The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 91 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.50% 1.71% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.80% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 32
Average salary £23,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £22,750 £18,150
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £34,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Support Engineer
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
1636 1611 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.40% 95.04% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1186 1399
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,999 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Warrington +17 11 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Chester - 4 £21,000 - 1
Crewe - 2 - - 1
Wilmslow -3 1 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Runcorn -5 1 £30,000 -4.00% 1
Knutsford -14 1 £50,000 +44.92%
Nantwich - 1 £18,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 58 (69.88%) Windows
2 45 (54.22%) VMware
3 34 (40.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (39.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (36.14%) Citrix
6 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
7 26 (31.33%) Finance
8 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
9 23 (27.71%) Cisco
10 19 (22.89%) MS Exchange
10 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (21.69%) DNS
11 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (19.28%) EMC
12 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
12 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
12 16 (19.28%) Linux
13 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
13 15 (18.07%) DHCP
13 15 (18.07%) HP
14 14 (16.87%) SQL
14 14 (16.87%) MCSE
14 14 (16.87%) XenApp
15 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
15 13 (15.66%) Firewall
15 13 (15.66%) VPN
16 12 (14.46%) Windows XP
16 12 (14.46%) SLA
16 12 (14.46%) NetApp

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (22.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Office 365
3 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) DNS
2 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
3 15 (18.07%) DHCP
4 13 (15.66%) VPN
4 13 (15.66%) Firewall
5 8 (9.64%) LAN
5 8 (9.64%) WAN
6 5 (6.02%) VoIP
7 4 (4.82%) SAN
7 4 (4.82%) DMZ
7 4 (4.82%) VLAN
7 4 (4.82%) Network Security
8 3 (3.61%) Wireless
9 2 (2.41%) SSL
9 2 (2.41%) HTTP
10 1 (1.20%) SMTP
10 1 (1.20%) Broadband
10 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) MySQL
3 8 (9.64%) DB2
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
1 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) Synon
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.41%) Publishing
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Web Services
2 5 (6.02%) .NET
3 4 (4.82%) XML
4 2 (2.41%) J2EE
4 2 (2.41%) JSP
4 2 (2.41%) SOAP
4 2 (2.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.41%) REST
5 1 (1.20%) Swing
5 1 (1.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.02%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.02%) Clustering
3 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) Open Source
4 3 (3.61%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) iSeries
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Xbox
5 1 (1.20%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.88%) Windows
2 34 (40.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (19.28%) Linux
6 12 (14.46%) Windows XP
6 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.84%) UNIX
8 8 (9.64%) AIX
9 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.82%) VMS
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.20%) Android
11 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
2 10 (12.05%) Time Management
3 9 (10.84%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.64%) Change Control
4 8 (9.64%) Quality Management
5 7 (8.43%) ITIL
6 4 (4.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.61%) Migration
8 2 (2.41%) Security Management
8 2 (2.41%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.41%) OOP
8 2 (2.41%) OO
8 2 (2.41%) Line Management
8 2 (2.41%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.20%) Network Management
9 1 (1.20%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.20%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.20%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.20%) Service Continuity Management
9 1 (1.20%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) VB
2 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.82%) VBScript
4 3 (3.61%) Java
4 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.61%) VB6
5 2 (2.41%) C#
5 2 (2.41%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.20%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.20%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (16.87%) MCSE
3 12 (14.46%) Degree
4 10 (12.05%) MCITP
4 10 (12.05%) MCSA
5 7 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.02%) CCNA
6 5 (6.02%) MCP
6 5 (6.02%) MCTS
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.61%) HND
7 3 (3.61%) CCNP
8 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (39.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
3 14 (16.87%) XenApp
4 11 (13.25%) XenDesktop
5 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.61%) vSphere
7 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (54.22%) VMware
2 30 (36.14%) Citrix
3 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
4 23 (27.71%) Cisco
5 16 (19.28%) EMC
6 15 (18.07%) HP
7 12 (14.46%) NetApp
8 10 (12.05%) Oracle
9 8 (9.64%) IBM
10 4 (4.82%) Avaya
10 4 (4.82%) Juniper
11 2 (2.41%) Dell
11 2 (2.41%) Leostream
12 1 (1.20%) Symantec
12 1 (1.20%) Remedy
12 1 (1.20%) Sophos
12 1 (1.20%) BT
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Wilmslow
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 25 days ago