Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 18 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 40 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 +33 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 37 46 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.62% 6.43% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.75% 6.58% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 4
Warrington median annual salary £29,000 £22,750 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.47% +19.74% -19.15%
Cheshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -6.80%

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 644 699 542
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.87% 97.76% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 512 578 461
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,800 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -6.25%

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 August 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 August 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 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
4 14 (37.84%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (29.73%) VMware
5 11 (29.73%) Intel
5 11 (29.73%) Thin Client
5 11 (29.73%) Fat Client
6 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
7 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
8 7 (18.92%) Office 365
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (18.92%) DNS
9 6 (16.22%) Linux
9 6 (16.22%) SSH
9 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.22%) Facilities Management
9 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
10 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (13.51%) IaaS
10 5 (13.51%) Cisco
11 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (10.81%) SAN
11 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
11 4 (10.81%) LAN
11 4 (10.81%) WAN
11 4 (10.81%) DHCP

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 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (18.92%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) IaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) SSH
2 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.70%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
General
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Fat Client
1 11 (29.73%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 3 (8.11%) AIX
5 3 (8.11%) Unix
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (16.22%) Facilities Management
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Break/Fix
5 3 (8.11%) High Availability
6 2 (5.41%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (5.41%) Critical Thinking
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Server Building
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) Server Hardening
7 1 (2.70%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCENT
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Foglight
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Intel
1 11 (29.73%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) Brocade
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) CommVault
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee
5 1 (2.70%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.70%) TippingPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Veeam