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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 115 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 56 115 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.74% 2.91% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 3.01% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 106 83
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% +9.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,750 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3100 3817 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.48% 96.51% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2562 3260 3148
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +9 5 £30,000 +66.66% 1
Bolton +15 3 £26,000 +33.33%
Rochdale +2 3 £25,000 +51.51%
Oldham -3 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Altrincham +10 2 £35,000 +48.93%
Stockport 0 2 £20,000 -50.00% 3
Sale - 1 £22,500 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 73 (50.00%) Windows
2 59 (40.41%) Microsoft
3 56 (38.36%) ITIL
4 54 (36.99%) Active Directory
5 42 (28.77%) Windows Server
6 38 (26.03%) Citrix
6 38 (26.03%) VMware
7 34 (23.29%) Cisco
7 34 (23.29%) MS Exchange
8 33 (22.60%) MS Excel
9 32 (21.92%) LAN
10 29 (19.86%) WAN
10 29 (19.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (17.81%) CCNA
12 25 (17.12%) NetApp
12 25 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 24 (16.44%) Windows 7
13 24 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (16.44%) Firewall
13 24 (16.44%) SQL
14 23 (15.75%) Finance
15 22 (15.07%) Linux
15 22 (15.07%) Mentoring
16 21 (14.38%) MS Office
16 21 (14.38%) TCP/IP
17 20 (13.70%) SQL Server
18 18 (12.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 17 (11.64%) NCDA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 34 (23.29%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (8.90%) SharePoint
5 12 (8.22%) IIS
6 10 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (4.11%) Skype for Business
9 5 (3.42%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.74%) CMS
11 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.37%) Apache
13 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.68%) Confluence
13 1 (0.68%) nginx
13 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (22.60%) MS Excel
2 21 (14.38%) MS Office
3 4 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.11%) Office 365
3 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.05%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.68%) GitHub
5 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.92%) LAN
2 29 (19.86%) WAN
3 24 (16.44%) Firewall
4 21 (14.38%) TCP/IP
5 14 (9.59%) SAN
6 13 (8.90%) VPN
7 12 (8.22%) DNS
8 10 (6.85%) VoIP
9 8 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (5.48%) DHCP
9 8 (5.48%) Internet
9 8 (5.48%) MPLS
9 8 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (5.48%) Wireless
10 7 (4.79%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (4.79%) WLAN
11 5 (3.42%) Network Security
12 4 (2.74%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.74%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.05%) MySQL
7 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.42%) Maven
2 4 (2.74%) Gradle
3 3 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Continuum
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 23 (15.75%) Finance
2 16 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) Web Services
2 2 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) JMS
3 1 (0.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.16%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.48%) FlexPod
3 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.11%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.42%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.74%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.74%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.05%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) CCTV
8 1 (0.68%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (50.00%) Windows
2 42 (28.77%) Windows Server
3 29 (19.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (16.44%) Windows 7
4 24 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (15.07%) Linux
6 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.90%) Data ONTAP
8 12 (8.22%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.79%) Unix
10 5 (3.42%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.37%) Android
11 2 (1.37%) CentOS
11 2 (1.37%) Debian
11 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.37%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.36%) ITIL
2 22 (15.07%) Mentoring
3 13 (8.90%) Incident Management
4 10 (6.85%) Coaching
4 10 (6.85%) PRINCE2
5 9 (6.16%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.48%) DevOps
6 8 (5.48%) ITIL V2
7 7 (4.79%) Change Control
8 5 (3.42%) Change Management
8 5 (3.42%) CRM
8 5 (3.42%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (3.42%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.42%) Service Management
9 4 (2.74%) Data Management
9 4 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.74%) Document Management
9 4 (2.74%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.74%) Expense Management
9 4 (2.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.44%) SQL
2 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.42%) Java
3 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.74%) VBScript
5 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.05%) C
5 3 (2.05%) Perl
5 3 (2.05%) Python
6 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) C#
7 1 (0.68%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (17.81%) CCNA
1 26 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (12.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (11.64%) NCDA
5 16 (10.96%) MCTS
6 12 (8.22%) Degree
7 7 (4.79%) MCSA
8 6 (4.11%) MCP
9 5 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.42%) MCSE
10 4 (2.74%) CCNP
11 3 (2.05%) VCAP
12 2 (1.37%) CCA
12 2 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.37%) MCITP
12 2 (1.37%) MCT
12 2 (1.37%) NCIE
12 2 (1.37%) RHCE
12 2 (1.37%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) QA
3 4 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 54 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.22%) vSphere
4 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.42%) Xen
5 5 (3.42%) XenApp
5 5 (3.42%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.74%) Docker
6 4 (2.74%) Shibboleth
6 4 (2.74%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.74%) UAG
7 1 (0.68%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.68%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) SCCM
2 11 (7.53%) SCOM
3 8 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (5.48%) SCOrch
4 7 (4.79%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.42%) Puppet
6 4 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (2.74%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (1.37%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.37%) Nagios
7 2 (1.37%) SnapMirror
7 2 (1.37%) SnapVault
7 2 (1.37%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.68%) Ansible
8 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 59 (40.41%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.03%) Citrix
2 38 (26.03%) VMware
3 34 (23.29%) Cisco
4 25 (17.12%) NetApp
5 9 (6.16%) Google
6 8 (5.48%) HP
6 8 (5.48%) Intel Security
7 7 (4.79%) Mitel
7 7 (4.79%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.11%) Symantec
9 5 (3.42%) iManage
9 5 (3.42%) NetIQ
9 5 (3.42%) Veeam
10 4 (2.74%) Interwoven
10 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.05%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.05%) Fidessa
11 3 (2.05%) Reuters
11 3 (2.05%) WatchGuard
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Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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