Period
to 2 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior IT Engineer was £39,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

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

Senior IT Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 254 291
Rank change year-on-year +96 +37 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Engineer 4 2 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.032% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.033% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Median annual salary £39,250 £45,000 £72,312
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.78% -37.77% +62.60%
North West median annual salary £39,250 £45,000 £72,312
% change year-on-year -12.78% -37.77% +62.60%

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 2,773 6,049 7,050
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,472 4,860 5,892
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,417 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.72% +3.15% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,986 £72,312
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Senior IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior IT Engineer in Manchester

Senior IT Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Senior IT Engineer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, Senior 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 Senior IT Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Server Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Server Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) VMware