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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 118 108 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 10 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 6
Average salary £21,500 £19,000 £19,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £19,000 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
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
1812 1564 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.23% 93.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1268 1839
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014. 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 -14 6 £25,000 +31.57% 1
Runcorn - 2 £19,500 - 2
Chester - 1 £21,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £20,500 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) Avaya
7 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (23.08%) MS Office
8 3 (23.08%) SAP
8 3 (23.08%) MCP
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (23.08%) Android
8 3 (23.08%) iPhone
8 3 (23.08%) Lync
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) Office 365
9 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
9 2 (15.38%) vSphere

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Lync
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) ADSL
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) iPhone
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Avaya
4 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.69%) Draytek
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + training
Posted: 6 days ago