The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 173 179 161
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 6 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 17
Average salary £26,250 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,973 £18,600 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +2.17%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3690 3973 3628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.42% 94.98% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3031 3445 3208
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
North West

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 22 July 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Manchester

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) SLA
6 5 (27.78%) LAN
6 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) XenApp
6 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) XenServer
7 4 (22.22%) Advertising
7 4 (22.22%) MCITP
7 4 (22.22%) Broadband
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco
7 4 (22.22%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) IBM
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) Remedy
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) ADSL
8 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) C#

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) Broadband
4 3 (16.67%) ADSL
4 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 3 (16.67%) WCF
1 3 (16.67%) WF
1 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Photography
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCA
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 5 (27.78%) XenApp
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (22.22%) XenServer
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
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