Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £31,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 231 211
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 65 62 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.88% 0.82% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.84% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 58 58 59
Manchester median annual salary £31,750 £26,750 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.69% -0.93% +5.88%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £46,493 £41,200 £42,900
North West median annual salary £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -7.41%

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 7,171 7,350 6,734
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 97.02% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5,987 6,280 5,574
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +13 18 £36,742 +44.08% 4
Salford 0 4 £29,250 +50.00% 4
Altrincham -6 4 £28,000 +3.70%
Wigan +3 2 £55,000 +144.44%
Bolton +12 1 £25,000 +31.58%
IT Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 57 (87.69%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
3 35 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 33 (50.77%) VMware
5 32 (49.23%) Office 365
6 29 (44.62%) Hyper-V
7 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
8 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (35.38%) Cisco
10 22 (33.85%) SAN
11 21 (32.31%) MS Exchange
11 21 (32.31%) ITIL
12 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (23.08%) MCSE
13 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
14 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
14 14 (21.54%) DNS
15 13 (20.00%) DHCP
15 13 (20.00%) NHS
15 13 (20.00%) Release Management
16 12 (18.46%) WAN
16 12 (18.46%) LAN
16 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
16 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (16.92%) Driving Licence
17 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
18 9 (13.85%) SCCM
18 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Office

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 21 (32.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.15%) IIS
4 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (49.23%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) Basecamp
5 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.54%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.54%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) SAN
2 14 (21.54%) DNS
2 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
3 13 (20.00%) DHCP
4 12 (18.46%) LAN
4 12 (18.46%) WAN
5 9 (13.85%) VPN
6 7 (10.77%) Firewall
7 6 (9.23%) VoIP
8 5 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (3.08%) VLAN
11 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.54%) Network Security
11 1 (1.54%) PABX
11 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
1 3 (4.62%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Dutch Language
2 2 (3.08%) German Language
2 2 (3.08%) Retail Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) CSS
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) jQuery
3 1 (1.54%) COM
3 1 (1.54%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) NHS
2 11 (16.92%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.15%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (87.69%) Windows
2 35 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.77%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.69%) Linux
8 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.62%) Unix
9 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.54%) AIX
11 1 (1.54%) Android
11 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) ITIL
2 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 13 (20.00%) Release Management
4 9 (13.85%) Coaching
5 6 (9.23%) Information Security
5 6 (9.23%) Network Architecture
5 6 (9.23%) Patch Management
5 6 (9.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (9.23%) Software Distribution
6 5 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.69%) Server Building
6 5 (7.69%) Time Management
7 4 (6.15%) Open Source
7 4 (6.15%) Service Management
8 3 (4.62%) Change Control
8 3 (4.62%) IT Strategy
8 3 (4.62%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (3.08%) DevOps
9 2 (3.08%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.23%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) MCSE
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.77%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) CCNA
3 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.69%) Master's Degree
5 4 (6.15%) CCNP
5 4 (6.15%) MCTS
5 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.62%) MCP
7 2 (3.08%) MCSA
7 2 (3.08%) MOS
7 2 (3.08%) RHCT
8 1 (1.54%) CISM
8 1 (1.54%) CISSP
8 1 (1.54%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 5 (7.69%) GDPR
3 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.54%) GCP
5 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
System Software
1 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
2 29 (44.62%) Hyper-V
3 20 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.69%) XenApp
5 4 (6.15%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (6.15%) vSphere
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Puppet
5 1 (1.54%) HockeyApp
5 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) VMware
2 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.38%) Cisco
4 8 (12.31%) Citrix
5 5 (7.69%) Dell
5 5 (7.69%) EqualLogic
6 4 (6.15%) Google
7 3 (4.62%) Veeam
8 2 (3.08%) Apple
9 1 (1.54%) Juniper
9 1 (1.54%) Remedy
9 1 (1.54%) Veracode