The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 58 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 22 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.37% 0.46% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 0.47% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 16
Median salary £21,250 £23,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% -18.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,050 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,600 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
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
895 1695 1713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.24% 96.86% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1348 1327
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 £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Knutsford - 5 £25,500 - 1
Alderley Edge - 4 £17,000 - 1
Runcorn - 3 - - 1
Warrington +22 2 £40,750 +120.27% 2
Crewe - 2 £32,500 -
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Technical Support 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Broadband
2 22 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (43.75%) Telecoms
4 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
6 14 (29.17%) Internet
7 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (18.75%) LAN
10 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 8 (16.67%) Android
10 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
11 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
11 7 (14.58%) Service Management
11 7 (14.58%) WAN
12 6 (12.50%) VPN
12 6 (12.50%) SQL
12 6 (12.50%) .NET
12 6 (12.50%) Wireless
13 5 (10.42%) VMware
13 5 (10.42%) Office 365
13 5 (10.42%) Linux
13 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
13 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (8.33%) HP
14 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (8.33%) Cisco
14 4 (8.33%) CCNA

Technical Support 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 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.17%) JBoss
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) PaaS
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) Broadband
2 14 (29.17%) Internet
3 9 (18.75%) LAN
4 7 (14.58%) WAN
5 6 (12.50%) VPN
5 6 (12.50%) Wireless
6 4 (8.33%) FTP
7 3 (6.25%) Firewall
7 3 (6.25%) NAS
8 2 (4.17%) ADSL
8 2 (4.17%) DHCP
8 2 (4.17%) DNS
8 2 (4.17%) SAN
8 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) PowerPivot
General
1 21 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Automotive
3 3 (6.25%) French Language
3 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.17%) Arabic Language
4 2 (4.17%) German Language
4 2 (4.17%) Hindi Language
4 2 (4.17%) Russian Language
4 2 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.25%) EPoS
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.67%) Android
4 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) Linux
7 3 (6.25%) Unix
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Service Management
2 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.33%) Time Management
4 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL
4 3 (6.25%) Software Licensing
5 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.08%) Data Management
6 1 (2.08%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) CCNA
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CCENT
2 2 (4.17%) CCNP
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) HP
3 4 (8.33%) Samsung
4 3 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) CommVault
5 2 (4.17%) Lotus
5 2 (4.17%) NetApp
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) Motorola
6 1 (2.08%) Verint
Warrington, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: £20,080.52 per annum +£2,500 Annual Bonus, Saturday Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Warrington
Networx
Salary: £17,797
Posted: 7 days ago