Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Support Engineer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 39 52
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.01% 3.13% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 3.18% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 19
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.00% -23.08% -27.78%
10th Percentile £26,500 £22,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £31,800 £43,750
Cheshire median annual salary £25,250 £23,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year +8.60% -7.00% -27.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 339 283 462
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.13% 98.26% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 298 241 339
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £23,275 £24,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +6.67%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer 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 in Chester.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Chester

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Chester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SMS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Sage
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) VMware