The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Technical Support
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 63 119
Rank change year-on-year -45 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 9 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.62% 2.41% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 2.51% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 9
Median salary £22,000 £20,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.50%  

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 1377 918 1663
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.29% 96.33% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 802 1325
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 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Cheshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Cheshire

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Warrington -7 5 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Runcorn -10 2 - -
Knutsford -41 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 £22,000 -
Technical Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Broadband
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) EPoS
6 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) Samsung
7 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) Java

Technical 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) VPN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
General
1 7 (58.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
3 1 (8.33%) Software Audit
3 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Dell
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Samsung
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago