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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 28 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.24% 1.11% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.15% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £22,500 £45,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +91.48%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+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
132 260 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 98.51% 95.94% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 113 168 171
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) VLAN
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) vSphere
7 2 (25.00%) PMI
7 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (25.00%) LAN
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (12.50%) MCP
8 1 (12.50%) MCSE
8 1 (12.50%) MCSA
8 1 (12.50%) CRM

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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) BCP
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard