The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 185 172 178
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.14% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Average salary £22,750 £25,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,600 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £23,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,750 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -4.80%
IT Support Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3840 3470 3654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.40% 94.11% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3003 3221
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £17,000 -
IT Support Engineer
North West

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) MS Office
3 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (31.25%) SCCM
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (31.25%) Clustering
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 5 (31.25%) NAS
5 5 (31.25%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Change Control
5 5 (31.25%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) IIS
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
5 5 (31.25%) SLA
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) Internet
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 5 (31.25%) vSphere
6 4 (25.00%) Linux

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (31.25%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (31.25%) IIS
3 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) CICS
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) Confluence
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Route 53
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) NAS
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
1 5 (31.25%) Change Management
1 5 (31.25%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCP
1 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (12.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) Perforce
3 2 (12.50%) Teradata
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec