The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 90 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 12 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.93% 1.09% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.13% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 17
Average salary £25,250 £25,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,900 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,125
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.62%
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
1230 1776 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.79% 96.36% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1439 1161
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Knutsford +7 5 £25,500 -
Macclesfield +20 1 £25,000 -41.17%
2nd Line Support
North West

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 2nd Line Support 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 in their job title.

1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
4 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
5 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
5 9 (31.03%) Office 365
6 7 (24.14%) Citrix
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Service Management
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.24%) SCCM
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
8 5 (17.24%) MS Office
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (13.79%) VMware
9 4 (13.79%) AppSense
9 4 (13.79%) Firewall
10 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.34%) VPN
10 3 (10.34%) DNS
10 3 (10.34%) SLA
10 3 (10.34%) Cisco
10 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
10 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
11 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 2nd Line Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Route 53
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) Broadband
3 2 (6.90%) SMTP
3 2 (6.90%) VLAN
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) CMDB
1 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
5 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Security Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) AppSense
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Facebook
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago