Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 148 142
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 143 151 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.01% 1.93% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.98% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 136 145 124
Manchester median annual salary £25,500 £28,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,550 £19,850
90th Percentile £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -1.82%

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 6,908 7,625 6,543
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.32% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,780 6,475 5,524
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 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 -8 15 £43,000 +32.31% 6
Rochdale +3 14 £25,500 -36.25%
Salford +6 5 £27,500 +25.00% 1
Altrincham -1 4 £25,750 -4.63%
Oldham +37 2 £23,500 - 1
Bolton +6 2 £19,000 -25.49% 2
Cheadle 0 2 £20,000 -31.03% 4
Sale - 2 £36,250 -
Wigan +4 1 £21,500 -7.53%
Bury - 1 £38,500 - 1
Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 112 (78.32%) Windows
2 74 (51.75%) Microsoft
3 71 (49.65%) Active Directory
4 64 (44.76%) Windows Server
5 57 (39.86%) VMware
6 54 (37.76%) Office 365
7 50 (34.97%) Hyper-V
8 45 (31.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (31.47%) WAN
9 41 (28.67%) SLA
9 41 (28.67%) Cisco
10 40 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (27.27%) ITIL
12 38 (26.57%) MCSE
12 38 (26.57%) TCP/IP
13 37 (25.87%) Firewall
14 34 (23.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (22.38%) SQL
16 31 (21.68%) LAN
17 30 (20.98%) Microsoft Office
17 30 (20.98%) Linux
18 28 (19.58%) MS Exchange
19 27 (18.88%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (18.18%) DNS
21 24 (16.78%) VoIP
21 24 (16.78%) MCSA
21 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
22 21 (14.69%) MCP
22 21 (14.69%) DHCP
23 18 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010

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 28 (19.58%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.19%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.90%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.50%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.10%) IIS
9 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.70%) Confluence
10 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (20.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 54 (37.76%) Office 365
2 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.10%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.70%) GitHub
6 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 45 (31.47%) WAN
2 38 (26.57%) TCP/IP
3 37 (25.87%) Firewall
4 31 (21.68%) LAN
5 26 (18.18%) DNS
6 24 (16.78%) VoIP
7 21 (14.69%) DHCP
8 15 (10.49%) SAN
9 12 (8.39%) Broadband
10 11 (7.69%) Unified Communications
11 10 (6.99%) PBX
12 8 (5.59%) Internet
12 8 (5.59%) xDSL
13 7 (4.90%) Skype
14 6 (4.20%) VPN
15 3 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (2.10%) NetScaler
15 3 (2.10%) VLAN
15 3 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
16 2 (1.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.10%) MySQL
4 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 10 (6.99%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.59%) Finance
3 6 (4.20%) Advertising
4 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.10%) Games
6 2 (1.40%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.40%) German Language
6 2 (1.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (2.10%) .NET
2 3 (2.10%) HTML
3 2 (1.40%) CSS
3 2 (1.40%) jQuery
4 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.70%) COM
4 1 (0.70%) Flash
4 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (4.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.80%) Replication
4 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.10%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.10%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.10%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.40%) iPad
5 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Fintech
6 1 (0.70%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.70%) IVR
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 112 (78.32%) Windows
2 64 (44.76%) Windows Server
3 45 (31.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (23.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (20.98%) Linux
6 17 (11.89%) Windows 7
7 16 (11.19%) Windows 10
8 9 (6.29%) Unix
9 6 (4.20%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.50%) AIX
10 5 (3.50%) HPUX
10 5 (3.50%) Solaris
11 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.70%) Android
12 1 (0.70%) CentOS
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.27%) ITIL
2 15 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 11 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 11 (7.69%) Service Management
4 10 (6.99%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (6.99%) Mentoring
4 10 (6.99%) Web Filtering
5 9 (6.29%) Validation
5 9 (6.29%) WFM
6 7 (4.90%) Server Building
7 6 (4.20%) Coaching
7 6 (4.20%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (4.20%) ERP
8 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.80%) Analytics
9 4 (2.80%) ITIL V3
9 4 (2.80%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.10%) Decision-Making
10 3 (2.10%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.38%) SQL
2 7 (4.90%) Java
3 3 (2.10%) C
3 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.40%) C#
4 2 (1.40%) Perl
4 2 (1.40%) PHP
4 2 (1.40%) Python
5 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.70%) C++
5 1 (0.70%) Erlang
5 1 (0.70%) Go
5 1 (0.70%) Ruby
5 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (26.57%) MCSE
3 24 (16.78%) MCSA
4 21 (14.69%) MCP
5 13 (9.09%) CCNA
5 13 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.20%) MCTS
8 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.80%) RHCT
9 3 (2.10%) MCITP
10 2 (1.40%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.40%) Degree
10 2 (1.40%) MOS
10 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.70%) CCENT
11 1 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.70%) NCDA
11 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (28.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 71 (49.65%) Active Directory
2 50 (34.97%) Hyper-V
3 27 (18.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (8.39%) vSphere
6 11 (7.69%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.50%) XenApp
8 4 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.10%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.70%) Docker
10 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.70%) FlexNet
3 1 (0.70%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 74 (51.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (39.86%) VMware
3 41 (28.67%) Cisco
4 10 (6.99%) Citrix
5 8 (5.59%) Veeam
6 7 (4.90%) Oracle
7 5 (3.50%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.80%) HP
9 3 (2.10%) Capita
9 3 (2.10%) Epicor
9 3 (2.10%) NetApp
9 3 (2.10%) Sage
9 3 (2.10%) SAP
10 2 (1.40%) Lotus
10 2 (1.40%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.70%) Apple
11 1 (0.70%) Avaya
11 1 (0.70%) Juniper
11 1 (0.70%) Remedy
11 1 (0.70%) Siemens