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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
North West / Manchester
Rank 187 150 152
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 13 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.81% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 31
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £43,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%

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
3684 3218 3823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.72% 97.02% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3089 2659 3238
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 £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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
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 23 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
Salford -3 1 £22,000 -45.00%
Stockport - 1 £30,000 -
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (29.17%) iPad
5 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
6 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
6 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) Perl
8 3 (12.50%) PHP
8 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) Python
8 3 (12.50%) Advertising
8 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 3 (12.50%) GitHub
8 3 (12.50%) Ruby
8 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Firebug
General
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) iPad
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (8.33%) DevOps
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (4.17%) ERP
2 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.17%) Presales
2 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
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