The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.39% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £21,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,875 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+0.54% +1.66%
Support Technician
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
224 225 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 87.84% 96.98% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 159 187 157
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Chester

Support Technician
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

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

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago