The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Technician
Rank 115 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.32% - 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £24,500 - £18,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +4.65%
IT 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
1762 1465 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.22% 93.73% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1129 1539
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 £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IT Support Technician
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Support Technician Salary Trend in Cheshire

IT Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Technician across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

IT Support Technician Salary Histogram in Cheshire

IT Support Technician
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £22,500 - 1
IT Support Technician
North West

IT Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support Technician in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Android
5 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) MCSA
7 1 (12.50%) MCP
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) Security Management
7 1 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Server

IT Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago