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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 118 107 134
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 70 86 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.80% 2.11% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.22% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57 75 42
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £20,400 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £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
3717 3867 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.75% 95.08% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 3193 3186
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%

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 31 August 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 31 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
Salford +4 5 £20,500 - 3
Rochdale +1 4 £31,000 +24.00%
Stockport +6 3 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Bolton +5 2 £28,000 +27.27%
Cheadle - 1 £22,500 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 92 (62.16%) Windows
2 72 (48.65%) Active Directory
3 71 (47.97%) Microsoft
4 45 (30.41%) DNS
5 44 (29.73%) MS Exchange
6 40 (27.03%) DHCP
6 40 (27.03%) ITIL
7 37 (25.00%) VMware
8 36 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (23.65%) LAN
10 34 (22.97%) Citrix
10 34 (22.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (22.30%) Firewall
11 33 (22.30%) Hyper-V
11 33 (22.30%) Windows 7
12 32 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (21.62%) MS Excel
12 32 (21.62%) TCP/IP
13 28 (18.92%) WAN
14 27 (18.24%) MS Office
14 27 (18.24%) Windows 8
15 25 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2013
15 25 (16.89%) SQL
16 24 (16.22%) Linux
16 24 (16.22%) SLA
16 24 (16.22%) Cisco
17 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
17 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (13.51%) VPN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 44 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 34 (22.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
6 9 (6.08%) Lync
7 8 (5.41%) IIS
8 5 (3.38%) CMS
9 3 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.03%) Confluence
9 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.68%) Apache
10 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 27 (18.24%) MS Office
3 6 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Office 365
2 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 45 (30.41%) DNS
2 40 (27.03%) DHCP
3 35 (23.65%) LAN
4 33 (22.30%) Firewall
5 32 (21.62%) TCP/IP
6 28 (18.92%) WAN
7 20 (13.51%) VPN
8 15 (10.14%) SAN
9 12 (8.11%) Internet
10 10 (6.76%) VoIP
11 8 (5.41%) VLAN
12 7 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (4.73%) IPv4
13 6 (4.05%) Wireless
13 6 (4.05%) Network Security
14 5 (3.38%) WLAN
15 4 (2.70%) IPsec
15 4 (2.70%) MPLS
15 4 (2.70%) BGP
16 3 (2.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.35%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Ant
2 3 (2.03%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.03%) Subversion
2 3 (2.03%) Maven
2 3 (2.03%) JIRA
2 3 (2.03%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.03%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.68%) Hudson
3 1 (0.68%) Firebug
General
1 14 (9.46%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.38%) Legal
4 4 (2.70%) Advertising
4 4 (2.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.03%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) Web Services
1 3 (2.03%) Middleware
2 2 (1.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) J2EE
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) XHTML
3 1 (0.68%) jQuery
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.38%) Replication
3 5 (3.38%) iPhone
3 5 (3.38%) iPad
3 5 (3.38%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.70%) Derivative
5 3 (2.03%) Statistics
5 3 (2.03%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.35%) CCTV
6 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 92 (62.16%) Windows
2 36 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (22.30%) Windows 7
5 27 (18.24%) Windows 8
6 24 (16.22%) Linux
7 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (12.84%) Windows XP
9 10 (6.76%) UNIX
10 5 (3.38%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.70%) SUSE
11 4 (2.70%) AIX
11 4 (2.70%) HPUX
11 4 (2.70%) Solaris
12 3 (2.03%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.03%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.68%) Android
13 1 (0.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.03%) ITIL
2 11 (7.43%) Incident Management
3 10 (6.76%) Mentoring
4 9 (6.08%) Software Testing
5 8 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (5.41%) ERP
5 8 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (4.73%) Change Control
6 7 (4.73%) Service Management
6 7 (4.73%) Change Management
7 6 (4.05%) Information Assurance
7 6 (4.05%) Security Testing
8 5 (3.38%) Time Management
9 4 (2.70%) Software Deployment
9 4 (2.70%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.70%) Web Development
9 4 (2.70%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.70%) Coaching
9 4 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.89%) SQL
2 9 (6.08%) Perl
2 9 (6.08%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.73%) Python
3 7 (4.73%) VBScript
4 6 (4.05%) Java
5 4 (2.70%) VB
5 4 (2.70%) AWK
5 4 (2.70%) sed
6 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.35%) PHP
6 2 (1.35%) C#
6 2 (1.35%) COBOL
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) VC++
7 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (12.84%) MCSA
3 15 (10.14%) Degree
4 14 (9.46%) MCP
5 10 (6.76%) CCENT
5 10 (6.76%) MCTS
5 10 (6.76%) MCITP
6 9 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.41%) CCNA
7 8 (5.41%) MCDST
8 7 (4.73%) MCSE
9 6 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (3.38%) CCNP
10 5 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.38%) NCDA
11 4 (2.70%) CCA
11 4 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.35%) VCAP
13 1 (0.68%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 72 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 33 (22.30%) Hyper-V
3 16 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.43%) XenApp
5 6 (4.05%) XenServer
5 6 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.38%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.38%) vSphere
7 3 (2.03%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.35%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) SCCM
2 4 (2.70%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.68%) WSUS
4 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.68%) SnapMirror
4 1 (0.68%) SnapVault
4 1 (0.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 71 (47.97%) Microsoft
2 37 (25.00%) VMware
3 34 (22.97%) Citrix
4 24 (16.22%) Cisco
5 11 (7.43%) HP
6 10 (6.76%) NetApp
7 6 (4.05%) IBM
7 6 (4.05%) Veeam
8 5 (3.38%) SAP
8 5 (3.38%) Avaya
9 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.70%) Apple
9 4 (2.70%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.03%) Perforce
10 3 (2.03%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.03%) Interwoven
10 3 (2.03%) Oracle
10 3 (2.03%) Dell
10 3 (2.03%) EMC
11 2 (1.35%) Symantec
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