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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 27 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.75% 2.53% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.76% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £26,250 £45,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +91.48%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
108 181 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.08% 91.41% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 97 155 135
Average salary £36,875 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Law
5 2 (20.00%) Replication
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Route 53
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Broadband
3 1 (10.00%) DPNSS
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) QSIG
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (20.00%) High Availability
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Facebook
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter