Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 229 220
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 60 73 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.82% 0.91% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.93% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57 70 51
Manchester median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -21.13% +36.54%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,493 £48,750
North West median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +10.00%

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 7,072 7,849 7,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 97.62% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,918 6,540 6,064
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,425 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +28 11 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Stockport +14 11 £24,000 -46.03%
Sale - 4 £36,250 -
Altrincham -6 3 £23,500 -6.93%
Wigan +4 2 £35,000 -
Cheadle 0 2 £21,500 -51.69% 1
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 26 September 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 50 (83.33%) Windows
2 39 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 37 (61.67%) Windows Server
4 33 (55.00%) VMware
5 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (33.33%) Firewall
10 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 17 (28.33%) Citrix
12 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (26.67%) Office 365
13 15 (25.00%) ITIL
14 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 12 (20.00%) MCSE
15 12 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 12 (20.00%) Hyper-V
16 11 (18.33%) WAN
17 10 (16.67%) DHCP
17 10 (16.67%) LAN
17 10 (16.67%) DNS
17 10 (16.67%) MCTS
17 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
18 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
18 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
18 9 (15.00%) Linux
18 9 (15.00%) SAN

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 24 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.00%) Confluence
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) Firewall
2 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (18.33%) WAN
4 10 (16.67%) DHCP
4 10 (16.67%) DNS
4 10 (16.67%) LAN
5 9 (15.00%) SAN
6 8 (13.33%) Unified Communications
7 5 (8.33%) Network Security
8 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.00%) VPN
9 2 (3.33%) VoIP
9 2 (3.33%) Wireless
10 1 (1.67%) DMZ
10 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.67%) IPv4
10 1 (1.67%) IPv6
10 1 (1.67%) VLAN
10 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
1 3 (5.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 6 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) CMDB
4 2 (3.33%) EPoS
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) CCTV
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) iPhone
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 50 (83.33%) Windows
2 37 (61.67%) Windows Server
3 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.00%) Linux
6 7 (11.67%) Windows 8
7 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.67%) Android
10 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.67%) Unix
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.33%) Coaching
6 7 (11.67%) Service Management
7 6 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
8 4 (6.67%) Information Security
9 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.00%) Analytics
9 3 (5.00%) Release Management
9 3 (5.00%) Server Management
10 2 (3.33%) Change Management
10 2 (3.33%) Data Encryption
10 2 (3.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
10 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) Python
2 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.00%) MCSE
3 10 (16.67%) MCTS
4 8 (13.33%) MCSA
5 6 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (8.33%) MCITP
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.00%) Degree
9 2 (3.33%) MCP
10 1 (1.67%) CCNA
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.67%) CISM
10 1 (1.67%) CISSP
10 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.67%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) GDPR
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.33%) vSphere
5 6 (10.00%) Terminal Server
5 6 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (10.00%) VMware Server
6 4 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.33%) Docker
7 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.33%) XenApp
8 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) FlexNet
2 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.67%) Terraform
2 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) VMware
2 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.33%) Citrix
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (5.00%) Veeam
6 2 (3.33%) Avaya
6 2 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) Epicor
7 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.67%) Meraki
7 1 (1.67%) NetApp
7 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.67%) Sophos
7 1 (1.67%) Splunk
7 1 (1.67%) Symantec