The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.45% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Technical 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
258 242 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.82% 90.30% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 169 168 181
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Chester

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Chester

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Dutch Language
3 2 (33.33%) French Language
3 2 (33.33%) German Language
3 2 (33.33%) Italian Language
3 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Dutch Language
2 2 (33.33%) French Language
2 2 (33.33%) German Language
2 2 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco