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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 126 156 168
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 46 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.40% 0.86% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.91% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 17
Average salary £25,000 £21,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £18,000 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,170 £28,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
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
3129 3620 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.86% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2983 3414
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Salford +6 5 £25,250 +14.77%
Oldham - 5 £22,500 -
Stockport +5 3 £26,000 -35.00% 1
Altrincham -1 3 £25,000 +61.29% 1
Sale - 1 £20,000 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (71.57%) Windows
2 62 (60.78%) Microsoft
3 58 (56.86%) Active Directory
4 38 (37.25%) MS Excel
5 33 (32.35%) MS Exchange
6 29 (28.43%) MS Office
6 29 (28.43%) DHCP
6 29 (28.43%) DNS
7 28 (27.45%) Windows XP
8 26 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (24.51%) Windows 8
10 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (23.53%) LAN
10 24 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 24 (23.53%) VPN
11 23 (22.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (22.55%) WAN
12 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
12 22 (21.57%) Hyper-V
12 22 (21.57%) Windows 7
13 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (18.63%) VMware
15 18 (17.65%) ITIL
16 15 (14.71%) ERP
16 15 (14.71%) Citrix
16 15 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
16 15 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (13.73%) MCP
18 13 (12.75%) SharePoint

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 26 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (12.75%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.90%) IIS
7 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.92%) Lync
8 3 (2.94%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.96%) Drupal
9 2 (1.96%) WordPress
9 2 (1.96%) nginx
9 2 (1.96%) Moodle
9 2 (1.96%) Apache
9 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.96%) CMS
10 1 (0.98%) WorkSite
Applications
1 38 (37.25%) MS Excel
2 29 (28.43%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.43%) DHCP
1 29 (28.43%) DNS
2 24 (23.53%) LAN
2 24 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 24 (23.53%) VPN
3 23 (22.55%) WAN
4 13 (12.75%) Firewall
5 10 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (9.80%) WLAN
6 6 (5.88%) VLAN
7 3 (2.94%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.94%) Internet
8 2 (1.96%) VoIP
8 2 (1.96%) Wireless
9 1 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) InterBase
5 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Law
3 7 (6.86%) Legal
4 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.96%) Billing
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) XML
1 3 (2.94%) XSL
2 2 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.98%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.90%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.90%) iPhone
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.94%) Social Media
4 3 (2.94%) iPad
5 2 (1.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.98%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 73 (71.57%) Windows
2 28 (27.45%) Windows XP
3 25 (24.51%) Windows 8
4 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (21.57%) Windows 7
6 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (10.78%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.96%) Android
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.65%) ITIL
2 15 (14.71%) ERP
3 8 (7.84%) Change Management
4 5 (4.90%) Document Management
4 5 (4.90%) Change Control
5 4 (3.92%) Service Management
6 3 (2.94%) Business Development
6 3 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.94%) CRM
6 3 (2.94%) Release Management
7 2 (1.96%) Line Management
7 2 (1.96%) Use Case
7 2 (1.96%) Benchmarking
7 2 (1.96%) ITSM
7 2 (1.96%) Software Engineering
7 2 (1.96%) Wealth Management
7 2 (1.96%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.98%) Data Management
8 1 (0.98%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.78%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) VB
3 5 (4.90%) C#
4 2 (1.96%) Apex Code
4 2 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (0.98%) C++
5 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (13.73%) MCP
3 12 (11.76%) MCSE
4 8 (7.84%) MCSA
5 7 (6.86%) MCTS
5 7 (6.86%) Degree
6 3 (2.94%) MCDST
6 3 (2.94%) MCITP
6 3 (2.94%) CCENT
7 2 (1.96%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.96%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 58 (56.86%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) SCCM
2 5 (4.90%) SCOM
3 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.63%) VMware
3 15 (14.71%) Citrix
4 6 (5.88%) Cisco
5 5 (4.90%) Dell
5 5 (4.90%) Avaya
6 3 (2.94%) Symantec
6 3 (2.94%) Lotus
6 3 (2.94%) Apple
6 3 (2.94%) Draytek
6 3 (2.94%) SYSPRO
7 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.96%) Adobe
7 2 (1.96%) BT
8 1 (0.98%) HP
8 1 (0.98%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.98%) NetApp
8 1 (0.98%) Nokia
8 1 (0.98%) SAP
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