The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Support Technician
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 80 125
Rank change year-on-year -25 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 11 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.75% 0.84% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.87% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Median salary £21,000 £22,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £31,000 £29,400
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -  

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 1397 918 1664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.36% 96.33% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 802 1326
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Technician in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Technician in Cheshire

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 Support Technician within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Wilmslow -11 3 £21,000 - 1
Knutsford - 3 £52,500 -
Runcorn - 3 - - 1
Nantwich - 1 £18,500 -
Sandbach - 1 £20,500 - 1
Support Technician
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) SLA
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) JBoss
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (16.67%) Chat Support
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) MindAlign
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Sage 1000
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) XMPP

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) MindAlign
3 2 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JMS
1 2 (16.67%) XMPP
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Chat Support
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
Runcorn, Cheshire
2M Holdings
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandbach
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago