The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 183 178 174
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 9 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.25% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 17
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,566 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £21,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £23,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.97%
Support Technician
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
3649 3828 3913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.65% 94.94% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 3201 3397
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Manchester

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Manchester

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) MS Office
4 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
5 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
6 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (19.35%) LAN
9 6 (19.35%) WAN
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) VB
10 5 (16.13%) Dell
10 5 (16.13%) VMware
10 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.90%) Degree
11 4 (12.90%) SCCM
11 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (12.90%) SYSPRO
11 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.90%) Legal
11 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
11 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
11 4 (12.90%) VBA
11 4 (12.90%) .NET

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Drupal
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
2 2 (6.45%) nginx
2 2 (6.45%) Moodle
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Office
2 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
1 6 (19.35%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.45%) VLAN
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.45%) MPLS
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
1 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XML
1 4 (12.90%) XSL
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
1 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.23%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) ERP
2 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) Document Management
4 1 (3.23%) Web Development
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
1 5 (16.13%) VB
2 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
2 4 (12.90%) VBA
2 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
2 4 (12.90%) VBScript
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) Dell
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) SYSPRO
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) McAfee
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.23%) Mitel
7 1 (3.23%) Progress
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
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