Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £26,750 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.

Technical Support Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 279 247
Rank change year-on-year +10 -32 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 19 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.24% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 21
Manchester median annual salary £26,750 £36,250 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.21% +16.94% +14.81%
10th Percentile £22,075 £27,125 £20,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £42,250 £44,500
North West median annual salary £24,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +1.82% +1.85%

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%

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram 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 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
Cheadle - 2 £29,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Office 365
5 9 (47.37%) SCCM
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
6 8 (42.11%) Degree
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (31.58%) CRM
8 6 (31.58%) Information Security
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
10 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
11 3 (15.79%) VLAN
11 3 (15.79%) Firewall
11 3 (15.79%) Citrix
11 3 (15.79%) DNS
11 3 (15.79%) SLA
11 3 (15.79%) LAN
11 3 (15.79%) WAN
11 3 (15.79%) DHCP
11 3 (15.79%) MCP
11 3 (15.79%) MCSE
11 3 (15.79%) MCSA
12 2 (10.53%) Linux
12 2 (10.53%) VoIP
12 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange

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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) VLAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) CRM
1 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCP
3 3 (15.79%) MCSA
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam