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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 25 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.65% 1.38% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 1.40% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £46,250 £21,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.23% -23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
141 143 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 93.38% 98.62% 98.56%
Number of salaries quoted 129 119 123
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) ODBC
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) ABAP
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) Law
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) SCOM
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) VMware

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ODBC
2 1 (9.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Fedora
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) CCA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Certification
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft