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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 45 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.54% 2.58% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.74% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £32,500 £46,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.72% +54.16%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
255 146 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.46% 94.19% 98.73%
Number of salaries quoted 226 136 131
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) ABAP
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) Office 365
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (26.67%) SAP SD
3 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) Law
4 3 (20.00%) SAP HR
4 3 (20.00%) SAP CRM
4 3 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (20.00%) SAP HCM
4 3 (20.00%) Billing
4 3 (20.00%) SAP CO
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) SAP FI
4 3 (20.00%) SAP MM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP SD
2 3 (20.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (20.00%) SAP CRM
2 3 (20.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (20.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (20.00%) SAP HCM
2 3 (20.00%) SAP HR
2 3 (20.00%) SAP MM
2 3 (20.00%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Billing
1 3 (20.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) CRM
1 3 (20.00%) ERP
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) ABAP
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) VMware