The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 101 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 19 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.03% 1.09% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.15% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 24
Average salary £26,500 £22,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,800 £18,965
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,400 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.12%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1766 1830 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.72% 94.87% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1438 1491
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
IT Support
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington -18 6 £26,000 +44.44%
Chester +16 5 £27,000 +3.84%
Crewe - 4 £20,000 - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) IIS
2 12 (36.36%) Citrix
3 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) MS Office
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
6 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
7 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
7 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) LAN
9 5 (15.15%) WAN
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (12.12%) HP
10 4 (12.12%) Linux
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco
10 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
11 3 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (9.09%) VMware Server

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 12 (36.36%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.09%) Site Server
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) GroupWise
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) LAN
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) UNIX
8 1 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (3.03%) Debian
8 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) ERP
3 2 (6.06%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Web Design
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) CCNA
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Citrix
1 12 (36.36%) VMware
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) Epicor
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago