Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 249 253
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 27 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.37% 0.58% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.59% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 21
Manchester median annual salary £30,000 £27,250 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.09% +6.86% +2.00%
10th Percentile £21,650 £19,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,387 £29,575 £32,500
North West median annual salary £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year +14.58% +6.67% -2.17%

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 7,013 7,603 7,194
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 97.61% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5,838 6,339 6,172
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Manchester

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Manchester.

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Manchester

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
Stockport +21 3 £25,750 +7.29%
Bolton - 3 £24,000 - 1
Altrincham -4 2 £22,500 -15.09%
Sale - 2 £36,250 -
Bury - 1 £17,000 -
IT Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
4 15 (55.56%) VMware
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (37.04%) Office 365
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 9 (33.33%) Coaching
8 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (29.63%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
9 7 (25.93%) DNS
9 7 (25.93%) MCSE
9 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
9 7 (25.93%) WAN
9 7 (25.93%) DHCP
10 6 (22.22%) LAN
10 6 (22.22%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) Web Services
10 6 (22.22%) SAN
10 6 (22.22%) Terminal Services
10 6 (22.22%) Firewall
10 6 (22.22%) vSphere
10 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (22.22%) MCTS
10 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013

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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) Confluence
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) DHCP
2 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) LAN
3 6 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
1 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) EPoS
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.70%) Android
8 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.70%) Unix
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Coaching
1 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 6 (22.22%) Commercial Awareness
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.81%) Server Management
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Server Building
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) MCSE
3 6 (22.22%) MCTS
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 6 (22.22%) Terminal Services
4 6 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (22.22%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) FlexNet
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam