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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 99 80 134
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 86 129 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.38% 3.21% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 3.38% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 72 106 61
Average salary £26,000 £27,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.30% +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
3456 3816 3986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.55% 95.04% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2814 3175 3440
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
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%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -7 9 £26,000 -16.80% 2
Oldham - 8 £22,500 - 1
Altrincham - 7 £25,000 - 3
Salford -4 2 £20,500 -10.86%
Bolton +5 1 £31,250 -3.84% 1
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 137 (69.19%) Windows
2 122 (61.62%) Microsoft
3 97 (48.99%) VMware
4 95 (47.98%) Active Directory
5 84 (42.42%) MS Exchange
6 61 (30.81%) MS Excel
6 61 (30.81%) Cisco
6 61 (30.81%) SQL Server
7 60 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (29.80%) DNS
9 57 (28.79%) DHCP
10 56 (28.28%) LAN
10 56 (28.28%) Citrix
10 56 (28.28%) Firewall
11 54 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 52 (26.26%) Hyper-V
13 50 (25.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (22.73%) WAN
15 43 (21.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 42 (21.21%) Windows XP
17 39 (19.70%) SAN
18 38 (19.19%) NetApp
18 38 (19.19%) VPN
19 37 (18.69%) Linux
20 36 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
21 35 (17.68%) SQL
22 34 (17.17%) ITIL
22 34 (17.17%) MS Office
23 32 (16.16%) HP
23 32 (16.16%) Windows Server 2003

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 84 (42.42%) MS Exchange
2 54 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 29 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (9.09%) IIS
5 18 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 12 (6.06%) Lync
7 9 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.02%) Apache
9 2 (1.01%) nginx
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (30.81%) MS Excel
2 34 (17.17%) MS Office
3 11 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.53%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.52%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.01%) Revit
6 2 (1.01%) SketchUp
6 2 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.55%) Office 365
2 6 (3.03%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (29.80%) DNS
2 57 (28.79%) DHCP
3 56 (28.28%) LAN
3 56 (28.28%) Firewall
4 45 (22.73%) WAN
5 39 (19.70%) SAN
6 38 (19.19%) VPN
7 30 (15.15%) TCP/IP
8 23 (11.62%) Wireless
9 13 (6.57%) NAS
9 13 (6.57%) IPv4
10 12 (6.06%) VLAN
11 11 (5.56%) Internet
12 10 (5.05%) WLAN
12 10 (5.05%) Ethernet
13 9 (4.55%) VoIP
13 9 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (4.04%) MPLS
14 8 (4.04%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (3.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (5.05%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.52%) MySQL
7 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) Ant
3 1 (0.51%) Hudson
General
1 24 (12.12%) Finance
2 10 (5.05%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.53%) Games
3 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.02%) Advertising
5 3 (1.52%) Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Front Office
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.53%) Web Services
2 3 (1.52%) XML
2 3 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) J2EE
3 1 (0.51%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.59%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.56%) Clustering
3 10 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.55%) Replication
5 8 (4.04%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.54%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.02%) iPad
8 3 (1.52%) iPhone
8 3 (1.52%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.51%) Economics
10 1 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 137 (69.19%) Windows
2 50 (25.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (21.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (21.21%) Windows XP
5 37 (18.69%) Linux
6 32 (16.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (16.16%) Windows 8
7 27 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 14 (7.07%) UNIX
9 9 (4.55%) Mac OS X
10 8 (4.04%) Windows Vista
10 8 (4.04%) Android
11 4 (2.02%) CentOS
12 3 (1.52%) Debian
12 3 (1.52%) Solaris
13 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.17%) ITIL
2 16 (8.08%) ERP
2 16 (8.08%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (5.05%) Service Management
3 10 (5.05%) Business Continuity
4 8 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (3.54%) Incident Management
5 7 (3.54%) Project Management
6 6 (3.03%) Validation
6 6 (3.03%) Migration
6 6 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 5 (2.53%) Line Management
7 5 (2.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.02%) Coaching
8 4 (2.02%) Configuration Management
9 3 (1.52%) Change Management
9 3 (1.52%) Time Management
9 3 (1.52%) Communications Security
9 3 (1.52%) Change Control
10 2 (1.01%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.68%) SQL
2 13 (6.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.05%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.54%) C
5 5 (2.53%) C#
6 4 (2.02%) Java
6 4 (2.02%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.02%) PHP
7 3 (1.52%) Perl
7 3 (1.52%) VB
8 2 (1.01%) COBOL
9 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) VBA
9 1 (0.51%) VC++
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.51%) VB6
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (14.65%) Degree
3 20 (10.10%) MCSE
4 18 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (8.59%) CCNA
6 16 (8.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (6.57%) NCDA
8 10 (5.05%) MCTS
8 10 (5.05%) MCP
9 9 (4.55%) MCSA
10 8 (4.04%) CCA
10 8 (4.04%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (3.03%) NCIE
11 6 (3.03%) VCAP
12 4 (2.02%) CCENT
12 4 (2.02%) MCITP
12 4 (2.02%) MCDST
13 2 (1.01%) CCNP
14 1 (0.51%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (47.98%) Active Directory
2 60 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (26.26%) Hyper-V
4 28 (14.14%) XenDesktop
5 23 (11.62%) vSphere
6 18 (9.09%) XenApp
7 7 (3.54%) XenServer
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.54%) WSUS
1 7 (3.54%) SCCM
2 6 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.03%) WMI
3 5 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.02%) Puppet
5 1 (0.51%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 122 (61.62%) Microsoft
2 97 (48.99%) VMware
3 61 (30.81%) Cisco
4 56 (28.28%) Citrix
5 38 (19.19%) NetApp
6 32 (16.16%) HP
7 25 (12.63%) EMC
8 17 (8.59%) Oracle
9 10 (5.05%) Sophos
9 10 (5.05%) Meraki
10 8 (4.04%) 3PAR
10 8 (4.04%) Symantec
11 7 (3.54%) Avaya
12 6 (3.03%) WatchGuard
13 5 (2.53%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.52%) Apple
14 3 (1.52%) IBM
14 3 (1.52%) Dell
14 3 (1.52%) Draytek
15 2 (1.01%) Veeam
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