The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 103 137 111
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 90 38 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.24% 0.92% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 0.97% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 78 34 69
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,400 £36,850
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3794 3920 3659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 95.05% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3390 3225
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
North West

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Bolton +9 8 £23,000 -
Stockport +4 7 £26,750 -4.46% 1
Rochdale -6 5 £25,000 -15.25% 1
Salford - 5 £22,000 -
Wigan -1 1 £20,000 -35.48%
Bury - 1 £19,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 143 (66.51%) Windows
2 91 (42.33%) Microsoft
3 88 (40.93%) VMware
4 64 (29.77%) SQL
5 63 (29.30%) Active Directory
6 60 (27.91%) Linux
6 60 (27.91%) MS Exchange
6 60 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 59 (27.44%) Citrix
8 50 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (22.33%) MS Excel
9 48 (22.33%) UNIX
10 43 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 41 (19.07%) Hyper-V
12 38 (17.67%) Cisco
13 36 (16.74%) ITIL
14 35 (16.28%) LAN
15 34 (15.81%) WAN
16 31 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (13.49%) DNS
17 29 (13.49%) SCCM
18 28 (13.02%) SQL Server
18 28 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
19 27 (12.56%) SCOM
20 26 (12.09%) Citrix Certification
21 25 (11.63%) DHCP
21 25 (11.63%) TCP/IP
21 25 (11.63%) Finance
22 24 (11.16%) Windows 7
23 22 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 60 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (9.77%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (5.58%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.19%) IIS
7 7 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.79%) Apache
9 5 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.40%) Lync
11 2 (0.93%) CICS
11 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.93%) Confluence
11 2 (0.93%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
12 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.47%) DNN
Applications
1 48 (22.33%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Sage 1000
2 4 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.93%) Route 53
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.28%) LAN
2 34 (15.81%) WAN
3 29 (13.49%) DNS
4 25 (11.63%) DHCP
4 25 (11.63%) TCP/IP
5 14 (6.51%) Firewall
5 14 (6.51%) Internet
6 10 (4.65%) SAN
7 9 (4.19%) VPN
8 8 (3.72%) WLAN
8 8 (3.72%) NAS
9 6 (2.79%) VoIP
10 4 (1.86%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.40%) HTTP
11 3 (1.40%) Broadband
11 3 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.93%) Wireless
12 2 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.37%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.58%) Ant
2 8 (3.72%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.86%) Hudson
4 2 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 25 (11.63%) Finance
2 18 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.19%) Retail
4 8 (3.72%) Greek Language
4 8 (3.72%) Polish Language
5 2 (0.93%) Law
5 2 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.65%) J2EE
2 9 (4.19%) .NET
3 8 (3.72%) EJB
4 7 (3.26%) Web Services
5 2 (0.93%) Middleware
5 2 (0.93%) XML
5 2 (0.93%) ATL
5 2 (0.93%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) CSS3
6 1 (0.47%) HTML5
6 1 (0.47%) COM
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.47%) CSS
6 1 (0.47%) Java EE
6 1 (0.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.33%) Client/Server
1 5 (2.33%) Clustering
2 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.86%) Blackberry
2 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (1.86%) iPhone
3 3 (1.40%) Statistics
4 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 143 (66.51%) Windows
2 60 (27.91%) Linux
3 50 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (22.33%) UNIX
5 43 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (11.16%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.19%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.26%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.33%) Android
10 5 (2.33%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.86%) VMS
12 3 (1.40%) CentOS
12 3 (1.40%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.47%) Solaris
14 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.47%) SUSE
14 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.74%) ITIL
2 21 (9.77%) CRM
3 20 (9.30%) Change Management
4 18 (8.37%) Problem Management
5 16 (7.44%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.44%) Change Control
6 13 (6.05%) Service Management
7 12 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.33%) Software Deployment
9 5 (2.33%) Integration Testing
10 4 (1.86%) ERP
10 4 (1.86%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (1.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.40%) MVC
12 2 (0.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (0.93%) Identity Management
12 2 (0.93%) Logistics
12 2 (0.93%) Software Engineering
12 2 (0.93%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.77%) SQL
2 22 (10.23%) Java
3 11 (5.12%) Shell Script
4 8 (3.72%) Jython
5 5 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.86%) Perl
7 3 (1.40%) C#
8 2 (0.93%) JCL
8 2 (0.93%) Tcl
9 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.47%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.47%) Python
9 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (12.09%) Citrix Certification
3 18 (8.37%) CCA
4 16 (7.44%) MCSE
5 14 (6.51%) MCITP
5 14 (6.51%) Degree
6 12 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (5.12%) MCP
8 10 (4.65%) CCNA
9 9 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (4.19%) MCTS
9 9 (4.19%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.26%) MCSA
10 7 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.86%) CCNP
12 3 (1.40%) HND
12 3 (1.40%) RHCT
13 2 (0.93%) CCENT
13 2 (0.93%) CCEE
13 2 (0.93%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.91%) SLA
2 6 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.33%) BS7799
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (29.30%) Active Directory
2 60 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (19.07%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.91%) XenApp
5 16 (7.44%) XenDesktop
6 12 (5.58%) XenServer
7 9 (4.19%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.72%) vSphere
9 6 (2.79%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.40%) Squid
12 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.47%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 29 (13.49%) SCCM
2 27 (12.56%) SCOM
3 9 (4.19%) SCVMM
4 8 (3.72%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.93%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.93%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.47%) Puppet
6 1 (0.47%) Cacti
6 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.47%) OpenView
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 91 (42.33%) Microsoft
2 88 (40.93%) VMware
3 59 (27.44%) Citrix
4 38 (17.67%) Cisco
5 21 (9.77%) Oracle
6 9 (4.19%) Avaya
6 9 (4.19%) Sage
6 9 (4.19%) McAfee
7 8 (3.72%) Fujitsu
8 7 (3.26%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.79%) NetApp
10 4 (1.86%) Apple
11 3 (1.40%) IBM
11 3 (1.40%) Juniper
11 3 (1.40%) HP
11 3 (1.40%) OpenLink
12 2 (0.93%) Perforce
12 2 (0.93%) Teradata
12 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
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