Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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

Support Engineer
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 31 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 2.44% 0.67% 11.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 0.69% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Salford median annual salary £35,000 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00% +107.79%
Manchester median annual salary £25,500 £28,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.73% -13.08% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Salford. 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
Salford
Permanent vacancies in Salford with a recognized job title 148 145 60
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.24% 96.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 110 102 51
Salford median annual salary £41,190 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.98% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £25,900 £23,825 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,125 £54,187 £43,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Salford

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Salford

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Salford region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) ConnectWise
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) IIS

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) ConnectWise
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack