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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Technician
Rank - - 185
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £18,500
UK excluding London average salary £19,500 £19,000 £18,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
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
3909 3648 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.95% 94.56% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3188 3199
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec