The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 50 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 28 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.20% 3.02% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 3.13% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 17
Average salary £21,000 £25,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,650 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
653 480 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 98.05% 96.58% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 515 434 403
Average salary £35,232 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.66% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 28 £21,000 -17.64% 7
Support Engineer
North East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 19 (44.19%) Windows
3 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
4 16 (37.21%) MS Office
4 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
5 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (32.56%) Linux
6 14 (32.56%) MCDST
7 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (27.91%) VMware
9 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
10 10 (23.26%) DHCP
10 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
10 10 (23.26%) DNS
10 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
11 9 (20.93%) NAS
11 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
11 9 (20.93%) SAN
11 9 (20.93%) SLA
11 9 (20.93%) UNIX
12 8 (18.60%) NFS
12 8 (18.60%) Symantec
12 8 (18.60%) iSCSI
12 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (16.28%) German Language

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Office
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DHCP
1 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
1 10 (23.26%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) SAN
2 9 (20.93%) NAS
3 8 (18.60%) iSCSI
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.33%) DSL
6 1 (2.33%) ADSL
6 1 (2.33%) DECT
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (16.28%) German Language
2 6 (13.95%) Italian Language
2 6 (13.95%) French Language
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) SOAP
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) iPhone
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (20.93%) UNIX
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.65%) VME
6 2 (4.65%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
7 1 (2.33%) SUSE
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.33%) Workflow
5 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.33%) Change Management
5 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) PHP
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) COBOL
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (32.56%) MCDST
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
4 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
5 8 (18.60%) NFS
6 4 (9.30%) XenApp
7 3 (6.98%) XenServer
7 3 (6.98%) vSphere
8 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.33%) Firmware
9 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) Symantec
4 6 (13.95%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 2 (4.65%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.33%) Twitter
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £300 - £310 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago