The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 118 121 143
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.18% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £33,000 £21,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -21.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £21,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £21,400 £30,150
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -7.27%
2nd 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
1761 1599 2132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.88% 94.62% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1285 1852
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Cheshire region.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

2nd 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 2nd Line Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Chester - 2 £17,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £23,500 - 1
2nd Line Support Engineer
North West

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Knutsford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago