The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 177 155 172
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 14 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.81% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.85% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 30
Median salary £30,000 £32,350 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.26% +19.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £20,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £43,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -8.33%
Technical Support
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
3649 3424 4053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.23% 95.64% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3205 2824 3454
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Manchester region.

Technical Support Salary Trend in Manchester

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Manchester

Technical Support
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 1 £30,000 -
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Technical Support 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 10 (40.00%) Windows
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 4 (16.00%) GitHub
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Firewall
6 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) Presales
7 3 (12.00%) LAN
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) Python
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) Perl
7 3 (12.00%) PHP
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.00%) MS Office
7 3 (12.00%) Advertising
7 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef

Technical Support 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) ADSL
3 2 (8.00%) Broadband
3 2 (8.00%) CTI
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) iPad
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (4.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (4.00%) Informatics
4 1 (4.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.00%) CentOS
8 1 (4.00%) Debian
8 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Presales
2 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) DevOps
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Product Management
3 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) MCTS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Apple
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Mitel
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Draytek
6 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.00%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam
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