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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 117 122 91
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 14 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 0.15% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.16% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 22
Average salary £26,500 £24,750 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.07% +2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,750 £56,375
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -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
1672 1822 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.15% 93.97% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1464 1199
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 - 6 £23,000 -
Chester - 5 £45,000 -
Alderley Edge - 2 £26,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 £26,500 -
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Service Management
4 7 (30.43%) SLA
5 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (26.09%) MS Office
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) DNS
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) Information Security Management
6 5 (21.74%) Security Management
6 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Information Security
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
6 5 (21.74%) Broadband
6 5 (21.74%) VoIP
6 5 (21.74%) SMTP
6 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
6 5 (21.74%) French Language
6 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (21.74%) Change Control
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) SMTP
2 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) Broadband
2 5 (21.74%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) French Language
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) German Language
2 3 (13.04%) Italian Language
2 3 (13.04%) Spanish Language
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Service Management
2 5 (21.74%) Information Security Management
2 5 (21.74%) Security Management
2 5 (21.74%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) Change Control
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Business Development
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) R
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
2 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
Runcorn, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago