The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Support was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Second Line Support
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 68 105
Rank change year-on-year -36 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 12 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.83% 1.75% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.81% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 18
Median salary £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £26,650
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +2.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1385 938 1639
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.32% 96.40% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 816 1308
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Cheshire

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Cheshire.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Support in Cheshire

2nd Line Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 8 £27,000 +8.00% 1
Winsford - 2 £26,750 -
Nantwich - 1 £25,000 -
2nd Line Support
North West

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 2nd Line Support 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 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) Citrix
4 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 9 (40.91%) WAN
5 9 (40.91%) LAN
6 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) SAN
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
7 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
7 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
8 5 (22.73%) Veeam
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) XenApp
9 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
9 4 (18.18%) Office 365
10 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
10 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.64%) Coaching
10 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery

2nd Line Support 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) LAN
1 9 (40.91%) WAN
2 8 (36.36%) SAN
2 8 (36.36%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (9.09%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) Skype
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Coaching
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) XenApp
3 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) Citrix
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Veeam
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) Meraki
5 2 (9.09%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (4.55%) 3Com
6 1 (4.55%) Draytek
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago