The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 172 170
Rank change year-on-year -29 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 6 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.32% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 21
Median salary £24,000 £27,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -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 3808 3325 3633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.04% 97.48% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 2765 2976
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 £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) Intel Security
3 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (31.25%) iPad
3 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) GitHub
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity

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 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps
2 1 (6.25%) ERP
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
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