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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 63 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
+36 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 38 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.96% 1.64% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 1.70% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 19
Average salary £22,000 £24,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £17,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,356 £30,400 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1226 1769 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.63% 96.51% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1428 1157
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +5 17 £22,000 +15.78% 1
Runcorn +9 3 £24,000 -4.00%
Crewe - 2 £34,250 - 1
Nantwich - 2 £22,750 - 1
Widnes - 2 £27,500 -
Macclesfield +21 1 £25,000 -1.96%
Wilmslow - 1 £16,500 - 1
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 61 (78.21%) Windows
2 48 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 47 (60.26%) Microsoft
4 40 (51.28%) MS Office
5 36 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 36 (46.15%) Windows 7
6 33 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 33 (42.31%) MS Excel
7 32 (41.03%) VMware
8 31 (39.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (39.74%) Windows Server
8 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (37.18%) Cisco
10 28 (35.90%) DNS
11 26 (33.33%) DHCP
11 26 (33.33%) CCNA
11 26 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (33.33%) Windows XP
11 26 (33.33%) MCP
11 26 (33.33%) MCITP
11 26 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (30.77%) Hyper-V
13 23 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (29.49%) MCSA
14 22 (28.21%) MCSE
14 22 (28.21%) VPN
14 22 (28.21%) MCTS
15 9 (11.54%) ITIL

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 36 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 26 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.41%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.56%) MS Project Server
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (51.28%) MS Office
2 33 (42.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.56%) MS Project
5 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 28 (35.90%) DNS
3 26 (33.33%) DHCP
4 22 (28.21%) VPN
5 6 (7.69%) LAN
6 4 (5.13%) Firewall
7 3 (3.85%) SAN
7 3 (3.85%) VoIP
7 3 (3.85%) Wireless
8 2 (2.56%) ADSL
8 2 (2.56%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) VLAN
9 1 (1.28%) Intranet
9 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.28%) Network Security
9 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) MS Access
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (6.41%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
1 3 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Driving Licence
1 5 (6.41%) Fat Client
1 5 (6.41%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Life Science
2 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.85%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Statistics
3 1 (1.28%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (78.21%) Windows
2 36 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 31 (39.74%) Windows Server
3 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.97%) Unix
6 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Linux
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.54%) ITIL
2 5 (6.41%) ITIL V3
3 4 (5.13%) Change Management
3 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (5.13%) CRM
3 4 (5.13%) High Availability
3 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
3 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.85%) Line Management
4 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (3.85%) Programme Office Management
4 3 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.56%) ERP
5 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.56%) Service Management
5 2 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) Java
1 4 (5.13%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.28%) R
3 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (33.33%) CCNA
2 26 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (33.33%) MCITP
2 26 (33.33%) MCP
3 23 (29.49%) MCSA
4 22 (28.21%) MCSE
4 22 (28.21%) MCTS
5 4 (5.13%) HND
5 4 (5.13%) MCDST
6 3 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 26 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) XenApp
4 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (60.26%) Microsoft
2 32 (41.03%) VMware
3 29 (37.18%) Cisco
4 5 (6.41%) Lotus
5 4 (5.13%) Citrix
5 4 (5.13%) Intel
6 3 (3.85%) CommVault
6 3 (3.85%) IBM
6 3 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (3.85%) NetApp
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.28%) Apple
7 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.28%) Sage
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