Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Support Specialist
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 279 260
Rank change year-on-year -7 -19 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 9 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 14
Manchester median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% -1.52% +15.79%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,125 £27,113
90th Percentile £37,325 £37,375 £36,675
North West median annual salary £38,250 £29,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +29.66% -10.61% -5.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7744 7174 7198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.42% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6439 6158 5993
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Support Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Manchester

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Support Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Sun
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) A+ Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Test Management
1 5 (55.56%) Transition Management
1 5 (55.56%) Xerox
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) TeamSite
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) Extranet
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Business One
3 2 (22.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 2 (22.22%) Infor
3 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365

Support Specialist 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Infor CloudSuite
1 2 (22.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Extranet
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Power BI
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
1 5 (55.56%) Test Management
1 5 (55.56%) Transition Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) A+ Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Sun
1 5 (55.56%) Xerox
2 2 (22.22%) Infor
2 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware