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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 17 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.68% 0.72% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.29% 0.75% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
175 134 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 94.09% 97.10% 92.09%
Number of salaries quoted 160 130 157
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,500 £51,000
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 October 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Change Management
3 15 (46.88%) UNIX
3 15 (46.88%) Linux
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (37.50%) ITIL
5 12 (37.50%) Citrix
5 12 (37.50%) Finance
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (34.38%) Change Control
7 9 (28.13%) VMS
7 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (28.13%) VMware
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.00%) MCTS
8 8 (25.00%) MCITP
8 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 8 (25.00%) Windows 2000
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (21.88%) DB2
9 7 (21.88%) MySQL
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle
9 7 (21.88%) CCA
9 7 (21.88%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (21.88%) AIX
9 7 (21.88%) SLA
9 7 (21.88%) IBM
9 7 (21.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (21.88%) Time Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) LAN
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
1 3 (9.38%) DHCP
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) SAN
1 3 (9.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) DB2
2 7 (21.88%) MySQL
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) UNIX
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) VMS
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 7 (21.88%) AIX
7 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Change Management
2 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 11 (34.38%) Change Control
4 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (21.88%) Quality Management
5 7 (21.88%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.00%) MCTS
2 8 (25.00%) MCITP
3 7 (21.88%) CCA
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Citrix
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) EMC
6 4 (12.50%) Dell
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco
8 2 (6.25%) Juniper
8 2 (6.25%) NetApp
8 2 (6.25%) Apple
8 2 (6.25%) ProCurve