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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 81 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 46 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.41% 1.29% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 1.38% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 20 39
Average salary £34,500 £25,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.98% -20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £15,950 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £36,000 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
1799 1527 2122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.19% 93.85% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1233 1822
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
Knutsford +11 18 £34,500 +1.47%
Warrington -13 13 £23,500 -21.00%
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 49 (60.49%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) UNIX
3 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
3 37 (45.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (40.74%) Linux
6 30 (37.04%) Change Management
6 30 (37.04%) MCTS
7 29 (35.80%) ITIL
7 29 (35.80%) Windows 7
8 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
9 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
9 23 (28.40%) VPN
9 23 (28.40%) MCITP
10 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
10 22 (27.16%) MS Office
11 21 (25.93%) VMware
12 20 (24.69%) MCSA
12 20 (24.69%) Problem Management
13 19 (23.46%) MCP
13 19 (23.46%) MCSE
14 18 (22.22%) DNS
14 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (20.99%) Finance
16 16 (19.75%) SQL
17 15 (18.52%) Windows XP
17 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
17 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (17.28%) DHCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.70%) IIS
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.23%) LiveLink
8 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
2 22 (27.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) VPN
2 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
3 18 (22.22%) DNS
4 14 (17.28%) DHCP
5 8 (9.88%) WAN
5 8 (9.88%) LAN
5 8 (9.88%) SAN
5 8 (9.88%) Firewall
6 2 (2.47%) NAS
6 2 (2.47%) PBX
6 2 (2.47%) VoIP
7 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) DB2
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Subversion
1 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.47%) Online Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 49 (60.49%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) UNIX
3 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (40.74%) Linux
5 29 (35.80%) Windows 7
6 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (18.52%) Windows XP
9 12 (14.81%) Windows 8
10 11 (13.58%) Windows 2000
11 9 (11.11%) VMS
12 4 (4.94%) AIX
13 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.23%) Debian
13 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Change Management
2 29 (35.80%) ITIL
3 20 (24.69%) Problem Management
4 9 (11.11%) Change Control
5 6 (7.41%) Service Management
6 5 (6.17%) Migration
6 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.94%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.23%) CRM
8 1 (1.23%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.23%) Web Design
8 1 (1.23%) Information Security
8 1 (1.23%) Logistics
8 1 (1.23%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (1.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.23%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (1.23%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.23%) Release Management
8 1 (1.23%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) VB
2 6 (7.41%) VB6
3 5 (6.17%) Java
3 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (37.04%) MCTS
3 23 (28.40%) MCITP
4 20 (24.69%) MCSA
5 19 (23.46%) MCP
5 19 (23.46%) MCSE
6 10 (12.35%) CCA
6 10 (12.35%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.47%) CCNA
8 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
1 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 12 (14.81%) VMware ESX
3 11 (13.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) GPFS
5 1 (1.23%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.47%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.93%) VMware
3 12 (14.81%) Cisco
3 12 (14.81%) Citrix
4 6 (7.41%) HP
4 6 (7.41%) IBM
5 4 (4.94%) Dell
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) EMC
6 3 (3.70%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.47%) Juniper
7 2 (2.47%) McAfee
7 2 (2.47%) Apple
8 1 (1.23%) Reuters
8 1 (1.23%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec
8 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.23%) CA
8 1 (1.23%) Misys
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