The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 47 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.59% 1.51% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 1.59% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 11
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
568 314 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.60% 94.86% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 405 239 233
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
Hertfordshire

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 31 July 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
3 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
3 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (60.47%) MS Exchange
5 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
6 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (32.56%) VMware
7 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (30.23%) MS Office
7 13 (30.23%) LAN
8 11 (25.58%) Cisco
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (23.26%) MCITP
9 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
10 9 (20.93%) Firewall
10 9 (20.93%) VPN
10 9 (20.93%) WAN
11 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Vista
11 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
12 7 (16.28%) Finance
12 7 (16.28%) Citrix
12 7 (16.28%) SQL
12 7 (16.28%) MCP
12 7 (16.28%) Software Deployment
13 6 (13.95%) DHCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (60.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.95%) Lync
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (30.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) PaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) LAN
2 9 (20.93%) Firewall
2 9 (20.93%) VPN
2 9 (20.93%) WAN
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
3 6 (13.95%) DNS
4 5 (11.63%) VLAN
4 5 (11.63%) MPLS
4 5 (11.63%) ISDN
4 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.63%) PBX
4 5 (11.63%) VoIP
5 4 (9.30%) ADSL
5 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
5 4 (9.30%) Network Security
6 3 (6.98%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.98%) Advertising
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Vista
5 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.63%) Linux
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Software Deployment
2 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 4 (9.30%) Data Security
4 3 (6.98%) CRM
5 1 (2.33%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) C
3 4 (9.30%) VBA
4 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (23.26%) MCITP
3 7 (16.28%) MCP
4 6 (13.95%) CCNA
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.95%) MCTS
5 5 (11.63%) Degree
6 4 (9.30%) MCSE
6 4 (9.30%) A+ Certification
7 3 (6.98%) CCNP
7 3 (6.98%) MCSA
8 2 (4.65%) CCVP
9 1 (2.33%) CCA
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.63%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.65%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.33%) vSphere
6 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco
4 7 (16.28%) Citrix
5 6 (13.95%) McAfee
6 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.98%) Symantec
7 3 (6.98%) Apple
8 2 (4.65%) Sage
8 2 (4.65%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.33%) EMC
9 1 (2.33%) CommVault
9 1 (2.33%) NetApp
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