The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 114 98 106
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 8 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.97% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.01% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 17
Average salary £23,500 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,050 £21,750 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £42,500 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.63%
Technical Support
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
1665 1687 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.14% 96.18% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1307 1444
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Cheshire region.

Technical Support Salary Trend in Cheshire

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Technical Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Warrington +5 3 £18,500 -
Chester - 2 £24,500 -
Wilmslow -1 1 £34,000 +61.90%
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) MS Office
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
4 7 (38.89%) SLA
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
4 7 (38.89%) Broadband
4 7 (38.89%) VoIP
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Service Management
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
7 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (22.22%) Change Control
7 4 (22.22%) Avaya
7 4 (22.22%) SMTP
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.56%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) Broadband
2 7 (38.89%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) SMTP
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Dutch Language
1 2 (11.11%) French Language
1 2 (11.11%) German Language
1 2 (11.11%) Italian Language
1 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 4 (22.22%) Security Management
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
2 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) XenServer
3 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Avaya
5 3 (16.67%) Toshiba
5 3 (16.67%) BT
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Genesys
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