The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
North West / Manchester
Rank 196 157 159
Rank change year-on-year -39 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 9 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.66% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.68% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 22
Median salary £24,000 £35,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.42% +19.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £43,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £29,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year -6.89% -4.91%  

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 3763 3237 3587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.71% 97.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3142 2693 2933
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +7.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £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%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Manchester

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Manchester

Technical Support
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Salford -11 1 £22,000 -45.00%
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Technical Support 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) Citrix
6 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
6 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) iPad
6 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
8 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
8 5 (21.74%) SAN
8 5 (21.74%) Intel Security
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (8.70%) GitHub
10 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
10 2 (8.70%) Ruby
10 2 (8.70%) MySQL
10 2 (8.70%) ITIL
10 2 (8.70%) MS Office
10 2 (8.70%) Perl

Technical Support 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 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Firebug
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) iPad
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.35%) DevOps
2 1 (4.35%) ERP
2 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Presales
2 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) MDaemon
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Intel Security
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Samsung
6 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
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