The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 35 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.08% 2.28% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.36% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 7
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,250 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,750 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
282 254 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 97.92% 96.58% 99.47%
Number of salaries quoted 204 217 170
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 Stoke-on-Trent

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows XP
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 12 (85.71%) Citrix
1 12 (85.71%) Blackberry
1 12 (85.71%) Windows 8
2 11 (78.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 10 (71.43%) Apple
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (35.71%) XenApp
5 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
5 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
5 5 (35.71%) Lync
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Service Management
8 1 (7.14%) E-business
8 1 (7.14%) ITSM
8 1 (7.14%) VB6
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Computer Science

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 11 (78.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (35.71%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
1 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows XP
1 12 (85.71%) Windows 8
2 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) E-business
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VB6
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Citrix
2 10 (71.43%) Apple
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat