Period
to 12 December 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 219 212
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Engineer 77 67 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.98% 0.90% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.92% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 72 59 53
Manchester median annual salary £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,950 £18,750
90th Percentile £46,493 £45,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.66% -3.64% +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 7666 7255 7119
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.42% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6349 6247 5912
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +2 13 £44,471 +74.40% 1
Altrincham -12 4 £28,000 -13.85%
Salford +1 3 £35,000 +79.49% 2
Bolton +2 1 £25,000 +31.58%
Wigan - 1 - -
IT Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (89.61%) Windows
2 57 (74.03%) Active Directory
3 44 (57.14%) Office 365
4 35 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 31 (40.26%) VMware
5 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
5 31 (40.26%) Driving Licence
6 30 (38.96%) Windows Server
6 30 (38.96%) SAN
7 27 (35.06%) Cisco
8 26 (33.77%) MCSE
8 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (32.47%) MS Exchange
10 24 (31.17%) Degree
11 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (28.57%) Mentoring
13 19 (24.68%) Master's Degree
13 19 (24.68%) Time Management
13 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (23.38%) Dell
14 18 (23.38%) ITIL
14 18 (23.38%) EqualLogic
15 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (18.18%) DNS
18 12 (15.58%) Linux
18 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Office
18 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
19 11 (14.29%) DHCP
19 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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 25 (32.47%) MS Exchange
2 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.19%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (57.14%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.60%) GitHub
4 2 (2.60%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.30%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.96%) SAN
2 14 (18.18%) DNS
3 11 (14.29%) DHCP
3 11 (14.29%) Firewall
3 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.29%) VoIP
3 11 (14.29%) VPN
4 9 (11.69%) LAN
4 9 (11.69%) WAN
5 6 (7.79%) VLAN
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.90%) Network Security
7 3 (3.90%) PBX
7 3 (3.90%) Wireless
8 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.60%) IPv4
8 2 (2.60%) IPv6
8 2 (2.60%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Retail Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) COM
2 1 (1.30%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.26%) Driving Licence
2 6 (7.79%) Replication
3 5 (6.49%) NHS
4 4 (5.19%) Clustering
5 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 69 (89.61%) Windows
2 30 (38.96%) Windows Server
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.58%) Linux
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.69%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.19%) Mac OS
8 4 (5.19%) Unix
8 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.60%) CentOS
9 2 (2.60%) Debian
9 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.30%) AIX
10 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 19 (24.68%) Time Management
3 18 (23.38%) ITIL
4 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.49%) Release Management
4 5 (6.49%) Server Building
5 4 (5.19%) Application Packaging
5 4 (5.19%) Change Control
5 4 (5.19%) Identity Management
5 4 (5.19%) IT Audit
5 4 (5.19%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (5.19%) Open Source
5 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.19%) Service Management
6 3 (3.90%) DevOps
6 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.90%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.60%) Coaching
7 2 (2.60%) Server Hardening
7 2 (2.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.49%) SQL
3 4 (5.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (33.77%) MCSE
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (31.17%) Degree
3 19 (24.68%) Master's Degree
4 8 (10.39%) CCNA
4 8 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.19%) CCNP
6 3 (3.90%) MCP
6 3 (3.90%) MCSA
6 3 (3.90%) RHCT
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
2 6 (7.79%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (74.03%) Active Directory
2 35 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.90%) XenApp
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.60%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Cacti
3 2 (2.60%) Nagios
3 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) HockeyApp
4 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
1 31 (40.26%) VMware
2 27 (35.06%) Cisco
3 18 (23.38%) Dell
3 18 (23.38%) EqualLogic
4 7 (9.09%) Citrix
5 6 (7.79%) Veeam
6 3 (3.90%) Apple
7 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.60%) Google
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.60%) Splunk
8 1 (1.30%) Juniper
8 1 (1.30%) McAfee
8 1 (1.30%) Symantec