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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 98 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 56 91 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.33% 3.68% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 3.83% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 44 80 94
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
2293 2374 2001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.30% 95.88% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 1974 1590
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -6 27 £34,500 +25.45% 5
Hemel Hempstead -5 11 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Berkhamsted - 3 - -
St Albans - 2 £22,500 - 1
Potters Bar +10 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Stevenage -8 1 £27,500 -17.91% 1
Ware - 1 £21,000 - 1
Harpenden - 1 £22,500 - 1
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 88 (71.54%) Windows
2 75 (60.98%) Microsoft
3 64 (52.03%) Active Directory
4 47 (38.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (35.77%) MS Excel
6 42 (34.15%) MS Office
7 41 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (32.52%) DNS
9 39 (31.71%) TCP/IP
9 39 (31.71%) VMware
10 35 (28.46%) MS Exchange
11 33 (26.83%) DHCP
12 31 (25.20%) Cisco
13 30 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (21.14%) Citrix
14 26 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (20.33%) Windows 7
15 25 (20.33%) WAN
16 24 (19.51%) ITIL
17 23 (18.70%) SQL Server
17 23 (18.70%) Office 365
18 21 (17.07%) LAN
19 20 (16.26%) SQL
20 18 (14.63%) Linux
20 18 (14.63%) VPN
21 17 (13.82%) Firewall
21 17 (13.82%) Hyper-V
21 17 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
22 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
22 15 (12.20%) SharePoint

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 35 (28.46%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.69%) IIS
7 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.44%) Lync
9 3 (2.44%) Umbraco
9 3 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.63%) JBoss
10 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.81%) SAS
11 1 (0.81%) Apache
11 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (35.77%) MS Excel
2 42 (34.15%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.63%) HipChat
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.81%) InDesign
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.70%) Office 365
2 11 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.44%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.52%) DNS
2 39 (31.71%) TCP/IP
3 33 (26.83%) DHCP
4 25 (20.33%) WAN
5 21 (17.07%) LAN
6 18 (14.63%) VPN
7 17 (13.82%) Firewall
8 11 (8.94%) VLAN
9 10 (8.13%) VoIP
10 8 (6.50%) SAN
11 6 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (4.07%) PBX
13 4 (3.25%) Wireless
13 4 (3.25%) CTI
13 4 (3.25%) MPLS
14 3 (2.44%) Network Security
14 3 (2.44%) iSCSI
14 3 (2.44%) DMZ
15 2 (1.63%) HTTP
15 2 (1.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 7 (5.69%) Publishing
2 3 (2.44%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) .NET
1 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.07%) XML
3 4 (3.25%) HTML
4 2 (1.63%) Web Services
4 2 (1.63%) Java SE
4 2 (1.63%) Java EE
5 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.32%) Handset
2 9 (7.32%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.25%) EqualLogic
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.63%) PMI
5 2 (1.63%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.63%) PDA
5 2 (1.63%) CCTV
5 2 (1.63%) iPhone
5 2 (1.63%) Streaming Music
5 2 (1.63%) Wiki
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) e-Health
6 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (71.54%) Windows
2 47 (38.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (20.33%) Windows 7
6 18 (14.63%) Linux
7 13 (10.57%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.69%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.07%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.07%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.63%) Android
11 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.81%) CentOS
12 1 (0.81%) UNIX
12 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) ITIL
2 10 (8.13%) Mentoring
3 9 (7.32%) Information Security
4 7 (5.69%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.07%) Line Management
6 4 (3.25%) Project Management
6 4 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.25%) Server Building
7 3 (2.44%) CRM
7 3 (2.44%) Change Management
7 3 (2.44%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.44%) Time Management
8 2 (1.63%) Supplier Management
8 2 (1.63%) Network Management
8 2 (1.63%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.63%) Migration
9 1 (0.81%) Service Management
9 1 (0.81%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (0.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.26%) SQL
2 10 (8.13%) C
3 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.25%) Java
5 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.63%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) C++
7 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.50%) MCSE
4 7 (5.69%) MCSA
4 7 (5.69%) MCP
4 7 (5.69%) CCNA
5 6 (4.88%) MCITP
6 5 (4.07%) Degree
7 4 (3.25%) CCNP
8 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.63%) ACSP
9 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 64 (52.03%) Active Directory
2 26 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.82%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.76%) Terminal Services
4 12 (9.76%) vSphere
5 10 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (7.32%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (6.50%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.88%) XenApp
9 3 (2.44%) Xen
10 2 (1.63%) XenServer
11 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) WSUS
3 4 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.63%) Cacti
4 2 (1.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 75 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 39 (31.71%) VMware
3 31 (25.20%) Cisco
4 26 (21.14%) Citrix
5 10 (8.13%) Symantec
6 8 (6.50%) Dell
6 8 (6.50%) Apple
7 6 (4.88%) Oracle
8 4 (3.25%) Adobe
8 4 (3.25%) HP
9 3 (2.44%) Google
10 2 (1.63%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.63%) Zeacom
10 2 (1.63%) BT
11 1 (0.81%) Avaya
11 1 (0.81%) Juniper
11 1 (0.81%) Genesys
11 1 (0.81%) NetApp
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + £5k shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Ware
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Bluetownonline Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
Bluetownonline Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago