Period
to 23 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

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

Support Engineer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 60 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 -30 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.02% 2.11% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.17% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 22
Northern Ireland median annual salary £23,000 £24,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.12% -15.52% -27.50%
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +3.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 671 461 430
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 97.26% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 410 323 356
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -5.84%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 6 months to 23 February 2019.

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 6 months to 23 February 2019. 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
County Antrim -16 12 £23,000 -6.12%
County Londonderry -4 2 £30,000 +50.00%
Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) MCP
3 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Apple
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (42.86%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) Dell
4 6 (42.86%) Reuters
4 6 (42.86%) Bloomberg
4 6 (42.86%) Remedy
4 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 6 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 8 (57.14%) VPN
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) SMPP
4 2 (14.29%) SMS
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.14%) SSH
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Kafka
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Microservices
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Go
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCP
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCDST
2 6 (42.86%) MCITP
2 6 (42.86%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (42.86%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (7.14%) Kibana
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Apple
3 6 (42.86%) Bloomberg
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Dell
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Remedy
3 6 (42.86%) Reuters
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) VMware