The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 90 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 59 99 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.45% 4.26% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 4.39% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 53 83 92
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £36,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2267 2255 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.18% 97.11% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1955 1860 1559
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Hertfordshire region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -8 23 £34,000 +23.63% 2
Hemel Hempstead +9 18 £30,000 +26.31% 2
Stevenage -5 7 £27,500 -17.91% 1
Potters Bar +10 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Letchworth -8 1 £22,500 -35.71% 1
St Albans -13 1 £32,500 -
Ware - 1 £21,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £21,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £42,500 - 1
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 79 (66.39%) Windows
2 68 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 56 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 42 (35.29%) VMware
5 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (31.09%) TCP/IP
6 37 (31.09%) MS Excel
7 36 (30.25%) DNS
8 35 (29.41%) MS Office
9 33 (27.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (26.89%) DHCP
11 29 (24.37%) MS Exchange
12 28 (23.53%) Cisco
12 28 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (22.69%) ITIL
13 27 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (19.33%) WAN
15 22 (18.49%) Linux
16 21 (17.65%) Citrix
17 19 (15.97%) SQL
18 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
18 18 (15.13%) Office 365
18 18 (15.13%) Firewall
18 18 (15.13%) LAN
19 16 (13.45%) VPN
19 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
20 15 (12.61%) Hyper-V
20 15 (12.61%) Data Centre
21 14 (11.76%) SharePoint

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 29 (24.37%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 12 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.52%) Lync
8 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.52%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.52%) IIS
9 1 (0.84%) Apache
9 1 (0.84%) SAS
9 1 (0.84%) nginx
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (31.09%) MS Excel
2 35 (29.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.84%) InDesign
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.84%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) Office 365
2 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.56%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.84%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (31.09%) TCP/IP
2 36 (30.25%) DNS
3 32 (26.89%) DHCP
4 23 (19.33%) WAN
5 18 (15.13%) Firewall
5 18 (15.13%) LAN
6 16 (13.45%) VPN
7 10 (8.40%) VoIP
8 8 (6.72%) VLAN
9 6 (5.04%) SAN
10 5 (4.20%) PBX
10 5 (4.20%) MPLS
11 4 (3.36%) CTI
11 4 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.52%) IPsec
12 3 (2.52%) Network Security
12 3 (2.52%) VRRP
12 3 (2.52%) OSPF
12 3 (2.52%) BGP
12 3 (2.52%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) MySQL
3 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MSI
1 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 4 (3.36%) Publishing
2 3 (2.52%) Finance
3 1 (0.84%) Games
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
3 1 (0.84%) Back Office
3 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) .NET
1 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.52%) HTML
2 3 (2.52%) XML
3 1 (0.84%) COM
3 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.56%) Handset
2 9 (7.56%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.36%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.68%) CCTV
5 2 (1.68%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) Wiki
6 1 (0.84%) Replication
6 1 (0.84%) e-Health
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 79 (66.39%) Windows
2 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (27.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (18.49%) Linux
6 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.52%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.84%) CentOS
12 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.84%) UNIX
12 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.69%) ITIL
2 10 (8.40%) Mentoring
3 9 (7.56%) Information Security
4 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.20%) Line Management
6 4 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.52%) CRM
7 3 (2.52%) Network Management
7 3 (2.52%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.68%) Software Distribution
8 2 (1.68%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.68%) ITSM
8 2 (1.68%) Workflow
8 2 (1.68%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.68%) Network Planning
8 2 (1.68%) Logistics
8 2 (1.68%) Project Management
8 2 (1.68%) Service Management
8 2 (1.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.97%) SQL
2 10 (8.40%) C
3 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.68%) Java
5 2 (1.68%) PHP
6 1 (0.84%) C#
6 1 (0.84%) C++
6 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (10.92%) CCNA
4 9 (7.56%) Degree
5 8 (6.72%) MCP
6 7 (5.88%) MCSE
7 6 (5.04%) MCSA
7 6 (5.04%) MCITP
8 4 (3.36%) CCNP
9 2 (1.68%) ACSP
10 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.84%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 56 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.61%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.08%) Terminal Services
5 11 (9.24%) vSphere
6 10 (8.40%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (8.40%) XenApp
6 10 (8.40%) XenDesktop
7 9 (7.56%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.52%) Xen
9 1 (0.84%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) SCCM
2 6 (5.04%) WSUS
3 3 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.68%) Cacti
4 2 (1.68%) Opsview
Vendors
1 68 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 42 (35.29%) VMware
3 28 (23.53%) Cisco
4 21 (17.65%) Citrix
5 8 (6.72%) Dell
6 7 (5.88%) Apple
6 7 (5.88%) Symantec
7 4 (3.36%) Oracle
7 4 (3.36%) Adobe
7 4 (3.36%) HP
8 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.68%) Avaya
10 1 (0.84%) Juniper
10 1 (0.84%) Genesys
10 1 (0.84%) NetApp
10 1 (0.84%) Zeacom
10 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.84%) Remedy
10 1 (0.84%) Google
10 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + £5k shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Stevenage
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago