The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 128 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.050% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £19,500 £16,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £19,500 £20,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
1st Line Support Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1844 1486 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.94% 94.53% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1211 1600
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer across the Cheshire region.

1st Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £19,500 -
1st Line Support Engineer
North West

1st Line Support Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSA
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

1st Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) MCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft