The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £24,250 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 23 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.21% 3.31% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 3.45% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
Median salary £24,250 £30,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.16% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,400 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 180 145 141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 94.74% 96.03% 99.30%
Number of salaries quoted 153 122 72
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -2 5 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Newry - 2 £19,000 -
County Tyrone - 1 £19,000 -
Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Data Management
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (18.18%) Unix
7 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (13.64%) Ticket Management
7 3 (13.64%) Replication
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (13.64%) MCSA
7 3 (13.64%) Business Development
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) XenApp
8 2 (9.09%) XenServer

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 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Data Management
2 3 (13.64%) Business Development
2 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
2 3 (13.64%) Ticket Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) MCSA
4 2 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.09%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Sophos
4 2 (9.09%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Draytek
5 1 (4.55%) NETGEAR
5 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 22000 per year
Posted: 13 hours ago