The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 37 41 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.93% 1.06% 9.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 1.08% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 20
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
175 185 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.31% 97.88% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 151 163 198
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -37.77%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (28.57%) Office 365
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Zeacom
4 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
1 1 (7.14%) SAP MM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP PS
1 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) BGP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
2 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 4 (28.57%) MPLS
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) ABAP
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
1 4 (28.57%) Zeacom
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £45k p.a. plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago