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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 93 73 150
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 78 127 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.41% 3.30% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 3.49% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67 103 40
Average salary £26,000 £26,750 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.80% +12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,100 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £37,400 £30,350
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
3074 3642 3992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 94.62% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2517 2995 3465
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -3 9 £26,000 -23.52% 1
Oldham - 7 £22,500 -
Altrincham - 4 £25,000 -
Salford +3 2 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Rochdale -2 1 £31,500 +26.00% 2
Sale - 1 £20,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 120 (66.67%) Windows
2 105 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 93 (51.67%) Active Directory
4 79 (43.89%) MS Exchange
5 77 (42.78%) VMware
6 60 (33.33%) DNS
7 59 (32.78%) DHCP
8 58 (32.22%) MS Excel
9 56 (31.11%) Hyper-V
10 54 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 54 (30.00%) Firewall
11 53 (29.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 51 (28.33%) Cisco
13 50 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 49 (27.22%) LAN
14 49 (27.22%) Citrix
15 42 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (22.22%) ITIL
17 39 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2013
18 38 (21.11%) WAN
18 38 (21.11%) VPN
19 37 (20.56%) Windows 8
20 36 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
21 35 (19.44%) SAN
21 35 (19.44%) NetApp
22 34 (18.89%) Windows XP
23 32 (17.78%) MS Office
23 32 (17.78%) SQL
24 31 (17.22%) Linux

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 79 (43.89%) MS Exchange
2 53 (29.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (10.00%) IIS
7 16 (8.89%) SharePoint
8 15 (8.33%) Lync
9 6 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.67%) Confluence
12 2 (1.11%) Apache
13 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 58 (32.22%) MS Excel
2 32 (17.78%) MS Office
3 9 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.67%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.11%) SketchUp
5 2 (1.11%) Revit
5 2 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.44%) Office 365
2 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 60 (33.33%) DNS
2 59 (32.78%) DHCP
3 54 (30.00%) Firewall
4 49 (27.22%) LAN
5 38 (21.11%) WAN
5 38 (21.11%) VPN
6 35 (19.44%) SAN
7 29 (16.11%) TCP/IP
8 18 (10.00%) Wireless
9 13 (7.22%) NAS
9 13 (7.22%) IPv4
10 12 (6.67%) VLAN
11 11 (6.11%) VoIP
12 9 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (5.00%) WLAN
12 9 (5.00%) Ethernet
13 8 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (3.33%) MPLS
15 4 (2.22%) Internet
16 3 (1.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.11%) MySQL
6 2 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Ant
2 3 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.67%) SonarQube
2 3 (1.67%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.67%) Maven
2 3 (1.67%) Subversion
2 3 (1.67%) JIRA
3 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 17 (9.44%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.78%) Advertising
3 5 (2.78%) Games
4 3 (1.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.22%) Web Services
2 3 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) J2EE
3 1 (0.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.44%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.11%) Clustering
3 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.78%) Replication
5 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.67%) iPad
6 3 (1.67%) iPhone
7 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.11%) Statistics
7 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.56%) Economics
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 120 (66.67%) Windows
2 50 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (20.56%) Windows 8
4 34 (18.89%) Windows XP
5 31 (17.22%) Linux
6 28 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (15.56%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 9 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 9 (5.00%) UNIX
8 7 (3.89%) Android
9 4 (2.22%) CentOS
10 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.11%) Solaris
10 2 (1.11%) Debian
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.22%) ITIL
2 12 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (6.67%) ERP
3 10 (5.56%) Service Management
3 10 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 8 (4.44%) Incident Management
4 8 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 7 (3.89%) Change Management
6 5 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.67%) Software Deployment
8 3 (1.67%) DevOps
8 3 (1.67%) Server Patching
9 2 (1.11%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.11%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (1.11%) Time Management
9 2 (1.11%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.78%) SQL
2 7 (3.89%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.33%) Perl
4 5 (2.78%) VB
5 4 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.22%) Java
6 3 (1.67%) C
6 3 (1.67%) C#
6 3 (1.67%) PHP
6 3 (1.67%) VBScript
6 3 (1.67%) Python
7 2 (1.11%) COBOL
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) VC++
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
8 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.22%) Degree
3 15 (8.33%) MCSA
4 14 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (7.78%) MCSE
4 14 (7.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (7.22%) CCNA
5 13 (7.22%) NCDA
6 12 (6.67%) MCP
7 9 (5.00%) MCTS
7 9 (5.00%) CCENT
8 7 (3.89%) MCDST
8 7 (3.89%) CCA
8 7 (3.89%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.33%) NCIE
9 6 (3.33%) VCAP
10 5 (2.78%) CCNP
11 4 (2.22%) MCITP
11 4 (2.22%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.56%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (51.67%) Active Directory
2 56 (31.11%) Hyper-V
3 42 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (13.89%) XenDesktop
5 20 (11.11%) vSphere
6 17 (9.44%) XenApp
7 9 (5.00%) XenServer
8 6 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.11%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.56%) Firmware
10 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.00%) SCCM
2 4 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.22%) Puppet
3 3 (1.67%) WSUS
3 3 (1.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.11%) WMI
5 1 (0.56%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 77 (42.78%) VMware
3 51 (28.33%) Cisco
4 49 (27.22%) Citrix
5 35 (19.44%) NetApp
6 24 (13.33%) HP
7 15 (8.33%) EMC
8 10 (5.56%) Meraki
9 7 (3.89%) Avaya
9 7 (3.89%) Oracle
10 6 (3.33%) Symantec
10 6 (3.33%) Sophos
11 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.67%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.67%) Apple
12 3 (1.67%) Perforce
12 3 (1.67%) IBM
12 3 (1.67%) Draytek
12 3 (1.67%) Veeam
13 2 (1.11%) SonicWALL
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