Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

IT Support Engineer
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 109 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 - +86
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.33% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Merseyside median annual salary £25,500 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% - -
North West median annual salary £24,000 £24,500 £22,650
% change year-on-year -2.04% +8.17% -3.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 868 1,198 926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 93.67% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 690 882 709
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.30% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,950
90th Percentile £61,375 £56,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Merseyside

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Merseyside

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Liverpool +25 2 £26,500 -3.64% 3
St Helens - 1 £21,000 -
IT Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT 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 Merseyside region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) CAD
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) G Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AVG
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) HP