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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
North West / Manchester
Rank 189 160 180
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.45% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 5
Median salary £34,250 £28,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.32% -11.81%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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
3558 3091 3805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.87% 96.08% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3067 2584 3286
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £36,000 -
Salford - 1 £32,500 -
Support Specialist
North West

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Pega
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Veeam
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) POSIX
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) HPUX
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) AWK
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Korn
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Pega
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam
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