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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 166 122 129
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 30 69 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 1.80% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.86% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21 55 53
Median salary £27,500 £24,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,700 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £29,500
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
3548 3710 3972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.42% 96.92% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3001 3117 3251
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bolton -7 2 £32,500 +54.76%
Oldham - 2 £22,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £21,315 - 1
Wigan -3 1 £20,500 -14.58%
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 45 (56.96%) Microsoft
3 41 (51.90%) Active Directory
4 30 (37.97%) VMware
5 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
6 26 (32.91%) ITIL
7 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
8 22 (27.85%) Hyper-V
9 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (22.78%) Firewall
11 17 (21.52%) DNS
11 17 (21.52%) DHCP
11 17 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (20.25%) Linux
12 16 (20.25%) MS Office
13 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
13 13 (16.46%) VoIP
13 13 (16.46%) Citrix
13 13 (16.46%) Cisco
14 12 (15.19%) Unix
14 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
14 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
16 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (12.66%) VPN
16 10 (12.66%) Office 365
17 9 (11.39%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (11.39%) XenApp
17 9 (11.39%) AirWatch

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 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
5 9 (11.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (5.06%) WordPress
7 3 (3.80%) IIS
8 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.27%) Apache
9 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Office
2 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.53%) Google Drive
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) Firewall
2 17 (21.52%) DHCP
2 17 (21.52%) DNS
3 13 (16.46%) VoIP
4 10 (12.66%) VPN
5 6 (7.59%) LAN
6 4 (5.06%) WAN
7 3 (3.80%) Internet
7 3 (3.80%) Wireless
8 2 (2.53%) SAN
8 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.27%) Intranet
9 1 (1.27%) MPLS
9 1 (1.27%) PABX
9 1 (1.27%) VLAN
9 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.06%) Clustering
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.53%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) FMCG
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
5 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
3 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (20.25%) Linux
6 12 (15.19%) Unix
7 9 (11.39%) AIX
7 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (10.13%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.06%) Android
9 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.27%) CentOS
12 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) ITIL
2 9 (11.39%) Project Management
2 9 (11.39%) Service Management
3 8 (10.13%) Process Improvement
4 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (8.86%) Line Management
5 6 (7.59%) Change Management
5 6 (7.59%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.80%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (3.80%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (2.53%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.53%) Logistics
8 2 (2.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.06%) Java
3 3 (3.80%) PHP
3 3 (3.80%) VBScript
4 2 (2.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.59%) MCSE
4 5 (6.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) MCSA
5 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.53%) PMP
6 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) SLA
2 6 (7.59%) QA
System Software
1 41 (51.90%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.85%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.39%) XenApp
4 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.80%) vSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.80%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) WSUS
3 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (56.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.97%) VMware
3 13 (16.46%) Cisco
3 13 (16.46%) Citrix
4 6 (7.59%) SolarWinds
5 5 (6.33%) Symantec
6 4 (5.06%) HP
7 3 (3.80%) Dell
7 3 (3.80%) Google
7 3 (3.80%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.53%) Apple
8 2 (2.53%) Draytek
8 2 (2.53%) SAP
9 1 (1.27%) Avaya
9 1 (1.27%) NetApp
9 1 (1.27%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.27%) Veeam
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified
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