The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 102 104 124
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 18 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 0.76% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.81% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 13
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,750 £16,650
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
IT Support
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
1692 1480 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.16% 93.97% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1128 1444
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Cheshire

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Cheshire

IT Support
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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 +17 8 £28,000 +7.69%
Runcorn - 3 £25,000 - 1
Chester +12 1 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Macclesfield - 1 £21,500 - 2
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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

1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (33.33%) LAN
6 13 (33.33%) WAN
7 12 (30.77%) Citrix
7 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 12 (30.77%) ITIL
8 11 (28.21%) MS Office
8 11 (28.21%) Windows XP
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (23.08%) VMware
10 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
11 8 (20.51%) MCSA
12 7 (17.95%) Degree
12 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
12 7 (17.95%) VPN
12 7 (17.95%) SLA
13 6 (15.38%) MCSE
13 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
14 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (12.82%) Cisco
14 5 (12.82%) SQL
14 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
14 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (10.26%) Firewall
15 4 (10.26%) Oracle

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (28.21%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) LAN
1 13 (33.33%) WAN
2 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) VPN
4 4 (10.26%) DNS
4 4 (10.26%) DHCP
4 4 (10.26%) Firewall
5 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) Broadband
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.13%) Back Office
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) EPoS
1 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) Windows XP
5 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
8 4 (10.26%) Android
9 1 (2.56%) UNIX
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.69%) Security Management
3 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
5 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.51%) MCSA
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
4 6 (15.38%) MCSE
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (7.69%) HND
6 2 (5.13%) MCP
6 2 (5.13%) MCITP
7 1 (2.56%) VCP4
7 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.56%) MCTS
7 1 (2.56%) CCNP
7 1 (2.56%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Citrix
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) Capita
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Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: £23k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + Use of pool car
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 27 days ago