The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 137 134 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 43 49 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 1.48% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.53% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 78
Median salary £26,750 £25,088 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.62% +12.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £17,150 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £38,297 £35,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
IT Support
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
3423 3199 3863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.83% 96.70% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2942 2666 3172
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Manchester

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Manchester

IT Support
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 5 £17,500 -
Stockport +10 4 £46,250 +77.88%
Rochdale - 3 £22,000 -
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
Wigan - 1 £26,500 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT Support 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 Manchester region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 60 (63.83%) Windows
2 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
3 50 (53.19%) Active Directory
4 34 (36.17%) MS Exchange
5 32 (34.04%) VMware
6 31 (32.98%) Windows Server
7 27 (28.72%) ITIL
8 26 (27.66%) MS Office
9 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (23.40%) DNS
11 21 (22.34%) DHCP
11 21 (22.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (21.28%) Firewall
13 19 (20.21%) VPN
13 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
14 18 (19.15%) Citrix
15 17 (18.09%) Windows 7
15 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
15 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (14.89%) SLA
18 13 (13.83%) LAN
19 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
19 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
20 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
20 11 (11.70%) WAN
20 11 (11.70%) VoIP
20 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
21 10 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
21 10 (10.64%) Line Management

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 34 (36.17%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.19%) WordPress
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) Apache
8 1 (1.06%) IIS
8 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (27.66%) MS Office
2 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Office 365
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.06%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.40%) DNS
2 21 (22.34%) DHCP
3 20 (21.28%) Firewall
4 19 (20.21%) VPN
5 13 (13.83%) LAN
6 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.70%) VoIP
7 11 (11.70%) WAN
8 4 (4.26%) FTP
8 4 (4.26%) SAN
8 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.19%) Internet
10 2 (2.13%) SMTP
10 2 (2.13%) VLAN
11 1 (1.06%) MPLS
11 1 (1.06%) NAS
11 1 (1.06%) PABX
11 1 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.06%) WebEx
11 1 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.06%) Ant
General
1 7 (7.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.19%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.32%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.19%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.13%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) FMCG
6 1 (1.06%) Handset
6 1 (1.06%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (63.83%) Windows
2 31 (32.98%) Windows Server
3 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (18.09%) Windows 7
4 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (10.64%) Linux
7 9 (9.57%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.45%) Unix
9 6 (6.38%) AIX
9 6 (6.38%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.32%) Android
10 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.06%) CentOS
13 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) ITIL
2 10 (10.64%) Line Management
3 9 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (9.57%) Process Improvement
4 6 (6.38%) Service Management
5 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.26%) Project Management
6 3 (3.19%) Change Management
6 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.19%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.19%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.13%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.13%) Coaching
7 2 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.13%) Migration
7 2 (2.13%) People Management
7 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.26%) Java
3 3 (3.19%) PHP
4 2 (2.13%) SQL
5 1 (1.06%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.06%) C
5 1 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.51%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (7.45%) MCSE
4 6 (6.38%) MCP
5 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.06%) CCNA
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.06%) MCSA
5 1 (1.06%) MCTS
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) SLA
2 6 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 50 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.38%) XenApp
5 3 (3.19%) vSphere
6 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) AirWatch
2 5 (5.32%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.06%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
2 32 (34.04%) VMware
3 18 (19.15%) Citrix
4 10 (10.64%) Cisco
5 6 (6.38%) Dell
5 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
5 6 (6.38%) Symantec
6 4 (4.26%) HP
6 4 (4.26%) SYSPRO
7 3 (3.19%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.19%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.13%) Apple
8 2 (2.13%) Avaya
8 2 (2.13%) Draytek
8 2 (2.13%) Google
9 1 (1.06%) Infor
9 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.06%) SAP
9 1 (1.06%) Sun
9 1 (1.06%) Veeam
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