The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Colchester region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank - 27 14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 0 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 4.13% 12.68%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.27% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 18
Median salary - £23,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -54.00%
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Support Engineer
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester 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
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
150 117 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.04% 96.69% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 133 108 134
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Colchester

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Colchester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (50.00%) MPLS
1 7 (50.00%) BGP
1 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (50.00%) Zeacom
1 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) Clearswift
3 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
3 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 3 (21.43%) Proofpoint

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) BGP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 7 (50.00%) MPLS
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 2 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) BYOD
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Balanced Scorecard
4 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 7 (50.00%) Zeacom
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Clearswift
3 3 (21.43%) Proofpoint
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Nokia
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec