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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 134 130 164
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 46 53 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 1.33% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.41% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 25
Average salary £25,500 £22,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £17,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,424 £26,000 £32,406
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +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
3426 3771 3944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.46% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2837 3105 3419
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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
Stockport +9 4 £25,500 -17.74% 3
Salford - 3 £25,500 -
Wigan - 2 £24,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (72.34%) Windows
2 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
3 47 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 31 (32.98%) MS Exchange
5 30 (31.91%) MS Excel
6 26 (27.66%) MS Office
7 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (25.53%) Windows 7
9 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (23.40%) LAN
10 21 (22.34%) ITIL
10 21 (22.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (21.28%) VMware
12 19 (20.21%) DHCP
12 19 (20.21%) TCP/IP
12 19 (20.21%) DNS
13 18 (19.15%) VPN
13 18 (19.15%) Windows XP
14 17 (18.09%) MCP
14 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
14 17 (18.09%) WAN
14 17 (18.09%) Windows 8
14 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
15 16 (17.02%) Citrix
16 15 (15.96%) Firewall
17 14 (14.89%) MCSE
18 13 (13.83%) ERP
18 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (32.98%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.19%) Lync
8 3 (3.19%) IIS
8 3 (3.19%) CMS
9 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.06%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (31.91%) MS Excel
2 26 (27.66%) MS Office
3 3 (3.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.40%) LAN
2 19 (20.21%) DHCP
2 19 (20.21%) TCP/IP
2 19 (20.21%) DNS
3 18 (19.15%) VPN
4 17 (18.09%) WAN
5 15 (15.96%) Firewall
6 6 (6.38%) VoIP
7 5 (5.32%) VLAN
7 5 (5.32%) WLAN
7 5 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (5.32%) Wireless
8 3 (3.19%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.19%) Internet
9 2 (2.13%) SAN
10 1 (1.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.32%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) InterBase
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Law
3 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.13%) Billing
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) XML
1 3 (3.19%) XSL
2 2 (2.13%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) EDI
3 1 (1.06%) COM
3 1 (1.06%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) iPhone
2 7 (7.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.19%) iPad
4 3 (3.19%) Social Media
4 3 (3.19%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.13%) CCTV
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.06%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 68 (72.34%) Windows
2 24 (25.53%) Windows 7
3 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (19.15%) Windows XP
5 17 (18.09%) Windows 8
5 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.70%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.19%) Android
9 2 (2.13%) Linux
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.06%) UNIX
10 1 (1.06%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) ERP
3 9 (9.57%) Change Management
4 8 (8.51%) CRM
5 6 (6.38%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.32%) Release Management
6 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.26%) Service Management
7 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.26%) Change Control
8 3 (3.19%) Information Assurance
8 3 (3.19%) Business Development
8 3 (3.19%) Security Testing
8 3 (3.19%) System Testing
9 2 (2.13%) ITSM
9 2 (2.13%) Document Management
9 2 (2.13%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.13%) Time Management
9 2 (2.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.57%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) VB
3 5 (5.32%) C#
4 2 (2.13%) C
4 2 (2.13%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (18.09%) MCP
3 14 (14.89%) MCSE
4 11 (11.70%) MCSA
5 8 (8.51%) MCITP
6 7 (7.45%) Degree
7 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.26%) MCTS
7 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) CCENT
8 3 (3.19%) MCDST
9 2 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.13%) MOS
9 2 (2.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.19%) vSphere
4 3 (3.19%) XenApp
5 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.13%) SCCM
1 2 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.28%) VMware
3 16 (17.02%) Citrix
4 6 (6.38%) Avaya
5 5 (5.32%) Apple
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco
7 3 (3.19%) SYSPRO
7 3 (3.19%) Veeam
7 3 (3.19%) IBM
7 3 (3.19%) HP
7 3 (3.19%) Dell
7 3 (3.19%) SAP
8 2 (2.13%) BT
8 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.13%) Symantec
8 2 (2.13%) EMC
8 2 (2.13%) Adobe
8 2 (2.13%) Draytek
8 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.06%) Nokia
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