The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 30 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.87% 3.42% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 3.42% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £36,000 £18,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -16.27%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 146 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 98.71% 100.00% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 123 137 96
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Wakefield

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
6 3 (23.08%) LANDesk
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) Mentoring

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) LANDesk
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
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