The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 21 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 38 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.07% 5.05% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.30% 5.11% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 26
Median salary £33,750 £34,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.73% +23.63%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
458 548 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.24% 98.92% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 398 420 414
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (41.38%) VPN
4 22 (37.93%) Active Directory
5 19 (32.76%) Linux
5 19 (32.76%) SQL
5 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (31.03%) Windows Server
6 18 (31.03%) ITIL
6 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
7 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (25.86%) VMware
8 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (24.14%) DNS
9 14 (24.14%) DHCP
9 14 (24.14%) Skype for Business
10 12 (20.69%) Unix
10 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (18.97%) VoIP
12 10 (17.24%) ITIL V3
12 10 (17.24%) Office 365
12 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
12 10 (17.24%) WAN
12 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
12 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
12 10 (17.24%) LAN
12 10 (17.24%) Python
12 10 (17.24%) MySQL
12 10 (17.24%) Sybase
12 10 (17.24%) Perl

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (24.14%) Skype for Business
2 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Office 365
2 8 (13.79%) PaaS
3 5 (8.62%) SaaS
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) VPN
2 14 (24.14%) DHCP
2 14 (24.14%) DNS
3 11 (18.97%) VoIP
4 10 (17.24%) IPsec
4 10 (17.24%) LAN
4 10 (17.24%) Network Security
4 10 (17.24%) SSH
4 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 10 (17.24%) WAN
5 9 (15.52%) Firewall
6 8 (13.79%) ISDN
6 8 (13.79%) MPLS
6 8 (13.79%) PBX
6 8 (13.79%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (13.79%) VLAN
7 6 (10.34%) Skype
8 3 (5.17%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MySQL
1 10 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (13.79%) Retail
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Back Office
2 2 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) PACS
2 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) Mathematics
2 8 (13.79%) Smartphone
3 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.17%) Handset
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 19 (32.76%) Linux
2 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (31.03%) Windows Server
4 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (20.69%) Unix
7 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
9 6 (10.34%) Windows 10
9 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) ITIL V3
2 10 (17.24%) Problem Management
2 10 (17.24%) Workflow
3 8 (13.79%) Coaching
3 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
4 6 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (10.34%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (8.62%) CRM
6 3 (5.17%) B2B
6 3 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.45%) Data Management
7 2 (3.45%) Service Management
8 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.72%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.72%) Line Management
8 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 10 (17.24%) Perl
2 10 (17.24%) Python
2 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 8 (13.79%) C
4 5 (8.62%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) CCNA
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCSA
3 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 22 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.52%) VMware ESX
4 8 (13.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) VMware
3 10 (17.24%) Sybase
4 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco
7 2 (3.45%) ComArch
7 2 (3.45%) Dell
7 2 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix
8 1 (1.72%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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