The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 26 28 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.44% 1.79% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 1.85% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Median salary £30,500 £40,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.75% +77.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.83% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 215 108 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 95.56% 96.43% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 181 66 58
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Belfast

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 8 (42.11%) Internet
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (36.84%) Data Management
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (21.05%) Replication
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) XenApp
6 3 (15.79%) XenServer
6 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
6 3 (15.79%) Veeam
6 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (15.79%) Office 365
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Sophos

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Internet
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Data Management
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
2 3 (15.79%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Forcepoint
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Sophos
3 3 (15.79%) Veeam
4 1 (5.26%) Draytek
4 1 (5.26%) NETGEAR
4 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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