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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 167 176 177
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 14 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 12
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £24,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +11.62%
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
3694 3597 3848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.35% 94.46% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3108 3068 3325
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
Oldham - 1 £25,000 -
Salford - 1 - -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) MS Office
4 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
4 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
5 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.42%) VMware
7 7 (18.42%) LAN
7 7 (18.42%) WAN
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco
8 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.16%) Dell
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 5 (13.16%) VB
9 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.16%) DNS
10 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.53%) SLA
10 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.53%) ERP
10 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
10 4 (10.53%) VBA
10 4 (10.53%) .NET
10 4 (10.53%) T-SQL

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Drupal
3 2 (5.26%) WordPress
3 2 (5.26%) nginx
3 2 (5.26%) Moodle
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Office
2 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) LAN
1 7 (18.42%) WAN
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) MPLS
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 4 (10.53%) Legal
1 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) XML
1 4 (10.53%) XSL
1 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.63%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.53%) ERP
3 3 (7.89%) Document Management
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.63%) Web Development
4 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.63%) Line Management
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
1 5 (13.16%) VB
2 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
2 4 (10.53%) VBA
2 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 4 (10.53%) VBScript
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) Dell
5 4 (10.53%) SYSPRO
6 3 (7.89%) McAfee
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 2 (5.26%) Google
7 2 (5.26%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.63%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) Draytek
8 1 (2.63%) Mitel
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) Progress
Bolton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Staff Discount
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £18k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago