Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £26,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 223 220
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 59 75 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 0.96% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.99% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 56 69 60
Manchester median annual salary £26,750 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.46% -6.67% +16.50%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,000 £21,100
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,493 £45,375
North West median annual salary £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.66% -3.64%

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 6,866 7,565 7,243
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 97.24% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,717 6,270 6,246
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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
Bolton +23 11 £24,000 -4.00% 2
Stockport +11 8 £21,250 -52.22% 2
Cheadle - 3 £21,500 - 1
Sale - 2 £37,250 -
Salford -9 1 £36,000 +28.57% 1
Altrincham -13 1 £23,500 -16.07%
Bury - 1 £17,000 -
IT Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 37 (62.71%) Active Directory
3 30 (50.85%) VMware
3 30 (50.85%) Windows Server
4 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
5 21 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
6 20 (33.90%) Firewall
7 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (30.51%) TCP/IP
8 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (28.81%) Citrix
9 17 (28.81%) ITIL
10 13 (22.03%) Office 365
10 13 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (22.03%) Cisco
11 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (20.34%) Linux
12 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
13 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (15.25%) LAN
13 9 (15.25%) WAN
14 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
14 8 (13.56%) MCTS
14 8 (13.56%) DHCP
14 8 (13.56%) MCSE
14 8 (13.56%) DNS
14 8 (13.56%) Service Management
14 8 (13.56%) Terminal Server

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 (35.59%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.69%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.69%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) Firewall
2 18 (30.51%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.25%) LAN
3 9 (15.25%) WAN
4 8 (13.56%) DHCP
4 8 (13.56%) DNS
5 7 (11.86%) SAN
5 7 (11.86%) Unified Communications
6 3 (5.08%) Network Security
7 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.39%) VLAN
7 2 (3.39%) VPN
7 2 (3.39%) Wireless
8 1 (1.69%) DMZ
8 1 (1.69%) IPv4
8 1 (1.69%) IPv6
8 1 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.69%) VoIP
8 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) MS Access
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Law
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (11.86%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) EPoS
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) iPhone
5 1 (1.69%) IVR
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 30 (50.85%) Windows Server
3 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.34%) Linux
6 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
7 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
8 7 (11.86%) Windows 8
9 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (3.39%) Unix
11 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.69%) Android
12 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (13.56%) Coaching
4 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
4 8 (13.56%) Service Management
5 5 (8.47%) Commercial Awareness
5 5 (8.47%) Information Security
6 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.78%) Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) Change Management
6 4 (6.78%) Server Management
6 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (5.08%) Release Management
8 2 (3.39%) Data Privacy
8 2 (3.39%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (3.39%) DevOps
8 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.39%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.69%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.56%) MCSE
2 8 (13.56%) MCTS
3 7 (11.86%) MCSA
4 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.08%) MCITP
7 2 (3.39%) MCP
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) CCNP
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CISM
8 1 (1.69%) CISSP
8 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) COBIT
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (62.71%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.56%) Terminal Server
4 7 (11.86%) vSphere
5 5 (8.47%) Terminal Services
5 5 (8.47%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (8.47%) VMware Server
6 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.69%) Docker
7 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) FlexNet
2 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) Terraform
2 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) VMware
2 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.81%) Citrix
4 13 (22.03%) Cisco
5 4 (6.78%) Veeam
6 3 (5.08%) HP
6 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.39%) Splunk
8 1 (1.69%) Apple
8 1 (1.69%) Avaya
8 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.69%) Meraki
8 1 (1.69%) Mitel
8 1 (1.69%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.69%) Sage
8 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.69%) Sophos
8 1 (1.69%) Symantec
8 1 (1.69%) Zeacom