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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 98 106 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 27 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.51% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.80% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 18
Average salary £25,000 £23,980 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
UK excluding London average salary £24,250 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1715 1622 2214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.65% 94.58% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1325 1949
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -12 16 £23,500 -1.01% 1
Runcorn +4 5 £25,000 +4.25%
Knutsford +4 2 - -
Chester 0 1 £21,500 -10.34% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £30,000 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) MS Office
3 21 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 16 (35.56%) VPN
6 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
6 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
7 15 (33.33%) Linux
7 15 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
9 13 (28.89%) VMware
10 12 (26.67%) DHCP
10 12 (26.67%) DNS
10 12 (26.67%) UNIX
11 10 (22.22%) IIS
11 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (20.00%) MCTS
12 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (20.00%) MCITP
12 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (20.00%) MCP
12 9 (20.00%) MCSE
12 9 (20.00%) MCSA
13 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
14 7 (15.56%) Citrix
14 7 (15.56%) SQL Server

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) IIS
3 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.67%) Site Server
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.67%) Lync
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) MS Office
2 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (35.56%) VPN
3 12 (26.67%) DHCP
3 12 (26.67%) DNS
4 7 (15.56%) WAN
4 7 (15.56%) LAN
5 4 (8.89%) Firewall
5 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.44%) NAS
6 2 (4.44%) SAN
7 1 (2.22%) ADSL
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (33.33%) Linux
4 15 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (26.67%) UNIX
6 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.67%) Android
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.22%) Debian
9 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) Data Security
5 1 (2.22%) ERP
5 1 (2.22%) CRM
5 1 (2.22%) Online Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) MCTS
2 9 (20.00%) MCITP
2 9 (20.00%) MCP
2 9 (20.00%) MCSE
2 9 (20.00%) MCSA
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Citrix
4 6 (13.33%) HP
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco
6 3 (6.67%) Dell
6 3 (6.67%) Avaya
6 3 (6.67%) Juniper
6 3 (6.67%) Apple
6 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (6.67%) SAP
6 3 (6.67%) ProCurve
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) Epicor
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Free Gym, PS4 Room, Pool Tables
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Use of pool car
Posted: 5 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Includes Car/Allowance+bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Frodsham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago