The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 29 32 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.04% 1.52% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 1.56% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 2
Median salary £23,000 £40,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.50% +77.77%  
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 Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 267 128 106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 96.04% 96.97% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 227 82 71
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
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 Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 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
County Antrim -1 12 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Internet
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (29.17%) Unix
4 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
4 7 (29.17%) Data Management
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) Replication
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (12.50%) Office 365
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (12.50%) MCSA
7 3 (12.50%) Sophos
7 3 (12.50%) Forcepoint
7 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (12.50%) LAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Replication
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Data Management
2 3 (12.50%) Business Development
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) XenApp
2 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) Sophos
4 3 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.17%) Draytek
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Intel
5 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
5 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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