The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 79 108 129
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 18 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.55% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 5
Median salary £22,250 £22,900 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.83% +11.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,380 £16,800
10% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,780 £26,800
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £24,000 £23,108
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +3.85%
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
1124 1385 1792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.98% 97.19% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 927 1224 1565
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 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 - 5 £22,500 -
Chester - 4 £22,000 -
Nantwich - 4 £20,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £22,000 -
Frodsham - 1 £26,000 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Support Technician 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 Support Technician in the job title.

1 16 (45.71%) Finance
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 12 (34.29%) Unix
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
5 8 (22.86%) SLA
5 8 (22.86%) Banking
6 7 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 7 (20.00%) MS Office
6 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (17.14%) VPN
7 6 (17.14%) ITSM
7 6 (17.14%) Service Management
8 5 (14.29%) Line 50
8 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 5 (14.29%) VoIP
8 5 (14.29%) Siemens
8 5 (14.29%) Sage
8 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 5 (14.29%) Office 365
8 5 (14.29%) Sage X3
8 5 (14.29%) Skype
8 5 (14.29%) OneDrive
8 5 (14.29%) PaperCut
8 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
8 5 (14.29%) Android
8 5 (14.29%) Power BI

Support Technician 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Line 50
1 5 (14.29%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
1 5 (14.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.14%) VPN
3 5 (14.29%) Skype
3 5 (14.29%) VoIP
4 4 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Back Office
3 4 (11.43%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
1 12 (34.29%) Unix
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (14.29%) Android
4 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (17.14%) ITSM
2 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
3 4 (11.43%) CRM
3 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.43%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Workflow
4 3 (8.57%) Document Management
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C++
1 2 (5.71%) Java
1 2 (5.71%) PHP
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCITP
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCTS
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Sage
2 5 (14.29%) Siemens
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) VMware