Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Support Technician
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 234 218
Rank change year-on-year -30 -16 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 24 55 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.75% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 53 36
Manchester median annual salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £17,950 £18,600 £17,938
90th Percentile £27,400 £35,750 £45,000
North West median annual salary £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 7724 7302 7232
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 97.45% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6413 6271 6025
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 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician 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 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Support Technician in Manchester

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Technician in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Technician 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -23 4 £26,500 +8.16%
Altrincham -9 3 - -
Wigan -5 2 £22,500 +11.11%
Sale +8 1 £35,000 +60.92%
Salford -5 1 £22,500 -40.79%
Cheadle -10 1 £18,500 -32.73%
Support Technician
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) Driving Licence
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.67%) CMDB
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) LAN
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
8 3 (12.50%) IIS
8 3 (12.50%) MCSE
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Mac OS
8 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.50%) User Experience
9 2 (8.33%) GitHub
9 2 (8.33%) Windows 8

Support Technician 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) WordPress
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) G Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.17%) German Language
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Driving Licence
2 4 (16.67%) CMDB
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Ticket Management
4 1 (4.17%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Siebel