The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 63 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 35 39 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.97% 2.40% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.46% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 29
Median salary £19,500 £23,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.21% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £45,000 £27,200
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,514 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% -1.94%
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
1151 1583 1852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.71% 97.30% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1356 1525
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured IT Support in the job title.

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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 10 £19,000 - 1
Northwich - 7 £19,000 - 1
Crewe - 5 £19,000 - 1
Nantwich - 5 £20,000 -
Macclesfield -17 3 £27,500 +30.95%
Ellesmere Port - 3 £45,000 -
Chester +18 2 £24,750 -45.00%
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 39 (65.00%) Windows
3 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
4 23 (38.33%) MS Exchange
4 23 (38.33%) Windows Server
5 21 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 20 (33.33%) ITIL
7 18 (30.00%) MS Office
7 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 14 (23.33%) Finance
8 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (21.67%) Windows 8
10 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (20.00%) Service Management
11 10 (16.67%) ITSM
11 10 (16.67%) MCP
11 10 (16.67%) Office 365
12 9 (15.00%) MCSE
12 9 (15.00%) MCSA
12 9 (15.00%) DHCP
12 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
12 9 (15.00%) DNS
12 9 (15.00%) SLA
12 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (13.33%) Citrix
13 8 (13.33%) Mac OS X
13 8 (13.33%) Apple

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (38.33%) MS Exchange
2 21 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (30.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Line 50
1 2 (3.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) DHCP
1 9 (15.00%) DNS
1 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.33%) Firewall
3 7 (11.67%) VPN
4 4 (6.67%) Internet
4 4 (6.67%) LAN
4 4 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (5.00%) Broadband
5 3 (5.00%) SAN
5 3 (5.00%) VoIP
5 3 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (3.33%) PABX
6 2 (3.33%) Skype
6 2 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (1.67%) FTP
7 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Power BI
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.67%) Ajax
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) JSON
3 1 (1.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) EPoS
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.33%) PMI
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) Life Science
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Statistics
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server
3 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (21.67%) Windows 8
7 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (13.33%) Mac OS X
9 7 (11.67%) Linux
9 7 (11.67%) Unix
10 3 (5.00%) Android
10 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Service Management
3 10 (16.67%) ITSM
4 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) Coaching
6 3 (5.00%) CRM
6 3 (5.00%) Document Management
6 3 (5.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (1.67%) Content Management
8 1 (1.67%) DevOps
8 1 (1.67%) High Availability
8 1 (1.67%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (1.67%) Line Management
8 1 (1.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.67%) Project Management
8 1 (1.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) C#
2 1 (1.67%) C++
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) MCP
2 9 (15.00%) MCSA
2 9 (15.00%) MCSE
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (13.33%) MCITP
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Apple
2 8 (13.33%) Citrix
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) Dell
5 3 (5.00%) Samsung
6 2 (3.33%) Mitel
6 2 (3.33%) Sage
6 2 (3.33%) Siemens
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) Avaya
7 1 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Intel
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