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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 111 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 10 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.58% 0.51% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.53% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 19
Average salary £23,000 £23,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.18%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -
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
1642 1707 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.74% 95.90% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1352 1342
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 29 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Chester -1 1 £32,000 +52.38%
Nantwich - 1 £22,500 -
Daresbury - 1 £17,250 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) MS Office
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Android
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (20.00%) Broadband
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Apple
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
8 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
8 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
8 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (13.33%) Front Office

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Broadband
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) ADSL
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Front Office
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
1 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Android
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (13.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Apple
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
Runcorn, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 16,500 - 18,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago