The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £26,250 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.

Technical Support Engineer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 178 173
Rank change year-on-year -28 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 9 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.087% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.089% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 13
Median salary £26,250 £40,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.37% +70.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £34,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.66% -7.69%  

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%  

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in Manchester

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in Manchester

Technical 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 Technical 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
Cheadle - 2 £29,000 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Technical Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) C
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) GitHub
6 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (18.75%) iPad
7 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi

Technical 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) GitHub
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) iPad
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Line Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) C
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco