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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 145 185 180
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 35 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 8
Average salary £24,000 £26,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,973 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -
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
3411 3782 3907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.20% 94.53% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3113 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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
Stockport - 6 £22,500 - 3
Cheadle - 2 £24,000 -
Wigan - 2 £24,000 - 1
Sale - 1 £18,500 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.50%) Office 365
5 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
5 7 (17.50%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (17.50%) Data Mining
6 6 (15.00%) MS Office
6 6 (15.00%) Finance
6 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (12.50%) IronPort
7 5 (12.50%) Banking
7 5 (12.50%) Retail
7 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) LAN
7 5 (12.50%) SLA
7 5 (12.50%) RightFax
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (10.00%) Broadband
8 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.00%) WAN
8 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (7.50%) Wireless
9 3 (7.50%) Data Security
9 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (7.50%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (7.50%) CCTV

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Google Drive
2 1 (2.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (10.00%) Broadband
2 4 (10.00%) WAN
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) ADSL
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) Wireless
3 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.50%) MPLS
5 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.50%) Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
2 3 (7.50%) CCTV
2 3 (7.50%) Social Media
3 2 (5.00%) iPhone
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.50%) Data Security
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Business Development
3 3 (7.50%) Coaching
4 2 (5.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.00%) CRM
4 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.50%) ERP
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) IronPort
3 5 (12.50%) RightFax
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Dell
4 2 (5.00%) EMC
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Apple
5 1 (2.50%) Sage
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee
5 1 (2.50%) Google
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