The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had 2nd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 72 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 23 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.13% 0.92% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 0.96% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 9
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £19,600 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,900 £29,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £24,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -
2nd Line Support
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
1037 1570 1718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.02% 96.08% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1229 1272
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

2nd Line Support Salary Trend in Cheshire

2nd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

2nd Line Support Salary Histogram in Cheshire

2nd Line Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £24,000 - 3
Chester -4 5 £31,000 +37.77%
Warrington +10 3 £25,000 +31.57%
Crewe - 2 £23,500 -
Northwich - 2 £19,000 -
Wilmslow -2 1 £19,000 -44.11% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £25,000 -
2nd Line Support
North West

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 2nd Line 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 Cheshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) MS Excel
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 14 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
7 10 (29.41%) Office 365
8 9 (26.47%) Service Management
9 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 8 (23.53%) SQL
9 8 (23.53%) ITIL
10 6 (17.65%) MS Office
10 6 (17.65%) Citrix
10 6 (17.65%) VMware
10 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
10 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco
12 4 (11.76%) Unix
12 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 4 (11.76%) Firewall
12 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
12 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
12 4 (11.76%) Apple
12 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
13 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (8.82%) Finance

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) VLAN
3 2 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.94%) Broadband
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) CMDB
1 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
1 2 (5.88%) EPoS
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 4 (11.76%) Unix
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Service Management
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.94%) Change Management
3 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.94%) CRM
3 1 (2.94%) DevOps
3 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.94%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.94%) Scrum
3 1 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) MCSE
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCITP
2 2 (5.88%) MCP
2 2 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Citrix
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) Google
5 2 (5.88%) LANDesk
5 2 (5.88%) Mitel
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago