The median annual salary for a IT Support was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

IT Support
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 57 83
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 29 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.69% 3.41% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 3.56% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 40
Median salary £23,250 £22,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.68% -10.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £30,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

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 1046 1265 1705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.12% 95.76% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1076 1304
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 £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Cheshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Cheshire

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Cheshire

IT Support
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Warrington +6 10 £20,500 -6.81% 1
Sandbach - 4 £30,000 -
Runcorn +4 3 £19,000 -20.83% 1
Chester +3 2 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Northwich -3 1 £19,000 +5.55%
Wilmslow -9 1 £19,500 +5.40% 1
Crewe -11 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £25,000 -
IT Support
North West

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

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

1 41 (65.08%) Windows
2 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
3 24 (38.10%) MS Office
4 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
5 17 (26.98%) Windows 8
6 16 (25.40%) ITIL
7 15 (23.81%) VMware
7 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 14 (22.22%) Intel
9 13 (20.63%) Thin Client
9 13 (20.63%) Fat Client
9 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
10 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
12 9 (14.29%) DHCP
12 9 (14.29%) DNS
12 9 (14.29%) Office 365
12 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (11.11%) Firewall
14 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (11.11%) MCSA
14 7 (11.11%) SQL
14 7 (11.11%) MCP
15 6 (9.52%) CRM
15 6 (9.52%) Linux
15 6 (9.52%) Sage

IT Support 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 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (38.10%) MS Office
2 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Line 50
1 3 (4.76%) Sage X3
2 2 (3.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) SaaS
3 3 (4.76%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) DHCP
1 9 (14.29%) DNS
2 7 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.35%) VoIP
5 3 (4.76%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) SAN
5 3 (4.76%) Skype
5 3 (4.76%) VLAN
5 3 (4.76%) VPN
5 3 (4.76%) WAN
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.17%) Internet
7 1 (1.59%) Broadband
7 1 (1.59%) Intranet
7 1 (1.59%) PABX
7 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.76%) Power BI
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
1 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Fat Client
1 13 (20.63%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.17%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.17%) iPad
2 2 (3.17%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) EPoS
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (65.08%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Windows 8
3 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
5 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.52%) Linux
7 5 (7.94%) Windows 10
8 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.76%) Android
9 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.59%) CentOS
10 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.59%) Unix
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 6 (9.52%) CRM
2 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
3 4 (6.35%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 3 (4.76%) ERP
4 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.76%) Service Management
5 2 (3.17%) ITIL V2
5 2 (3.17%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.17%) Time Management
5 2 (3.17%) Web Development
6 1 (1.59%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (1.59%) DevOps
6 1 (1.59%) Information Governance
6 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.59%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) VBA
3 2 (3.17%) PHP
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) MCP
1 7 (11.11%) MCSA
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.94%) MCITP
2 5 (7.94%) MCSE
3 3 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.76%) MCTS
4 2 (3.17%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) vSphere
4 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.59%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) PaperCut
2 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) VMware
3 14 (22.22%) Intel
4 6 (9.52%) Sage
5 4 (6.35%) Apple
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle
6 3 (4.76%) Siemens
7 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.17%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) IBM
7 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.59%) Citrix
8 1 (1.59%) Dell
8 1 (1.59%) Samsung
8 1 (1.59%) Spiceworks
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
The SmartList
Posted: 18 days ago