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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 113 115 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 100 61 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.62% 1.87% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.93% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 95 51 105
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £35,300
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
3704 3155 3845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.86% 96.87% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 2611 3269
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Stockport +21 18 £32,500 +62.50% 1
Rochdale -6 8 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Altrincham -5 7 £26,500 -24.28%
Oldham -31 2 £25,500 +2.00% 1
Salford -5 1 £22,000 -26.66%
Wigan - 1 £22,500 - 1
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 144 (66.36%) Windows
2 90 (41.47%) Active Directory
3 88 (40.55%) Microsoft
4 78 (35.94%) Linux
5 76 (35.02%) VMware
6 68 (31.34%) SQL Server
7 59 (27.19%) ITIL
8 57 (26.27%) Windows Server
9 56 (25.81%) MS Exchange
10 52 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 51 (23.50%) SQL
12 50 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (22.12%) MS Excel
13 48 (22.12%) WAN
14 46 (21.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 42 (19.35%) Cisco
16 37 (17.05%) Hyper-V
17 32 (14.75%) PowerShell
17 32 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 32 (14.75%) LAN
18 30 (13.82%) MS Office
18 30 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (12.44%) Firewall
19 27 (12.44%) Citrix
20 26 (11.98%) Telecoms
21 25 (11.52%) Python
21 25 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2013
22 24 (11.06%) Windows 7
23 23 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
23 23 (10.60%) DNS

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 56 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 30 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (10.14%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.53%) WebLogic
6 11 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.23%) IIS
7 7 (3.23%) Skype for Business
7 7 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.38%) Apache
9 3 (1.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 48 (22.12%) MS Excel
2 30 (13.82%) MS Office
3 5 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Magento
1 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.76%) Office 365
3 13 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (5.99%) Amazon S3
3 13 (5.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.30%) GitHub
6 4 (1.84%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.92%) SaaS
8 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (22.12%) WAN
2 32 (14.75%) LAN
3 27 (12.44%) Firewall
4 23 (10.60%) DNS
5 21 (9.68%) Internet
6 18 (8.29%) VPN
7 15 (6.91%) DHCP
7 15 (6.91%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (5.99%) SAN
9 12 (5.53%) TCP/IP
10 10 (4.61%) VoIP
11 9 (4.15%) BGP
11 9 (4.15%) OSPF
11 9 (4.15%) VLAN
12 7 (3.23%) DMS-100
12 7 (3.23%) PBX
12 7 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (3.23%) Softswitch
13 6 (2.76%) Skype
13 6 (2.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.84%) Bugzilla
2 4 (1.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.84%) JIRA
3 2 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 26 (11.98%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.61%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.15%) Finance
4 4 (1.84%) Back Office
5 3 (1.38%) Legal
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Electronics
6 2 (0.92%) Games
6 2 (0.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.83%) Web Services
2 10 (4.61%) .NET
3 4 (1.84%) Middleware
4 3 (1.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.38%) Apache Camel
4 3 (1.38%) jQuery
4 3 (1.38%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.22%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.61%) iPad
4 8 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.30%) Wiki
7 4 (1.84%) CCTV
7 4 (1.84%) Clustering
8 3 (1.38%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.38%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) CMDB
9 2 (0.92%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.92%) PKI
10 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 144 (66.36%) Windows
2 78 (35.94%) Linux
3 57 (26.27%) Windows Server
4 52 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (21.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.06%) Windows 7
7 22 (10.14%) Unix
8 14 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.15%) Data ONTAP
9 9 (4.15%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.23%) CentOS
12 4 (1.84%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.84%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.38%) AIX
13 3 (1.38%) Debian
13 3 (1.38%) SUSE
14 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.19%) ITIL
2 22 (10.14%) Problem Management
3 19 (8.76%) Mentoring
4 18 (8.29%) Load Testing
5 15 (6.91%) Capacity Management
5 15 (6.91%) Performance Analysis
6 13 (5.99%) Change Management
6 13 (5.99%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.99%) Validation
7 9 (4.15%) Data Protection
7 9 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.69%) WFM
9 7 (3.23%) Service Management
10 6 (2.76%) Application Virtualisation
10 6 (2.76%) DevOps
10 6 (2.76%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.76%) Software Deployment
11 5 (2.30%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (2.30%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.50%) SQL
2 32 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 25 (11.52%) Python
4 19 (8.76%) Perl
5 12 (5.53%) C#
6 11 (5.07%) Ruby
6 11 (5.07%) VBScript
7 8 (3.69%) Java
8 7 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.76%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.76%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.30%) PHP
11 1 (0.46%) C
11 1 (0.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (10.60%) Degree
3 17 (7.83%) MCSE
4 14 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.99%) MCSA
6 11 (5.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (4.61%) CCNP
8 9 (4.15%) NCIE
9 7 (3.23%) CCNA
10 6 (2.76%) MCT
11 5 (2.30%) CCSE
11 5 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.38%) CCA
12 3 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.38%) MCITP
12 3 (1.38%) VCP5
13 2 (0.92%) MCTS
13 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.92%) PMP
14 1 (0.46%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (41.47%) Active Directory
2 50 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (17.05%) Hyper-V
4 19 (8.76%) vSphere
5 6 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.30%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.30%) XenApp
7 3 (1.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.92%) vCloud
9 1 (0.46%) KVM
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.46%) NFS
9 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (8.76%) SCCM
2 13 (5.99%) Puppet
3 10 (4.61%) WSUS
4 9 (4.15%) Backup Exec
4 9 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.84%) HockeyApp
6 4 (1.84%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.38%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.38%) Graphite
7 3 (1.38%) Kibana
7 3 (1.38%) logstash
8 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.92%) SCOM
9 1 (0.46%) Nagios
9 1 (0.46%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.46%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 88 (40.55%) Microsoft
2 76 (35.02%) VMware
3 42 (19.35%) Cisco
4 27 (12.44%) Citrix
5 16 (7.37%) Intel Security
6 15 (6.91%) HP
7 13 (5.99%) NetApp
7 13 (5.99%) Symantec
8 11 (5.07%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.61%) Dell
9 10 (4.61%) Juniper
10 8 (3.69%) Extreme Networks
10 8 (3.69%) Sophos
11 7 (3.23%) BroadSoft
11 7 (3.23%) Ericsson
11 7 (3.23%) GENBAND
11 7 (3.23%) Nortel
12 6 (2.76%) Veeam
13 5 (2.30%) EMC
13 5 (2.30%) SolarWinds
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