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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 141 173 179
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 30 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.93% 0.51% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.52% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 7
Average salary £20,750 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £23,118
10% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -2.08%
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
3100 3817 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.48% 96.51% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2562 3260 3148
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 13 February 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
(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 +11 7 £20,000 -
Bolton - 5 £20,000 -
Stockport - 3 £22,500 - 1
Sale - 2 £22,000 -
Wigan - 1 £20,000 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
4 20 (44.44%) LAN
5 19 (42.22%) WAN
6 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
7 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
8 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (24.44%) MS Office
10 11 (24.44%) ITIL
10 11 (24.44%) VPN
10 11 (24.44%) SLA
11 10 (22.22%) VMware
12 9 (20.00%) Dell
13 8 (17.78%) DNS
13 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
13 8 (17.78%) DHCP
13 8 (17.78%) Finance
13 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (15.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (15.56%) Degree
14 7 (15.56%) IronPort
14 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (15.56%) SYSPRO
14 7 (15.56%) RightFax
14 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
14 7 (15.56%) FTP

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Office
2 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) LAN
2 19 (42.22%) WAN
3 11 (24.44%) VPN
4 8 (17.78%) DHCP
4 8 (17.78%) DNS
4 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.56%) FTP
5 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.89%) Firewall
7 3 (6.67%) Broadband
8 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (4.44%) VLAN
8 2 (4.44%) VoIP
9 1 (2.22%) Internet
9 1 (2.22%) NAS
9 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Law
5 2 (4.44%) Legal
6 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.67%) CMDB
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.22%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.44%) Android
7 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.89%) Email Filtering
3 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (8.89%) Web Filtering
4 2 (4.44%) BCP
4 2 (4.44%) Case Management
4 2 (4.44%) CRM
4 2 (4.44%) Information Security
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.22%) CAD
5 1 (2.22%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
1 7 (15.56%) MCP
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Dell
4 7 (15.56%) IronPort
4 7 (15.56%) RightFax
4 7 (15.56%) SYSPRO
5 6 (13.33%) Intel Security
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco
6 4 (8.89%) Citrix
7 3 (6.67%) Avaya
7 3 (6.67%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) GFI Software
8 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) Sophos
8 1 (2.22%) Sun
8 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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