The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician 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
Support Technician
Rank 99 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -2.08%
Support Technician
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% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Cheshire region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in Cheshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician 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
Nantwich - 1 £24,000 - 1
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Apple
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) HND
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) Android
7 2 (18.18%) MCITP
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) HND
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
4 1 (9.09%) Wyse
Crewe, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago