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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 165 178 156
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 22 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 0.16% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.17% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 21
Average salary £22,500 £20,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £18,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £20,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +1.11%
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
3962 3531 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 94.34% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3052 3226
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 24 October 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Manchester

Support Technician
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 Technician within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 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 - 4 - -
Stockport - 2 £28,500 -
Wigan -4 1 £20,500 +13.88%
Bolton - 1 £20,000 - 1
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) MS Office
4 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
4 9 (32.14%) VMware
5 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) VB
8 5 (17.86%) .NET
8 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
8 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.29%) Degree
9 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (14.29%) SYSPRO
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 4 (14.29%) ERP
9 4 (14.29%) XML
9 4 (14.29%) XSL
9 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 4 (14.29%) VBA

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
1 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.29%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) XSL
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) WF
4 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
4 1 (3.57%) EDIFACT
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Photography
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ERP
1 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.57%) Web Development
3 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) VB
3 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 4 (14.29%) VBA
3 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCA
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) SYSPRO
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Google
6 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.57%) Draytek
6 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.57%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.57%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Progress
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
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