The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 27 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.22% - 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% - 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 8
Average salary £42,500 - £30,750
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 - £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
193 167 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 100.00% 94.35% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 179 129 180
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
Essex

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 24 July 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
2 14 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 14 (58.33%) Capacity Management
3 13 (54.17%) Performance Management
4 12 (50.00%) Citrix
5 9 (37.50%) XenApp
6 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Service Management
8 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
10 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.50%) MCP
10 3 (12.50%) MCSE
10 3 (12.50%) MCSA
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.50%) VMware
11 2 (8.33%) Pegasus
11 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
11 2 (8.33%) MS Office
11 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
11 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
11 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
11 2 (8.33%) Firewall

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
1 14 (58.33%) Service Delivery
1 14 (58.33%) Capacity Management
2 13 (54.17%) Performance Management
3 5 (20.83%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Online Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCP
1 3 (12.50%) MCSE
1 3 (12.50%) MCSA
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Pegasus