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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
North West / Manchester
Rank 169 131 110
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 31 48 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 1.45% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.50% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 74
Median salary £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,690
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%

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
3709 3206 3806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.69% 97.03% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3108 2656 3213
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -1 8 £27,000 +8.00% 2
Cheadle +14 2 £20,500 -46.75%
Wigan -12 2 £27,000 +24.13% 1
Salford -9 1 £22,000 +10.00%
Oldham -28 1 £33,500 +34.00% 3
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
Stockport - 1 £17,000 - 2
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 100 (85.47%) Windows
2 71 (60.68%) Active Directory
3 56 (47.86%) Microsoft
4 50 (42.74%) Windows Server
5 48 (41.03%) VMware
6 37 (31.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 31 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (26.50%) ITIL
9 30 (25.64%) SharePoint
10 29 (24.79%) SQL
11 28 (23.93%) MS Office
11 28 (23.93%) WAN
11 28 (23.93%) Windows 7
12 27 (23.08%) LAN
13 26 (22.22%) Linux
13 26 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (22.22%) Hyper-V
14 25 (21.37%) Cisco
15 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
15 22 (18.80%) DNS
16 21 (17.95%) Office 365
17 20 (17.09%) MS Exchange
18 18 (15.38%) DHCP
18 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
19 17 (14.53%) VPN
19 17 (14.53%) SLA
20 16 (13.68%) Intel Security
21 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
22 14 (11.97%) Dell

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 30 (25.64%) SharePoint
2 20 (17.09%) MS Exchange
3 14 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.27%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.71%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 28 (23.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.95%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) Basecamp
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.42%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.93%) WAN
2 27 (23.08%) LAN
3 22 (18.80%) DNS
3 22 (18.80%) TCP/IP
4 18 (15.38%) DHCP
5 17 (14.53%) VPN
6 14 (11.97%) VLAN
7 11 (9.40%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (8.55%) VoIP
9 9 (7.69%) Firewall
10 8 (6.84%) WLAN
11 5 (4.27%) Wireless
12 4 (3.42%) BIG-IP
12 4 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.42%) MPLS
12 4 (3.42%) Network Security
12 4 (3.42%) Skype
13 2 (1.71%) IP Telephony
14 1 (0.85%) Internet
14 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) Big Data
3 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Bugzilla
1 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Firebug
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.98%) Finance
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Back Office
5 3 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) Web Services
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) CSS
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.27%) iPad
5 4 (3.42%) CCTV
5 4 (3.42%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.71%) Clustering
6 2 (1.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 100 (85.47%) Windows
2 50 (42.74%) Windows Server
3 37 (31.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (23.93%) Windows 7
5 26 (22.22%) Linux
5 26 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (10.26%) Windows XP
8 11 (9.40%) Windows 8
9 9 (7.69%) Unix
10 6 (5.13%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.42%) AIX
12 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) ITIL
2 10 (8.55%) Project Management
3 9 (7.69%) Service Management
4 8 (6.84%) Change Management
4 8 (6.84%) Problem Management
4 8 (6.84%) Validation
4 8 (6.84%) WFM
5 5 (4.27%) Business Continuity
5 5 (4.27%) CRM
5 5 (4.27%) Data Protection
5 5 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.42%) Information Security
6 4 (3.42%) Network Management
6 4 (3.42%) Service Desk Management
6 4 (3.42%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (2.56%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (2.56%) Master Data Management
7 3 (2.56%) People Management
7 3 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.79%) SQL
2 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.71%) VBScript
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.40%) MCSE
3 10 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.69%) MCP
5 6 (5.13%) CCNA
5 6 (5.13%) Degree
6 5 (4.27%) MCITP
6 5 (4.27%) MCTS
7 4 (3.42%) MCSA
7 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.71%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.71%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.85%) PMP
9 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.85%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (60.68%) Active Directory
2 31 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.42%) vSphere
5 3 (2.56%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Backup Exec
1 6 (5.13%) SCCM
1 6 (5.13%) WSUS
2 5 (4.27%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.42%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.42%) HockeyApp
3 4 (3.42%) HP SIM
3 4 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 56 (47.86%) Microsoft
2 48 (41.03%) VMware
3 25 (21.37%) Cisco
4 16 (13.68%) Intel Security
5 14 (11.97%) Dell
6 11 (9.40%) Citrix
7 10 (8.55%) Symantec
8 9 (7.69%) HP
9 7 (5.98%) Veeam
10 5 (4.27%) Sophos
11 4 (3.42%) F5
11 4 (3.42%) Kaspersky
11 4 (3.42%) Meraki
12 3 (2.56%) Avaya
12 3 (2.56%) GFI Software
12 3 (2.56%) NetApp
12 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.56%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.71%) Remedy
13 2 (1.71%) Sage
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