Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Support Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 121 124
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 215 194 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.71% 2.59% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.66% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 210 178 140
Manchester median annual salary £27,500 £33,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.91% +10.74% -5.47%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £44,500 £50,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £26,500 £31,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -14.52% +10.71% -12.50%

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 7724 7302 7232
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 97.45% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6413 6271 6025
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Manchester

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Manchester

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Manchester

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 Support Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 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 -6 21 £43,000 +68.63% 3
Cheadle -5 9 £43,000 +43.33%
Bury +7 7 £24,500 -14.04%
Salford -7 5 £22,000 -38.55% 2
Altrincham -8 5 £35,000 +21.74%
Rochdale +10 3 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Wigan -2 3 £25,500 +34.21%
Oldham -2 2 £20,750 -38.52% 1
Bolton -2 1 £20,000 +11.11% 1
Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 167 (77.67%) Windows
2 154 (71.63%) Active Directory
3 129 (60.00%) Office 365
4 110 (51.16%) VMware
5 107 (49.77%) Microsoft
6 103 (47.91%) Cisco
7 100 (46.51%) Hyper-V
8 86 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 85 (39.53%) ITIL
10 76 (35.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 76 (35.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 73 (33.95%) MCSE
12 67 (31.16%) Microsoft Office
13 66 (30.70%) TCP/IP
14 61 (28.37%) WAN
15 58 (26.98%) LAN
16 54 (25.12%) MS Exchange
17 48 (22.33%) SAN
18 46 (21.40%) DNS
19 45 (20.93%) Firewall
20 38 (17.67%) Windows 7
21 37 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
22 36 (16.74%) Windows Server 2008
22 36 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2010
23 35 (16.28%) MCP
24 32 (14.88%) VLAN
25 31 (14.42%) Windows 10
25 31 (14.42%) DHCP
26 30 (13.95%) Degree
27 29 (13.49%) SCCM

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 54 (25.12%) MS Exchange
2 36 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.63%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.93%) WordPress
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (31.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 129 (60.00%) Office 365
2 22 (10.23%) Mimecast
3 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.40%) GitHub
6 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.47%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (30.70%) TCP/IP
2 61 (28.37%) WAN
3 58 (26.98%) LAN
4 48 (22.33%) SAN
5 46 (21.40%) DNS
6 45 (20.93%) Firewall
7 32 (14.88%) VLAN
8 31 (14.42%) DHCP
9 14 (6.51%) VPN
10 12 (5.58%) VoIP
11 8 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.86%) MPLS
13 3 (1.40%) Internet
14 2 (0.93%) Skype
15 1 (0.47%) Broadband
15 1 (0.47%) DMS-100
15 1 (0.47%) GoToMeeting
15 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
15 1 (0.47%) Wireless
15 1 (0.47%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.79%) MySQL
3 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.40%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.40%) JIRA
3 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (5.58%) Finance
2 7 (3.26%) Banking
3 6 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.86%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Automotive
5 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.47%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.56%) Web Services
2 3 (1.40%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.47%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.02%) Driving Licence
2 5 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.33%) iPad
3 3 (1.40%) Clustering
3 3 (1.40%) Replication
4 2 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.47%) New Media
5 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Robotics
5 1 (0.47%) Smart Home
5 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 167 (77.67%) Windows
2 86 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 76 (35.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (17.67%) Windows 7
5 36 (16.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (14.42%) Windows 10
7 27 (12.56%) Linux
8 9 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.26%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.79%) Unix
11 4 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.40%) CentOS
12 3 (1.40%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.93%) AIX
13 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.53%) ITIL
2 21 (9.77%) Mentoring
3 19 (8.84%) Time Management
4 11 (5.12%) Service Management
5 10 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 9 (4.19%) Configuration Management
7 8 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.26%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (3.26%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.79%) CRM
9 6 (2.79%) Information Security
9 6 (2.79%) ITSM
10 5 (2.33%) IT Strategy
10 5 (2.33%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (1.86%) Application Packaging
11 4 (1.86%) Data Security
11 4 (1.86%) DevOps
11 4 (1.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (1.86%) Migration
12 3 (1.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.23%) SQL
2 16 (7.44%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.26%) VBScript
4 6 (2.79%) C#
4 6 (2.79%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.86%) Python
7 2 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (35.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (33.95%) MCSE
3 35 (16.28%) MCP
4 30 (13.95%) Degree
5 28 (13.02%) MCSA
6 19 (8.84%) Master's Degree
7 15 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (4.65%) CCNA
8 10 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.86%) HNC
9 4 (1.86%) HND
10 2 (0.93%) MCITP
10 2 (0.93%) RHCT
11 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.84%) SLA
2 6 (2.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 154 (71.63%) Active Directory
2 100 (46.51%) Hyper-V
3 37 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (9.77%) Terminal Services
5 17 (7.91%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (7.91%) vSphere
6 5 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.93%) XenApp
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (13.49%) SCCM
2 3 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (1.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) Ansible
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.47%) Grafana
4 1 (0.47%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.47%) Packer
4 1 (0.47%) Terraform
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (51.16%) VMware
2 107 (49.77%) Microsoft
3 103 (47.91%) Cisco
4 28 (13.02%) Veeam
5 20 (9.30%) Citrix
6 18 (8.37%) Dell
6 18 (8.37%) EqualLogic
7 7 (3.26%) Oracle
8 3 (1.40%) Apple
9 2 (0.93%) McAfee
9 2 (0.93%) NetApp
9 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.93%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.93%) Symantec
10 1 (0.47%) Capita
10 1 (0.47%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.47%) GENBAND
10 1 (0.47%) Juniper
10 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.47%) Veritas