The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 31 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.05% 7.30% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 7.78% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 12
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £36,000 £35,900
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 Stockport 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
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
189 257 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 95.45% 93.80% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 171 181 198
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,300 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Stockport

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Stockport

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) DHCP
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) MS Office
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 5 (33.33%) CCENT
6 5 (33.33%) MCDST
6 5 (33.33%) VLAN
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Coaching
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (20.00%) Communications Security
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Migration

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) VLAN
3 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Coaching
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Communications Security
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) MCDST
2 5 (33.33%) CCENT
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Wyse
4 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase
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