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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 95 81 96
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 36 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.07% 2.27% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.41% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 20
Average salary £27,500 £34,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.28% +33.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £22,750 £15,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,650 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
1672 1822 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.15% 93.97% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1464 1199
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 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +2 13 £23,000 -2.12% 3
Chester - 6 £35,000 - 2
Macclesfield - 6 £25,000 - 2
Runcorn - 3 - - 2
Wilmslow - 2 £43,750 - 1
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (81.48%) Windows
2 50 (61.73%) Active Directory
3 38 (46.91%) MS Exchange
3 38 (46.91%) VMware
4 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
5 27 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (32.10%) TCP/IP
7 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (25.93%) MCSA
11 20 (24.69%) MCSE
11 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
12 19 (23.46%) ITIL
12 19 (23.46%) DNS
13 18 (22.22%) Windows XP
13 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 17 (20.99%) SQL
14 17 (20.99%) Cisco
14 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
15 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (18.52%) VPN
16 15 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (17.28%) Linux
17 14 (17.28%) Finance
17 14 (17.28%) MCITP
17 14 (17.28%) Degree
18 13 (16.05%) MS Office

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 38 (46.91%) MS Exchange
2 24 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.70%) IIS
7 3 (3.70%) Confluence
7 3 (3.70%) Lync
8 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.70%) Office 365
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.23%) Route 53
5 1 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.10%) TCP/IP
2 19 (23.46%) DNS
3 15 (18.52%) VPN
4 12 (14.81%) Firewall
5 11 (13.58%) DHCP
6 9 (11.11%) LAN
6 9 (11.11%) WAN
7 7 (8.64%) VoIP
8 6 (7.41%) SMTP
9 5 (6.17%) Broadband
10 2 (2.47%) Network Security
10 2 (2.47%) Wireless
10 2 (2.47%) SSL
10 2 (2.47%) IPv4
10 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.47%) HTTP
11 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) MySQL
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) JIRA
1 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) SonarQube
2 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) Ant
2 3 (3.70%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.70%) Subversion
2 3 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) French Language
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) German Language
6 1 (1.23%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) Web Services
2 7 (8.64%) XML
3 5 (6.17%) SOAP
3 5 (6.17%) REST
4 4 (4.94%) J2EE
4 4 (4.94%) JSP
5 2 (2.47%) HTML
5 2 (2.47%) .NET
6 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) EPoS
1 7 (8.64%) Thin Client
1 7 (8.64%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.70%) Life Science
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Photography
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Xbox
5 1 (1.23%) Telematics
5 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 66 (81.48%) Windows
2 27 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
5 18 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 14 (17.28%) Linux
7 5 (6.17%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) Service Management
2 8 (9.88%) DevOps
3 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
3 6 (7.41%) Security Management
4 5 (6.17%) Information Security
4 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.17%) Line Management
4 5 (6.17%) Change Control
4 5 (6.17%) Information Security Management
5 4 (4.94%) Time Management
5 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.47%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.47%) Server Building
7 2 (2.47%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.41%) Java
4 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.94%) R
6 3 (3.70%) COBOL
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
6 3 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (25.93%) MCSA
3 20 (24.69%) MCSE
4 15 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (17.28%) MCITP
5 14 (17.28%) Degree
6 13 (16.05%) CCNA
7 11 (13.58%) MCP
8 10 (12.35%) MCTS
9 8 (9.88%) HND
10 7 (8.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (61.73%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) SCOM
3 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) VMware
2 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.99%) Cisco
4 7 (8.64%) Oracle
5 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (3.70%) Perforce
6 2 (2.47%) Apple
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) Intel
7 1 (1.23%) Facebook
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: £19,000 per annum £19,000 salary plus van
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + premium company car + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago