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
942 576 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.46% 96.16% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 885 505 630
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,970
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northampton -18 13 £27,500 +17.02%
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 21 (51.22%) SQL
4 20 (48.78%) MS Excel
5 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
6 14 (34.15%) VMware
7 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
8 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
9 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.07%) Dell
10 7 (17.07%) MCSE
10 7 (17.07%) ITIL
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (17.07%) SAN
10 7 (17.07%) Degree
10 7 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
11 6 (14.63%) Citrix
12 5 (12.20%) HP
12 5 (12.20%) Linux
12 5 (12.20%) IIS
12 5 (12.20%) MS Office
12 5 (12.20%) Firewall
12 5 (12.20%) NetApp
12 5 (12.20%) Cisco
12 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (12.20%) SCOM
13 4 (9.76%) MCITP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.20%) IIS
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
5 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (48.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.07%) SAN
3 5 (12.20%) Firewall
4 4 (9.76%) NAS
4 4 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
5 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.88%) PBX
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
General
1 4 (9.76%) German Language
2 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Replication
1 2 (4.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) CRM
3 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Ruby
2 2 (4.88%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) MCSE
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) MCITP
3 3 (7.32%) MCSA
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) MCTS
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.76%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
5 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCOM
2 4 (9.76%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Dell
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 5 (12.20%) NetApp
5 5 (12.20%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 4 (9.76%) EMC
6 4 (9.76%) Symantec
7 3 (7.32%) Remedy
7 3 (7.32%) F5
8 2 (4.88%) Lotus
9 1 (2.44%) Google