The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
North West / Manchester
Rank 190 152 174
Rank change year-on-year -38 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 9 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.89% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.91% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 9
Median salary £21,000 £22,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £24,100 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year - -2.12%  

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 3764 3290 3613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.89% 97.54% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2733 2963
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 March 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
Cheadle +9 4 £21,000 -8.69%
Stockport -2 1 £17,500 -22.22% 5
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 42 (79.25%) Windows
2 41 (77.36%) Active Directory
3 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
4 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
5 25 (47.17%) MS Exchange
6 22 (41.51%) Cisco
7 20 (37.74%) ITIL
8 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
9 17 (32.08%) VMware
10 16 (30.19%) CMDB
11 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (26.42%) Hyper-V
12 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (24.53%) Terminal Services
13 13 (24.53%) MS Office
14 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
14 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (20.75%) Office 365
15 11 (20.75%) DNS
15 11 (20.75%) VoIP
16 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
16 9 (16.98%) SLA
16 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
16 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
17 8 (15.09%) WAN
17 8 (15.09%) DHCP
18 7 (13.21%) LAN
18 7 (13.21%) Service Management
18 7 (13.21%) Firewall

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related 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 25 (47.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Office
2 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) DNS
1 11 (20.75%) VoIP
2 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
3 8 (15.09%) DHCP
3 8 (15.09%) WAN
4 7 (13.21%) Firewall
4 7 (13.21%) LAN
5 4 (7.55%) VPN
6 3 (5.66%) BIG-IP
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.66%) MPLS
6 3 (5.66%) VLAN
6 3 (5.66%) Wireless
7 2 (3.77%) ADSL
7 2 (3.77%) Broadband
7 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.77%) NAS
7 2 (3.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) FileMaker
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) CMDB
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.77%) iPad
2 2 (3.77%) iPhone
2 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (79.25%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
3 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
4 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
7 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.77%) Linux
9 1 (1.89%) AIX
9 1 (1.89%) Unix
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) Service Management
3 5 (9.43%) CRM
3 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.66%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.77%) Fault Management
6 2 (3.77%) High Availability
6 2 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.89%) Change Control
7 1 (1.89%) Change Management
7 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.89%) IT Strategy
7 1 (1.89%) Server Building
7 1 (1.89%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (1.89%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.43%) MCITP
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.66%) MCSA
5 3 (5.66%) MCSE
5 3 (5.66%) MCTS
5 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (77.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (26.42%) Hyper-V
4 13 (24.53%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.55%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) Cisco
3 17 (32.08%) VMware
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) F5
5 3 (5.66%) Meraki
6 2 (3.77%) Apple
6 2 (3.77%) Remedy
6 2 (3.77%) Sage
6 2 (3.77%) Symantec
6 2 (3.77%) Veeam
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Panasonic
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
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