The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 28 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.26% 1.09% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.14% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £22,500 - £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
UK

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
129 175 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.99% 95.11% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 81 124 160
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015. 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 +3 3 £22,500 - 4
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) Acronis
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (10.00%) OVSD
6 1 (10.00%) MCITP
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) MCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView
1 1 (10.00%) OPNET
1 1 (10.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) Acronis
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
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