The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Technician
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.052% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £16,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £18,000 £17,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
1st Line Support Technician
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1779 1619 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.73% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1303 1859
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

1st Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Technician in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

1st Line Support Technician
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Technician across the Cheshire region.

1st Line Support Technician Salary Trend in Cheshire

1st Line Support Technician
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Technician in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office

1st Line Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware