The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
North West / Manchester
Rank 193 168 174
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 12
Median salary £57,000 £28,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+103.57% -11.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £28,000 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £71,400 £29,500 £33,950
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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
3666 3222 3777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.75% 96.93% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3084 2663 3199
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Support Specialist in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Manchester

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (18.18%) AppDynamics
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Veeva
6 1 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)

Support Specialist 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) POSIX
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) AWK
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Korn
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) sed
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) Ganglia
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) AppDynamics
3 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Pega
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam