The median annual salary for a Help Desk Support Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 - 181
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Engineer 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.051% - 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% - 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £25,500 - £21,750
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 - £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £26,700 - £21,950
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,250
% change year-on-year +4.34% -1.07%  

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 3850 3390 3493
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.22% 97.75% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3258 2876 2849
Median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Help Desk Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) WFM
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) IT Asset Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) WFM
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft