The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 36 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 6.25% 3.68% 9.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.29% 3.76% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 17
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -19.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,400 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £29,600 £29,100
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans 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
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
175 133 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 99.43% 97.79% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 166 117 148
Average salary £55,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,600 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £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 St Albans

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in St Albans

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) IIS
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Apple
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
5 2 (15.38%) MCITP
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ERP
1 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIA
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCEA
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Apple
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL