The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 18 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.85% 1.06% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.24% 1.09% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 5
Average salary £34,500 £34,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% -33.98%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Knutsford 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
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
184 92 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 95.83% 97.87% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 163 88 157
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Knutsford region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Knutsford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 21 (80.77%) Change Management
2 15 (57.69%) Problem Management
3 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) UNIX
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Citrix
7 7 (26.92%) CCA
7 7 (26.92%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (26.92%) Windows 2000
7 7 (26.92%) VMS
7 7 (26.92%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
7 7 (26.92%) MCTS
7 7 (26.92%) MCITP
7 7 (26.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (26.92%) Change Control
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 4 (15.38%) HP
9 4 (15.38%) Dell
9 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
10 3 (11.54%) DHCP
10 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.54%) DNS
10 3 (11.54%) LAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
1 3 (11.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) UNIX
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) VMS
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 2000
5 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Change Management
2 15 (57.69%) Problem Management
3 11 (42.31%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (26.92%) MCTS
2 7 (26.92%) MCITP
2 7 (26.92%) CCA
2 7 (26.92%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
1 7 (26.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Citrix
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Dell
5 3 (11.54%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 2 (7.69%) Apple
6 2 (7.69%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) Reuters
7 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg