The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 55 41 98
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 94 102 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.79% 4.84% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 5.13% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83 98 52
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,200 £47,150
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2378 1988 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.85% 94.26% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1982 1577 2036
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 26 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Letchworth +15 19 £30,000 +6.19%
Stevenage +10 18 £33,500 +34.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead -13 15 £30,000 +31.86%
Welwyn Garden City +12 4 £31,000 +29.16% 1
Borehamwood - 2 - - 1
Hitchin -3 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - - 1
Potters Bar - 1 £32,500 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 139 (70.92%) Windows
2 93 (47.45%) Microsoft
3 88 (44.90%) MS Exchange
3 88 (44.90%) Active Directory
4 86 (43.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (33.67%) VMware
6 63 (32.14%) MS Excel
7 57 (29.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (28.57%) MS Office
8 56 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (26.53%) Cisco
10 49 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 47 (23.98%) TCP/IP
12 45 (22.96%) VMware Infrastructure
13 43 (21.94%) Firewall
14 39 (19.90%) DNS
14 39 (19.90%) Hyper-V
15 37 (18.88%) LAN
16 36 (18.37%) SQL
16 36 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2007
17 34 (17.35%) Windows 7
17 34 (17.35%) WAN
18 31 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (15.31%) Windows XP
20 28 (14.29%) DHCP
21 26 (13.27%) Citrix
22 25 (12.76%) CCNA
22 25 (12.76%) Cisco Certification
23 24 (12.24%) SQL Server
23 24 (12.24%) Windows 8

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 88 (44.90%) MS Exchange
2 49 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (9.18%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.61%) Lync
7 10 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (4.08%) IIS
9 7 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.04%) Apache
12 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
Applications
1 63 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 56 (28.57%) MS Office
3 6 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.08%) Office 365
2 4 (2.04%) PaaS
3 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.98%) TCP/IP
2 43 (21.94%) Firewall
3 39 (19.90%) DNS
4 37 (18.88%) LAN
5 34 (17.35%) WAN
6 28 (14.29%) DHCP
7 13 (6.63%) VoIP
7 13 (6.63%) Internet
8 12 (6.12%) SAN
9 11 (5.61%) VPN
10 10 (5.10%) Radio Access Network
11 9 (4.59%) 4G
12 8 (4.08%) iSCSI
13 6 (3.06%) Ethernet
14 5 (2.55%) HTTP
14 5 (2.55%) ADSL
14 5 (2.55%) Network Security
14 5 (2.55%) MPLS
15 4 (2.04%) VLAN
15 4 (2.04%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.57%) MySQL
3 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.53%) MS Access
4 3 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.02%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (9.69%) Retail
2 14 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.08%) Finance
4 6 (3.06%) Back Office
5 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.53%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.10%) .NET
2 3 (1.53%) Web Services
2 3 (1.53%) XML
3 2 (1.02%) COM
4 1 (0.51%) SOAP
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.08%) Replication
2 7 (3.57%) CLARiiON
2 7 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.57%) Thin Client
2 7 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 7 (3.57%) FlexPod
3 6 (3.06%) Firmware
4 4 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.02%) iPhone
6 2 (1.02%) iPad
6 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.02%) EPoS
6 2 (1.02%) EFT
7 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.51%) PDA
7 1 (0.51%) CCTV
7 1 (0.51%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 139 (70.92%) Windows
2 86 (43.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (29.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (17.35%) Windows 7
6 30 (15.31%) Windows XP
7 24 (12.24%) Windows 8
8 19 (9.69%) Linux
9 10 (5.10%) Windows Vista
10 8 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.04%) UNIX
11 4 (2.04%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.53%) Solaris
13 1 (0.51%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (7.65%) ITIL
2 9 (4.59%) Change Management
2 9 (4.59%) Project Management
2 9 (4.59%) Time Management
3 8 (4.08%) Problem Management
3 8 (4.08%) Software Engineering
3 8 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 6 (3.06%) E-Commerce
6 4 (2.04%) Data Security
6 4 (2.04%) CRM
7 3 (1.53%) OO
7 3 (1.53%) Service Management
7 3 (1.53%) SEO
7 3 (1.53%) Workflow
8 2 (1.02%) Data Management
8 2 (1.02%) Workflow Management
8 2 (1.02%) ERP
8 2 (1.02%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.37%) SQL
2 11 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.06%) VB.NET
3 6 (3.06%) VBScript
3 6 (3.06%) C#
4 5 (2.55%) PHP
5 4 (2.04%) C
5 4 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.04%) VBA
6 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.02%) VB
7 1 (0.51%) Perl
7 1 (0.51%) Java
7 1 (0.51%) AWK
7 1 (0.51%) Korn
7 1 (0.51%) Erlang
7 1 (0.51%) Python
7 1 (0.51%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (12.76%) CCNA
2 25 (12.76%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.18%) MCP
4 17 (8.67%) MCITP
5 16 (8.16%) Degree
6 14 (7.14%) MCSE
6 14 (7.14%) MCTS
7 9 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.57%) CCEE
9 7 (3.57%) CCAA
9 7 (3.57%) CCIA
10 6 (3.06%) CCNP
11 4 (2.04%) MCSA
11 4 (2.04%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.02%) CCVP
12 2 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 88 (44.90%) Active Directory
2 45 (22.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (19.90%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.16%) VMware ESX
5 9 (4.59%) vSphere
6 8 (4.08%) XenApp
6 8 (4.08%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.04%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.51%) Snort
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (2.55%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.02%) Nagios
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.51%) Cacti
5 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.51%) Opsview
Vendors
1 93 (47.45%) Microsoft
2 66 (33.67%) VMware
3 52 (26.53%) Cisco
4 26 (13.27%) Citrix
5 21 (10.71%) Apple
6 18 (9.18%) HP
7 15 (7.65%) Symantec
8 7 (3.57%) McAfee
8 7 (3.57%) SonicWALL
8 7 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.57%) EMC
8 7 (3.57%) CommVault
8 7 (3.57%) NetApp
9 6 (3.06%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.55%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.04%) Sage
11 4 (2.04%) Dell
12 3 (1.53%) SAP
12 3 (1.53%) Avaya
12 3 (1.53%) Google
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £50-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Stevenage
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago