Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 1st Line Support Engineer was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

First Line Support Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 142 176
Rank change year-on-year -29 +34 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.23% 0.044% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.046% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 5
Cheshire median annual salary £19,500 £14,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.29% -33.33% +7.69%
10th Percentile £18,750 £13,500 £20,050
90th Percentile £20,500 £14,500 £22,550
North West median annual salary £19,000 £16,500 £18,500
% change year-on-year +15.15% -10.81% -5.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2954 2189 3155
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.20% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 1874 2679
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Cheshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Cheshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 5 £19,500 -
1st Line Support Engineer
North West

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 1st Line Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) MCSA
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) MCITP
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) CCENT
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCENT
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) MCITP
1 4 (57.14%) MCSA
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft