The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £28,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 54 75 87
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 39 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.66% 1.85% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 1.93% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 19
Median salary £28,250 £22,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.40% -6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £33,800
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 1034 1243 1704
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.00% 95.76% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1058 1303
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 £23,500
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%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Cheshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Cheshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Cheshire

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 Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 +14 19 £24,000 +9.09% 5
Chester +7 4 £28,500 -21.91% 1
Northwich 0 3 £21,000 +10.52%
Sandbach - 3 £30,000 -
Macclesfield - 3 £25,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £53,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £25,000 -
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (78.21%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Windows Server
2 32 (41.03%) Active Directory
3 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
4 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (29.49%) Windows 7
5 23 (29.49%) VMware
6 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
7 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
7 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (20.51%) MS Office
8 16 (20.51%) SQL
9 14 (17.95%) Intel
10 13 (16.67%) Thin Client
10 13 (16.67%) Fat Client
10 13 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 12 (15.38%) Office 365
11 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 11 (14.10%) DNS
12 11 (14.10%) Citrix
12 11 (14.10%) Firewall
12 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
13 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (12.82%) SAN
13 10 (12.82%) Linux
14 9 (11.54%) ITIL
14 9 (11.54%) Service Management
14 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification

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 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Office
2 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) DNS
1 11 (14.10%) Firewall
2 10 (12.82%) SAN
3 8 (10.26%) DHCP
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (6.41%) LAN
4 5 (6.41%) VLAN
4 5 (6.41%) WAN
5 4 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.13%) VPN
6 3 (3.85%) VoIP
7 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.56%) Wireless
8 1 (1.28%) PABX
8 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Synon
General
1 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 13 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) iPad
3 3 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.85%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 61 (78.21%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (29.49%) Windows 7
5 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 10 (12.82%) Linux
8 6 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 5 (6.41%) Android
9 5 (6.41%) Mac OS X
10 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.54%) ITIL
1 9 (11.54%) Service Management
2 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 5 (6.41%) CRM
3 5 (6.41%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
5 3 (3.85%) Data Extraction
5 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.85%) ERP
5 3 (3.85%) Patch Management
5 3 (3.85%) Presales
5 3 (3.85%) Server Building
6 2 (2.56%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (2.56%) Information Security
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.56%) Line Management
6 2 (2.56%) Network Management
6 2 (2.56%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.41%) RPG
2 5 (6.41%) RPG IV
2 5 (6.41%) RPG/400
3 3 (3.85%) VBA
4 2 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.28%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.97%) MCSA
3 6 (7.69%) MCSE
4 5 (6.41%) MCITP
4 5 (6.41%) MCP
5 3 (3.85%) Degree
5 3 (3.85%) MCTS
6 2 (2.56%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.28%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) CCNP
7 1 (1.28%) GIAC
7 1 (1.28%) SANS
7 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.97%) vSphere
5 4 (5.13%) XenApp
6 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.28%) MobiControl
2 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) VMware
3 14 (17.95%) Intel
4 11 (14.10%) Citrix
5 7 (8.97%) Cisco
6 5 (6.41%) Apple
6 5 (6.41%) IBM
6 5 (6.41%) JD Edwards
7 4 (5.13%) Sophos
7 4 (5.13%) Veeam
8 3 (3.85%) EMC
8 3 (3.85%) Juniper
8 3 (3.85%) Kaspersky
8 3 (3.85%) Oracle
8 3 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.85%) Sage
9 2 (2.56%) 3Com
9 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.56%) HP
9 2 (2.56%) Symantec
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