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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 115 91 148
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 67 100 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.97% 2.56% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.72% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55 88 40
Average salary £26,000 £26,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.80% +0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
3228 3675 4062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.18% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2671 3032 3523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Stockport 0 9 £26,000 -2.80% 2
Oldham - 3 £22,500 -
Salford 0 2 £20,500 -6.81%
Altrincham - 2 £24,750 -
Rochdale -3 1 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Sale - 1 £20,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 110 (69.18%) Windows
2 88 (55.35%) Microsoft
3 73 (45.91%) Active Directory
4 71 (44.65%) MS Exchange
5 59 (37.11%) VMware
6 50 (31.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (30.82%) DNS
7 49 (30.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (29.56%) Firewall
9 46 (28.93%) DHCP
9 46 (28.93%) Hyper-V
9 46 (28.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 44 (27.67%) MS Excel
11 40 (25.16%) LAN
11 40 (25.16%) Cisco
11 40 (25.16%) ITIL
11 40 (25.16%) Citrix
12 38 (23.90%) SQL Server
12 38 (23.90%) Exchange Server 2013
13 33 (20.75%) Windows 8
14 32 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (20.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (18.87%) Windows 7
16 30 (18.87%) WAN
17 29 (18.24%) Windows XP
17 29 (18.24%) SAN
17 29 (18.24%) VPN
18 28 (17.61%) Linux
18 28 (17.61%) MS Office

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 71 (44.65%) MS Exchange
2 46 (28.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (23.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (10.69%) IIS
7 14 (8.81%) Lync
8 8 (5.03%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.89%) Confluence
11 2 (1.26%) CMS
12 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.63%) Apache
12 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (27.67%) MS Excel
2 28 (17.61%) MS Office
3 6 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) Office 365
2 3 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (30.82%) DNS
2 47 (29.56%) Firewall
3 46 (28.93%) DHCP
4 40 (25.16%) LAN
5 30 (18.87%) WAN
6 29 (18.24%) VPN
6 29 (18.24%) SAN
7 27 (16.98%) TCP/IP
8 17 (10.69%) Wireless
9 12 (7.55%) VoIP
10 11 (6.92%) VLAN
10 11 (6.92%) NAS
11 10 (6.29%) IPv4
12 7 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.77%) Ethernet
14 5 (3.14%) WLAN
14 5 (3.14%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (2.52%) Internet
15 4 (2.52%) MPLS
16 3 (1.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.26%) MySQL
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Ant
2 3 (1.89%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.89%) Subversion
2 3 (1.89%) Maven
2 3 (1.89%) JIRA
2 3 (1.89%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.89%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.63%) Hudson
3 1 (0.63%) Firebug
General
1 13 (8.18%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.14%) Advertising
3 5 (3.14%) Games
4 4 (2.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.89%) Web Services
1 3 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) J2EE
2 1 (0.63%) CSS
2 1 (0.63%) HTML
2 1 (0.63%) XML
2 1 (0.63%) XHTML
2 1 (0.63%) EDI
2 1 (0.63%) Middleware
2 1 (0.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.66%) Clustering
3 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) HP StoreVirtual
4 5 (3.14%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.52%) Replication
6 3 (1.89%) iPad
6 3 (1.89%) iPhone
6 3 (1.89%) Derivative
6 3 (1.89%) Statistics
7 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.26%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.26%) CCTV
7 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Economics
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 110 (69.18%) Windows
2 50 (31.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (30.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (20.75%) Windows 8
5 32 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (18.87%) Windows 7
7 29 (18.24%) Windows XP
8 28 (17.61%) Linux
9 9 (5.66%) Windows Vista
9 9 (5.66%) UNIX
10 7 (4.40%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.52%) Solaris
11 4 (2.52%) Android
11 4 (2.52%) CentOS
12 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.89%) AIX
12 3 (1.89%) HPUX
12 3 (1.89%) SUSE
13 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) ITIL
2 11 (6.92%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (5.66%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.03%) ERP
4 8 (5.03%) Service Management
4 8 (5.03%) Business Continuity
4 8 (5.03%) Mentoring
5 7 (4.40%) Change Management
5 7 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (3.14%) Software Testing
7 4 (2.52%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.52%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.52%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.52%) Time Management
8 3 (1.89%) Security Testing
8 3 (1.89%) Web Development
8 3 (1.89%) Information Assurance
8 3 (1.89%) DevOps
9 2 (1.26%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (1.26%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.98%) SQL
2 8 (5.03%) Perl
2 8 (5.03%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.77%) Python
3 6 (3.77%) VB
4 5 (3.14%) Java
5 4 (2.52%) VBScript
6 3 (1.89%) C#
6 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.89%) sed
6 3 (1.89%) AWK
7 2 (1.26%) COBOL
7 2 (1.26%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.63%) C
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (20.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.69%) Degree
3 15 (9.43%) MCSA
4 12 (7.55%) MCP
4 12 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.92%) CCNA
5 11 (6.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (6.29%) CCENT
6 10 (6.29%) NCDA
7 9 (5.66%) MCTS
7 9 (5.66%) MCITP
7 9 (5.66%) MCSE
8 8 (5.03%) MCDST
8 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.77%) CCA
9 6 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.14%) CCNP
11 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.89%) NCIE
11 3 (1.89%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 73 (45.91%) Active Directory
2 46 (28.93%) Hyper-V
3 31 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (11.95%) XenDesktop
5 17 (10.69%) XenApp
6 15 (9.43%) vSphere
7 10 (6.29%) XenServer
8 7 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.26%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.63%) Firmware
10 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) SCCM
2 3 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.63%) WSUS
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 88 (55.35%) Microsoft
2 59 (37.11%) VMware
3 40 (25.16%) Cisco
3 40 (25.16%) Citrix
4 24 (15.09%) NetApp
5 19 (11.95%) HP
6 8 (5.03%) Meraki
7 7 (4.40%) EMC
8 6 (3.77%) IBM
8 6 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.77%) Veeam
9 5 (3.14%) Symantec
9 5 (3.14%) Avaya
9 5 (3.14%) SAP
9 5 (3.14%) Oracle
10 4 (2.52%) Sophos
11 3 (1.89%) Perforce
11 3 (1.89%) Apple
11 3 (1.89%) Draytek
12 2 (1.26%) SonicWALL
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