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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 90 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 29 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.69% 2.08% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.18% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 37
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £25,200 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1612 1745 1829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.99% 95.72% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1225 1275 1437
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +10 8 £23,500 -21.66% 3
Wilmslow - 4 £33,250 - 1
Chester - 4 £31,500 -
Crewe - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £25,000 -
Runcorn +1 1 £30,000 -4.00% 3
Nantwich - 1 £18,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (73.42%) Windows
2 44 (55.70%) VMware
3 33 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (37.97%) Active Directory
5 28 (35.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
7 24 (30.38%) Citrix
8 22 (27.85%) Finance
9 21 (26.58%) Cisco
9 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
10 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
10 19 (24.05%) DNS
11 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
13 16 (20.25%) SQL
13 16 (20.25%) Firewall
14 15 (18.99%) Linux
15 14 (17.72%) VPN
16 13 (16.46%) DHCP
16 13 (16.46%) MCSE
16 13 (16.46%) EMC
17 12 (15.19%) Windows XP
17 12 (15.19%) HP
17 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
18 11 (13.92%) XenApp
18 11 (13.92%) Degree
18 11 (13.92%) SLA
18 11 (13.92%) SQL Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.53%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
1 19 (24.05%) DNS
2 16 (20.25%) Firewall
3 14 (17.72%) VPN
4 13 (16.46%) DHCP
5 8 (10.13%) VoIP
6 5 (6.33%) WAN
6 5 (6.33%) LAN
7 4 (5.06%) Broadband
7 4 (5.06%) SMTP
7 4 (5.06%) VLAN
7 4 (5.06%) Network Security
7 4 (5.06%) SAN
7 4 (5.06%) DMZ
8 3 (3.80%) Wireless
9 2 (2.53%) SSL
9 2 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) DB2
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) JIRA
1 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) Synon
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.53%) Publishing
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) Web Services
2 5 (6.33%) XML
2 5 (6.33%) .NET
3 3 (3.80%) J2EE
3 3 (3.80%) JSP
3 3 (3.80%) SOAP
3 3 (3.80%) REST
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) Swing
5 1 (1.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Thin Client
1 5 (6.33%) Clustering
1 5 (6.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) EPoS
3 3 (3.80%) Open Source
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.27%) iSeries
4 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.27%) AS400
4 1 (1.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 58 (73.42%) Windows
2 33 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.99%) Linux
6 12 (15.19%) Windows XP
6 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.33%) UNIX
7 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.06%) AIX
9 3 (3.80%) VMS
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.27%) Android
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.66%) Change Control
2 9 (11.39%) Problem Management
2 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.86%) ITIL
4 6 (7.59%) Time Management
5 5 (6.33%) Service Management
5 5 (6.33%) Security Management
6 4 (5.06%) Information Security
6 4 (5.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.06%) Quality Management
6 4 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.06%) DevOps
6 4 (5.06%) Information Security Management
7 3 (3.80%) Line Management
7 3 (3.80%) Migration
8 2 (2.53%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.53%) OOP
8 2 (2.53%) OO
8 2 (2.53%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) VB
2 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.33%) Java
4 4 (5.06%) VBScript
5 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.80%) VB6
6 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.53%) C#
6 2 (2.53%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) COBOL
7 1 (1.27%) RPG
7 1 (1.27%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.46%) MCSE
3 11 (13.92%) Degree
4 10 (12.66%) MCITP
4 10 (12.66%) MCSA
5 6 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.33%) MCTS
7 4 (5.06%) CCNA
7 4 (5.06%) MCP
8 3 (3.80%) HND
8 3 (3.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (37.97%) Active Directory
2 28 (35.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.92%) XenApp
4 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.13%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.27%) vSphere
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (55.70%) VMware
2 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.38%) Citrix
4 21 (26.58%) Cisco
5 13 (16.46%) EMC
6 12 (15.19%) HP
7 9 (11.39%) NetApp
8 8 (10.13%) Oracle
9 5 (6.33%) IBM
10 4 (5.06%) Avaya
10 4 (5.06%) Juniper
11 2 (2.53%) Dell
12 1 (1.27%) Symantec
12 1 (1.27%) Remedy
12 1 (1.27%) Sophos
12 1 (1.27%) BT
12 1 (1.27%) Leostream
Runcorn, Cheshire
Venturi Limited
Salary: training
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare, Life As
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Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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