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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.76% 3.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 3.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £21,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
136 217 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 93.79% 99.54% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 118 196 131
Average salary £26,000 £42,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.82% +24.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) ODBC
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (16.67%) French Language
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ODBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle