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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 90 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 33 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.81% 1.89% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.01% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 31
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £22,100 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £34,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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
1713 1491 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.12% 94.01% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1137 1421
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 5 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 5 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 15 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Knutsford -9 5 £45,000 +37.40%
Chester - 5 £22,500 - 1
Runcorn -9 1 £30,000 -4.00% 2
Macclesfield - 1 £42,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £18,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 53 (67.95%) Windows
2 41 (52.56%) VMware
3 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (39.74%) Citrix
5 30 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (33.33%) Finance
7 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
7 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
8 21 (26.92%) Cisco
9 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (21.79%) EMC
10 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (19.23%) DHCP
11 15 (19.23%) DNS
11 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (17.95%) XenApp
12 14 (17.95%) MCSE
12 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
12 14 (17.95%) HP
13 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 13 (16.67%) Linux
14 12 (15.38%) Windows XP
14 12 (15.38%) NetApp
14 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
14 12 (15.38%) Windows 7
15 11 (14.10%) XenDesktop
15 11 (14.10%) VPN
15 11 (14.10%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) DHCP
1 15 (19.23%) DNS
2 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.10%) VPN
4 10 (12.82%) LAN
4 10 (12.82%) WAN
5 8 (10.26%) Firewall
6 5 (6.41%) SAN
7 4 (5.13%) DMZ
7 4 (5.13%) VoIP
7 4 (5.13%) VLAN
8 2 (2.56%) Network Security
8 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.28%) Wireless
9 1 (1.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) MySQL
3 8 (10.26%) DB2
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Synon
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
1 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
1 5 (6.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) XML
2 1 (1.28%) Swing
2 1 (1.28%) JMS
2 1 (1.28%) REST
2 1 (1.28%) J2EE
2 1 (1.28%) JSP
2 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.41%) Clustering
2 5 (6.41%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Open Source
4 3 (3.85%) EPoS
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.28%) Xbox
5 1 (1.28%) iSeries
5 1 (1.28%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.95%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.67%) Linux
6 12 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 12 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.54%) UNIX
8 8 (10.26%) AIX
9 5 (6.41%) VMS
9 5 (6.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.28%) Android
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 10 (12.82%) Time Management
3 8 (10.26%) Change Control
3 8 (10.26%) Quality Management
4 7 (8.97%) Problem Management
4 7 (8.97%) ITIL
5 4 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.85%) Migration
7 2 (2.56%) OOP
7 2 (2.56%) OO
8 1 (1.28%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.28%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.28%) Change Management
8 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.28%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.28%) Line Management
8 1 (1.28%) Service Continuity Management
8 1 (1.28%) Release Management
8 1 (1.28%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.28%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) VB
3 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.13%) VBScript
5 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.85%) VB6
6 2 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) C#
6 2 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.28%) RPG
7 1 (1.28%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (17.95%) MCSE
3 10 (12.82%) Degree
4 9 (11.54%) MCITP
5 8 (10.26%) MCSA
6 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (6.41%) MCP
8 4 (5.13%) CCNP
8 4 (5.13%) CCNA
8 4 (5.13%) MCTS
9 3 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (3.85%) HND
10 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
3 14 (17.95%) XenApp
4 11 (14.10%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.85%) vSphere
6 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) VMware
2 31 (39.74%) Citrix
3 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
4 21 (26.92%) Cisco
5 17 (21.79%) EMC
6 14 (17.95%) HP
7 12 (15.38%) NetApp
8 9 (11.54%) Oracle
9 8 (10.26%) IBM
10 4 (5.13%) Avaya
10 4 (5.13%) Juniper
11 2 (2.56%) Leostream
12 1 (1.28%) Symantec
12 1 (1.28%) Remedy
12 1 (1.28%) Sophos
12 1 (1.28%) BT
12 1 (1.28%) Dell
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