The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 180 187 177
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.097% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Average salary £23,000 £26,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,800 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £37,550 £27,750
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.58% -3.07%
Technical 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
3758 3913 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.77% 95.04% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3147 3235 3190
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Manchester region.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Salford - 4 £21,750 - 1
Technical Support Engineer
North West

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) WatchGuard
5 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (17.65%) Games
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 3 (17.65%) IIS
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (11.76%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Firebug
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) XHTML
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SnapMirror
1 1 (5.88%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) NetApp
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) WatchGuard
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Google
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