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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 88 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 32 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.87% 1.49% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.55% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 10
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £23,980
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,898
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,750 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
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
1642 1742 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.80% 95.82% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1387 1321
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 -1 11 £23,000 -2.12% 5
Runcorn -4 9 £24,000 -4.00%
Macclesfield - 3 £25,000 - 1
Knutsford -3 2 £33,250 - 1
Chester -5 1 £27,500 +27.90% 2
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
3 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
6 18 (36.73%) MS Office
7 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
7 17 (34.69%) Windows XP
7 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (34.69%) VMware
8 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
8 15 (30.61%) MCSA
9 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 14 (28.57%) MCSE
9 14 (28.57%) ITIL
10 10 (20.41%) WAN
10 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.41%) Windows 8
11 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
11 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (18.37%) Fat Client
11 9 (18.37%) Degree
11 9 (18.37%) LAN
11 9 (18.37%) Thin Client
12 8 (16.33%) Citrix
12 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (14.29%) Cisco

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) WordPress
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Office
2 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.41%) WAN
3 9 (18.37%) LAN
4 7 (14.29%) VPN
4 7 (14.29%) DNS
5 6 (12.24%) DHCP
5 6 (12.24%) Firewall
6 4 (8.16%) Broadband
7 3 (6.12%) Wireless
8 1 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (2.04%) ADSL
8 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Front Office
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
1 2 (4.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) XHTML
2 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Thin Client
1 9 (18.37%) Fat Client
2 7 (14.29%) EPoS
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Life Science
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
4 17 (34.69%) Windows XP
5 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (20.41%) Windows 8
7 6 (12.24%) Android
8 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
9 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (6.12%) Linux
11 1 (2.04%) UNIX
11 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.12%) Service Management
3 3 (6.12%) Security Management
4 2 (4.08%) ERP
4 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.04%) Change Management
5 1 (2.04%) Time Management
5 1 (2.04%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.04%) CRM
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Web Design
5 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.04%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (30.61%) MCSA
3 14 (28.57%) MCSE
4 9 (18.37%) Degree
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (14.29%) CCNA
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (14.29%) HND
6 6 (12.24%) MCP
7 5 (10.20%) MCTS
7 5 (10.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) Citrix
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) Avaya
6 2 (4.08%) Mitel
7 1 (2.04%) Apple
7 1 (2.04%) Sage
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Excellent Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: £19,000 per annum £19,000 salary plus van
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + holidays, mobile, pension.
Posted: 11 days ago
Northwich
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: £19,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 17 days ago