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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 127 130 167
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 46 54 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.36% 1.37% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.46% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 24
Average salary £25,175 £21,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.88% -18.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,424 £25,500 £32,807
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,980
% change year-on-year
- +0.08%
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
3207 3710 4083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 94.19% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 3039 3542
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 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 7 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 +10 5 £26,000 -16.12% 2
Salford - 3 £25,500 - 1
Oldham - 1 £22,500 -
Sale - 1 £20,000 -
Wigan - 1 £24,000 - 1
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 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 69 (70.41%) Windows
2 55 (56.12%) Microsoft
3 48 (48.98%) Active Directory
4 31 (31.63%) MS Excel
4 31 (31.63%) MS Exchange
5 28 (28.57%) MS Office
6 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (25.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (25.51%) Windows 7
8 23 (23.47%) LAN
9 22 (22.45%) Windows XP
9 22 (22.45%) TCP/IP
10 21 (21.43%) ITIL
10 21 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (20.41%) Windows 8
11 20 (20.41%) VPN
11 20 (20.41%) WAN
12 19 (19.39%) DNS
12 19 (19.39%) DHCP
12 19 (19.39%) SQL Server
12 19 (19.39%) VMware
12 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (18.37%) MCP
14 17 (17.35%) Citrix
15 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (15.31%) Firewall
17 13 (13.27%) Finance
17 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (13.27%) Hyper-V
18 12 (12.24%) Windows Vista

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (31.63%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.10%) IIS
7 4 (4.08%) CMS
7 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.06%) Lync
8 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.04%) Drupal
9 2 (2.04%) WordPress
9 2 (2.04%) nginx
9 2 (2.04%) Moodle
9 2 (2.04%) Apache
9 2 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.02%) WorkSite
Applications
1 31 (31.63%) MS Excel
2 28 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) LAN
2 22 (22.45%) TCP/IP
3 20 (20.41%) VPN
3 20 (20.41%) WAN
4 19 (19.39%) DHCP
4 19 (19.39%) DNS
5 15 (15.31%) Firewall
6 8 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (6.12%) VLAN
7 6 (6.12%) VoIP
8 5 (5.10%) WLAN
8 5 (5.10%) Wireless
9 3 (3.06%) Internet
9 3 (3.06%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.04%) SAN
11 1 (1.02%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.10%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.04%) MySQL
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) InterBase
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Law
3 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.08%) Legal
5 3 (3.06%) Advertising
6 2 (2.04%) Billing
6 2 (2.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) XML
1 3 (3.06%) XSL
2 2 (2.04%) HTML
2 2 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.02%) COM
3 1 (1.02%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.14%) iPhone
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.06%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.06%) Social Media
4 3 (3.06%) iPad
5 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.04%) CCTV
5 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.02%) AS400
6 1 (1.02%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 69 (70.41%) Windows
2 25 (25.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (25.51%) Windows 7
3 22 (22.45%) Windows XP
4 20 (20.41%) Windows 8
5 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (12.24%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.06%) Android
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.04%) Linux
10 1 (1.02%) SUSE
10 1 (1.02%) UNIX
10 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) ITIL
2 11 (11.22%) ERP
3 8 (8.16%) Change Management
4 6 (6.12%) CRM
5 5 (5.10%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.08%) Service Management
6 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.08%) Release Management
6 4 (4.08%) Change Control
7 3 (3.06%) Information Assurance
7 3 (3.06%) Security Testing
7 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.06%) Business Development
7 3 (3.06%) Document Management
8 2 (2.04%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.04%) ITSM
8 2 (2.04%) System Testing
8 2 (2.04%) Time Management
8 2 (2.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) VB
3 5 (5.10%) C#
4 2 (2.04%) C
4 2 (2.04%) PHP
4 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.04%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.02%) C++
5 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (18.37%) MCP
3 12 (12.24%) MCSE
4 10 (10.20%) MCSA
5 8 (8.16%) MCITP
6 7 (7.14%) Degree
6 7 (7.14%) MCTS
7 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.06%) MCDST
8 3 (3.06%) CCENT
8 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.04%) MOS
9 2 (2.04%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.27%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.06%) XenApp
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.02%) Firmware
6 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) SCCM
1 5 (5.10%) SCOM
2 3 (3.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (56.12%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.39%) VMware
3 17 (17.35%) Citrix
4 7 (7.14%) Cisco
5 6 (6.12%) Dell
6 5 (5.10%) Avaya
7 4 (4.08%) Apple
8 3 (3.06%) Symantec
8 3 (3.06%) IBM
8 3 (3.06%) Draytek
8 3 (3.06%) Veeam
8 3 (3.06%) SYSPRO
8 3 (3.06%) SAP
9 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.04%) Adobe
9 2 (2.04%) HP
9 2 (2.04%) EMC
9 2 (2.04%) BT
9 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.02%) NetApp
Salford, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
My Dentist
Posted: 18 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bury
Talent Spa
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago