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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
North West / Cheshire
Rank 66 67 96
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 21 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.11% 2.90% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 3.04% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 31
Median salary £20,500 £22,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% -10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,845
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%

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
964 1251 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.69% 95.35% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 780 1083 1434
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington +2 10 £19,000 -13.63% 1
Chester +4 3 £24,500 -5.76% 2
Runcorn -5 1 £19,000 -20.83%
Crewe -10 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £17,000 -
Northwich - 1 £19,000 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.21%) MS Office
4 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 20 (34.48%) Windows 8
5 17 (29.31%) Windows Server
6 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
7 14 (24.14%) Office 365
8 13 (22.41%) MS Exchange
9 12 (20.69%) Intel
9 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (18.97%) Fat Client
10 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (18.97%) Thin Client
10 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
10 11 (18.97%) DHCP
10 11 (18.97%) DNS
11 10 (17.24%) ITIL
11 10 (17.24%) Firewall
11 10 (17.24%) VMware
12 9 (15.52%) MCP
12 9 (15.52%) MCSA
12 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (13.79%) Sage
13 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
13 8 (13.79%) Linux
13 8 (13.79%) MCSE
13 8 (13.79%) MCITP
13 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013

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 13 (22.41%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.62%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Office
2 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Line 50
1 5 (8.62%) Sage X3
2 2 (3.45%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Office 365
2 5 (8.62%) OneDrive
3 3 (5.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) DHCP
1 11 (18.97%) DNS
2 10 (17.24%) Firewall
3 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.34%) VoIP
5 5 (8.62%) Skype
6 3 (5.17%) Internet
6 3 (5.17%) SAN
6 3 (5.17%) VLAN
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.45%) LAN
7 2 (3.45%) VPN
7 2 (3.45%) WAN
8 1 (1.72%) FTP
8 1 (1.72%) Intranet
8 1 (1.72%) PABX
8 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.72%) Wireless
8 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Power BI
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Fat Client
1 11 (18.97%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.45%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows 8
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server
4 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (13.79%) Linux
8 7 (12.07%) Mac OS X
9 6 (10.34%) Android
9 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
10 5 (8.62%) Windows 10
11 3 (5.17%) Unix
12 1 (1.72%) CentOS
12 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
3 5 (8.62%) CRM
4 4 (6.90%) Data Extraction
4 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.17%) ERP
5 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.45%) Security Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Service Management
6 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.72%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.72%) DevOps
7 1 (1.72%) Information Governance
7 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL V2
7 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.72%) People Management
7 1 (1.72%) Time Management
7 1 (1.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) C++
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) MCP
1 9 (15.52%) MCSA
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.79%) MCITP
2 8 (13.79%) MCSE
3 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.45%) MCTS
4 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) vSphere
4 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
6 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) PaperCut
2 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Intel
3 10 (17.24%) VMware
4 8 (13.79%) Sage
5 7 (12.07%) Apple
6 5 (8.62%) Siemens
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) IBM
8 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.72%) Citrix
9 1 (1.72%) HP
9 1 (1.72%) Spiceworks
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