The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 31 16 41
Rank change year-on-year -15 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 1.54% 4.17% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 4.29% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £25,500 £27,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.42% +2.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.83% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 121 70 168
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 93.08% 97.22% 99.41%
Number of salaries quoted 108 57 141
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Bolton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Bolton

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Bolton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware