Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Technical Support
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 64
Rank change year-on-year - +64 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.57% - 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Chester median annual salary £25,000 - £45,000
Cheshire median annual salary £22,500 £25,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +4.08% +12.64%

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 340 278 461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 98.58% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 299 236 340
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £24,100 £24,250 £23,450
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%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Chester

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Chester

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Chester region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8

Technical 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
1 2 (100.00%) VMware