Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £24,250 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 39 63
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 4 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.11% 3.89% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 3.94% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 5
Chester median annual salary £24,250 £22,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.23% -51.11% +91.49%
10th Percentile £21,700 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £31,125 £25,950 £50,000
Cheshire median annual salary £22,250 £22,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year +1.14% -4.35% -2.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 351 279 458
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.23% 98.59% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 308 235 339
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £23,275 £24,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured IT Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 22 November 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sage
1 1 (25.00%) VMware