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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 105 104 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 75 84 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.23% 2.53% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.62% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 67 71 115
Median salary £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £21,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £37,300
UK excluding London median 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
3283 3204 3858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.56% 96.48% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 2627 3150
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Altrincham +12 7 £17,500 -30.00%
Rochdale +6 4 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Sale +6 2 £28,750 +43.75% 1
Stockport +5 2 £31,750 +22.11% 3
Salford +7 1 £40,000 +73.91%
Oldham -9 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Bolton - 1 £22,000 - 2
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (58.96%) Windows
2 71 (52.99%) Microsoft
3 64 (47.76%) Active Directory
4 48 (35.82%) Windows Server
5 39 (29.10%) Citrix
6 38 (28.36%) MS Excel
6 38 (28.36%) VMware
7 35 (26.12%) MS Exchange
8 32 (23.88%) MS Office
9 30 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (21.64%) Cisco
11 28 (20.90%) Windows 7
12 27 (20.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (20.15%) VPN
13 25 (18.66%) LAN
13 25 (18.66%) ITIL
14 24 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (16.42%) Firewall
15 22 (16.42%) DNS
15 22 (16.42%) DHCP
15 22 (16.42%) TCP/IP
16 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
16 21 (15.67%) Hyper-V
17 20 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (14.93%) VoIP
18 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2013
18 19 (14.18%) Mentoring
19 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (13.43%) WAN

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 35 (26.12%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (7.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (7.46%) CMS
6 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.99%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.24%) WordPress
10 2 (1.49%) Apache
10 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.49%) IIS
11 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (28.36%) MS Excel
2 32 (23.88%) MS Office
3 12 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.22%) Office 365
3 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.24%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.15%) VPN
2 25 (18.66%) LAN
3 22 (16.42%) DHCP
3 22 (16.42%) DNS
3 22 (16.42%) Firewall
3 22 (16.42%) TCP/IP
4 20 (14.93%) VoIP
5 18 (13.43%) WAN
6 12 (8.96%) BGP
6 12 (8.96%) MPLS
7 9 (6.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (6.72%) SAN
8 8 (5.97%) OSPF
8 8 (5.97%) VLAN
8 8 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (5.22%) Network Security
10 6 (4.48%) Ethernet
10 6 (4.48%) Internet
11 5 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.73%) MySQL
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.49%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.49%) Gradle
2 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 18 (13.43%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Legal
3 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.48%) Law
5 3 (2.24%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) HTML
2 2 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.75%) JMS
3 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.46%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.73%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.99%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.99%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.24%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.49%) Handset
7 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.49%) User Experience
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.75%) iPad
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 79 (58.96%) Windows
2 48 (35.82%) Windows Server
3 30 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (20.90%) Windows 7
5 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (13.43%) Linux
7 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.72%) Android
8 9 (6.72%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.22%) Apple iOS
9 7 (5.22%) Unix
10 6 (4.48%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (4.48%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.73%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.99%) AIX
12 4 (2.99%) VMS
12 4 (2.99%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.24%) CentOS
14 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.66%) ITIL
2 19 (14.18%) Mentoring
3 12 (8.96%) Document Management
4 10 (7.46%) Expense Management
4 10 (7.46%) Software Deployment
4 10 (7.46%) Workflow
5 9 (6.72%) DevOps
5 9 (6.72%) Service Management
6 7 (5.22%) Change Control
6 7 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.48%) Change Management
7 6 (4.48%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.48%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (3.73%) Coaching
8 5 (3.73%) Migration
8 5 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.99%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.99%) Data Management
9 4 (2.99%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) PowerShell
1 18 (13.43%) SQL
2 10 (7.46%) VBScript
3 6 (4.48%) Java
4 5 (3.73%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.99%) C
5 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.24%) Perl
6 3 (2.24%) PHP
6 3 (2.24%) Python
7 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.43%) CCNA
2 18 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (12.69%) MCSA
4 14 (10.45%) Degree
5 12 (8.96%) MCSE
6 10 (7.46%) MCT
7 9 (6.72%) MCTS
7 9 (6.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (5.97%) NCDA
9 7 (5.22%) MCP
10 3 (2.24%) CCA
10 3 (2.24%) CCNP
10 3 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.24%) MCITP
11 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.49%) RHCE
11 2 (1.49%) RHCT
12 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 64 (47.76%) Active Directory
2 21 (15.67%) Hyper-V
3 20 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (8.21%) XenApp
5 10 (7.46%) Terminal Server
6 7 (5.22%) vSphere
6 7 (5.22%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.73%) Docker
8 3 (2.24%) Shibboleth
8 3 (2.24%) UAG
9 2 (1.49%) XenServer
10 1 (0.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (12.69%) SCCM
2 5 (3.73%) Nagios
3 4 (2.99%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.99%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.24%) Ansible
4 3 (2.24%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.24%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.24%) Puppet
4 3 (2.24%) WMI
4 3 (2.24%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.75%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) SCOM
5 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.75%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.75%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (52.99%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.10%) Citrix
3 38 (28.36%) VMware
4 29 (21.64%) Cisco
5 15 (11.19%) iManage
6 12 (8.96%) NetApp
7 10 (7.46%) Interwoven
8 7 (5.22%) HP
8 7 (5.22%) Symantec
9 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.99%) Mitel
10 4 (2.99%) NetIQ
10 4 (2.99%) Veeam
11 2 (1.49%) Apple
11 2 (1.49%) BroadSoft
11 2 (1.49%) Draytek
11 2 (1.49%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.49%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.49%) GENBAND
11 2 (1.49%) Sonus
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 basic + 5,000-6,000 oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Nucleus Group
Posted: 27 days ago
Sale
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 34,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 26 days ago