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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 52 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.08% 1.79% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.84% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 16
Average salary £27,250 £23,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.95% -9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £24,650 £29,750
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
609 488 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.28% 96.83% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 438 430 421
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 13 £27,250 +15.95% 7
Support Engineer
North East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Linux
3 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 13 (36.11%) UNIX
4 13 (36.11%) SAN
4 13 (36.11%) VMware
5 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
5 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
6 10 (27.78%) ITIL
6 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (25.00%) NAS
7 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (25.00%) SLA
7 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 8 (22.22%) DHCP
8 8 (22.22%) NFS
8 8 (22.22%) DNS
8 8 (22.22%) Symantec
8 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 8 (22.22%) iSCSI
8 8 (22.22%) German Language
8 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
9 7 (19.44%) Italian Language
9 7 (19.44%) French Language
9 7 (19.44%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.78%) Line 50
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) SAN
2 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.00%) NAS
4 8 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 8 (22.22%) DNS
4 8 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) ADSL
5 2 (5.56%) DSL
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MySQL
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (22.22%) German Language
2 7 (19.44%) Italian Language
2 7 (19.44%) French Language
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) SOAP
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.56%) DTV
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) iPhone
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Linux
3 13 (36.11%) UNIX
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (16.67%) SUSE
6 6 (16.67%) Solaris
7 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.56%) Android
9 1 (2.78%) VME
9 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) COBOL
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.78%) PHP
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
1 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (16.67%) MCDST
2 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 8 (22.22%) NFS
3 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 6 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (8.33%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) XenServer
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) VMware
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Symantec
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 6 (16.67%) IBM
6 3 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.78%) Twitter
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) Sage
8 1 (2.78%) Pegasus
8 1 (2.78%) Lotus
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago