The median annual salary for a IT Support Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 188 216
Rank change year-on-year -39 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 31 44 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.80% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 40
Median salary £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,950 £28,050
UK excluding London median salary £25,750 £25,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year +0.98% +4.08%  

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 6099 5515 6282
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.79% 97.18% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5059 4669 5012
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 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
Cheshire +1 18 £24,000 +26.31%
Manchester -24 12 £25,250 +1.00% 4
Merseyside -14 1 £25,000 +6.38%
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 63 (86.30%) Windows
2 33 (45.21%) Active Directory
3 29 (39.73%) VMware
4 28 (38.36%) Linux
5 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
7 24 (32.88%) Microsoft Office
8 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (28.77%) Windows Server
10 17 (23.29%) Intel
10 17 (23.29%) SQL
10 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
11 16 (21.92%) Office 365
11 16 (21.92%) MS Exchange
11 16 (21.92%) Thin Client
11 16 (21.92%) Fat Client
12 15 (20.55%) Unix
12 15 (20.55%) SharePoint
13 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
14 13 (17.81%) ITIL
14 13 (17.81%) Cisco
14 13 (17.81%) DNS
15 12 (16.44%) DHCP
16 11 (15.07%) LAN
16 11 (15.07%) WAN
17 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
17 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2013
17 9 (12.33%) Driving Licence

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 16 (21.92%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.55%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.48%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (32.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Basecamp
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) DNS
2 12 (16.44%) DHCP
3 11 (15.07%) LAN
3 11 (15.07%) WAN
4 8 (10.96%) VPN
5 6 (8.22%) Firewall
5 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.22%) VLAN
6 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.48%) SAN
7 4 (5.48%) Wireless
8 3 (4.11%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.11%) Skype
8 3 (4.11%) VoIP
9 2 (2.74%) Network Security
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.37%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) JIRA
2 3 (4.11%) Bugzilla
2 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
1 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.48%) Back Office
2 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Fat Client
1 16 (21.92%) Thin Client
2 9 (12.33%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) CCTV
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 63 (86.30%) Windows
2 28 (38.36%) Linux
3 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (28.77%) Windows Server
6 15 (20.55%) Unix
7 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (9.59%) Windows 10
8 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.48%) AIX
11 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.37%) HPUX
12 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) ITIL
2 7 (9.59%) Service Management
3 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.85%) Change Management
5 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Management
5 4 (5.48%) Time Management
5 4 (5.48%) Validation
5 4 (5.48%) WFM
6 3 (4.11%) Data Management
6 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.11%) Information Security
6 3 (4.11%) IT Strategy
6 3 (4.11%) Master Data Management
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.11%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.74%) CRM
7 2 (2.74%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.22%) MCSA
3 4 (5.48%) MCSE
4 3 (4.11%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) MCTS
5 2 (2.74%) RHCT
6 1 (1.37%) MCITP
6 1 (1.37%) MCP
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (45.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
3 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) XenApp
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.85%) SCCM
3 4 (5.48%) AirWatch
3 4 (5.48%) HP SIM
3 4 (5.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.48%) WSUS
4 3 (4.11%) HockeyApp
5 1 (1.37%) SCOM
5 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.37%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) VMware
2 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.29%) Intel
4 13 (17.81%) Cisco
5 8 (10.96%) Citrix
5 8 (10.96%) Symantec
6 7 (9.59%) HP
7 4 (5.48%) Dell
7 4 (5.48%) Sophos
8 3 (4.11%) GFI Software
8 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.11%) Sage
8 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.74%) Draytek
9 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.74%) IBM
9 2 (2.74%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle
9 2 (2.74%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.74%) Veeam
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