The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 97 89 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 96 94 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.51% 2.49% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.64% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 86 82 62
Average salary £30,375 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.74% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
3649 3566 3704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.42% 94.64% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3060 3039 3194
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

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 Support Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Bolton -4 6 £19,500 -40.00% 1
Oldham - 5 £22,500 -
Altrincham - 4 £25,000 - 1
Salford -3 3 £18,000 -21.73%
Stockport -7 3 £31,000 -0.80% 1
Wigan - 2 £27,500 -
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 145 (73.23%) Windows
2 122 (61.62%) Microsoft
3 111 (56.06%) VMware
4 92 (46.46%) Active Directory
5 78 (39.39%) MS Exchange
6 69 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 63 (31.82%) Cisco
7 63 (31.82%) Citrix
8 62 (31.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 59 (29.80%) MS Excel
10 50 (25.25%) SQL Server
10 50 (25.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (24.75%) Firewall
12 48 (24.24%) DNS
13 46 (23.23%) LAN
14 45 (22.73%) Hyper-V
15 44 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 43 (21.72%) DHCP
17 41 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
18 40 (20.20%) SAN
18 40 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 40 (20.20%) HP
19 38 (19.19%) WAN
19 38 (19.19%) ITIL
20 37 (18.69%) NetApp
21 36 (18.18%) Windows XP
22 35 (17.68%) Linux
23 33 (16.67%) MS Office
24 32 (16.16%) VPN
25 29 (14.65%) XenDesktop

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 44 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 21 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (8.08%) IIS
7 13 (6.57%) Lync
8 10 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.02%) Apache
10 2 (1.01%) nginx
11 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.51%) Moodle
11 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (29.80%) MS Excel
2 33 (16.67%) MS Office
3 11 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.53%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.52%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.01%) SketchUp
6 2 (1.01%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (24.75%) Firewall
2 48 (24.24%) DNS
3 46 (23.23%) LAN
4 43 (21.72%) DHCP
5 40 (20.20%) SAN
6 38 (19.19%) WAN
7 32 (16.16%) VPN
8 25 (12.63%) TCP/IP
8 25 (12.63%) Wireless
9 12 (6.06%) VLAN
9 12 (6.06%) Internet
9 12 (6.06%) VoIP
10 11 (5.56%) Ethernet
10 11 (5.56%) NAS
11 9 (4.55%) MPLS
12 7 (3.54%) FTP
12 7 (3.54%) GPRS
13 6 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (3.03%) IPv4
14 5 (2.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.01%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (13.13%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.02%) Back Office
3 4 (2.02%) Advertising
3 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.52%) Law
4 3 (1.52%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Front Office
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.53%) XML
2 3 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (0.51%) EDI
3 1 (0.51%) CSS
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.08%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.56%) Clustering
4 8 (4.04%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.54%) Replication
5 7 (3.54%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.02%) iPad
7 3 (1.52%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.51%) VLE
9 1 (0.51%) Economics
9 1 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 145 (73.23%) Windows
2 62 (31.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (25.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 35 (17.68%) Linux
7 29 (14.65%) Windows 7
8 27 (13.64%) Windows 8
9 14 (7.07%) UNIX
10 9 (4.55%) Android
10 9 (4.55%) Windows Vista
11 7 (3.54%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.52%) Solaris
12 3 (1.52%) CentOS
13 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.01%) Debian
13 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.19%) ITIL
2 17 (8.59%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (6.06%) ERP
4 10 (5.05%) Business Continuity
4 10 (5.05%) Service Management
4 10 (5.05%) Service Delivery
5 9 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 8 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.54%) Project Management
8 6 (3.03%) Validation
8 6 (3.03%) Migration
9 5 (2.53%) Line Management
10 4 (2.02%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.02%) Coaching
10 4 (2.02%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.02%) Change Management
10 4 (2.02%) Configuration Management
11 3 (1.52%) Communications Security
11 3 (1.52%) Information Assurance
11 3 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.63%) SQL
2 13 (6.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.05%) T-SQL
4 8 (4.04%) C
5 6 (3.03%) C#
6 3 (1.52%) PHP
6 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.01%) Perl
7 2 (1.01%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.51%) VBA
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) Java
8 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (13.13%) MCSE
3 25 (12.63%) Degree
4 21 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (9.60%) CCNA
6 18 (9.09%) MCP
7 17 (8.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (7.07%) MCSA
9 12 (6.06%) MCTS
10 11 (5.56%) MCITP
11 10 (5.05%) NCDA
12 7 (3.54%) CCA
12 7 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (3.03%) VCAP
13 6 (3.03%) NCIE
14 4 (2.02%) VCP4
14 4 (2.02%) CCNP
15 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.51%) HNC
16 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (46.46%) Active Directory
2 69 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 29 (14.65%) XenDesktop
5 22 (11.11%) vSphere
6 19 (9.60%) XenApp
7 5 (2.53%) XenServer
8 4 (2.02%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 9 (4.55%) WSUS
2 8 (4.04%) SCCM
3 7 (3.54%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.03%) WMI
5 3 (1.52%) Puppet
6 1 (0.51%) Nagios
6 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.51%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 122 (61.62%) Microsoft
2 111 (56.06%) VMware
3 63 (31.82%) Cisco
3 63 (31.82%) Citrix
4 40 (20.20%) HP
5 37 (18.69%) NetApp
6 26 (13.13%) EMC
7 14 (7.07%) Oracle
8 11 (5.56%) Sophos
8 11 (5.56%) 3PAR
9 10 (5.05%) Meraki
10 8 (4.04%) Symantec
11 6 (3.03%) WatchGuard
11 6 (3.03%) Avaya
11 6 (3.03%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.52%) Adobe
12 3 (1.52%) Dell
12 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.52%) Draytek
13 2 (1.01%) ProCurve
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