The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 40 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.86% 0.24% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 0.26% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £27,000 £26,000 £21,216
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +22.54%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 390 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.91% 94.66% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 193 227 134
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
IT Support
Cheshire

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Site Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Server

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Site Server
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Epicor