The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 115 116 107
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 85 63 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.16% 1.88% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.92% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 83 50 71
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.30% +20.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,900
% change year-on-year -5.00% +0.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3818 3277 3602
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.81% 97.56% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 2721 2947
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +7 8 £35,000 - 3
Rochdale -1 6 £40,000 +60.00%
Altrincham -8 4 £26,500 +6.00%
Wigan - 4 £22,500 -
Bolton -15 2 £25,500 -6.42%
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 136 (64.15%) Windows
2 97 (45.75%) Microsoft
3 85 (40.09%) Active Directory
4 71 (33.49%) Linux
5 68 (32.08%) VMware
6 63 (29.72%) SQL Server
7 59 (27.83%) Windows Server
8 58 (27.36%) MS Excel
8 58 (27.36%) MS Exchange
9 55 (25.94%) ITIL
10 52 (24.53%) SQL
11 49 (23.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (17.92%) WAN
15 35 (16.51%) Hyper-V
15 35 (16.51%) MS Office
16 34 (16.04%) Cisco
17 31 (14.62%) PowerShell
17 31 (14.62%) Exchange Server 2010
18 28 (13.21%) Degree
18 28 (13.21%) LAN
19 27 (12.74%) SharePoint
20 26 (12.26%) Citrix
20 26 (12.26%) Windows 7
21 25 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
22 24 (11.32%) Firewall
23 23 (10.85%) DNS
23 23 (10.85%) Python
23 23 (10.85%) Office 365

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 58 (27.36%) MS Exchange
2 31 (14.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (12.74%) SharePoint
4 22 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.19%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (3.30%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.83%) IIS
8 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.94%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 58 (27.36%) MS Excel
2 35 (16.51%) MS Office
3 10 (4.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Magento
1 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.85%) Office 365
3 11 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (5.19%) Amazon S3
3 11 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.83%) SaaS
6 4 (1.89%) Basecamp
6 4 (1.89%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (17.92%) WAN
2 28 (13.21%) LAN
3 24 (11.32%) Firewall
4 23 (10.85%) DNS
5 19 (8.96%) Internet
6 15 (7.08%) DHCP
6 15 (7.08%) VPN
7 14 (6.60%) TCP/IP
8 12 (5.66%) SAN
9 11 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.30%) VoIP
11 6 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (2.83%) Skype
11 6 (2.83%) VLAN
12 5 (2.36%) DMS-100
12 5 (2.36%) PBX
12 5 (2.36%) Softswitch
13 4 (1.89%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.89%) OSPF
13 4 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (29.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.36%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.47%) IDOL
5 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Bugzilla
1 4 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 20 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.72%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.30%) Finance
4 4 (1.89%) Back Office
4 4 (1.89%) Legal
5 2 (0.94%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Games
5 2 (0.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.49%) .NET
2 14 (6.60%) Web Services
3 4 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.42%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.42%) XML
5 2 (0.94%) Middleware
6 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.47%) jQuery
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.96%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.66%) iPad
3 10 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.83%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.36%) CCTV
6 5 (2.36%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.42%) Clustering
8 3 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.42%) Wiki
9 1 (0.47%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 136 (64.15%) Windows
2 71 (33.49%) Linux
3 59 (27.83%) Windows Server
4 49 (23.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (12.26%) Windows 7
7 22 (10.38%) Unix
8 16 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (6.60%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.36%) AIX
11 5 (2.36%) CentOS
11 5 (2.36%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (2.36%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.36%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.89%) Debian
12 4 (1.89%) SUSE
13 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.94%) ITIL
2 21 (9.91%) Problem Management
3 18 (8.49%) Load Testing
4 17 (8.02%) Mentoring
5 15 (7.08%) Capacity Management
5 15 (7.08%) Customer Requirements
5 15 (7.08%) Performance Analysis
6 10 (4.72%) Validation
7 9 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (4.25%) Change Management
7 9 (4.25%) Data Protection
8 8 (3.77%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.77%) Service Management
8 8 (3.77%) WFM
9 6 (2.83%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (2.83%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (2.83%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (2.36%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.36%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.53%) SQL
2 31 (14.62%) PowerShell
3 23 (10.85%) Python
4 20 (9.43%) C#
5 16 (7.55%) Perl
6 10 (4.72%) Ruby
7 9 (4.25%) VBScript
8 6 (2.83%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.83%) Java
9 4 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.89%) PHP
9 4 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) C
11 1 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (13.21%) Degree
2 22 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.72%) MCSE
5 8 (3.77%) MCSA
6 7 (3.30%) CCNA
6 7 (3.30%) CCNP
7 6 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.36%) CCSE
8 5 (2.36%) NCIE
9 3 (1.42%) CCA
9 3 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.42%) MCITP
9 3 (1.42%) MCT
9 3 (1.42%) VCP5
10 1 (0.47%) MCTS
10 1 (0.47%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (40.09%) Active Directory
2 43 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (16.51%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.60%) vSphere
5 5 (2.36%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.36%) XenApp
6 4 (1.89%) vCloud
7 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.47%) KVM
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.47%) NFS
8 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (8.49%) SCCM
2 11 (5.19%) Puppet
3 9 (4.25%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.30%) WSUS
5 5 (2.36%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.89%) Graphite
6 4 (1.89%) HockeyApp
6 4 (1.89%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.89%) Kibana
6 4 (1.89%) logstash
6 4 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.47%) Ansible
8 1 (0.47%) Nagios
8 1 (0.47%) SCOM
8 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 97 (45.75%) Microsoft
2 68 (32.08%) VMware
3 34 (16.04%) Cisco
4 26 (12.26%) Citrix
5 13 (6.13%) HP
5 13 (6.13%) Symantec
6 12 (5.66%) Intel Security
6 12 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.25%) Dell
8 8 (3.77%) Sophos
9 7 (3.30%) NetApp
10 6 (2.83%) Juniper
11 5 (2.36%) BroadSoft
11 5 (2.36%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.36%) EMC
11 5 (2.36%) Ericsson
11 5 (2.36%) GENBAND
11 5 (2.36%) Nortel
11 5 (2.36%) Veeam
12 4 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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