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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 67 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 36 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.73% 2.25% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 2.33% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 36
Average salary £22,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.30% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
1264 1802 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.69% 96.47% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1471 1157
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +7 18 £22,000 -21.42%
Runcorn +7 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Knutsford +4 5 £25,500 -43.33%
Chester -2 3 £26,250 -41.66%
Ellesmere Port - 3 £26,250 -
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Macclesfield +22 1 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £25,000 - 1
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (84.51%) Windows
2 46 (64.79%) Microsoft
2 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
3 39 (54.93%) Windows Server
4 38 (53.52%) MS Exchange
5 37 (52.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (52.11%) Windows 7
6 31 (43.66%) TCP/IP
6 31 (43.66%) MS Excel
7 30 (42.25%) MS Office
7 30 (42.25%) VMware
8 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (39.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (39.44%) Cisco
10 27 (38.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (38.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 26 (36.62%) Hyper-V
11 26 (36.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (36.62%) MCP
11 26 (36.62%) MCITP
12 25 (35.21%) DNS
13 24 (33.80%) VPN
14 23 (32.39%) CCNA
14 23 (32.39%) Windows XP
14 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (30.99%) DHCP
15 22 (30.99%) MCSE
15 22 (30.99%) MCSA
15 22 (30.99%) MCTS
16 10 (14.08%) ITIL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (53.52%) MS Exchange
2 27 (38.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (36.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.63%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (43.66%) MS Excel
2 30 (42.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.66%) TCP/IP
2 25 (35.21%) DNS
3 24 (33.80%) VPN
4 22 (30.99%) DHCP
5 8 (11.27%) Firewall
6 6 (8.45%) LAN
7 5 (7.04%) WAN
8 4 (5.63%) Broadband
8 4 (5.63%) SAN
9 3 (4.23%) VoIP
10 2 (2.82%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.82%) Network Security
10 2 (2.82%) PBX
10 2 (2.82%) Skype
10 2 (2.82%) SMTP
10 2 (2.82%) VLAN
11 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Law
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Back Office
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) French Language
5 1 (1.41%) German Language
5 1 (1.41%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Fat Client
1 5 (7.04%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) CMDB
4 1 (1.41%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) Life Science
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 39 (54.93%) Windows Server
3 37 (52.11%) Windows 7
3 37 (52.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (32.39%) Windows XP
6 8 (11.27%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.63%) Linux
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) ITIL
2 6 (8.45%) Service Management
3 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.63%) Change Management
5 3 (4.23%) High Availability
5 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.41%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.41%) DevOps
7 1 (1.41%) Information Security
7 1 (1.41%) Information Security Management
7 1 (1.41%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.41%) Security Management
7 1 (1.41%) Time Management
7 1 (1.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) C#
2 1 (1.41%) Java
2 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (36.62%) MCITP
2 26 (36.62%) MCP
3 23 (32.39%) CCNA
3 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (30.99%) MCSA
4 22 (30.99%) MCSE
4 22 (30.99%) MCTS
5 4 (5.63%) MCDST
6 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
2 28 (39.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (36.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) vSphere
5 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (64.79%) Microsoft
2 30 (42.25%) VMware
3 28 (39.44%) Cisco
4 7 (9.86%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) Intel
6 3 (4.23%) Apple
7 1 (1.41%) Avaya
7 1 (1.41%) Facebook
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Sophos
7 1 (1.41%) Symantec
7 1 (1.41%) Twitter
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Prism
Salary: From £15,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago