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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 60 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 31 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.12% 1.78% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 1.83% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 32
Median salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £18,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £27,900 £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
969 1692 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.58% 96.91% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1331 1341
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 £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Northwich - 10 £22,000 -
Crewe - 9 £23,500 - 1
Chester - 5 £22,000 - 2
Runcorn -7 3 - -
Warrington +6 2 £50,000 +117.39%
Macclesfield -6 1 - - 3
Nantwich - 1 £20,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £22,500 - 3
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 1
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 44 (62.86%) Windows
2 43 (61.43%) Microsoft
3 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
4 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
5 21 (30.00%) MS Office
6 20 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 19 (27.14%) ITIL
7 19 (27.14%) Windows 7
8 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
9 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (18.57%) SLA
11 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (17.14%) VPN
12 12 (17.14%) Citrix
13 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (14.29%) Retail
14 10 (14.29%) ITSM
14 10 (14.29%) Finance
14 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 9 (12.86%) VMware
15 9 (12.86%) Service Management
15 9 (12.86%) XenDesktop
16 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (11.43%) DNS
16 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
16 8 (11.43%) DHCP
16 8 (11.43%) SQL
17 7 (10.00%) Web Services
17 7 (10.00%) MCP

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 20 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 21 (30.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) VPN
2 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.43%) DHCP
3 8 (11.43%) DNS
4 6 (8.57%) LAN
5 5 (7.14%) Firewall
5 5 (7.14%) WAN
6 4 (5.71%) FTP
6 4 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.71%) Wireless
7 3 (4.29%) Broadband
7 3 (4.29%) VLAN
8 2 (2.86%) Internet
9 1 (1.43%) MPLS
9 1 (1.43%) SAN
9 1 (1.43%) VoIP
9 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
1 10 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (5.71%) Automotive
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Web Services
2 5 (7.14%) .NET
3 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.43%) Ajax
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) jQuery
4 1 (1.43%) JSON
4 1 (1.43%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.57%) EPoS
3 5 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.14%) Statistics
3 5 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.86%) PMI
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.43%) Life Science
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (62.86%) Windows
2 19 (27.14%) Windows 7
3 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 6 (8.57%) Unix
8 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.71%) Android
9 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.71%) Linux
10 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) ITIL
2 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (14.29%) ITSM
4 9 (12.86%) Service Management
5 7 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.71%) CRM
6 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.29%) Coaching
7 3 (4.29%) Document Management
8 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.86%) ERP
9 1 (1.43%) BCP
9 1 (1.43%) Content Management
9 1 (1.43%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.43%) Logistics
9 1 (1.43%) MVC
9 1 (1.43%) Project Management
9 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) C++
3 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) MCP
1 7 (10.00%) MCSA
1 7 (10.00%) MCSE
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.57%) MCITP
3 4 (5.71%) CCNA
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.71%) MCTS
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CCA
6 1 (1.43%) CCIE
6 1 (1.43%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) XenDesktop
3 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (2.86%) XenApp
Vendors
1 43 (61.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) Citrix
3 9 (12.86%) VMware
4 6 (8.57%) HP
5 5 (7.14%) Intel
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco
7 3 (4.29%) Dell
7 3 (4.29%) Samsung
8 2 (2.86%) Apple
8 2 (2.86%) Mitel
9 1 (1.43%) Adobe
9 1 (1.43%) Avaya
9 1 (1.43%) Google
9 1 (1.43%) Sage
9 1 (1.43%) Veeam
9 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Generous bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and relocation
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Macclesfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 13 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + commission, incentives
Posted: 4 days ago