The median annual salary for a IT Support Engineer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 76 89 116
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 13 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.23% 1.22% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 6
Median salary £23,000 £20,500 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.19% -20.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +2.04%  

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 1026 1250 1686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.07% 95.49% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1066 1288
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 £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 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 +6 8 £19,000 -13.63%
Sandbach - 3 £30,000 -
Chester +5 1 £34,000 -6.84%
Northwich +2 1 £19,000 -
IT Support Engineer
North West

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) MS Office
3 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 14 (42.42%) Intel
4 13 (39.39%) Fat Client
4 13 (39.39%) VMware
4 13 (39.39%) Thin Client
5 11 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.21%) MCSA
8 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) DHCP
9 6 (18.18%) DNS
9 6 (18.18%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) Firewall
9 6 (18.18%) vSphere
9 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (15.15%) MCITP
10 5 (15.15%) MCP
10 5 (15.15%) MCSE
11 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
11 4 (12.12%) Apple

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DHCP
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) PABX
4 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Fat Client
1 13 (39.39%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) CRM
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
2 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 3 (9.09%) ERP
2 3 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL V2
3 2 (6.06%) Time Management
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) MCSA
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) MCITP
2 5 (15.15%) MCP
2 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) MCTS
4 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
4 2 (6.06%) DBS Check
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) vSphere
4 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Intel
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Apple
5 3 (9.09%) Sage
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
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