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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 72 85 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 45 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.50% 2.00% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.14% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 30
Average salary £39,500 £26,250 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.47% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £20,100 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,800 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
1691 1494 2050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.89% 93.43% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1166 1747
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
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 January 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 January 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 +18 14 £28,000 -6.66% 2
Knutsford +3 8 £45,000 +38.46%
Chester +14 6 £45,000 +91.48%
Runcorn -3 4 £30,000 -22.07% 1
Macclesfield - 3 £42,500 -
Lymm - 1 £19,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 54 (67.50%) Windows
2 40 (50.00%) VMware
3 35 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (42.50%) Citrix
5 30 (37.50%) Finance
6 29 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 19 (23.75%) Active Directory
9 19 (23.75%) Linux
10 18 (22.50%) Cisco
11 17 (21.25%) EMC
12 16 (20.00%) UNIX
13 15 (18.75%) DHCP
13 15 (18.75%) DNS
14 14 (17.50%) MCSE
14 14 (17.50%) XenApp
14 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (16.25%) MCITP
15 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
15 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
15 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
15 13 (16.25%) HP
16 12 (15.00%) NetApp
16 12 (15.00%) Windows XP
16 12 (15.00%) Problem Management
16 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
16 12 (15.00%) Change Control
17 11 (13.75%) XenDesktop

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) DHCP
1 15 (18.75%) DNS
2 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.50%) VPN
3 10 (12.50%) LAN
3 10 (12.50%) WAN
4 8 (10.00%) Firewall
5 5 (6.25%) SAN
6 4 (5.00%) DMZ
6 4 (5.00%) VoIP
6 4 (5.00%) VLAN
7 2 (2.50%) Network Security
7 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.25%) Wireless
8 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) DB2
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Synon
General
1 30 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) Swing
3 1 (1.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.25%) Clustering
2 5 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.75%) EPoS
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) AS400
5 1 (1.25%) iSeries
5 1 (1.25%) Open Source
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 54 (67.50%) Windows
2 35 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (23.75%) Linux
5 16 (20.00%) UNIX
6 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 11 (13.75%) Windows 7
9 9 (11.25%) VMS
10 8 (10.00%) AIX
11 5 (6.25%) Windows 2000
11 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
1 12 (15.00%) Problem Management
1 12 (15.00%) Change Control
2 11 (13.75%) ITIL
3 10 (12.50%) Change Management
4 9 (11.25%) Time Management
5 8 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.75%) Migration
8 1 (1.25%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.25%) Network Management
8 1 (1.25%) Release Management
8 1 (1.25%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.25%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) VB
2 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) VBScript
4 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.75%) VB6
5 2 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.25%) Java
6 1 (1.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (17.50%) MCSE
3 13 (16.25%) MCITP
4 8 (10.00%) Degree
4 8 (10.00%) MCTS
4 8 (10.00%) MCSA
5 5 (6.25%) MCP
6 4 (5.00%) CCNP
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.75%) HND
7 3 (3.75%) CCA
7 3 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.50%) CCNA
8 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (23.75%) Active Directory
3 14 (17.50%) XenApp
4 11 (13.75%) XenDesktop
5 8 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.75%) vSphere
7 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (50.00%) VMware
2 34 (42.50%) Citrix
3 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (22.50%) Cisco
5 17 (21.25%) EMC
6 13 (16.25%) HP
7 12 (15.00%) NetApp
8 8 (10.00%) IBM
8 8 (10.00%) Oracle
9 4 (5.00%) Avaya
9 4 (5.00%) Juniper
10 2 (2.50%) Leostream
11 1 (1.25%) Symantec
11 1 (1.25%) Sophos
11 1 (1.25%) BT
11 1 (1.25%) Dell
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