The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 38 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.99% 3.72% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 4.55% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £24,000 £32,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
198 154 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.54% 81.91% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 131 100 102
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
County Antrim -5 2 £24,000 -25.00%
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CommVault
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) VMware