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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 65 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.71% 0.95% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 1.01% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 25
Average salary £22,500 £25,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% -15.83%
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
920 595 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.73% 94.00% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 839 538 627
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -9 19 £22,500 -10.89%
Daventry - 6 £22,500 -
Towcester - 1 £22,500 -
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
6 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (26.47%) VMware
8 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco
9 7 (20.59%) Citrix
9 7 (20.59%) Degree
9 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
10 6 (17.65%) Firewall
10 6 (17.65%) Linux
10 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 5 (14.71%) MS Office
11 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
11 5 (14.71%) HP
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (11.76%) SCOM
12 4 (11.76%) vSphere
12 4 (11.76%) MCSE
13 3 (8.82%) MySQL
13 3 (8.82%) DNS
13 3 (8.82%) Apache
13 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.88%) PBX
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) IPsec
5 1 (2.94%) MGCP
5 1 (2.94%) BGP
5 1 (2.94%) OSPF
5 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.94%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
1 2 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) PDA
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) Network Design
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (11.76%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) MCTS
4 3 (8.82%) MCITP
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
6 1 (2.94%) CCA
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCSE
6 1 (2.94%) CCSA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Dell
5 3 (8.82%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
6 2 (5.88%) Lotus
6 2 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Google