Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Help Desk Support Technician was £20,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Help Desk Support Technician
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 146 -
Rank change year-on-year -29 - +195
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Technician 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.065% 0.088% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.091% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Cheshire median annual salary £20,000 £22,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
North West median annual salary £20,000 £22,000 -
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2950 2207 3115
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.27% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 1892 2642
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,725 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Help Desk Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Help Desk Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support Technician in Cheshire

Help Desk Support Technician
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Help Desk Support Technician in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Help Desk Support Technician in Cheshire

Help Desk Support Technician
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support Technician within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £20,000 -
Help Desk Support Technician
North West

Help Desk Support Technician Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Help Desk Support Technician 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 Cheshire region featuring Help Desk Support Technician in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Help Desk Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft