Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 235 228
Rank change year-on-year -37 -7 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 17 54 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.72% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.74% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 51 42
Manchester median annual salary £22,500 £24,000 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £18,300 £19,000 £18,775
90th Percentile £26,500 £37,500 £27,325
North West median annual salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% -2.22%

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 7,121 7,295 6,774
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.16% 97.02% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5,947 6,234 5,615
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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
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 19 February 2018. 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 -12 6 £23,750 -13.64%
Wigan 0 1 - - 1
Altrincham -2 1 - -
Cheadle -8 1 £18,500 -11.90%
Support Technician
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) User Experience
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Hardware Maintenance
6 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
7 3 (17.65%) Software Distribution
7 3 (17.65%) Office 365
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
7 3 (17.65%) Change Control
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) Apple
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery Management
8 2 (11.76%) DBS Check
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) JIRA
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (11.76%) SCCM
8 2 (11.76%) WordPress
8 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
8 2 (11.76%) TeamCity

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 2 (11.76%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.88%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery Management
3 3 (17.65%) Software Distribution
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DBS Check
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Siebel