The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 50 45
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.77% 2.25% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.30% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 13
Median salary £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +0.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £18,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 534 479 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.35% 97.96% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 444 396 380
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Merseyside

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Merseyside

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 Support Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +4 7 £30,000 +11.11%
Birkenhead -3 2 £32,500 -
Wirral - 1 £25,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (70.59%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) XenApp
7 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (17.65%) Avaya
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) SCCM
10 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
10 2 (11.76%) COM
10 2 (11.76%) EMC
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (11.76%) VoIP
10 2 (11.76%) Linux
11 1 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 1 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
11 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS

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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) GroupWise
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (29.41%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) NDS
4 1 (5.88%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (5.88%) pfSense
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle