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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 112 147 135
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 91 42 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.44% 1.19% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 1.24% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 88 40 68
Median salary £25,000 £21,750 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -7.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,150 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
3629 3384 4111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.29% 95.51% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3188 2790 3513
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Stockport +12 9 £25,500 -39.28% 3
Altrincham +12 8 £26,500 +10.41%
Bury - 5 £22,000 -
Salford - 4 £33,000 -
Wigan -8 3 £20,000 -13.97% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 £33,000 -
Bolton -11 2 £19,500 -7.14% 2
Rochdale - 2 £21,815 - 1
Oldham - 1 £33,500 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 101 (84.87%) Windows
2 76 (63.87%) Active Directory
3 58 (48.74%) Microsoft
4 54 (45.38%) VMware
5 51 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 40 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (26.05%) Hyper-V
8 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (26.05%) SharePoint
9 30 (25.21%) MS Excel
9 30 (25.21%) ITIL
10 29 (24.37%) Linux
11 28 (23.53%) WAN
12 27 (22.69%) LAN
12 27 (22.69%) SQL
12 27 (22.69%) Cisco
13 25 (21.01%) DNS
13 25 (21.01%) Windows 7
14 24 (20.17%) MS Office
15 21 (17.65%) Office 365
15 21 (17.65%) MS Exchange
15 21 (17.65%) DHCP
16 20 (16.81%) TCP/IP
17 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (15.13%) VPN
19 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
19 16 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (13.45%) Intel Security
19 16 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2013

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 31 (26.05%) SharePoint
2 21 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 16 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.20%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.52%) IIS
8 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (25.21%) MS Excel
2 24 (20.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Magento
1 1 (0.84%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.65%) Office 365
2 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.36%) Basecamp
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.84%) G Suite
4 1 (0.84%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.53%) WAN
2 27 (22.69%) LAN
3 25 (21.01%) DNS
4 21 (17.65%) DHCP
5 20 (16.81%) TCP/IP
6 18 (15.13%) VPN
7 14 (11.76%) VLAN
8 12 (10.08%) Firewall
9 11 (9.24%) VoIP
9 11 (9.24%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (6.72%) WLAN
11 7 (5.88%) Wireless
12 4 (3.36%) BIG-IP
12 4 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.36%) MPLS
12 4 (3.36%) Network Security
12 4 (3.36%) Skype
13 3 (2.52%) Internet
14 1 (0.84%) Intranet
14 1 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) JIRA
2 4 (3.36%) Bugzilla
2 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.88%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.04%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) Back Office
5 3 (2.52%) Electronics
5 3 (2.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Automotive
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.20%) iPad
3 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.36%) CCTV
5 3 (2.52%) Clustering
5 3 (2.52%) iPhone
6 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (84.87%) Windows
2 51 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 40 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (24.37%) Linux
6 25 (21.01%) Windows 7
7 16 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (10.08%) Unix
9 10 (8.40%) Windows 8
9 10 (8.40%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.20%) AIX
11 4 (3.36%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) ITIL
2 11 (9.24%) Project Management
3 9 (7.56%) Problem Management
4 7 (5.88%) Change Management
4 7 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 7 (5.88%) Validation
4 7 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (5.88%) WFM
5 5 (4.20%) Business Continuity
5 5 (4.20%) CRM
5 5 (4.20%) ITIL V3
5 5 (4.20%) Service Management
6 4 (3.36%) Data Protection
6 4 (3.36%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.36%) Information Security
6 4 (3.36%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (3.36%) Network Management
6 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.52%) Logistics
7 3 (2.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.69%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.92%) MCSE
3 10 (8.40%) MCP
4 9 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.88%) Degree
6 5 (4.20%) CCNA
6 5 (4.20%) MCSA
7 4 (3.36%) MCITP
7 4 (3.36%) MCTS
7 4 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.52%) PMP
9 2 (1.68%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.68%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (63.87%) Active Directory
2 33 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (26.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.20%) XenApp
5 4 (3.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) SCCM
1 7 (5.88%) WSUS
2 6 (5.04%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.20%) AirWatch
3 5 (4.20%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.36%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.84%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 58 (48.74%) Microsoft
2 54 (45.38%) VMware
3 27 (22.69%) Cisco
4 16 (13.45%) Intel Security
5 14 (11.76%) Citrix
5 14 (11.76%) Dell
6 10 (8.40%) HP
6 10 (8.40%) Symantec
7 8 (6.72%) Veeam
8 5 (4.20%) Sophos
9 4 (3.36%) F5
9 4 (3.36%) Kaspersky
9 4 (3.36%) Meraki
9 4 (3.36%) NetApp
10 3 (2.52%) GFI Software
10 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.68%) Avaya
11 2 (1.68%) Remedy
11 2 (1.68%) Sage
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