The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 151 171 123
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 37 22 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 0.54% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.56% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 47
Average salary £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £16,900
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £41,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3837 3921 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 95.52% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3194 3391 3285
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
IT Support
North West

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Wigan +11 3 £19,500 -56.66% 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 £25,000 -
Salford - 1 £22,000 - 1
Stockport - 1 £35,000 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 50 (72.46%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 33 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (39.13%) MS Exchange
4 27 (39.13%) WAN
4 27 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (37.68%) MS Office
5 26 (37.68%) LAN
6 24 (34.78%) Cisco
6 24 (34.78%) ITIL
6 24 (34.78%) VMware
7 23 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (26.09%) Firewall
10 16 (23.19%) Citrix
11 15 (21.74%) Finance
11 15 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (18.84%) SLA
12 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
12 13 (18.84%) MCP
13 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
14 11 (15.94%) SQL
14 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
14 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (14.49%) XenApp
15 10 (14.49%) MCTS
16 9 (13.04%) Degree

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 27 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.59%) IIS
4 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.90%) Apache
6 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (37.68%) MS Office
2 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.90%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.13%) WAN
2 26 (37.68%) LAN
3 18 (26.09%) Firewall
4 15 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (8.70%) Internet
8 5 (7.25%) VPN
9 4 (5.80%) VoIP
10 2 (2.90%) DNS
10 2 (2.90%) SAN
10 2 (2.90%) ADSL
10 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.45%) VLAN
11 1 (1.45%) NAS
11 1 (1.45%) SMTP
11 1 (1.45%) DHCP
11 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.45%) 3G
11 1 (1.45%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) Firebug
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Law
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) COM
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
1 2 (2.90%) Handset
1 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
1 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
1 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.45%) iPhone
2 1 (1.45%) Clustering
2 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (72.46%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.14%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.80%) Android
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Service Management
3 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.25%) CRM
4 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.45%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (1.45%) Change Control
6 1 (1.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.45%) Change Management
6 1 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.45%) Workflow
6 1 (1.45%) Scrum
6 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.45%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) PHP
2 3 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.45%) AppleScript
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.84%) MCP
3 10 (14.49%) MCTS
4 9 (13.04%) Degree
5 7 (10.14%) MCITP
6 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (7.25%) MCSE
8 3 (4.35%) MCSA
9 2 (2.90%) CCNA
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.45%) MCDST
10 1 (1.45%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.49%) XenApp
4 9 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 9 (13.04%) vSphere
5 7 (10.14%) XenServer
6 1 (1.45%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) SCOM
3 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.78%) Cisco
2 24 (34.78%) VMware
3 16 (23.19%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) Dell
5 7 (10.14%) NetApp
5 7 (10.14%) McAfee
6 6 (8.70%) Avaya
7 5 (7.25%) Symantec
8 4 (5.80%) Apple
8 4 (5.80%) HP
9 2 (2.90%) ZyXEL
9 2 (2.90%) Wyse
10 1 (1.45%) Trapeze
10 1 (1.45%) Twitter
10 1 (1.45%) Remedy
10 1 (1.45%) IBM
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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