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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 87 94 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 109 89 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.79% 2.37% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 2.50% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 98 77 62
Average salary £29,625 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.72% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
3719 3562 4180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.89% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 3110 3712
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
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 January 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 January 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
Wigan -5 8 £27,500 -
Bolton +7 7 £19,500 -40.00%
Oldham - 6 £22,500 -
Stockport -13 5 £43,000 +72.00%
Rochdale -5 2 £16,500 -52.85%
Salford -5 2 £18,000 -13.25% 1
Altrincham - 2 £23,500 - 1
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 136 (67.66%) Windows
2 117 (58.21%) Microsoft
3 104 (51.74%) VMware
4 90 (44.78%) Active Directory
5 68 (33.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 67 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 65 (32.34%) Citrix
8 59 (29.35%) MS Excel
9 56 (27.86%) Cisco
10 53 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (24.88%) DNS
12 45 (22.39%) Hyper-V
13 44 (21.89%) ITIL
13 44 (21.89%) Firewall
13 44 (21.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 42 (20.90%) DHCP
15 41 (20.40%) LAN
16 40 (19.90%) Exchange Server 2010
17 39 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 38 (18.91%) SQL Server
18 38 (18.91%) Windows Server 2012
19 35 (17.41%) MS Office
19 35 (17.41%) WAN
20 33 (16.42%) Linux
21 32 (15.92%) HP
21 32 (15.92%) SAN
21 32 (15.92%) Finance
22 31 (15.42%) Windows XP
23 29 (14.43%) NetApp
24 27 (13.43%) Windows 7

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 67 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 40 (19.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (10.95%) SharePoint
3 22 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.47%) IIS
7 10 (4.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (4.48%) Lync
9 5 (2.49%) Apache
10 4 (1.99%) GroupWise
11 3 (1.49%) nginx
12 1 (0.50%) Site Server
12 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.50%) Zimbra
12 1 (0.50%) Moodle
12 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (29.35%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.41%) MS Office
3 13 (6.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.49%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.49%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.00%) SketchUp
6 2 (1.00%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.98%) Office 365
2 3 (1.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.88%) DNS
2 44 (21.89%) Firewall
3 42 (20.90%) DHCP
4 41 (20.40%) LAN
5 35 (17.41%) WAN
6 32 (15.92%) SAN
7 25 (12.44%) VPN
8 22 (10.95%) Wireless
8 22 (10.95%) TCP/IP
9 13 (6.47%) Internet
10 11 (5.47%) VLAN
11 10 (4.98%) VoIP
12 9 (4.48%) MPLS
12 9 (4.48%) Ethernet
13 7 (3.48%) FTP
13 7 (3.48%) GPRS
13 7 (3.48%) NAS
14 5 (2.49%) WLAN
15 4 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.99%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.98%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.49%) MySQL
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (15.92%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.48%) Banking
4 4 (1.99%) Law
4 4 (1.99%) Back Office
5 3 (1.49%) Retail
5 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) XML
2 3 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.48%) Smart Meter
3 7 (3.48%) Clustering
4 6 (2.99%) Replication
5 4 (1.99%) iPad
5 4 (1.99%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.99%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.00%) iPhone
7 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.50%) Economics
7 1 (0.50%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 136 (67.66%) Windows
2 53 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (18.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (16.42%) Linux
6 31 (15.42%) Windows XP
7 27 (13.43%) Windows 7
8 22 (10.95%) Windows 8
9 13 (6.47%) UNIX
10 8 (3.98%) Android
11 6 (2.99%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.99%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.99%) VMS
12 5 (2.49%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.49%) Debian
14 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.00%) Solaris
15 1 (0.50%) HPUX
15 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.89%) ITIL
2 14 (6.97%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (5.47%) ERP
4 10 (4.98%) Migration
4 10 (4.98%) Service Delivery
5 9 (4.48%) Change Management
5 9 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (4.48%) Incident Management
6 7 (3.48%) Project Management
6 7 (3.48%) Business Continuity
6 7 (3.48%) Service Management
6 7 (3.48%) Change Control
7 6 (2.99%) Validation
8 5 (2.49%) Line Management
9 4 (1.99%) Time Management
9 4 (1.99%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.49%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.49%) Information Assurance
10 3 (1.49%) Communications Security
10 3 (1.49%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.45%) SQL
2 13 (6.47%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.98%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.48%) C
5 5 (2.49%) C#
6 4 (1.99%) Perl
6 4 (1.99%) PHP
7 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.50%) Python
8 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (21.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (12.94%) MCSE
3 24 (11.94%) Degree
4 23 (11.44%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (10.95%) CCNA
6 20 (9.95%) MCP
7 16 (7.96%) MCTS
8 15 (7.46%) CCA
8 15 (7.46%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (7.46%) MCSA
9 14 (6.97%) MCITP
9 14 (6.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.99%) NCDA
11 4 (1.99%) VCAP
11 4 (1.99%) NCIE
11 4 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.49%) CCNP
13 2 (1.00%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.50%) CCEA
14 1 (0.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.48%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 90 (44.78%) Active Directory
2 68 (33.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (22.39%) Hyper-V
4 25 (12.44%) XenDesktop
5 17 (8.46%) XenApp
5 17 (8.46%) vSphere
6 5 (2.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (2.49%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.99%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.00%) XenServer
10 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (4.48%) NetBackup
1 9 (4.48%) WSUS
2 8 (3.98%) SCCM
3 6 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.99%) WMI
4 3 (1.49%) Puppet
5 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 117 (58.21%) Microsoft
2 104 (51.74%) VMware
3 65 (32.34%) Citrix
4 56 (27.86%) Cisco
5 32 (15.92%) HP
6 29 (14.43%) NetApp
7 24 (11.94%) EMC
8 12 (5.97%) Oracle
9 11 (5.47%) 3PAR
10 8 (3.98%) Sophos
11 7 (3.48%) WatchGuard
11 7 (3.48%) Meraki
12 6 (2.99%) Symantec
12 6 (2.99%) Avaya
13 4 (1.99%) Scalix
13 4 (1.99%) Google
13 4 (1.99%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.49%) Adobe
15 2 (1.00%) Wyse
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