The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 20 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 2.04% 8.33% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 8.70% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +7.27%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale 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
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44 23 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 89.80% 95.83% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 71
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £41,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Rochdale

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Change Control
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) vSphere
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 5 (62.50%) NAS
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) Change Management
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (62.50%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Change Control
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix