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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 137 157 179
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 48 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.33% 0.88% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.92% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 17
Average salary £24,500 £23,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,450 £18,000 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
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
3456 3785 3928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.63% 95.10% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2819 3143 3390
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 April 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 27 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oldham - 6 £22,500 - 1
Salford +3 4 £25,000 +13.63%
Altrincham - 4 £25,000 - 1
Stockport +9 3 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Sale - 1 £20,000 - 1
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 81 (75.70%) Windows
2 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 58 (54.21%) Active Directory
3 38 (35.51%) MS Excel
4 31 (28.97%) MS Exchange
4 31 (28.97%) MS Office
5 30 (28.04%) DNS
5 30 (28.04%) DHCP
6 27 (25.23%) Windows XP
7 26 (24.30%) TCP/IP
8 25 (23.36%) LAN
9 24 (22.43%) WAN
10 23 (21.50%) VPN
10 23 (21.50%) Windows 8
11 22 (20.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (20.56%) Hyper-V
11 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
12 21 (19.63%) Citrix
12 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (18.69%) Windows 7
13 20 (18.69%) VMware
14 18 (16.82%) Firewall
14 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (14.95%) ITIL
16 16 (14.95%) ERP
17 15 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2007
18 14 (13.08%) Finance
18 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (28.97%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
5 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.67%) IIS
6 5 (4.67%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.80%) Lync
8 2 (1.87%) Apache
8 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.87%) CMS
8 2 (1.87%) Drupal
8 2 (1.87%) WordPress
8 2 (1.87%) nginx
8 2 (1.87%) Moodle
Applications
1 38 (35.51%) MS Excel
2 31 (28.97%) MS Office
3 3 (2.80%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.87%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.93%) Magento
3 1 (0.93%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.04%) DNS
1 30 (28.04%) DHCP
2 26 (24.30%) TCP/IP
3 25 (23.36%) LAN
4 24 (22.43%) WAN
5 23 (21.50%) VPN
6 18 (16.82%) Firewall
7 10 (9.35%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (9.35%) WLAN
8 5 (4.67%) VLAN
9 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.87%) Wireless
9 2 (1.87%) VoIP
9 2 (1.87%) SAN
9 2 (1.87%) Internet
10 1 (0.93%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.87%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) InterBase
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Law
2 10 (9.35%) Legal
3 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.80%) Advertising
4 3 (2.80%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Web Services
1 3 (2.80%) XML
1 3 (2.80%) XSL
2 2 (1.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.74%) iPhone
3 4 (3.74%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.87%) Open Source
5 2 (1.87%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 81 (75.70%) Windows
2 27 (25.23%) Windows XP
3 23 (21.50%) Windows 8
4 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (18.69%) Windows 7
6 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.48%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.80%) Linux
10 2 (1.87%) Android
11 1 (0.93%) Debian
11 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.95%) ITIL
1 16 (14.95%) ERP
2 5 (4.67%) Document Management
3 4 (3.74%) Change Management
3 4 (3.74%) Change Control
4 3 (2.80%) Service Management
4 3 (2.80%) CRM
5 2 (1.87%) Service Delivery
5 2 (1.87%) ITSM
5 2 (1.87%) Benchmarking
5 2 (1.87%) Software Engineering
5 2 (1.87%) Wealth Management
5 2 (1.87%) Problem Management
6 1 (0.93%) Release Management
6 1 (0.93%) Network Management
6 1 (0.93%) Incident Management
6 1 (0.93%) Resource Management
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2
6 1 (0.93%) Practice Management
6 1 (0.93%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) SQL
2 6 (5.61%) VB
3 5 (4.67%) C#
4 2 (1.87%) PHP
4 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.87%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.28%) MCP
3 10 (9.35%) MCSE
3 10 (9.35%) Degree
4 6 (5.61%) MCTS
5 5 (4.67%) MCSA
6 3 (2.80%) MCITP
7 2 (1.87%) CCENT
7 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.87%) MOS
7 2 (1.87%) MCDST
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (54.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.56%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) SCCM
2 5 (4.67%) SCOM
2 5 (4.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.63%) Citrix
3 20 (18.69%) VMware
4 12 (11.21%) Cisco
5 5 (4.67%) Dell
5 5 (4.67%) Lotus
5 5 (4.67%) Symantec
6 3 (2.80%) Avaya
6 3 (2.80%) EMC
6 3 (2.80%) SAP
6 3 (2.80%) Draytek
6 3 (2.80%) SYSPRO
7 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.87%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.87%) Adobe
7 2 (1.87%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) Apple
7 2 (1.87%) Wyse
7 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent bens (inc. free on-site
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £17k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £19000 - £21000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension & extensive bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
VCG Connect
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago