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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 182 175 188
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.36% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.37% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Median salary £42,500 £31,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -31.11%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
3522 3470 3824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.56% 96.77% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2992 2876 3111
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bolton - 2 - -
Stockport - 1 £47,500 -
Support Specialist
North West

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Pega
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds