The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Technician
Rank 171 191 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.091% 0.076% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.079% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £22,000 £18,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £19,315 £18,000 £19,500
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -7.69%
1st Line Support Technician
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

1st Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Technician in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

1st Line Support Technician
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Technician across the Manchester region.

1st Line Support Technician Salary Trend in Manchester

1st Line Support Technician
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Technician within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sale - 2 £22,000 -
Bolton - 1 £19,000 -
1st Line Support Technician
North West

1st Line Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Technician in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

1st Line Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) BCP
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) HP