Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 34 29
Rank change year-on-year -18 -5 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.94% 2.69% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.97% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Belfast median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -11.11% +29.81%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £28,125
90th Percentile £38,800 £34,000 £40,375
County Antrim median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -8.33% -11.11% +29.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 347 269 133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 90.57% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 210 205 97
Belfast median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.63% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Belfast

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Belfast

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Belfast over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Belfast

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Ticket Management
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (14.29%) Polycom
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Bug Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Ticket Management
2 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Bug Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Avaya
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Polycom