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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 125 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 72 82 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.93% 2.09% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.16% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 64 69 73
Median salary £37,250 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £39,600
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -1.72%
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
3634 3791 3903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.22% 96.81% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3089 3148 3256
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 - 5 £32,500 -
Stockport -1 4 £24,750 -17.50% 6
Cheadle +6 2 £30,000 +33.33%
Rochdale -11 2 £40,000 +29.03%
Wigan - 2 £19,000 - 1
Bury - 2 £27,000 -
Bolton -10 1 £17,000 -35.84% 1
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 90 (57.32%) Windows
2 73 (46.50%) Microsoft
3 67 (42.68%) Active Directory
4 52 (33.12%) Linux
5 47 (29.94%) VMware
6 43 (27.39%) Windows Server
7 42 (26.75%) Cisco
8 39 (24.84%) MS Excel
9 38 (24.20%) ITIL
9 38 (24.20%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (22.29%) SQL Server
11 34 (21.66%) VPN
12 32 (20.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (19.11%) PowerShell
14 30 (19.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (19.11%) MS Office
14 30 (19.11%) Unix
15 29 (18.47%) SQL
16 27 (17.20%) DNS
16 27 (17.20%) Citrix
16 27 (17.20%) MS Exchange
16 27 (17.20%) WAN
17 26 (16.56%) Finance
18 25 (15.92%) Degree
19 24 (15.29%) Hyper-V
19 24 (15.29%) Windows 7
20 23 (14.65%) Mentoring
20 23 (14.65%) LAN
21 22 (14.01%) DHCP

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 27 (17.20%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (5.73%) CMS
4 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.73%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (5.10%) Apache
6 5 (3.18%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.91%) WordPress
8 2 (1.27%) IIS
8 2 (1.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (24.84%) MS Excel
2 30 (19.11%) MS Office
3 9 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (1.91%) Route 53
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.27%) GitHub
4 2 (1.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.66%) VPN
2 27 (17.20%) DNS
2 27 (17.20%) WAN
3 23 (14.65%) LAN
4 22 (14.01%) DHCP
4 22 (14.01%) Firewall
5 19 (12.10%) BGP
6 17 (10.83%) TCP/IP
7 16 (10.19%) VoIP
8 13 (8.28%) Internet
8 13 (8.28%) MPLS
8 13 (8.28%) OSPF
9 9 (5.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (4.46%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (4.46%) Wireless
12 6 (3.82%) IPsec
12 6 (3.82%) VLAN
13 5 (3.18%) SAN
13 5 (3.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) MySQL
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (16.56%) Finance
2 14 (8.92%) Legal
3 13 (8.28%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.10%) Banking
5 7 (4.46%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.55%) Retail
7 3 (1.91%) Electronics
8 2 (1.27%) Law
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.10%) .NET
2 7 (4.46%) HTML
2 7 (4.46%) Web Services
3 5 (3.18%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.55%) CSS
5 3 (1.91%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.91%) Apache Camel
5 3 (1.91%) jQuery
5 3 (1.91%) Middleware
6 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.20%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.83%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.73%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.18%) iPad
5 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.91%) CMDB
6 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.91%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.91%) PKI
7 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.27%) User Experience
7 2 (1.27%) Wiki
8 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.64%) Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.64%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.64%) Informatics
8 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 90 (57.32%) Windows
2 52 (33.12%) Linux
3 43 (27.39%) Windows Server
4 32 (20.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (19.11%) Unix
7 24 (15.29%) Windows 7
8 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (7.01%) CentOS
10 9 (5.73%) AIX
11 7 (4.46%) Android
11 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
12 6 (3.82%) Debian
13 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (2.55%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.55%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.91%) Solaris
15 3 (1.91%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.20%) ITIL
2 23 (14.65%) Mentoring
3 18 (11.46%) Problem Management
4 16 (10.19%) Service Management
5 15 (9.55%) Software Deployment
6 12 (7.64%) Change Management
6 12 (7.64%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.01%) DevOps
8 10 (6.37%) Project Management
9 9 (5.73%) Document Management
9 9 (5.73%) Expense Management
9 9 (5.73%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (5.73%) Workflow
10 8 (5.10%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.82%) Change Control
12 6 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.82%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.11%) PowerShell
2 29 (18.47%) SQL
3 22 (14.01%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.10%) Java
5 15 (9.55%) VBScript
6 12 (7.64%) Perl
7 4 (2.55%) C#
7 4 (2.55%) PHP
7 4 (2.55%) Python
7 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.27%) Delphi
8 2 (1.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (19.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (15.92%) Degree
3 21 (13.38%) MCSA
4 15 (9.55%) MCT
5 13 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (8.28%) MCSE
6 11 (7.01%) CCNA
7 5 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.55%) CCNP
8 4 (2.55%) MCP
8 4 (2.55%) MCTS
8 4 (2.55%) NCIE
9 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.91%) MCITP
9 3 (1.91%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.91%) PMP
10 1 (0.64%) CCIE
10 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.64%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 67 (42.68%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.29%) Hyper-V
3 21 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.01%) XenApp
5 9 (5.73%) Terminal Server
6 8 (5.10%) vSphere
7 6 (3.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.91%) Docker
9 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.27%) XenServer
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (12.10%) SCCM
2 15 (9.55%) Nagios
3 9 (5.73%) AirWatch
4 8 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.10%) Puppet
5 6 (3.82%) FortiGate
5 6 (3.82%) WSUS
6 4 (2.55%) Ansible
7 3 (1.91%) SCOM
8 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (46.50%) Microsoft
2 47 (29.94%) VMware
3 42 (26.75%) Cisco
4 27 (17.20%) Citrix
5 16 (10.19%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.37%) iManage
6 10 (6.37%) NetApp
7 9 (5.73%) Interwoven
8 7 (4.46%) Intel Security
9 5 (3.18%) Juniper
10 4 (2.55%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (1.91%) Ericsson
11 3 (1.91%) HP
11 3 (1.91%) Oracle
11 3 (1.91%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.27%) Apple
12 2 (1.27%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.27%) GENBAND
12 2 (1.27%) Mitel
12 2 (1.27%) Nortel
Manchester, Lancashire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + £2,500 On Call Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £24500 - £26500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 Per Annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago