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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 178 189 176
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 14 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.098% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.10% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £24,000 £25,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.79% -6.36%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
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
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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 - 2 £25,000 -
IT Support Engineer
North West

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (39.29%) LAN
7 11 (39.29%) WAN
8 10 (35.71%) ITIL
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
9 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
9 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
10 8 (28.57%) DNS
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (28.57%) ERP
10 8 (28.57%) DHCP
10 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (28.57%) Windows 8
11 7 (25.00%) MCP
11 7 (25.00%) MCSA
11 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (21.43%) SLA
12 6 (21.43%) VPN
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
12 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
13 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.71%) CMS
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (3.57%) Lync
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) LAN
1 11 (39.29%) WAN
2 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (28.57%) DNS
3 8 (28.57%) DHCP
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
5 5 (17.86%) WLAN
6 4 (14.29%) VoIP
7 3 (10.71%) Firewall
7 3 (10.71%) Wireless
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
8 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) iPhone
1 3 (10.71%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (7.14%) CCTV
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
5 8 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) ERP
3 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
5 3 (10.71%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Information Assurance
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) MCP
2 7 (25.00%) MCSA
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) MCSE
4 3 (10.71%) MCITP
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCDST
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Avaya
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
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