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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 78 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 43 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.51% 2.59% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 2.71% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 31
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,900 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.35% -0.33%
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
1640 1771 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.85% 95.57% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1413 1333
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -5 10 £23,000 -2.12% 5
Macclesfield - 8 £25,000 - 1
Runcorn -3 7 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Chester - 4 £42,500 - 1
Knutsford -17 3 £40,000 +15.94%
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 - 1
Widnes - 1 £21,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 60 (77.92%) Windows
2 48 (62.34%) Active Directory
3 37 (48.05%) VMware
4 34 (44.16%) MS Exchange
5 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
6 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 21 (27.27%) MCSA
9 20 (25.97%) MCSE
9 20 (25.97%) MS Excel
10 19 (24.68%) Windows 7
11 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
11 18 (23.38%) Windows XP
12 17 (22.08%) DNS
12 17 (22.08%) ITIL
12 17 (22.08%) SQL
13 16 (20.78%) Cisco
14 15 (19.48%) Degree
14 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (19.48%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (18.18%) VPN
16 13 (16.88%) CCNA
16 13 (16.88%) MS Office
17 12 (15.58%) Linux
17 12 (15.58%) MCITP
17 12 (15.58%) Finance

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 34 (44.16%) MS Exchange
2 22 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.90%) IIS
6 3 (3.90%) Confluence
7 2 (2.60%) Lync
7 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (25.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 17 (22.08%) DNS
3 14 (18.18%) VPN
4 11 (14.29%) DHCP
5 10 (12.99%) Firewall
6 8 (10.39%) LAN
6 8 (10.39%) WAN
7 6 (7.79%) VoIP
8 4 (5.19%) SMTP
8 4 (5.19%) Broadband
9 2 (2.60%) Wireless
9 2 (2.60%) Network Security
9 2 (2.60%) SSL
9 2 (2.60%) IPv4
9 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) MySQL
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) JIRA
1 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) SonarQube
2 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Ant
2 3 (3.90%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.90%) Subversion
2 3 (3.90%) Maven
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) French Language
5 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) Web Services
2 8 (10.39%) XML
3 6 (7.79%) REST
3 6 (7.79%) SOAP
4 5 (6.49%) J2EE
4 5 (6.49%) JSP
5 4 (5.19%) .NET
6 2 (2.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) EPoS
1 7 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 7 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Photography
4 2 (2.60%) Life Science
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 60 (77.92%) Windows
2 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (24.68%) Windows 7
4 18 (23.38%) Windows XP
5 12 (15.58%) Linux
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) ITIL
2 7 (9.09%) Service Management
2 7 (9.09%) DevOps
3 6 (7.79%) Line Management
4 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.49%) Time Management
4 5 (6.49%) Security Management
5 4 (5.19%) Information Security
5 4 (5.19%) Change Control
5 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.19%) Information Security Management
6 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.60%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.60%) OOP
7 2 (2.60%) OO
7 2 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.60%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.79%) Java
3 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.90%) Perl
4 3 (3.90%) COBOL
4 3 (3.90%) Python
4 3 (3.90%) R
5 2 (2.60%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (27.27%) MCSA
3 20 (25.97%) MCSE
4 15 (19.48%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (19.48%) Degree
5 13 (16.88%) CCNA
6 12 (15.58%) MCITP
7 10 (12.99%) MCTS
8 9 (11.69%) MCP
9 8 (10.39%) HND
10 7 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (62.34%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) Firmware
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) SCOM
3 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) VMware
2 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.78%) Cisco
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (3.90%) Perforce
5 3 (3.90%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) HP
6 2 (2.60%) Dell
6 2 (2.60%) Apple
7 1 (1.30%) Remedy
7 1 (1.30%) Intel
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
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