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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
North West / Cheshire
Rank 81 89 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 7 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.69% 1.00% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.05% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 22
Median salary £23,000 £25,500 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.80% +14.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £21,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,900 £28,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%

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
983 1242 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.75% 95.54% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1077 1438
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington - 4 £24,000 - 1
Wilmslow -7 2 £21,250 +14.86%
Macclesfield +7 1 £28,000 +12.00% 1
2nd Line Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
5 21 (50.00%) Office 365
6 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
7 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (38.10%) ITIL
9 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 12 (28.57%) Citrix
10 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
10 11 (26.19%) Windows 8
10 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (21.43%) Mac OS X
11 9 (21.43%) Apple
12 8 (19.05%) MCSE
12 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
12 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (19.05%) Android
13 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 7 (16.67%) MS Office
13 7 (16.67%) DNS
13 7 (16.67%) Service Management
13 7 (16.67%) VMware
14 6 (14.29%) MCITP
14 6 (14.29%) Firewall

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 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) BGP
3 3 (7.14%) OSPF
3 3 (7.14%) SNMP
3 3 (7.14%) VoIP
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
5 1 (2.38%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Wiki
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
4 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (26.19%) Windows 8
5 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (21.43%) Mac OS X
7 8 (19.05%) Android
7 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (9.52%) Linux
8 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 7 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.14%) Change Management
4 3 (7.14%) Data Validation
4 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.14%) Ticket Management
4 3 (7.14%) Validation
5 2 (4.76%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Information Management
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Information Security
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.05%) MCSE
3 6 (14.29%) MCITP
3 6 (14.29%) MCP
3 6 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
3 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Citrix
3 9 (21.43%) Apple
4 7 (16.67%) VMware
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (7.14%) Juniper
6 3 (7.14%) Sage
7 2 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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