Period
to 16 January 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Support Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 206 250
Rank change year-on-year +59 +44 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 24 30 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 29
Median annual salary £30,000 £26,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,425 £21,900
90th Percentile £36,250 £36,075 £50,062
North West median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year +20.00% -0.99% +7.45%

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 2,953 5,488 6,562
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.67% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,619 4,456 5,592
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,357
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.73% +0.79%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Manchester

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Manchester

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in Manchester

IT Support 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 Support Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 January 2021. 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
Cheadle +10 3 £23,000 +2.22%
Stockport +35 2 £24,000 -
Rochdale +9 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Oldham +6 1 £27,500 - 1
Sale - 1 £23,000 -
Salford - 1 £32,500 -
Bolton - 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, IT Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (29.17%) Office 365
4 6 (25.00%) Azure
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 4 (16.67%) Multimedia
6 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (16.67%) A+ Certification
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Hardware Maintenance
7 3 (12.50%) LAN
7 3 (12.50%) WAN
7 3 (12.50%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 3 (12.50%) JIRA
7 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) Time Management
8 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.33%) VMware
8 2 (8.33%) SCCM
8 2 (8.33%) VoIP
8 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office

IT Support 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 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
2 6 (25.00%) Azure
3 2 (8.33%) AWS
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (12.50%) Hardware Maintenance
2 3 (12.50%) IT Governance
2 3 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Aruba
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam