The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
North West / Manchester
Rank 193 149 173
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 12 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.92% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.95% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 14
Median salary £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,200 £28,800
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.12%

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
3639 3168 3781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.78% 96.88% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 2616 3206
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +7 5 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Cheadle - 2 £21,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £27,000 -
Bury - 1 £24,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £25,000 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 28 (51.85%) Windows 7
5 26 (48.15%) MS Exchange
6 23 (42.59%) Cisco
7 21 (38.89%) ITIL
8 20 (37.04%) Windows Server
9 18 (33.33%) VMware
10 17 (31.48%) CMDB
11 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (29.63%) Terminal Services
12 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (27.78%) Hyper-V
13 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
14 12 (22.22%) VoIP
14 12 (22.22%) Office 365
15 11 (20.37%) DNS
15 11 (20.37%) MS Office
16 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
16 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 7 (12.96%) WAN
18 7 (12.96%) DHCP
18 7 (12.96%) Finance
18 7 (12.96%) Firewall
18 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
19 6 (11.11%) MCITP
19 6 (11.11%) LAN

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (48.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) VoIP
2 11 (20.37%) DNS
3 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.96%) DHCP
4 7 (12.96%) Firewall
4 7 (12.96%) WAN
5 6 (11.11%) LAN
6 5 (9.26%) VPN
7 4 (7.41%) BIG-IP
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.41%) MPLS
7 4 (7.41%) VLAN
7 4 (7.41%) Wireless
8 2 (3.70%) Broadband
8 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.70%) NAS
8 2 (3.70%) SAN
9 1 (1.85%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) FileMaker
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) CMDB
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.70%) iPad
2 2 (3.70%) iPhone
2 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Windows 7
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) Linux
9 1 (1.85%) AIX
9 1 (1.85%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) CRM
3 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.26%) Service Management
4 3 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.70%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.70%) High Availability
5 2 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.85%) Change Control
6 1 (1.85%) Change Management
6 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.85%) Presales
6 1 (1.85%) Server Building
6 1 (1.85%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (1.85%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) MCITP
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
3 4 (7.41%) MCTS
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.63%) Terminal Services
2 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) Cisco
3 18 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) F5
4 4 (7.41%) Meraki
5 2 (3.70%) Apple
5 2 (3.70%) Remedy
5 2 (3.70%) Sage
5 2 (3.70%) Symantec
5 2 (3.70%) Veeam
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
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Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale
CCS IT Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + bonus + on call + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Local World
Posted: 25 days ago