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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 63 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 17 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.83% 1.14% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.18% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 10
Median salary £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,350 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £29,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
895 1695 1713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.24% 96.86% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1348 1327
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 £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 - 7 £22,500 - 1
Chester +7 5 £31,000 +25.25% 1
Crewe - 2 £23,500 -
Warrington +23 1 £25,000 -5.66%
Macclesfield -1 1 £24,750 -1.00% 3
Northwich - 1 £19,000 - 1
2nd Line Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (75.76%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
6 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 10 (30.30%) ITIL
8 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 9 (27.27%) Office 365
9 8 (24.24%) Citrix
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) Service Management
10 7 (21.21%) MS Office
10 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
11 6 (18.18%) VMware
12 5 (15.15%) Cisco
12 5 (15.15%) Apple
13 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (12.12%) Firewall
13 4 (12.12%) Terminal Services
13 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
13 4 (12.12%) Unix
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
14 3 (9.09%) Linux
14 3 (9.09%) MCSE
14 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (9.09%) WAN
14 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003

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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) VLAN
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.03%) Broadband
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) CMDB
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
6 4 (12.12%) Unix
7 3 (9.09%) Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Service Management
3 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) DevOps
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Scrum
4 1 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
4 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCSE
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCITP
2 2 (6.06%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Terminal Services
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
3 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Citrix
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Apple
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.06%) Mitel
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
Northwich, Cheshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Benefits, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26500 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus Sceme
Posted: 7 days ago