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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 102 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 81 69 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 1.82% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.93% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 67 61 68
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £19,650 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £39,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
3871 3567 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.12% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3233 3108 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Salford - 4 - -
Altrincham +3 3 £27,000 +38.46%
Bolton +2 3 £21,000 -4.54%
Stockport -15 1 £17,000 -39.28% 3
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 131 (64.22%) Windows
2 87 (42.65%) Microsoft
3 84 (41.18%) VMware
4 67 (32.84%) Active Directory
5 61 (29.90%) Citrix
6 55 (26.96%) MS Exchange
7 54 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (22.55%) MS Excel
10 44 (21.57%) Linux
11 43 (21.08%) Hyper-V
12 42 (20.59%) ITIL
12 42 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 38 (18.63%) SQL
14 36 (17.65%) Cisco
15 33 (16.18%) Citrix Certification
15 33 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (15.69%) LAN
17 31 (15.20%) WAN
18 28 (13.73%) UNIX
19 27 (13.24%) DNS
19 27 (13.24%) CCA
20 26 (12.75%) SCCM
20 26 (12.75%) Finance
20 26 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
21 24 (11.76%) MS Office
21 24 (11.76%) Change Management
22 23 (11.27%) SQL Server
22 23 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
23 21 (10.29%) SCOM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (26.96%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (9.31%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.39%) IIS
6 7 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.94%) Apache
7 6 (2.94%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.45%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.96%) GroupWise
10 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.47%) Lync
11 2 (0.98%) Confluence
11 2 (0.98%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 2 (0.98%) CICS
11 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.49%) nginx
12 1 (0.49%) Zimbra
Applications
1 46 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.76%) MS Office
3 4 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Sage 1000
2 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.98%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) Office 365
2 3 (1.47%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.98%) Route 53
3 2 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.69%) LAN
2 31 (15.20%) WAN
3 27 (13.24%) DNS
4 20 (9.80%) DHCP
5 19 (9.31%) Firewall
6 16 (7.84%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.88%) SAN
7 12 (5.88%) Internet
8 8 (3.92%) VoIP
8 8 (3.92%) NAS
9 7 (3.43%) WLAN
10 4 (1.96%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.47%) HTTP
11 3 (1.47%) VPN
11 3 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.47%) Broadband
11 3 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.98%) VLAN
12 2 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.49%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.96%) MySQL
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Ant
2 5 (2.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.98%) JIRA
4 1 (0.49%) Hudson
General
1 26 (12.75%) Finance
2 11 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.43%) Retail
4 6 (2.94%) Banking
4 6 (2.94%) Greek Language
4 6 (2.94%) Polish Language
5 3 (1.47%) Law
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.94%) J2EE
2 5 (2.45%) .NET
2 5 (2.45%) EJB
3 3 (1.47%) Web Services
4 2 (0.98%) Middleware
4 2 (0.98%) ATL
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) HTML
5 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.45%) Clustering
4 4 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.47%) iPhone
5 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.47%) Statistics
5 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.98%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 131 (64.22%) Windows
2 53 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (21.57%) Linux
4 42 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (13.73%) UNIX
6 26 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 12 (5.88%) Windows 2000
9 8 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.92%) VMS
10 6 (2.94%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.45%) Android
12 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.47%) CentOS
13 3 (1.47%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.98%) Solaris
14 2 (0.98%) SUSE
14 2 (0.98%) Debian
15 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.59%) ITIL
2 24 (11.76%) Change Management
3 18 (8.82%) Change Control
4 16 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 16 (7.84%) CRM
5 15 (7.35%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.37%) Incident Management
7 9 (4.41%) Service Management
8 8 (3.92%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.43%) Coaching
9 7 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (2.45%) Migration
12 4 (1.96%) ISMS
12 4 (1.96%) ITIL V2
12 4 (1.96%) ERP
12 4 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (0.98%) Benchmarking
13 2 (0.98%) Logistics
13 2 (0.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.63%) SQL
2 14 (6.86%) Java
3 7 (3.43%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.45%) Jython
4 5 (2.45%) Perl
4 5 (2.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.98%) PHP
5 2 (0.98%) JCL
5 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.49%) C#
6 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (16.18%) Citrix Certification
1 33 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (13.24%) CCA
3 16 (7.84%) MCITP
3 16 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (7.35%) CCNA
4 15 (7.35%) MCSE
5 13 (6.37%) MCTS
6 12 (5.88%) MCP
7 11 (5.39%) Degree
8 8 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.43%) MCSA
9 7 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.43%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.47%) CCNP
10 3 (1.47%) RHCT
11 2 (0.98%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.98%) CCENT
11 2 (0.98%) CCEE
11 2 (0.98%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.33%) SLA
2 9 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 67 (32.84%) Active Directory
2 54 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (21.08%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.35%) XenDesktop
5 14 (6.86%) XenApp
6 13 (6.37%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.90%) XenServer
8 9 (4.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (3.43%) vSphere
10 2 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.49%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (12.75%) SCCM
2 21 (10.29%) SCOM
3 7 (3.43%) SCVMM
3 7 (3.43%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.98%) Puppet
4 2 (0.98%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.98%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.49%) Nagios
5 1 (0.49%) Cacti
5 1 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) WSUS
5 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 87 (42.65%) Microsoft
2 84 (41.18%) VMware
3 61 (29.90%) Citrix
4 36 (17.65%) Cisco
5 10 (4.90%) Oracle
6 8 (3.92%) McAfee
6 8 (3.92%) NetApp
7 7 (3.43%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.43%) Sage
7 7 (3.43%) Avaya
8 6 (2.94%) Fujitsu
9 4 (1.96%) Google
9 4 (1.96%) Scalix
9 4 (1.96%) Apple
9 4 (1.96%) IBM
10 3 (1.47%) Juniper
10 3 (1.47%) Symantec
11 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.98%) Teradata
11 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
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