The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
North West / Cheshire
Rank 91 95 115
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.094% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.32% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 9
Median salary £35,000 £24,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -2.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year - -2.12%  

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 1034 1243 1704
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.00% 95.76% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1058 1303
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%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Cheshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Cheshire

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Support Technician in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) SLA
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) PaperCut
4 3 (23.08%) Sage X3
4 3 (23.08%) Skype
4 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
4 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Line 50
4 3 (23.08%) Office 365
4 3 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) Siemens
4 3 (23.08%) Sage
4 3 (23.08%) Power BI
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Server

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Line 50
1 3 (23.08%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
1 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Skype
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Power BI
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Android
3 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
1 3 (23.08%) Workflow
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCTS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Sage
1 3 (23.08%) Siemens
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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