The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 22 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.88% 1.40% 7.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 1.43% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 3
Median salary £23,500 £40,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% +77.77%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
270 140 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.83% 97.90% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 242 107 67
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +4 17 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Internet
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (29.17%) Unix
4 7 (29.17%) Data Management
4 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (12.50%) Business Development
8 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.50%) Replication
9 2 (8.33%) Retail
9 2 (8.33%) EPoS
9 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Data Management
2 3 (12.50%) Business Development
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.33%) XenServer
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Sophos
4 2 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.17%) Draytek
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Intel
5 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
5 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
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