The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 171 178 174
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 11 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.10% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.11% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 16
Average salary £26,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £45,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
Support Specialist
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
3228 3675 4062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.18% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2671 3032 3523
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 £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Manchester region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Manchester

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Manchester

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 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
(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
Cheadle - 1 £26,000 - 1
Support Specialist
North West

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
4 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
5 9 (36.00%) Change Management
5 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (36.00%) MS Office
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (32.00%) NetApp
7 7 (28.00%) Solaris
8 6 (24.00%) UNIX
8 6 (24.00%) HP
9 5 (20.00%) Retail
9 5 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (16.00%) Patch Management
10 4 (16.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (16.00%) BMC
10 4 (16.00%) Veritas
10 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
10 4 (16.00%) IBM
10 4 (16.00%) Sun
10 4 (16.00%) NFS
10 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
10 4 (16.00%) Banking
10 4 (16.00%) Process Management

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Solaris
3 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) HPUX
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) SUSE
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Process Management
3 4 (16.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) AWK
2 2 (8.00%) sed
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (16.00%) NFS
2 4 (16.00%) Samba
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) NetApp
6 6 (24.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) BMC
7 4 (16.00%) IBM
7 4 (16.00%) Sun
7 4 (16.00%) Veritas
8 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.00%) CA
9 1 (4.00%) Juniper
Cheadle
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 21 days ago