The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 163 161
Rank change year-on-year -32 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 20 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.47% 0.52% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.53% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 19
Median salary £23,250 £20,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -  

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 4124 3388 3249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.86% 98.12% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3531 2916 2705
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%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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 -7 11 £26,500 +17.77% 1
Cheadle - 1 £21,000 -
Salford - 1 £22,500 -
Support Technician
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 24 (82.76%) Windows
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) ITIL
4 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
4 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (44.83%) Cisco
6 12 (41.38%) CMDB
7 9 (31.03%) Windows 8
8 8 (27.59%) SLA
9 7 (24.14%) Terminal Services
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (17.24%) Citrix
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (17.24%) Apple
10 5 (17.24%) Service Management
10 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.24%) Terminal Server
10 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (13.79%) Change Control
11 4 (13.79%) Software Distribution
11 4 (13.79%) User Experience
11 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
11 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery Management
11 4 (13.79%) VMware
11 4 (13.79%) Time Management
11 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
11 4 (13.79%) WAN
11 4 (13.79%) SQL

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 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) ADSL
2 2 (6.90%) Broadband
2 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.90%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) FileMaker
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) CMDB
2 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) EPoS
4 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
3 9 (31.03%) Windows 8
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Change Control
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery Management
3 4 (13.79%) Software Distribution
3 4 (13.79%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) Fault Management
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Presales
5 1 (3.45%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Master's Degree
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) Terminal Services
3 5 (17.24%) Terminal Server
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Apple
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Panasonic
5 1 (3.45%) Sage
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