The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £23,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Technical Support Engineer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 99 124
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.23% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £23,750 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% -  

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 1046 1265 1705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.12% 95.76% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1076 1304
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%  

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in Cheshire

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in Cheshire

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Daresbury - 1 £25,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
North West

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (12.50%) Openreach

Technical 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:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) Openreach