The median annual salary for an IT Support Technician was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

IT Support Technician
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 80 121
Rank change year-on-year -34 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.34% 0.53% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.55% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 2
Median salary £19,500 £22,000 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.36% -3.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £22,000 £21,375
10% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,725
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £23,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year -8.69% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1373 915 1643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.69% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4113 3743 6104
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,120 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

IT Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Technician in Cheshire

IT Support Technician
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for IT Support Technician in Cheshire

IT 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 IT Support Technician within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 3 - -
Sandbach - 1 £20,500 - 1
Nantwich - 1 £18,500 -
IT Support Technician
North West

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT 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 IT Support Technician in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Sage 1000
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Sage
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) LANDesk

IT 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) HND
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Sage
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
Sandbach
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Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago