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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Technician
Rank 127 123 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.058% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.061% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £21,750 £18,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £18,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £18,000 £24,800
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.17%
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
1772 1641 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.48% 94.80% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1342 1621
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 £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
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%

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
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 21 November 2014. 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 - 1 £20,500 -
Winsford - 1 £23,000 -
IT Support Technician
North West

IT Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) Avaya
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Android
5 3 (42.86%) iPhone
5 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) SAP
5 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (42.86%) Lync
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) XenApp
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (14.29%) vSphere
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) ADSL
7 1 (14.29%) LAN
7 1 (14.29%) VoIP
7 1 (14.29%) SQL

IT Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Avaya
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: 5 days ago