The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 29 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 4.97% 0.64% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 0.65% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Median salary £35,000 - £28,750
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 - £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £37,450
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport. 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
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 160 155 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 99.38% 99.36% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 154 140 169
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
5 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) VMware
6 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
6 8 (25.81%) Puppet
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (19.35%) SLA
8 5 (16.13%) WAN
8 5 (16.13%) Python
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (16.13%) Ruby
8 5 (16.13%) iPad
9 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
9 4 (12.90%) logstash
9 4 (12.90%) Kibana
9 4 (12.90%) Graphite
9 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
9 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
9 4 (12.90%) SUSE
9 4 (12.90%) Debian
9 4 (12.90%) SAN
9 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
9 4 (12.90%) Unix

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
2 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) BGP
3 3 (9.68%) NAS
3 3 (9.68%) OSPF
3 3 (9.68%) SNMP
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) iPad
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Wiki
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Debian
5 4 (12.90%) SUSE
5 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Data Validation
3 3 (9.68%) High Availability
3 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) Ticket Management
3 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Python
1 5 (16.13%) Ruby
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCITP
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Graphite
2 4 (12.90%) Kibana
2 4 (12.90%) logstash
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
1 10 (32.26%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Extreme Networks
3 3 (9.68%) Juniper
3 3 (9.68%) Symantec
3 3 (9.68%) Veeam
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
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