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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 67 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 32 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.75% 1.02% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 1.05% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 12
Median salary £24,000 £27,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,100 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £35,000 £29,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1134 1620 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.59% 97.24% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1382 1519
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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
Wilmslow -2 9 £19,000 -20.83% 3
Northwich - 7 £24,000 -
Warrington +18 5 £27,500 +17.02%
Macclesfield - 4 £24,750 -
Chester +13 1 £24,500 -26.86%
Crewe - 1 £25,500 - 1
Knutsford - 1 £21,000 -
2nd Line Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 23 (47.92%) Windows Server
4 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 17 (35.42%) Office 365
8 15 (31.25%) ITIL
9 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
10 12 (25.00%) Apple
11 11 (22.92%) Citrix
11 11 (22.92%) Cisco
12 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (20.83%) SLA
12 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
13 9 (18.75%) Firewall
14 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
14 8 (16.67%) Service Management
14 8 (16.67%) Mac OS X
14 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (14.58%) MCSE
15 7 (14.58%) MS Office
15 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (14.58%) SCCM
15 7 (14.58%) VMware
16 6 (12.50%) Internet
16 6 (12.50%) MCSA
16 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
16 6 (12.50%) DNS

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 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Office
3 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Firewall
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 6 (12.50%) Internet
3 5 (10.42%) DHCP
4 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.25%) BGP
5 3 (6.25%) OSPF
5 3 (6.25%) SNMP
5 3 (6.25%) VoIP
5 3 (6.25%) WAN
6 2 (4.17%) SAN
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) MPLS
7 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) VLAN
7 1 (2.08%) VPLS
7 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Wiki
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) EPoS
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows Server
3 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (10.42%) Linux
8 4 (8.33%) Mac OS
8 4 (8.33%) Windows 10
9 3 (6.25%) Android
9 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.17%) Unix
10 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (10.42%) Network Management
3 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.33%) Change Management
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (8.33%) Time Management
4 4 (8.33%) Web Filtering
5 3 (6.25%) Data Validation
5 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.25%) Ticket Management
5 3 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (4.17%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (4.17%) Information Management
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (2.08%) Information Security
7 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.58%) MCSE
3 6 (12.50%) MCSA
4 5 (10.42%) CCENT
4 5 (10.42%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.42%) MCITP
4 5 (10.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Apple
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco
3 11 (22.92%) Citrix
4 7 (14.58%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (6.25%) Juniper
6 2 (4.17%) Google
6 2 (4.17%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Sage
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