The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 26 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.05% 0.90% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 0.93% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £23,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.48% -21.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Support Engineer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 215 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 89.85% 96.41% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 155 140 297
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Chester

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Chester

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco