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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
North West / Manchester
Rank 125 133 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 65 45 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.79% 1.39% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.45% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 73
Median salary £25,000 £22,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £32,500 £37,300
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%

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
3509 3106 3785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.83% 96.07% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 2595 3267
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 - 10 £26,750 - 1
Bury - 6 £24,000 -
Stockport +12 4 £25,500 -43.33% 2
Salford -3 3 £38,000 +90.00% 1
Cheadle +21 2 £20,500 +28.12%
Bolton -17 2 £19,500 -2.50%
Wigan -9 1 £20,000 -8.04% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £33,000 -
Oldham - 1 £33,500 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £23,000 - 1
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 97 (85.84%) Windows
2 70 (61.95%) Active Directory
3 51 (45.13%) Microsoft
4 50 (44.25%) VMware
5 46 (40.71%) Windows Server
6 37 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (30.97%) MS Excel
8 31 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (27.43%) SharePoint
9 30 (26.55%) Linux
10 29 (25.66%) SQL
11 28 (24.78%) ITIL
11 28 (24.78%) Cisco
12 27 (23.89%) WAN
13 26 (23.01%) LAN
13 26 (23.01%) Hyper-V
13 26 (23.01%) Windows 7
13 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (22.12%) DNS
15 24 (21.24%) MS Office
16 21 (18.58%) TCP/IP
16 21 (18.58%) DHCP
17 20 (17.70%) MS Exchange
18 19 (16.81%) VPN
19 18 (15.93%) Office 365
20 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
21 16 (14.16%) SLA
21 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
21 16 (14.16%) Intel Security
21 16 (14.16%) 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 (27.43%) SharePoint
2 20 (17.70%) MS Exchange
3 16 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.42%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (30.97%) MS Excel
2 24 (21.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
1 1 (0.88%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.93%) Office 365
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.54%) Basecamp
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.54%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.89%) WAN
2 26 (23.01%) LAN
3 25 (22.12%) DNS
4 21 (18.58%) DHCP
4 21 (18.58%) TCP/IP
5 19 (16.81%) VPN
6 14 (12.39%) VLAN
7 11 (9.73%) VoIP
7 11 (9.73%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (7.08%) WLAN
9 7 (6.19%) Firewall
9 7 (6.19%) Wireless
10 4 (3.54%) BIG-IP
10 4 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.54%) MPLS
10 4 (3.54%) Network Security
10 4 (3.54%) Skype
11 3 (2.65%) Internet
12 2 (1.77%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Bugzilla
1 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.27%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.19%) Finance
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Back Office
4 4 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.65%) Electronics
5 3 (2.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.54%) CCTV
4 4 (3.54%) iPad
5 3 (2.65%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.77%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 97 (85.84%) Windows
2 46 (40.71%) Windows Server
3 37 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (26.55%) Linux
5 26 (23.01%) Windows 7
5 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (11.50%) Unix
8 12 (10.62%) Windows XP
9 11 (9.73%) Windows 8
10 6 (5.31%) AIX
11 4 (3.54%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) ITIL
2 12 (10.62%) Project Management
3 10 (8.85%) Change Management
4 8 (7.08%) Problem Management
4 8 (7.08%) Service Management
4 8 (7.08%) Validation
4 8 (7.08%) WFM
5 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.42%) Business Continuity
6 5 (4.42%) CRM
6 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.54%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.54%) Information Security
7 4 (3.54%) Logistics
7 4 (3.54%) Network Management
7 4 (3.54%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (2.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.65%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.65%) Master Data Management
8 3 (2.65%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.66%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.85%) MCSE
3 9 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (7.96%) MCP
4 6 (5.31%) Degree
5 5 (4.42%) CCNA
6 4 (3.54%) MCITP
6 4 (3.54%) MCSA
6 4 (3.54%) MCTS
6 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.65%) PMP
8 2 (1.77%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.88%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (61.95%) Active Directory
2 31 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (23.01%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.31%) XenApp
5 4 (3.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) AirWatch
1 6 (5.31%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.42%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.54%) HP SIM
3 4 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.54%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) WSUS
4 1 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 51 (45.13%) Microsoft
2 50 (44.25%) VMware
3 28 (24.78%) Cisco
4 16 (14.16%) Intel Security
5 14 (12.39%) Citrix
6 11 (9.73%) Dell
7 10 (8.85%) Symantec
8 7 (6.19%) HP
8 7 (6.19%) Veeam
9 5 (4.42%) Sophos
10 4 (3.54%) F5
10 4 (3.54%) Kaspersky
10 4 (3.54%) Meraki
10 4 (3.54%) NetApp
11 3 (2.65%) GFI Software
11 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.77%) Avaya
12 2 (1.77%) Remedy
12 2 (1.77%) Sage
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