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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support
Rank 104 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 13 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 0.70% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.72% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 17
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
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
1513 1660 1757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.03% 96.91% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1237 1403
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 29 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Macclesfield - 5 £25,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £25,000 -
Widnes - 2 £20,750 - 1
Nantwich +12 1 £22,500 -
Warrington +1 1 £19,000 -15.55%
Wilmslow - 1 £34,000 -
Chester - 1 £22,500 - 2
2nd Line Support
North West

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 14 (41.18%) Linux
5 12 (35.29%) MCSA
5 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 12 (35.29%) VPN
5 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (32.35%) DNS
6 11 (32.35%) MCSE
6 11 (32.35%) MS Office
6 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
6 11 (32.35%) VMware
6 11 (32.35%) MCITP
7 10 (29.41%) MCP
7 10 (29.41%) UNIX
7 10 (29.41%) DHCP
8 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (17.65%) SLA
10 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
10 5 (14.71%) Citrix
10 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
10 5 (14.71%) ITIL
11 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
12 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
12 3 (8.82%) VoIP
12 3 (8.82%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (32.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) VPN
2 11 (32.35%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 10 (29.41%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) VoIP
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) DSL
5 1 (2.94%) SMTP
5 1 (2.94%) ADSL
5 1 (2.94%) Broadband
General
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
4 10 (29.41%) UNIX
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (2.94%) Change Control
3 1 (2.94%) DevOps
3 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (2.94%) Logistics
3 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
3 1 (2.94%) Security Management
3 1 (2.94%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) Information Security
3 1 (2.94%) Service Management
3 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) MCSA
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (32.35%) MCSE
2 11 (32.35%) MCITP
3 10 (29.41%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance +Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Widnes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago