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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
North West / Cheshire
Rank 85 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Median salary £22,000 £26,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.98% +23.25%
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,500

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
963 1282 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.30% 96.75% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 772 1118 1459
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,999 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Chester - 3 £22,000 -
Crewe - 1 £22,500 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 9 (37.50%) Finance
1 9 (37.50%) Unix
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
1 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) SLA
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
4 6 (25.00%) MS Office
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Siemens
5 5 (20.83%) Sage
5 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
5 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
5 5 (20.83%) VoIP
5 5 (20.83%) Line 50
5 5 (20.83%) Android
5 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
5 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
5 5 (20.83%) Office 365
5 5 (20.83%) Power BI
5 5 (20.83%) Sage X3
5 5 (20.83%) Skype
5 5 (20.83%) OneDrive
5 5 (20.83%) PaperCut
6 4 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (16.67%) Front Office

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 (20.83%) SharePoint
1 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Line 50
1 5 (20.83%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
1 5 (20.83%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) Skype
2 5 (20.83%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Power BI
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Back Office
3 4 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
1 9 (37.50%) Unix
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
4 5 (20.83%) Android
4 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
2 4 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (16.67%) Workflow
3 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C++
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) PHP
1 2 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSA
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Sage
2 5 (20.83%) Siemens
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) VMware