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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 62 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.13% 1.97% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.00% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
Average salary £27,250 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.83% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,250 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
502 400 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.90% 98.28% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 368 310 357
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 £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (40.00%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (30.00%) MCSE
7 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco
8 7 (23.33%) Firewall
8 7 (23.33%) MCITP
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
8 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (20.00%) CCNA
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (20.00%) MCSA
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (16.67%) MCP
10 5 (16.67%) IIS
10 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.67%) HTML
10 5 (16.67%) CCNP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (16.67%) IIS
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.67%) Lync
6 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) LAN
2 5 (16.67%) VoIP
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) PBX
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) MPLS
3 2 (6.67%) VLAN
3 2 (6.67%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) FileMaker
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JUnit
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
1 2 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) X-Windows
4 2 (6.67%) JSTL
4 2 (6.67%) JDBC
4 2 (6.67%) JSP
4 2 (6.67%) Struts
4 2 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) XHTML
4 2 (6.67%) JMS
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.67%) Kindle
2 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX
7 2 (6.67%) AIX
7 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) Content Management
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) RAD
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
3 7 (23.33%) MCITP
4 6 (20.00%) MCSA
4 6 (20.00%) CCNA
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (16.67%) CCNP
5 5 (16.67%) MCP
6 4 (13.33%) MCTS
7 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.67%) Degree
8 2 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) Apple
4 4 (13.33%) Remedy
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Sun
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago