The median annual salary for an IT Support was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester 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.

IT Support
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 32 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.66% 1.69% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.72% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 144 174 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 94.74% 97.75% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 132 160 116
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Chester

IT Support
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Chester region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 1 (33.33%) VMware