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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 180 179 180
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 15
Average salary £19,500 £22,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,500 £20,800
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
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
3540 3815 3986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.60% 94.78% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2879 3176 3451
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) MS Office
4 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.00%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (14.29%) SYSPRO
8 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 4 (14.29%) ERP
8 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.29%) SLA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) XML
8 4 (14.29%) XSL
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 4 (14.29%) VBScript
8 4 (14.29%) VB
8 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
8 4 (14.29%) VBA

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Drupal
2 2 (7.14%) WordPress
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) Moodle
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Office
2 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) VLAN
4 2 (7.14%) MPLS
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.57%) ADSL
5 1 (3.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.29%) Legal
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) XML
1 4 (14.29%) XSL
1 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) ERP
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) Document Management
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
1 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 4 (14.29%) VBScript
1 4 (14.29%) VB
1 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
1 4 (14.29%) VBA
2 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) SYSPRO
3 3 (10.71%) McAfee
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
VCG Connect
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago