Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,750 in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 6 months to 23 September 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 > Stockport
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 64 48
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 1.77% 1.78% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.82% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 8
Stockport median annual salary £25,750 £43,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.12% +38.71% +19.23%
10th Percentile £20,875 £36,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £39,775 £44,500 £35,875
Manchester median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year -9.09% -16.03% +19.09%

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 328 440 335
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 97.78% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 254 393 315
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Stockport

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Stockport region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix