Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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

Support Engineer
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 55 74
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 35 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.07% 4.95% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 5.05% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 4
Warrington median annual salary £29,000 £22,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.82% -17.76% +16.30%
10th Percentile £18,500 £18,875 £20,400
90th Percentile £33,750 £34,750 £28,750
Cheshire median annual salary £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% +4.17% -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington. 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
Warrington
Permanent vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 677 673 566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.96% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 548 549 497
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £20,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +18.06% -10.00%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Warrington

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Warrington

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Warrington over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Warrington

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Warrington region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (37.14%) Intel
4 13 (37.14%) Thin Client
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
4 13 (37.14%) Fat Client
5 11 (31.43%) VMware
6 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.71%) Office 365
7 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (22.86%) DNS
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (20.00%) IaaS
9 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
9 6 (17.14%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (14.29%) Break/Fix
10 5 (14.29%) DHCP
10 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
10 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 4 (11.43%) VMware Server
11 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
11 4 (11.43%) SSH
11 4 (11.43%) Facilities Management
11 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (11.43%) Server Building
11 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
11 4 (11.43%) LAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 7 (20.00%) IaaS
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) LAN
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
3 4 (11.43%) SSH
3 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.86%) SSL
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Fat Client
1 13 (37.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) AIX
6 3 (8.57%) Unix
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (14.29%) Break/Fix
4 4 (11.43%) Facilities Management
4 4 (11.43%) Server Building
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) High Availability
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (2.86%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Security Management
6 1 (2.86%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) AirWatch
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Foglight
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Intel
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.86%) Brocade
6 1 (2.86%) CommVault
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee
6 1 (2.86%) Mitel
6 1 (2.86%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.86%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.86%) TippingPoint
6 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard