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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 21 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.15% 0.98% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 1.01% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £20,000 £24,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
95 198 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.94% 97.06% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 56 119 96
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,050 £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 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +13 3 £25,000 +4.16% 2
County Tyrone - 1 £18,000 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) FTP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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