The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank - 169 184
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.31% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 5
Median salary - £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3818 3277 3602
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.81% 97.56% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 2721 2947
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Manchester

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Manchester

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Desktop 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 Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365

Desktop 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft