Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 17 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 76 65
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.71% 1.41% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.44% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 28
Lancashire median annual salary £22,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £18,000 £22,600 £17,750
90th Percentile £31,750 £45,000 £33,400
North West median annual salary £26,250 £30,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year -13.93% +5.17% -9.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 854 902 963
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 97.51% 93.40%
Number of salaries quoted 683 797 784
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,800 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,750 £46,775
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Lancashire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Lancashire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Lancashire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Lancashire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +6 5 £19,000 -52.50%
Burnley +2 5 £22,500 +1.12%
Preston -5 5 £18,000 -28.00% 1
Rossendale - 4 £28,500 -
Blackpool +17 1 £27,250 - 1
Accrington - 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 £32,500 -
Lancaster - 1 - -
Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Lancashire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) CRM
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) ERP
4 6 (25.00%) SLA
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (20.83%) SaaS
5 5 (20.83%) Office 365
5 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (16.67%) iPad
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) PBX
7 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security
7 3 (12.50%) VLAN
7 3 (12.50%) vSphere
7 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.33%) Firewall
8 2 (8.33%) MCP
8 2 (8.33%) DNS

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
1 5 (20.83%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) PBX
2 3 (12.50%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Skype
4 1 (4.17%) SMS
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.67%) iPad
3 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) CRM
2 6 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) Runbook
4 1 (4.17%) Security Hardening
4 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) BT
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel