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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 25 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.85% 4.00% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 4.76% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 3
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £29,700 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,800 £27,900
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
141 147 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 90.38% 84.00% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 135 143 273
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) UNIX
3 10 (41.67%) Citrix
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 8 (33.33%) Time Management
5 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (33.33%) SLA
5 8 (33.33%) IBM
5 8 (33.33%) AIX
5 8 (33.33%) MySQL
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) DB2
5 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (25.00%) XenApp
6 6 (25.00%) Change Control
7 5 (20.83%) Change Management
7 5 (20.83%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) EMC
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco
8 4 (16.67%) NetApp
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) VMS
8 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) UNIX
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) AIX
5 4 (16.67%) VMS
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 8 (33.33%) Time Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Change Control
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCTS
2 3 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) CCA
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) XenApp
3 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) IBM
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) EMC
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft