The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 60 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.28% 2.18% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.22% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 12
Average salary £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £37,450 £44,550
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
584 361 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.96% 98.37% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 442 281 322
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Watford

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 39 (90.70%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
3 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
3 25 (58.14%) MS Exchange
4 18 (41.86%) VMware
5 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
6 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (25.58%) Firewall
9 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
9 10 (23.26%) MCITP
9 10 (23.26%) Cisco
9 10 (23.26%) ITIL
10 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
10 9 (20.93%) MCSE
10 9 (20.93%) DNS
10 9 (20.93%) LAN
10 9 (20.93%) VoIP
10 9 (20.93%) WAN
10 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
11 8 (18.60%) Retail
11 8 (18.60%) Finance
11 8 (18.60%) Manufacturing
11 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
11 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 25 (58.14%) MS Exchange
2 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (13.95%) Lync
6 3 (6.98%) IIS
7 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) PaaS
2 5 (11.63%) Office 365
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Firewall
2 9 (20.93%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) VoIP
2 9 (20.93%) WAN
2 9 (20.93%) LAN
3 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.95%) VPN
4 6 (13.95%) PBX
4 6 (13.95%) DHCP
4 6 (13.95%) MPLS
4 6 (13.95%) VLAN
4 6 (13.95%) ISDN
5 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) FileMaker
2 2 (4.65%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JUnit
1 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
1 2 (4.65%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
1 8 (18.60%) Manufacturing
1 8 (18.60%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) X-Windows
2 2 (4.65%) JSTL
2 2 (4.65%) J2EE
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) JDBC
2 2 (4.65%) JSP
2 2 (4.65%) Struts
2 2 (4.65%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) XHTML
2 2 (4.65%) JMS
3 1 (2.33%) COM
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.65%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
5 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
6 8 (18.60%) Linux
7 7 (16.28%) Windows Vista
7 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
8 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.65%) UNIX
9 2 (4.65%) AIX
9 2 (4.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
3 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.95%) Coaching
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) CRM
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.98%) IT Asset Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.65%) Content Management
7 2 (4.65%) RAD
7 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) C
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (23.26%) MCITP
3 9 (20.93%) MCSE
4 8 (18.60%) CCNA
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (16.28%) CCNP
5 7 (16.28%) MCTS
6 6 (13.95%) Degree
6 6 (13.95%) MCSA
7 5 (11.63%) MCP
8 2 (4.65%) Sun Certification
9 1 (2.33%) CCVP
9 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
4 6 (13.95%) Terminal Services
5 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.98%) vSphere
6 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) Remedy
5 4 (9.30%) Apple
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) Sun
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
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