The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 24 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.82% 2.33% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 2.40% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Median salary £24,500 £26,250 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -23.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £21,250 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,250 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%

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
130 125 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.24% 96.90% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 89 111 159
Median salary £32,500 £36,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Chester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) vSphere
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) CRM
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (25.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (25.00%) Sage
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) ERP
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) ISDN
7 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (16.67%) OSPF
7 2 (16.67%) EMC
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (16.67%) SNMP
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) ISDN
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) SNMP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Sage
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) F5