Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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

IT Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 257 191
Rank change year-on-year +35 -66 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 57 43 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.81% 0.55% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.56% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 75
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £26,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +34.62%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £46,493 £37,500 £44,000
North West median annual salary £32,500 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.70% -1.82%

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 6,832 7,619 6,539
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 97.32% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,711 6,469 5,519
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Manchester

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Manchester

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Engineer in Manchester

IT Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +7 16 £36,742 -31.96% 3
Altrincham -1 4 £25,750 -2.83%
Salford - 3 £31,500 -
Wigan +11 2 £51,250 +127.78% 1
Sale - 2 £36,250 -
IT Engineer
North West

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (85.96%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows Server
3 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
3 29 (50.88%) VMware
4 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
5 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (36.84%) Hyper-V
6 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (29.82%) SAN
9 16 (28.07%) Office 365
10 15 (26.32%) ITIL
11 14 (24.56%) Cisco
11 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (22.81%) WAN
13 12 (21.05%) LAN
13 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
13 12 (21.05%) MCSE
14 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
14 11 (19.30%) DHCP
14 11 (19.30%) DNS
14 11 (19.30%) Citrix
14 11 (19.30%) NHS
14 11 (19.30%) Release Management
15 10 (17.54%) SLA
15 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
16 9 (15.79%) VoIP
16 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
16 9 (15.79%) Coaching
17 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange

IT 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 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Office 365
2 8 (14.04%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.75%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) SAN
2 13 (22.81%) WAN
3 12 (21.05%) LAN
3 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 11 (19.30%) DHCP
4 11 (19.30%) DNS
5 9 (15.79%) VoIP
6 6 (10.53%) Firewall
6 6 (10.53%) VPN
7 4 (7.02%) NAS
8 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.51%) Network Security
10 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.75%) Skype
10 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.28%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Dutch Language
3 2 (3.51%) German Language
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) jQuery
3 1 (1.75%) COM
3 1 (1.75%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) NHS
2 6 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (8.77%) Driving Licence
4 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) CCTV
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 49 (85.96%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows Server
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.28%) Linux
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
8 4 (7.02%) Unix
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.75%) Android
11 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Release Management
3 9 (15.79%) Coaching
3 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.28%) Information Security
4 7 (12.28%) Patch Management
5 6 (10.53%) Commercial Awareness
5 6 (10.53%) Network Architecture
5 6 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (10.53%) Server Building
5 6 (10.53%) Software Distribution
6 4 (7.02%) High Availability
6 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.26%) ERP
8 2 (3.51%) Document Management
8 2 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.51%) OWASP
8 2 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.05%) MCSE
3 7 (12.28%) MCTS
4 6 (10.53%) MCSA
4 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (7.02%) RHCT
6 2 (3.51%) MCITP
6 2 (3.51%) MCP
6 2 (3.51%) MOS
7 1 (1.75%) CCNA
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CISM
7 1 (1.75%) CISSP
7 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.75%) CSSLP
7 1 (1.75%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) GDPR
3 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.75%) GCP
4 1 (1.75%) HIPAA
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.28%) vSphere
5 6 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 6 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (8.77%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (8.77%) XenApp
7 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.75%) Docker
8 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.75%) FlexNet
4 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) VMware
2 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.56%) Cisco
4 11 (19.30%) Citrix
5 3 (5.26%) Epicor
6 2 (3.51%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) Lotus
7 1 (1.75%) Apple
7 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.75%) Avaya
7 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.75%) Meraki
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.75%) Veracode