Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Help Desk Support Engineer was £18,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Help Desk Support Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 288 263
Rank change year-on-year +3 -25 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Engineer 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.013% 0.067% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.069% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Manchester median annual salary £18,000 £24,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -40.00% +70.21%
North West median annual salary £20,000 £24,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% -10.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,216 7,230 6,691
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.16% 97.15% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,978 6,241 5,548
Manchester median annual salary £44,471 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.64% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Help Desk Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Help Desk Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support Engineer in Manchester

Help Desk Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Support Engineer in Manchester

Help Desk Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Help Desk Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware