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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 85 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 68 97 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.97% 3.88% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 4.02% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 60 71 80
Average salary £25,000 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £42,000 £39,500
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
2175 2410 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.90% 96.36% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 1928 2074
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -2 11 £27,500 +19.56% 2
St Albans -10 11 £25,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -31 9 £24,500 -39.50% 2
Harpenden - 7 £25,000 -
Stevenage -1 3 £29,000 -7.93%
Welwyn Garden City -20 2 £23,500 -28.78%
Potters Bar - 2 £21,750 -
Borehamwood +4 1 £22,000 - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £20,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 84 (76.36%) Windows
2 58 (52.73%) Microsoft
3 49 (44.55%) Active Directory
4 37 (33.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (32.73%) MS Excel
6 35 (31.82%) VMware
7 32 (29.09%) MS Exchange
8 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (27.27%) Cisco
10 28 (25.45%) TCP/IP
11 27 (24.55%) WAN
11 27 (24.55%) MS Office
11 27 (24.55%) Windows 7
11 27 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (22.73%) DNS
13 23 (20.91%) Citrix
14 22 (20.00%) LAN
14 22 (20.00%) SQL
14 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (20.00%) Windows 8
15 21 (19.09%) Hyper-V
16 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (16.36%) Firewall
17 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (15.45%) DHCP
18 17 (15.45%) Linux
19 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
20 14 (12.73%) Office 365
20 14 (12.73%) SharePoint

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
5 12 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (10.00%) IIS
7 6 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.73%) Lync
9 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.82%) JBoss
9 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
Applications
1 36 (32.73%) MS Excel
2 27 (24.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) HipChat
4 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.73%) Office 365
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.45%) TCP/IP
2 27 (24.55%) WAN
3 25 (22.73%) DNS
4 22 (20.00%) LAN
5 18 (16.36%) Firewall
6 17 (15.45%) DHCP
7 13 (11.82%) SAN
7 13 (11.82%) VPN
8 10 (9.09%) VLAN
9 9 (8.18%) Wireless
10 6 (5.45%) iSCSI
10 6 (5.45%) DMZ
11 5 (4.55%) VoIP
12 4 (3.64%) ISDN
12 4 (3.64%) PBX
13 2 (1.82%) Broadband
13 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.82%) DWDM
14 1 (0.91%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) MS Access
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) JIRA
General
1 7 (6.36%) Publishing
2 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) .NET
2 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.64%) XML
3 4 (3.64%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.73%) HTML
5 2 (1.82%) Java SE
5 2 (1.82%) Java EE
5 2 (1.82%) CSS
5 2 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) CCTV
1 6 (5.45%) EqualLogic
2 5 (4.55%) PDA
2 5 (4.55%) iPhone
2 5 (4.55%) Streaming Music
2 5 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) PMI
4 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.82%) Wiki
4 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.91%) Statistics
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 84 (76.36%) Windows
2 37 (33.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (24.55%) Windows 7
5 22 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (15.45%) Linux
8 9 (8.18%) Windows XP
9 8 (7.27%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 5 (4.55%) Android
11 3 (2.73%) UNIX
12 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (7.27%) Time Management
2 6 (5.45%) ITIL
2 6 (5.45%) Project Management
3 4 (3.64%) Incident Management
4 3 (2.73%) Change Management
5 2 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (1.82%) Workflow
5 2 (1.82%) Service Management
5 2 (1.82%) E-Commerce
5 2 (1.82%) Supplier Management
5 2 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (1.82%) Capacity Management
5 2 (1.82%) Coaching
6 1 (0.91%) Mentoring
6 1 (0.91%) Change Control
6 1 (0.91%) Software Testing
6 1 (0.91%) Network Architecture
6 1 (0.91%) ERP
6 1 (0.91%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.91%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.64%) Java
4 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.73%) VB
6 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.91%) VB6
7 1 (0.91%) C#
7 1 (0.91%) VBA
7 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.09%) MCSE
3 9 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.36%) MCSA
5 6 (5.45%) MCP
5 6 (5.45%) MCITP
6 5 (4.55%) CCNA
7 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.73%) CCNP
8 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.82%) Degree
9 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.82%) MCDST
9 2 (1.82%) MCTS
9 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.91%) ACSP
10 1 (0.91%) CCIA
10 1 (0.91%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 49 (44.55%) Active Directory
2 27 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (19.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.36%) vSphere
5 5 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.73%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.82%) XenServer
8 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Cacti
1 6 (5.45%) Opsview
2 4 (3.64%) ZENworks
2 4 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.64%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.82%) SCCM
3 2 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 35 (31.82%) VMware
3 30 (27.27%) Cisco
4 23 (20.91%) Citrix
5 13 (11.82%) Symantec
6 8 (7.27%) Dell
6 8 (7.27%) Apple
7 5 (4.55%) Adobe
8 4 (3.64%) HP
9 3 (2.73%) Google
10 2 (1.82%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.82%) Mitel
10 2 (1.82%) Veeam
10 2 (1.82%) Zeacom
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle
10 2 (1.82%) Novell
10 2 (1.82%) BT
11 1 (0.91%) Remedy
11 1 (0.91%) Sage
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