The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 129 145 174
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 60 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.50% 0.87% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.92% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 56 29 17
Average salary £24,250 £24,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.04% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,700 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,600 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%
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
3809 3493 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 94.84% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 3044 3675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 30 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Oldham +8 5 £22,500 -10.00%
Cheadle +5 2 £40,000 -
Salford -3 2 £23,000 -7.07%
Wigan - 2 £27,000 -
Bolton +6 1 - - 1
Altrincham +4 1 £25,000 +47.05%
Stockport -5 1 £18,500 -38.33% 1
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Support 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 62 (61.39%) Windows
2 45 (44.55%) Microsoft
3 44 (43.56%) Active Directory
4 34 (33.66%) MS Excel
5 30 (29.70%) MS Office
6 21 (20.79%) VMware
7 20 (19.80%) MS Exchange
7 20 (19.80%) DNS
7 20 (19.80%) DHCP
8 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (16.83%) Citrix
10 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
10 16 (15.84%) Windows 7
10 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
11 15 (14.85%) ERP
11 15 (14.85%) Windows XP
12 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
12 14 (13.86%) Windows 8
13 13 (12.87%) LAN
13 13 (12.87%) WAN
13 13 (12.87%) ITIL
14 12 (11.88%) Cisco
14 12 (11.88%) Finance
14 12 (11.88%) SCCM
15 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (10.89%) SQL
16 10 (9.90%) MCP
16 10 (9.90%) VPN

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Support 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (19.80%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.92%) IBM Notes
4 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.96%) Lync
7 3 (2.97%) IIS
8 2 (1.98%) nginx
8 2 (1.98%) Drupal
8 2 (1.98%) WordPress
8 2 (1.98%) Moodle
8 2 (1.98%) Apache
8 2 (1.98%) CMS
9 1 (0.99%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.99%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.99%) Zimbra
Applications
1 34 (33.66%) MS Excel
2 30 (29.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.97%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.99%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) DNS
1 20 (19.80%) DHCP
2 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.87%) LAN
3 13 (12.87%) WAN
4 10 (9.90%) VPN
4 10 (9.90%) Firewall
5 6 (5.94%) SAN
6 5 (4.95%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.95%) WLAN
7 1 (0.99%) Telnet
7 1 (0.99%) MPLS
7 1 (0.99%) Internet
7 1 (0.99%) VLAN
7 1 (0.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.96%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.97%) MySQL
5 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Legal
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
3 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) Web Services
1 2 (1.98%) EDIFACT
2 1 (0.99%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.99%) EDI
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
2 1 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Open Source
4 1 (0.99%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.99%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 62 (61.39%) Windows
2 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.84%) Windows 7
3 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (14.85%) Windows XP
5 14 (13.86%) Windows 8
6 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.95%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.96%) Linux
9 2 (1.98%) UNIX
10 1 (0.99%) Debian
10 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.85%) ERP
2 13 (12.87%) ITIL
3 5 (4.95%) Project Management
3 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (3.96%) Business Analysis
5 3 (2.97%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.97%) Document Management
6 2 (1.98%) Wealth Management
6 2 (1.98%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.98%) Change Control
6 2 (1.98%) Benchmarking
7 1 (0.99%) Practice Management
7 1 (0.99%) Migration
7 1 (0.99%) Service Management
7 1 (0.99%) Data Management
7 1 (0.99%) Incident Management
7 1 (0.99%) Software Testing
7 1 (0.99%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (0.99%) Network Management
7 1 (0.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) PHP
3 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.90%) MCP
3 8 (7.92%) Degree
4 6 (5.94%) MCSE
5 4 (3.96%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.97%) MCTS
6 3 (2.97%) MCSA
6 3 (2.97%) CCNA
6 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) HND
7 1 (0.99%) CCIE
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (43.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (44.55%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.79%) VMware
3 17 (16.83%) Citrix
4 12 (11.88%) Cisco
5 8 (7.92%) Lotus
6 6 (5.94%) Symantec
7 5 (4.95%) SAP
7 5 (4.95%) Dell
8 4 (3.96%) EMC
9 2 (1.98%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.98%) SYSPRO
9 2 (1.98%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.98%) HP
9 2 (1.98%) Wyse
10 1 (0.99%) Scalix
10 1 (0.99%) Mitel
10 1 (0.99%) Google
10 1 (0.99%) Progress
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits +
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ELAS
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bolton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 23 days ago