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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 22 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.22% 1.14% 9.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 1.18% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 12
Average salary £45,000 £21,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -26.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £21,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £21,000 £41,250
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
159 169 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 95.78% 96.57% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 145 137 133
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 18 December 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
1 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
1 7 (46.67%) Capacity Management
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (13.33%) Law
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) SCOM
6 2 (13.33%) ABAP
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) MCSE
7 1 (6.67%) MCSA
7 1 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (6.67%) EDI
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) AIX
7 1 (6.67%) HPUX
7 1 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (6.67%) MCP
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI-AP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ODBC
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Fedora
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
1 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
1 7 (46.67%) Capacity Management
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) ABAP
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) CCA
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Certification
2 1 (6.67%) RHCE
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds