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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 167 176 165
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 13 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.13% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.14% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 22
Average salary £27,000 £19,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,589 £17,100 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £20,300 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.22%
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
3871 3567 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.12% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3233 3108 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Salford - 4 - -
Stockport - 1 £22,000 -
Bolton - 1 £20,000 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (52.17%) Windows
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) MS Office
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
3 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
5 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (17.39%) SYSPRO
6 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) IBM
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) SLA
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) Broadband
6 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
6 4 (17.39%) ERP

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) Broadband
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) ADSL
3 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Military
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) XSL
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) WCF
3 3 (13.04%) WF
3 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Photography
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ERP
1 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Line Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
2 4 (17.39%) VBScript
2 4 (17.39%) VB
2 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
2 4 (17.39%) VBA
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCA
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) OpenView
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) SYSPRO
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.35%) Draytek
6 1 (4.35%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
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