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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 23 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.04% 0.53% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 0.56% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Median salary £23,500 £20,000 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -26.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £20,000 £29,450
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
IT Support
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
147 178 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 98.66% 94.18% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 115 162 189
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

IT Support
Salary Trend in Chester

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Chester

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT 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 Chester region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) CRM
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
3 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Data Extraction
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Sage
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) ERP
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Advertising
7 1 (8.33%) Replication
7 1 (8.33%) Data Security
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) MCTS
7 1 (8.33%) MCITP

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto