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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 186 174 193
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.13% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £32,000 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.22% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £18,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £26,500 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
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
3991 3574 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.51% 94.95% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3439 3117 3803
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Salford - 1 £45,000 -
Support Specialist
North West

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) VMware
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Scalix
5 2 (16.67%) Google
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) PeopleCode
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (16.67%) Tuxedo
5 2 (16.67%) GroupWise
5 2 (16.67%) PeopleTools

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) Tuxedo
1 2 (16.67%) GroupWise
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Broadband
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) PeopleTools
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
1 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) XenServer
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Scalix
5 2 (16.67%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (8.33%) Sage
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
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