Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

IT Support Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 121 149
Rank change year-on-year -35 +28 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 21 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.68% 1.19% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.23% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 26
Cheshire median annual salary £21,500 £20,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -13.04% -2.13%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £24,500 £28,750 £29,375
North West median annual salary £23,500 £24,750 £23,000
% change year-on-year -5.05% +7.61% -2.13%

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 2948 2201 3140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 97.17% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2251 1886 2665
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%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Cheshire

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Cheshire

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in Cheshire

IT 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 IT Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Wilmslow +6 8 £21,500 +10.26%
Warrington +1 8 £19,000 - 1
Middlewich - 2 £21,500 -
Chester -9 1 £25,000 +1.01%
IT Support Engineer
North West

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT 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 IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) MCSE
2 10 (47.62%) MCSA
2 10 (47.62%) MCP
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
2 10 (47.62%) Office 365
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 8 (38.10%) Apple
4 8 (38.10%) Thin Client
4 8 (38.10%) Intel
4 8 (38.10%) DHCP
4 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (38.10%) Fat Client
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 8 (38.10%) MCITP
4 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure

IT 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 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Fat Client
1 8 (38.10%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) Change Management
1 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (4.76%) CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
1 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
1 1 (4.76%) ERP
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) MCP
1 10 (47.62%) MCSA
1 10 (47.62%) MCSE
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Apple
2 8 (38.10%) Intel
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Sage
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Progress