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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 53 88 101
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 40 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.70% 2.10% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 2.19% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 19
Median salary £23,500 £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £22,300 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,900 £36,700
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +1.01%
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
1037 1553 1715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.02% 96.10% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 888 1213 1264
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Crewe +28 9 £35,500 +44.89%
Northwich - 9 £22,000 -
Warrington +6 7 £19,000 -36.66% 1
Chester -4 5 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Runcorn -6 3 - -
Macclesfield -1 1 £19,000 -24.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £19,000 - 1
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 58 (74.36%) Windows
2 45 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 39 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 31 (39.74%) MS Exchange
4 31 (39.74%) MS Office
5 30 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 29 (37.18%) MS Excel
7 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (30.77%) Windows Server
10 22 (28.21%) VMware
11 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (24.36%) DNS
12 19 (24.36%) Windows XP
12 19 (24.36%) DHCP
13 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
15 16 (20.51%) VPN
16 15 (19.23%) SLA
16 15 (19.23%) Cisco
16 15 (19.23%) CCNA
16 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (19.23%) MCSE
16 15 (19.23%) MCSA
16 15 (19.23%) ITIL
16 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (17.95%) MCITP
17 14 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (17.95%) 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 31 (39.74%) MS Exchange
2 26 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.85%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (39.74%) MS Office
2 29 (37.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) DHCP
1 19 (24.36%) DNS
2 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
3 16 (20.51%) VPN
4 10 (12.82%) LAN
5 7 (8.97%) Wireless
6 6 (7.69%) Firewall
7 5 (6.41%) WAN
8 4 (5.13%) FTP
8 4 (5.13%) SAN
8 4 (5.13%) VLAN
8 4 (5.13%) VoIP
9 3 (3.85%) Broadband
10 2 (2.56%) Internet
11 1 (1.28%) ADSL
11 1 (1.28%) MPLS
11 1 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.10%) Retail
2 4 (5.13%) Automotive
2 4 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) Ajax
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.28%) CSS
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) jQuery
3 1 (1.28%) JSON
3 1 (1.28%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Fat Client
1 7 (8.97%) Thin Client
2 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 6 (7.69%) EPoS
3 5 (6.41%) Statistics
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.28%) Life Science
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.28%) PMI
4 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (74.36%) Windows
2 30 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (24.36%) Windows XP
7 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.13%) Android
9 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.13%) Unix
10 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.28%) Linux
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) ITIL
2 14 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (8.97%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (5.13%) ITSM
4 4 (5.13%) Service Management
5 3 (3.85%) Coaching
5 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.85%) ERP
5 3 (3.85%) Line Management
5 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.56%) CRM
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (1.28%) BCP
7 1 (1.28%) Content Management
7 1 (1.28%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.28%) Information Security
7 1 (1.28%) MVC
7 1 (1.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) C++
3 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.23%) CCNA
2 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (19.23%) MCSA
2 15 (19.23%) MCSE
3 14 (17.95%) MCITP
3 14 (17.95%) MCP
4 12 (15.38%) MCTS
5 1 (1.28%) CCA
5 1 (1.28%) CCIE
5 1 (1.28%) CCNP
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.85%) XenApp
6 2 (2.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 45 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.21%) VMware
3 15 (19.23%) Cisco
4 12 (15.38%) Citrix
5 7 (8.97%) Intel
6 6 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (3.85%) CommVault
7 3 (3.85%) Dell
7 3 (3.85%) Lotus
7 3 (3.85%) NetApp
8 2 (2.56%) Apple
8 2 (2.56%) Mitel
9 1 (1.28%) Adobe
9 1 (1.28%) Google
9 1 (1.28%) Sage
9 1 (1.28%) Veeam
9 1 (1.28%) WatchGuard
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + various benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago