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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 79 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 13 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 0.70% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.72% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 8
Median salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.07%
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
990 1670 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.35% 97.21% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1316 1378
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Northwich - 6 £19,500 -
Crewe - 4 £20,500 -
Chester +14 2 £22,000 -31.25%
Nantwich 0 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Service Management
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) ITSM
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) MS Office
7 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
7 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (16.67%) Banking
8 3 (16.67%) Document Management
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) Unix
8 3 (16.67%) CRM
9 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (11.11%) MCSE
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.11%) PMI
9 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
9 2 (11.11%) SAN

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITSM
1 6 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago