Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Support Engineer
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 40 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 5.03% 4.88% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 5.03% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 8
Stockport median annual salary £43,000 £25,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.63% -1.92% -7.56%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £44,500 £35,750 £32,500
Manchester median annual salary £27,500 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year -17.91% +8.06% -1.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport. 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
Stockport
Permanent vacancies in Stockport with a recognized job title 428 378 421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.94% 97.17% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 384 363 410
Stockport median annual salary £42,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £51,250
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Stockport

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Stockport

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Stockport over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Stockport

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Stockport region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) TCP/IP
2 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 21 (95.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (90.91%) Hyper-V
4 19 (86.36%) LAN
4 19 (86.36%) WAN
4 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (86.36%) Office 365
5 16 (72.73%) Cisco
6 15 (68.18%) DNS
6 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (68.18%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (68.18%) SAN
6 15 (68.18%) Terminal Services
6 15 (68.18%) DHCP
6 15 (68.18%) ITIL
6 15 (68.18%) vSphere
7 14 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (63.64%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (63.64%) Web Services
7 14 (63.64%) MCSE
7 14 (63.64%) SharePoint
8 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 6 (27.27%) Citrix
8 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
9 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 14 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 14 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (86.36%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) TCP/IP
2 19 (86.36%) LAN
2 19 (86.36%) WAN
3 15 (68.18%) DHCP
3 15 (68.18%) DNS
3 15 (68.18%) SAN
4 5 (22.73%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) DevOps
2 1 (4.55%) IT Audit
2 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.55%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL Certification
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (63.64%) MCSE
3 5 (22.73%) MCP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
1 21 (95.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (90.91%) Hyper-V
3 15 (68.18%) Terminal Services
3 15 (68.18%) vSphere
4 14 (63.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Grafana
1 1 (4.55%) Packer
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam