Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

IT Support Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 287 271
Rank change year-on-year -15 -16 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 62 65 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.56% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.58% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 62 58 78
North West median annual salary £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £19,000 £17,925 £17,925
90th Percentile £30,000 £33,050 £30,075
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 12757 11255 12775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.64% 97.51% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10460 9486 10300
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in the North West

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in the North West

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in the North West

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Manchester -44 31 £26,000 +4.00% 6
Cheshire -3 26 £22,250 +17.11% 3
Lancashire -3 4 £22,500 +2.27% 3
Merseyside -9 1 £25,000 +13.64%
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 North West region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 52 (83.87%) Windows
2 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (30.65%) Office 365
5 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
5 19 (30.65%) Driving Licence
6 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (27.42%) VMware
8 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
8 16 (25.81%) Linux
8 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
9 15 (24.19%) MCSE
10 12 (19.35%) Degree
10 12 (19.35%) Time Management
11 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
11 11 (17.74%) DNS
12 10 (16.13%) DHCP
12 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
12 10 (16.13%) Unix
12 10 (16.13%) SAN
12 10 (16.13%) Intel
12 10 (16.13%) Thin Client
12 10 (16.13%) Fat Client
13 9 (14.52%) Dell
13 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.52%) EqualLogic
13 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
13 9 (14.52%) Master's Degree

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) DNS
2 10 (16.13%) DHCP
2 10 (16.13%) SAN
3 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.06%) LAN
4 5 (8.06%) WAN
5 4 (6.45%) Firewall
5 4 (6.45%) VPN
6 3 (4.84%) VoIP
6 3 (4.84%) Wireless
7 2 (3.23%) Internet
7 2 (3.23%) VLAN
8 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
1 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) CSS
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Driving Licence
2 10 (16.13%) Fat Client
2 10 (16.13%) Thin Client
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (3.23%) iPad
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (83.87%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
5 16 (25.81%) Linux
6 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
7 10 (16.13%) Unix
8 7 (11.29%) Windows 10
9 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
9 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.23%) AIX
12 1 (1.61%) CentOS
12 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Time Management
2 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
3 7 (11.29%) ITIL
4 5 (8.06%) Service Management
5 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.84%) Change Management
6 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.23%) Case Management
7 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL V2
7 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.23%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (3.23%) Validation
7 2 (3.23%) WFM
8 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.61%) DevOps
8 1 (1.61%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (1.61%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.61%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.61%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) VBA
2 6 (9.68%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) PHP
4 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (24.19%) MCSE
3 12 (19.35%) Degree
4 9 (14.52%) Master's Degree
5 8 (12.90%) MCSA
6 3 (4.84%) RHCT
7 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.23%) MCITP
7 2 (3.23%) MCP
7 2 (3.23%) MCTS
8 1 (1.61%) CCNA
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
1 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) VMware
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) Intel
4 9 (14.52%) Dell
4 9 (14.52%) EqualLogic
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco
6 5 (8.06%) Citrix
7 3 (4.84%) Symantec
8 2 (3.23%) Apple
9 1 (1.61%) IBM
9 1 (1.61%) Juniper
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: From £16,000 to £17,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £26000.00 - £28500.00 per annum
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