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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 124 127 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 49 52 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 1.59% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.65% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 55
Median salary £26,500 £25,250 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.95% +17.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £19,550 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,250 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +1.01%
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
3307 3153 3794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.55% 96.42% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2849 2582 3100
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +18 9 £45,000 +73.07% 1
Altrincham +13 7 £17,500 -30.00%
Cheadle - 2 £34,000 - 1
Rochdale - 2 £22,000 -
Bolton - 1 - - 3
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
Wigan - 1 £26,500 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 65 (69.15%) Windows
2 55 (58.51%) Active Directory
3 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
4 35 (37.23%) MS Exchange
5 34 (36.17%) VMware
6 31 (32.98%) Windows Server
7 27 (28.72%) MS Office
8 26 (27.66%) ITIL
9 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (24.47%) DNS
11 22 (23.40%) DHCP
12 21 (22.34%) VPN
12 21 (22.34%) Windows 7
13 20 (21.28%) LAN
14 19 (20.21%) Firewall
14 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
15 18 (19.15%) WAN
15 18 (19.15%) Citrix
16 16 (17.02%) SLA
16 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
17 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
18 13 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2013
19 12 (12.77%) SharePoint 2013
19 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
20 11 (11.70%) VoIP
20 11 (11.70%) Windows XP

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 35 (37.23%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
4 12 (12.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.19%) WordPress
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.06%) Apache
8 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (28.72%) MS Office
2 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Office 365
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) DNS
2 22 (23.40%) DHCP
3 21 (22.34%) VPN
4 20 (21.28%) LAN
5 19 (20.21%) Firewall
6 18 (19.15%) WAN
7 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
8 11 (11.70%) VoIP
9 8 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (7.45%) FTP
11 4 (4.26%) SAN
12 3 (3.19%) Internet
13 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (2.13%) SMTP
13 2 (2.13%) VLAN
14 1 (1.06%) MPLS
14 1 (1.06%) NAS
14 1 (1.06%) PABX
14 1 (1.06%) WebEx
14 1 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.06%) Ant
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Law
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.19%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.19%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Handset
5 1 (1.06%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (69.15%) Windows
2 31 (32.98%) Windows Server
3 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (22.34%) Windows 7
5 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.70%) Windows XP
8 9 (9.57%) Linux
9 8 (8.51%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.32%) Android
10 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
10 5 (5.32%) Unix
11 4 (4.26%) AIX
12 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
13 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.06%) CentOS
14 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) ITIL
2 10 (10.64%) Line Management
3 9 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (9.57%) Process Improvement
4 4 (4.26%) Service Management
5 3 (3.19%) Change Management
5 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.19%) Email Filtering
5 3 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.19%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (3.19%) Web Filtering
6 2 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.13%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.13%) Case Management
6 2 (2.13%) Coaching
6 2 (2.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.13%) Migration
6 2 (2.13%) People Management
6 2 (2.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) Java
1 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.19%) PHP
2 3 (3.19%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.06%) C
3 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 9 (9.57%) MCP
3 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.19%) MCTS
6 2 (2.13%) MCSE
7 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.06%) MCSA
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.02%) SLA
2 6 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 55 (58.51%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.26%) XenApp
5 3 (3.19%) vSphere
6 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.19%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.17%) VMware
3 18 (19.15%) Citrix
4 10 (10.64%) Cisco
4 10 (10.64%) Dell
5 7 (7.45%) Symantec
5 7 (7.45%) SYSPRO
6 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.32%) Intel Security
8 4 (4.26%) HP
9 3 (3.19%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.13%) Avaya
10 2 (2.13%) Draytek
11 1 (1.06%) Apple
11 1 (1.06%) Google
11 1 (1.06%) Infor
11 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.06%) SAP
11 1 (1.06%) Sophos
11 1 (1.06%) Sun
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Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £19.5k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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The Nucleus Group
Posted: 27 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Unified Messaging Systems
Salary: From £19,000 to £30,000 per annum plus comprehensive bonus package.
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
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