Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Support Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 74 113
Rank change year-on-year -17 +39 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 95 75 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.11% 3.35% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 3.45% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 78 70 78
Cheshire median annual salary £25,250 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.22% -10.00% -27.54%
10th Percentile £19,500 £18,450 £19,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £33,825 £43,750
North West median annual salary £26,500 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year -14.52% +6.90% -7.94%

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 2929 2175 3160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2248 1869 2681
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
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%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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 +16 28 £22,000 -15.38% 5
Wilmslow +5 24 £22,000 +4.76%
Knutsford -33 9 £38,500 +71.11% 2
Chester -8 7 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Macclesfield +5 2 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Crewe +1 2 £33,750 +3.85% 1
Congleton - 2 £28,750 -
Middlewich - 2 £21,500 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 66 (69.47%) Windows
2 40 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 36 (37.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (37.89%) Windows Server
4 31 (32.63%) Office 365
5 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
6 23 (24.21%) MS Exchange
6 23 (24.21%) Windows 7
7 20 (21.05%) VMware
8 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (18.95%) MCSA
10 17 (17.89%) LAN
10 17 (17.89%) WAN
10 17 (17.89%) DNS
11 15 (15.79%) MCITP
11 15 (15.79%) Firewall
11 15 (15.79%) Citrix
11 15 (15.79%) ITIL
11 15 (15.79%) MCP
11 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
12 14 (14.74%) Service Management
13 13 (13.68%) Finance
13 13 (13.68%) SQL
14 12 (12.63%) Hyper-V
14 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
15 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (11.58%) Mac OS X

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 23 (24.21%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.26%) IIS
3 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.16%) Confluence
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (32.63%) Office 365
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) DNS
1 17 (17.89%) LAN
1 17 (17.89%) WAN
2 15 (15.79%) Firewall
3 10 (10.53%) DHCP
4 9 (9.47%) VPN
5 6 (6.32%) SAN
6 5 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.21%) HTTP
7 4 (4.21%) LDAP
7 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.16%) Internet
8 3 (3.16%) SSH
8 3 (3.16%) VoIP
9 2 (2.11%) SMS
9 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.05%) BGP
10 1 (1.05%) Skype
10 1 (1.05%) SSL
10 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.05%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Law
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) Middleware
1 4 (4.21%) ODBC
1 4 (4.21%) REST
1 4 (4.21%) SOAP
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.37%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) PKI
5 2 (2.11%) iPad
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Contactless
6 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (69.47%) Windows
2 36 (37.89%) Windows Server
2 36 (37.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (24.21%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.58%) Mac OS X
6 10 (10.53%) Linux
6 10 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 9 (9.47%) Unix
8 6 (6.32%) Windows 10
8 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) ITIL
2 14 (14.74%) Service Management
3 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.26%) Change Management
5 5 (5.26%) Information Security
5 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.16%) CRM
6 3 (3.16%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.16%) IT Strategy
7 2 (2.11%) Business Development
7 2 (2.11%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.11%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (2.11%) OO
7 2 (2.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.11%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) SQL
2 7 (7.37%) Java
3 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.11%) Python
6 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (18.95%) MCSA
3 15 (15.79%) MCITP
3 15 (15.79%) MCP
4 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.58%) MCSE
5 10 (10.53%) CCNA
6 7 (7.37%) Degree
7 6 (6.32%) CCENT
8 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.05%) CCNP
8 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.05%) OCA
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.26%) XenApp
3 5 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.11%) Nagios
1 2 (2.11%) SCCM
1 2 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.05%) Control-M
2 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.05%) SCOM
2 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.05%) VMware
3 15 (15.79%) Citrix
4 9 (9.47%) Apple
4 9 (9.47%) Cisco
5 7 (7.37%) Intel
6 6 (6.32%) Oracle
7 5 (5.26%) Veeam
8 3 (3.16%) IBM
9 2 (2.11%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.11%) Juniper
9 2 (2.11%) NetApp
9 2 (2.11%) NETGEAR
9 2 (2.11%) Sage
9 2 (2.11%) Symantec
10 1 (1.05%) Avaya
10 1 (1.05%) McAfee
10 1 (1.05%) Progress
10 1 (1.05%) WatchGuard