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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 51 41 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 96 103 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.11% 5.09% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 5.35% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 80 94 42
Average salary £30,500 £28,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.92% -1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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 1924 2782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.05% 95.06% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 1563 2184
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 +17 25 £27,500 +22.22% 2
Stevenage +9 18 £33,500 +34.00%
Hemel Hempstead -16 12 £23,750 +3.26%
Letchworth +10 9 £35,000 +23.89%
Welwyn Garden City +12 7 £30,500 -28.23% 1
Borehamwood +4 3 £36,750 +37.38% 1
Hoddesdon - 3 £30,000 -
Potters Bar - 3 £32,500 -
Baldock - 3 £35,000 -
St Albans -21 2 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Royston +4 1 £35,500 +9.23% 1
Hertford -2 1 £29,000 +9.43%
Hitchin -3 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 137 (66.83%) Windows
2 91 (44.39%) Microsoft
3 90 (43.90%) Active Directory
4 85 (41.46%) MS Exchange
5 78 (38.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (31.71%) VMware
7 63 (30.73%) MS Excel
8 61 (29.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (23.41%) TCP/IP
9 48 (23.41%) Cisco
10 45 (21.95%) Firewall
11 44 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (21.46%) MS Office
12 41 (20.00%) DNS
12 41 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 37 (18.05%) WAN
14 37 (18.05%) LAN
15 32 (15.61%) Hyper-V
16 31 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2007
17 30 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (14.63%) Windows 7
18 29 (14.15%) SQL
19 26 (12.68%) DHCP
20 25 (12.20%) CCNA
20 25 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (12.20%) Degree
21 23 (11.22%) Linux
22 21 (10.24%) Citrix
22 21 (10.24%) MCITP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 85 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 40 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (6.83%) SharePoint
6 13 (6.34%) Lync
7 11 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (4.88%) IIS
9 7 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.93%) Apache
11 4 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.98%) WordPress
13 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.98%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.98%) CMS
13 2 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 63 (30.73%) MS Excel
2 44 (21.46%) MS Office
3 6 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.88%) Office 365
2 6 (2.93%) PaaS
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (23.41%) TCP/IP
2 45 (21.95%) Firewall
3 41 (20.00%) DNS
4 37 (18.05%) LAN
4 37 (18.05%) WAN
5 26 (12.68%) DHCP
6 14 (6.83%) Internet
7 12 (5.85%) VPN
7 12 (5.85%) VoIP
7 12 (5.85%) SAN
8 10 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (4.39%) 4G
10 7 (3.41%) MPLS
10 7 (3.41%) Ethernet
10 7 (3.41%) HTTP
11 6 (2.93%) ISDN
11 6 (2.93%) PBX
11 6 (2.93%) VLAN
12 5 (2.44%) Network Security
12 5 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.39%) MySQL
4 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.46%) MS Access
5 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.98%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) JUnit
1 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.98%) Subversion
1 2 (0.98%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 17 (8.29%) Retail
2 16 (7.80%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.85%) Finance
4 8 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.93%) Back Office
6 3 (1.46%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) Publishing
7 2 (0.98%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.93%) .NET
2 5 (2.44%) XML
3 3 (1.46%) HTML
3 3 (1.46%) Web Services
4 2 (0.98%) Struts
4 2 (0.98%) XHTML
4 2 (0.98%) JMS
4 2 (0.98%) LAMP
4 2 (0.98%) JSTL
4 2 (0.98%) J2EE
4 2 (0.98%) COM
4 2 (0.98%) CSS
4 2 (0.98%) JDBC
4 2 (0.98%) JSP
5 1 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.41%) Client/Server
1 7 (3.41%) Thin Client
1 7 (3.41%) CLARiiON
1 7 (3.41%) Fat Client
1 7 (3.41%) FlexPod
2 6 (2.93%) Firmware
2 6 (2.93%) Mathematics
3 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.46%) Replication
5 2 (0.98%) CMDB
5 2 (0.98%) iPhone
5 2 (0.98%) EPoS
5 2 (0.98%) EFT
5 2 (0.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.49%) Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) CCTV
6 1 (0.49%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.49%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 137 (66.83%) Windows
2 78 (38.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (29.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (14.63%) Windows 7
6 23 (11.22%) Linux
7 20 (9.76%) Windows 8
8 19 (9.27%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.90%) Windows Vista
10 7 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.44%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.44%) UNIX
13 4 (1.95%) Solaris
14 2 (0.98%) AIX
14 2 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (6.34%) ITIL
2 10 (4.88%) Software Engineering
2 10 (4.88%) Time Management
3 8 (3.90%) E-Commerce
4 7 (3.41%) Project Management
4 7 (3.41%) Software Deployment
5 6 (2.93%) Service Management
5 6 (2.93%) CRM
6 4 (1.95%) Service Delivery
6 4 (1.95%) Change Management
6 4 (1.95%) Data Security
6 4 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (1.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (1.46%) Problem Management
7 3 (1.46%) OO
7 3 (1.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (1.46%) SEO
8 2 (0.98%) MVC
8 2 (0.98%) Web Development
8 2 (0.98%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.15%) SQL
2 11 (5.37%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.41%) PHP
3 7 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.93%) C
4 6 (2.93%) C#
4 6 (2.93%) VB.NET
4 6 (2.93%) VBScript
5 4 (1.95%) VBA
6 3 (1.46%) Java
6 3 (1.46%) Perl
6 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.98%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.49%) Python
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.49%) AWK
8 1 (0.49%) Korn
8 1 (0.49%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 30 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (12.20%) CCNA
2 25 (12.20%) Degree
3 21 (10.24%) MCITP
4 16 (7.80%) MCSE
5 13 (6.34%) MCP
6 9 (4.39%) MCTS
7 7 (3.41%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.41%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.41%) CCNP
8 5 (2.44%) MCSA
9 4 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.95%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.98%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.98%) CCVP
11 2 (0.98%) CCEE
11 2 (0.98%) CCAA
11 2 (0.98%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 90 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 41 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (15.61%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.76%) VMware ESX
5 10 (4.88%) vSphere
6 8 (3.90%) XenApp
6 8 (3.90%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.93%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (3.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (1.95%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.98%) Nagios
4 2 (0.98%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.98%) Cacti
4 2 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.49%) Opsview
5 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (44.39%) Microsoft
2 65 (31.71%) VMware
3 48 (23.41%) Cisco
4 21 (10.24%) Citrix
5 16 (7.80%) Apple
6 15 (7.32%) Symantec
7 12 (5.85%) HP
8 8 (3.90%) NetApp
8 8 (3.90%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.41%) CommVault
9 7 (3.41%) McAfee
9 7 (3.41%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.41%) EMC
10 6 (2.93%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.93%) Dell
11 4 (1.95%) Oracle
11 4 (1.95%) Sage
12 3 (1.46%) Sun
12 3 (1.46%) Avaya
12 3 (1.46%) Google
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Circa £30k + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 33K to 38K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago