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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 102 134 119
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 87 45 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.11% 1.17% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.23% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75 42 68
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £21,200 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £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
3909 3648 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.95% 94.56% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3188 3199
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 August 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
Bolton +2 5 £22,000 -20.00%
Salford - 4 - -
Altrincham +5 3 £27,000 +38.46% 2
Stockport -5 3 £22,500 -19.64% 4
Rochdale -9 1 £25,000 -15.25%
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 139 (66.19%) Windows
2 97 (46.19%) Microsoft
3 85 (40.48%) VMware
4 68 (32.38%) Active Directory
5 63 (30.00%) Citrix
6 60 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 56 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (22.86%) Linux
10 47 (22.38%) MS Excel
11 45 (21.43%) Hyper-V
12 44 (20.95%) SQL
13 43 (20.48%) ITIL
13 43 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (18.57%) Cisco
15 35 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
16 34 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (16.19%) LAN
17 33 (15.71%) WAN
17 33 (15.71%) UNIX
18 30 (14.29%) Finance
19 29 (13.81%) DNS
20 28 (13.33%) SCCM
21 27 (12.86%) CCA
22 26 (12.38%) SCOM
23 24 (11.43%) SQL Server
23 24 (11.43%) Windows 7
23 24 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
24 23 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2010
24 23 (10.95%) DHCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.29%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.29%) IIS
6 7 (3.33%) Apache
6 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.43%) GroupWise
10 3 (1.43%) Lync
11 2 (0.95%) Confluence
11 2 (0.95%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.95%) CICS
11 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.48%) Site Server
12 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 47 (22.38%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.48%) MS Office
3 3 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.81%) Sage 1000
2 3 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.95%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.95%) Route 53
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.95%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.19%) LAN
2 33 (15.71%) WAN
3 29 (13.81%) DNS
4 23 (10.95%) DHCP
5 19 (9.05%) Firewall
6 18 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 14 (6.67%) Internet
8 11 (5.24%) SAN
9 8 (3.81%) NAS
10 7 (3.33%) VoIP
10 7 (3.33%) WLAN
11 4 (1.90%) VPN
12 3 (1.43%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.43%) HTTP
12 3 (1.43%) Broadband
12 3 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.95%) Wireless
13 2 (0.95%) VLAN
13 2 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.90%) MySQL
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Ant
2 7 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.95%) JIRA
3 2 (0.95%) Hudson
4 1 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 30 (14.29%) Finance
2 14 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.29%) Retail
4 8 (3.81%) Greek Language
4 8 (3.81%) Polish Language
5 5 (2.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.33%) J2EE
1 7 (3.33%) EJB
2 6 (2.86%) Web Services
3 5 (2.38%) .NET
4 2 (0.95%) ATL
4 2 (0.95%) XML
4 2 (0.95%) Middleware
5 1 (0.48%) Java EE
5 1 (0.48%) COM
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.38%) Blackberry
1 5 (2.38%) Clustering
2 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
2 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.43%) iPhone
3 3 (1.43%) Statistics
3 3 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.48%) NHS
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 139 (66.19%) Windows
2 49 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (22.86%) Linux
4 43 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (15.71%) UNIX
6 24 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 24 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.24%) Windows 2000
8 9 (4.29%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.81%) VMS
10 6 (2.86%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.90%) Android
11 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.43%) CentOS
12 3 (1.43%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.95%) Solaris
13 2 (0.95%) SUSE
13 2 (0.95%) Debian
14 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.48%) ITIL
2 23 (10.95%) Change Management
3 20 (9.52%) Change Control
4 17 (8.10%) Problem Management
4 17 (8.10%) CRM
5 16 (7.62%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.19%) Service Management
7 12 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (1.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (1.90%) ERP
10 4 (1.90%) Migration
11 3 (1.43%) ISMS
11 3 (1.43%) ITIL V2
12 2 (0.95%) ERD
12 2 (0.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (0.95%) Load Balancing
12 2 (0.95%) Benchmarking
12 2 (0.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.95%) SQL
2 17 (8.10%) Java
3 9 (4.29%) Shell Script
4 7 (3.33%) Jython
5 5 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.38%) Perl
6 2 (0.95%) PHP
6 2 (0.95%) C#
6 2 (0.95%) JCL
6 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.48%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 34 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (12.86%) CCA
4 17 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (7.62%) MCSE
6 15 (7.14%) CCNA
7 14 (6.67%) MCITP
8 13 (6.19%) MCTS
9 12 (5.71%) Degree
10 10 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (4.76%) MCP
11 9 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (4.29%) Security Cleared
12 7 (3.33%) MCSA
13 4 (1.90%) CCNP
14 3 (1.43%) RHCT
15 2 (0.95%) CCENT
15 2 (0.95%) CCEE
15 2 (0.95%) CCAA
15 2 (0.95%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.57%) SLA
2 8 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.38%) BS7799
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (32.38%) Active Directory
2 56 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 14 (6.67%) XenApp
6 13 (6.19%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.76%) XenServer
8 9 (4.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (3.33%) vSphere
10 2 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.48%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (13.33%) SCCM
2 26 (12.38%) SCOM
3 8 (3.81%) SCVMM
4 7 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.95%) Puppet
5 2 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.95%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.95%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) Cacti
6 1 (0.48%) OpenView
6 1 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 97 (46.19%) Microsoft
2 85 (40.48%) VMware
3 63 (30.00%) Citrix
4 39 (18.57%) Cisco
5 13 (6.19%) Oracle
6 8 (3.81%) Avaya
6 8 (3.81%) NetApp
6 8 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.81%) Sage
6 8 (3.81%) McAfee
6 8 (3.81%) Fujitsu
7 4 (1.90%) Apple
7 4 (1.90%) IBM
8 3 (1.43%) Juniper
8 3 (1.43%) Scalix
8 3 (1.43%) Google
9 2 (0.95%) Teradata
9 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.95%) Veeam
9 2 (0.95%) Perforce
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