The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 23 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 6.50% 6.98% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.56% 6.98% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £27,500 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 Wigan 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
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
122 43 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 99.19% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 81 38 108
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Wigan

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (87.50%) WSUS
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) C
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (75.00%) EMC
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (75.00%) Validation
3 6 (75.00%) Replication
3 6 (75.00%) WMI
3 6 (75.00%) Management Information System

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (75.00%) Validation
1 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (62.50%) Line Management
2 5 (62.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) WSUS
2 6 (75.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) WatchGuard
2 6 (75.00%) EMC
2 6 (75.00%) Avaya
2 6 (75.00%) Sophos
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco