The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 130 109 97
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 68 83 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.87% 2.17% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 2.24% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 58 67 83
Median salary £36,250 £27,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £20,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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
3548 3710 3972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.42% 96.92% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3001 3117 3251
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 9 £32,500 -
Stockport 0 4 £32,250 +15.17% 2
Salford +7 2 £40,000 +95.12%
Rochdale -4 2 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Wigan - 2 £19,000 - 1
Bury - 2 £27,000 -
Bolton -9 1 £17,000 -39.28%
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (54.86%) Windows
2 72 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 61 (42.36%) Active Directory
4 42 (29.17%) Windows Server
5 40 (27.78%) Linux
6 39 (27.08%) MS Excel
7 38 (26.39%) VMware
7 38 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (22.92%) VPN
9 32 (22.22%) Cisco
10 31 (21.53%) MS Office
11 30 (20.83%) ITIL
12 29 (20.14%) PowerShell
12 29 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (19.44%) Finance
13 28 (19.44%) Citrix
14 27 (18.75%) Unix
15 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (18.06%) Degree
16 25 (17.36%) Windows 7
16 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
16 25 (17.36%) SQL
16 25 (17.36%) DNS
16 25 (17.36%) MS Exchange
17 24 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (14.58%) DHCP
18 21 (14.58%) MCSA
18 21 (14.58%) SCCM
18 21 (14.58%) Mentoring
19 20 (13.89%) JavaScript

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (17.36%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (8.33%) CMS
3 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.86%) Apache
6 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.08%) WordPress
8 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.69%) JBoss
9 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 31 (21.53%) MS Office
3 13 (9.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.78%) Office 365
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (2.08%) Route 53
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.92%) VPN
2 25 (17.36%) DNS
3 21 (14.58%) DHCP
4 20 (13.89%) Firewall
5 19 (13.19%) LAN
6 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 17 (11.81%) VoIP
8 16 (11.11%) WAN
9 15 (10.42%) BGP
10 12 (8.33%) MPLS
11 10 (6.94%) Internet
12 9 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (6.25%) OSPF
13 7 (4.86%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (4.17%) IPsec
14 6 (4.17%) SAN
14 6 (4.17%) Wireless
15 5 (3.47%) Wireshark
16 4 (2.78%) NAS
16 4 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) MySQL
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (19.44%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Legal
3 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.25%) Banking
5 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.78%) Retail
7 3 (2.08%) Law
8 2 (1.39%) Electronics
8 2 (1.39%) Games
9 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) .NET
1 7 (4.86%) HTML
2 5 (3.47%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.78%) CSS
4 3 (2.08%) Web Services
4 3 (2.08%) XML
5 2 (1.39%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.39%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.39%) jQuery
5 2 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.81%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.78%) iPad
5 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.39%) CMDB
6 2 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.39%) Handset
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) PKI
6 2 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.39%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.69%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.69%) Informatics
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 79 (54.86%) Windows
2 42 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 40 (27.78%) Linux
4 29 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (18.75%) Unix
6 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (17.36%) Windows 7
8 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.94%) CentOS
10 9 (6.25%) AIX
11 7 (4.86%) Android
11 7 (4.86%) Apple iOS
12 6 (4.17%) Debian
13 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.78%) Windows 10
13 4 (2.78%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.78%) Windows Vista
14 3 (2.08%) Solaris
14 3 (2.08%) VMS
14 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.83%) ITIL
2 21 (14.58%) Mentoring
3 16 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 15 (10.42%) Problem Management
4 15 (10.42%) Service Management
5 13 (9.03%) Document Management
6 12 (8.33%) Expense Management
6 12 (8.33%) Workflow
7 10 (6.94%) Configuration Management
8 9 (6.25%) Project Management
9 8 (5.56%) Change Management
9 8 (5.56%) DevOps
10 7 (4.86%) Change Control
10 7 (4.86%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.17%) Coaching
11 6 (4.17%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.17%) ITIL V3
11 6 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.14%) PowerShell
2 25 (17.36%) SQL
3 20 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.81%) Java
5 16 (11.11%) VBScript
6 9 (6.25%) Perl
7 3 (2.08%) C#
7 3 (2.08%) PHP
8 2 (1.39%) Delphi
8 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) Python
9 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (18.06%) Degree
2 24 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (14.58%) MCSA
4 16 (11.11%) MCT
5 10 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.25%) CCNA
7 7 (4.86%) MCSE
8 4 (2.78%) MCP
9 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.08%) MCITP
9 3 (2.08%) MCTS
10 2 (1.39%) CCNP
10 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.39%) PMP
11 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.69%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) SLA
2 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 61 (42.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 14 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.33%) Terminal Server
4 12 (8.33%) XenApp
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.78%) vSphere
6 3 (2.08%) Docker
7 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.39%) XenServer
8 1 (0.69%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.69%) UAG
8 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (14.58%) SCCM
2 15 (10.42%) Nagios
3 9 (6.25%) AirWatch
4 6 (4.17%) FortiGate
5 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.47%) Puppet
6 4 (2.78%) Ansible
6 4 (2.78%) WSUS
7 2 (1.39%) SCOM
8 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.69%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 72 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.39%) VMware
3 32 (22.22%) Cisco
4 28 (19.44%) Citrix
5 16 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 14 (9.72%) iManage
7 12 (8.33%) Interwoven
8 4 (2.78%) Ericsson
8 4 (2.78%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.78%) NetApp
9 3 (2.08%) BroadSoft
9 3 (2.08%) GENBAND
9 3 (2.08%) Mitel
10 2 (1.39%) Apple
10 2 (1.39%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle
10 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.39%) Sonus
11 1 (0.69%) HP
11 1 (0.69%) SAP
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