Period
to 19 October 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £39,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

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
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 203 237
Rank change year-on-year +72 +34 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 27 62 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.04% 0.96% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.00% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30 61 54
Median annual salary £39,250 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.14% +16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,075 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £48,375
North West median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +3.45% +3.57%

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 2,492 6,205 7,027
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.16% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,206 4,974 5,850
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Manchester

IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in Manchester.

Salary trend for IT Engineer in Manchester

IT Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

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 19 October 2020. 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 +40 2 £24,000 -12.73% 1
Salford +25 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Bolton +21 1 - -
Rochdale +9 1 £30,000 -
Oldham +6 1 £27,500 -38.89%
IT Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
4 14 (51.85%) Firewall
5 13 (48.15%) VMware
6 12 (44.44%) DNS
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco
7 10 (37.04%) DHCP
8 9 (33.33%) VoIP
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (29.63%) Azure
9 8 (29.63%) Office 365
10 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (25.93%) WAN
10 7 (25.93%) LAN
10 7 (25.93%) Citrix
11 6 (22.22%) MCP
11 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
11 6 (22.22%) Network Security
11 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (18.52%) Unified Communications
12 5 (18.52%) Relational Database

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 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Azure
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) G Suite
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) DNS
3 10 (37.04%) DHCP
4 9 (33.33%) VoIP
5 7 (25.93%) LAN
5 7 (25.93%) WAN
6 6 (22.22%) Network Security
7 5 (18.52%) SAN
7 5 (18.52%) Unified Communications
8 4 (14.81%) VPN
9 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
9 3 (11.11%) SSL
9 3 (11.11%) VLAN
9 3 (11.11%) WLAN
10 2 (7.41%) FTP
10 2 (7.41%) IPsec
10 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (3.70%) Internet
11 1 (3.70%) SNMP
11 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Electronics
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) German Language
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Storage Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) Project Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCP
3 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 5 (18.52%) SSCP
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) WSUS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) Veeam
6 3 (11.11%) Avaya
6 3 (11.11%) Dell
6 3 (11.11%) EMC
6 3 (11.11%) NetApp
6 3 (11.11%) Sophos
7 2 (7.41%) Aruba
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (7.41%) ZyXEL
8 1 (3.70%) Apple
8 1 (3.70%) Juniper