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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 168 179 182
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 17 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 12
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £20,325
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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
3540 3815 3986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.60% 94.78% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2879 3176 3451
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 17 April 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 -5 1 £23,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
North West

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) MS Excel
3 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
4 18 (48.65%) Windows
5 17 (45.95%) Degree
6 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 16 (43.24%) SAN
7 15 (40.54%) Cisco
7 15 (40.54%) Firewall
8 14 (37.84%) Citrix
8 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (37.84%) NetApp
8 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
8 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
8 14 (37.84%) VPN
8 14 (37.84%) Linux
8 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
8 14 (37.84%) XenDesktop
9 12 (32.43%) IIS
9 12 (32.43%) MS Office
9 12 (32.43%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (24.32%) EMC
10 9 (24.32%) NAS
11 8 (21.62%) ITIL
11 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
11 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (18.92%) Android
12 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
12 7 (18.92%) Service Management
12 7 (18.92%) Wireless

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (70.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (32.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (32.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) SAN
2 15 (40.54%) Firewall
3 14 (37.84%) VPN
4 9 (24.32%) NAS
5 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (18.92%) IPv4
6 7 (18.92%) Wireless
6 7 (18.92%) LAN
6 7 (18.92%) VoIP
6 7 (18.92%) DHCP
6 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
7 4 (10.81%) FTP
7 4 (10.81%) DNS
7 4 (10.81%) GPRS
7 4 (10.81%) Internet
8 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.70%) OpenVPN
8 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.51%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Android
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.70%) Debian
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Service Management
2 7 (18.92%) Business Continuity
2 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
2 7 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Network Management
4 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
1 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
1 14 (37.84%) XenDesktop
2 7 (18.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco
4 14 (37.84%) Citrix
4 14 (37.84%) NetApp
5 9 (24.32%) EMC
6 7 (18.92%) Meraki
6 7 (18.92%) HP
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle