Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 245 239
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 40 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.62% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 25
Manchester median annual salary £28,000 £26,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -5.88%
10th Percentile £20,800 £21,250 £18,600
90th Percentile £35,250 £33,900 £44,500
North West median annual salary £24,000 £24,500 £22,650
% change year-on-year -2.04% +8.17% -3.62%

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 7,230 7,224 6,783
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 97.14% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,985 6,229 5,628
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Altrincham -11 4 £28,000 +3.70%
Stockport -4 2 £22,000 -13.73% 1
Salford 0 1 £21,000 +7.69% 3
Wigan - 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
3 24 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 22 (55.00%) Office 365
5 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (42.50%) VMware
6 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (40.00%) Driving Licence
7 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (40.00%) SAN
7 16 (40.00%) MCSE
8 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
8 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
8 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (30.00%) Degree
10 11 (27.50%) ITIL
10 11 (27.50%) Time Management
10 11 (27.50%) Master's Degree
11 10 (25.00%) EqualLogic
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (25.00%) Dell
12 9 (22.50%) Cisco
12 9 (22.50%) DHCP
12 9 (22.50%) DNS
12 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
12 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 7 (17.50%) VPN
14 7 (17.50%) LAN

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 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (55.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.00%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.50%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) SAN
2 9 (22.50%) DHCP
2 9 (22.50%) DNS
3 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.50%) LAN
4 7 (17.50%) VPN
4 7 (17.50%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.00%) Firewall
6 2 (5.00%) VLAN
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.50%) PABX
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.00%) Dutch Language
1 2 (5.00%) German Language
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.50%) Linux
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.50%) Unix
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) AIX
9 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Time Management
3 5 (12.50%) Server Building
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
5 3 (7.50%) Coaching
5 3 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Document Management
6 2 (5.00%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.50%) VBScript
2 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) MCSE
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.00%) Degree
3 11 (27.50%) Master's Degree
4 3 (7.50%) MCTS
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.00%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) MCSA
5 2 (5.00%) MOS
5 2 (5.00%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
2 24 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.50%) vSphere
5 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.50%) XenApp
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 10 (25.00%) Dell
3 10 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 9 (22.50%) Cisco
5 6 (15.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) McAfee