The median annual salary for an IT Support was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Support
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 138 135
Rank change year-on-year -38 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 39 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.93% 1.23% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.25% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 34
Median salary £23,000 £26,750 £25,088
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.01% +6.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £18,400 £17,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,550 £38,297
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Manchester

IT Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Manchester

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Manchester

IT 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 IT Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 -17 3 £35,000 -24.32% 2
Altrincham -6 2 £26,500 +51.42% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £19,000 -
Bolton - 1 - -
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 56 (70.89%) Windows
2 45 (56.96%) Microsoft
3 42 (53.16%) Active Directory
4 36 (45.57%) Windows Server
5 24 (30.38%) ITIL
5 24 (30.38%) Office 365
6 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
7 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (24.05%) VMware
8 19 (24.05%) Driving Licence
8 19 (24.05%) Hyper-V
9 17 (21.52%) Firewall
9 17 (21.52%) LAN
10 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (18.99%) WAN
12 14 (17.72%) Dell
12 14 (17.72%) PowerShell
13 13 (16.46%) HP
14 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
15 11 (13.92%) Windows 10
15 11 (13.92%) SaaS
15 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (13.92%) WSUS
15 11 (13.92%) Degree
16 10 (12.66%) Clustering
16 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (12.66%) DNS
16 10 (12.66%) IIS
16 10 (12.66%) VBScript

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.66%) IIS
4 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.38%) Office 365
2 11 (13.92%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) G Suite
3 2 (2.53%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) Firewall
1 17 (21.52%) LAN
2 15 (18.99%) WAN
3 10 (12.66%) DNS
4 9 (11.39%) DHCP
4 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.86%) VPN
6 3 (3.80%) Internet
6 3 (3.80%) SAN
7 2 (2.53%) VLAN
7 2 (2.53%) VoIP
8 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.27%) Skype
8 1 (1.27%) Telepresence
8 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Big Data
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Firebug
General
1 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 3 (3.80%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.80%) Law
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) CSS
1 2 (2.53%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Driving Licence
2 10 (12.66%) Clustering
3 8 (10.13%) iPad
4 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) EPoS
6 2 (2.53%) User Experience
7 1 (1.27%) CMDB
7 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (70.89%) Windows
2 36 (45.57%) Windows Server
3 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.92%) Windows 10
5 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.39%) Linux
7 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.33%) Unix
10 3 (3.80%) AIX
10 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) ITIL
2 8 (10.13%) Service Management
3 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.59%) Time Management
4 5 (6.33%) Project Management
5 4 (5.06%) People Management
5 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (3.80%) Case Management
6 3 (3.80%) Change Management
6 3 (3.80%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.80%) Hardware Maintenance
6 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.53%) Logistics
7 2 (2.53%) Network Management
7 2 (2.53%) Process Management
7 2 (2.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.66%) VBScript
3 8 (10.13%) SQL
4 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) C
6 1 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.13%) MCSE
4 5 (6.33%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.80%) MCSA
6 2 (2.53%) CCNA
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.53%) MCITP
6 2 (2.53%) RHCT
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.27%) HND
7 1 (1.27%) MCTS
7 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (53.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.05%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.27%) MDaemon
5 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
5 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) WSUS
2 10 (12.66%) SCCM
3 3 (3.80%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.27%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 45 (56.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.05%) VMware
3 14 (17.72%) Dell
4 13 (16.46%) HP
5 8 (10.13%) Cisco
6 7 (8.86%) Citrix
7 4 (5.06%) Symantec
8 2 (2.53%) Apple
8 2 (2.53%) EqualLogic
8 2 (2.53%) Google
9 1 (1.27%) Avaya
9 1 (1.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) Juniper
9 1 (1.27%) Northgate
9 1 (1.27%) Peregrine
9 1 (1.27%) Samsung
9 1 (1.27%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.27%) Sun
9 1 (1.27%) Veeam
9 1 (1.27%) Wonderware
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