The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 97 108
Rank change year-on-year -51 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 67 85 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.59% 2.46% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.51% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 61 75 65
Median salary £28,000 £31,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +18.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 4124 3388 3249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.86% 98.12% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3531 2916 2705
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Altrincham -5 4 £50,000 +185.71%
Wigan - 3 £27,000 -
Bury -5 2 £24,500 -9.25% 1
Cheadle - 2 £29,000 -
Oldham 0 1 - - 1
Salford -7 1 £28,000 -30.00%
Stockport -19 1 £26,000 -19.37% 2
Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 89 (58.55%) Windows
2 72 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 57 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 56 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 49 (32.24%) SQL
6 45 (29.61%) ITIL
7 43 (28.29%) Linux
8 41 (26.97%) VMware
8 41 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (23.03%) Microsoft Office
9 35 (23.03%) SQL Server
9 35 (23.03%) MS Exchange
10 31 (20.39%) Windows 7
11 29 (19.08%) DNS
11 29 (19.08%) Cisco
12 27 (17.76%) Degree
13 25 (16.45%) Hyper-V
14 24 (15.79%) Office 365
15 23 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (15.13%) .NET
16 22 (14.47%) C#
16 22 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (13.16%) PowerShell
17 20 (13.16%) Firewall
17 20 (13.16%) Windows 10
18 18 (11.84%) TCP/IP
18 18 (11.84%) WAN
19 17 (11.18%) Citrix
20 16 (10.53%) LAN

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 35 (23.03%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.24%) WebLogic
4 10 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.29%) CMS
7 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.97%) IIS
8 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 35 (23.03%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.79%) Office 365
2 13 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.29%) SaaS
5 4 (2.63%) GitHub
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.08%) DNS
2 20 (13.16%) Firewall
3 18 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 18 (11.84%) WAN
4 16 (10.53%) LAN
5 14 (9.21%) DHCP
6 11 (7.24%) Internet
7 10 (6.58%) VPN
8 9 (5.92%) SAN
9 6 (3.95%) VoIP
10 5 (3.29%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.97%) DMS-100
11 3 (1.97%) PBX
11 3 (1.97%) Skype
11 3 (1.97%) Softswitch
12 2 (1.32%) VLAN
13 1 (0.66%) ADSL
13 1 (0.66%) Broadband
13 1 (0.66%) NAS
13 1 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) MySQL
3 4 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.32%) IDOL
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Banking
3 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.95%) Legal
5 4 (2.63%) Law
5 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.13%) .NET
2 12 (7.89%) Web Services
3 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.97%) XML
5 2 (1.32%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.24%) iPad
3 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.63%) Clustering
6 4 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.66%) CCTV
8 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 89 (58.55%) Windows
2 57 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 43 (28.29%) Linux
4 41 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (20.39%) Windows 7
6 23 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (13.16%) Windows 10
8 15 (9.87%) Unix
9 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.95%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.29%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.63%) AIX
12 4 (2.63%) Debian
12 4 (2.63%) SUSE
13 2 (1.32%) Android
13 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.32%) CentOS
14 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.66%) Solaris
14 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.61%) ITIL
2 8 (5.26%) Mentoring
2 8 (5.26%) Problem Management
2 8 (5.26%) Service Management
3 7 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (4.61%) Load Testing
4 6 (3.95%) Capacity Management
4 6 (3.95%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (3.95%) Document Management
4 6 (3.95%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (3.95%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (3.29%) Change Management
5 5 (3.29%) Configuration Management
5 5 (3.29%) Data Protection
5 5 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.63%) E-Commerce
6 4 (2.63%) Load Balancing
6 4 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.24%) SQL
2 22 (14.47%) C#
3 20 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.89%) Python
5 9 (5.92%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.26%) Ruby
6 8 (5.26%) VBScript
7 7 (4.61%) Perl
8 6 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.29%) Java
10 4 (2.63%) C
10 4 (2.63%) C++
10 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.63%) PHP
10 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.63%) VB
11 1 (0.66%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 27 (17.76%) Degree
2 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.55%) MCSA
3 13 (8.55%) MCSE
4 10 (6.58%) CCNA
4 10 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (5.92%) MCP
6 5 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.63%) MCT
8 3 (1.97%) CCNP
8 3 (1.97%) CCSE
9 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.32%) MCITP
9 2 (1.32%) RHCT
10 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.45%) Hyper-V
3 15 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.63%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.63%) vCloud
5 3 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.66%) KVM
6 1 (0.66%) NFS
6 1 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.66%) vSphere
6 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) SCCM
2 5 (3.29%) Puppet
3 4 (2.63%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.63%) Graphite
3 4 (2.63%) Kibana
3 4 (2.63%) logstash
3 4 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.66%) Ansible
6 1 (0.66%) DameWare
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
6 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.97%) VMware
3 29 (19.08%) Cisco
4 17 (11.18%) Citrix
5 8 (5.26%) Oracle
6 6 (3.95%) iManage
7 5 (3.29%) HP
7 5 (3.29%) Interwoven
7 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.97%) BroadSoft
8 3 (1.97%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.97%) Ericsson
8 3 (1.97%) GENBAND
8 3 (1.97%) McAfee
8 3 (1.97%) Nortel
8 3 (1.97%) Symantec
9 2 (1.32%) Avaya
9 2 (1.32%) Dell
9 2 (1.32%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.32%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Horizon Insolvency Software Development LTD
Salary: From £16,500 to £18,500 per annum (Subject to experience level)
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 17 days ago