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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 46 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.55% 1.11% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 1.17% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 7
Average salary £27,500 £23,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
516 342 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.91% 94.74% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 371 261 238
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 £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 28 (60.87%) MS Exchange
4 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
7 16 (34.78%) VMware
8 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (28.26%) LAN
11 12 (26.09%) MS Office
11 12 (26.09%) Cisco
11 12 (26.09%) MCITP
11 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (21.74%) VPN
13 10 (21.74%) Firewall
13 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
14 9 (19.57%) WAN
15 8 (17.39%) MCP
15 8 (17.39%) Finance
15 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
16 7 (15.22%) SQL
16 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
16 7 (15.22%) DHCP
16 7 (15.22%) DNS
16 7 (15.22%) CCNA
16 7 (15.22%) Citrix

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 28 (60.87%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.22%) Lync
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) PaaS
2 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) LAN
2 10 (21.74%) VPN
2 10 (21.74%) Firewall
3 9 (19.57%) WAN
4 7 (15.22%) DHCP
4 7 (15.22%) DNS
5 6 (13.04%) PBX
5 6 (13.04%) VoIP
5 6 (13.04%) ISDN
5 6 (13.04%) VLAN
5 6 (13.04%) MPLS
6 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.70%) Network Security
7 4 (8.70%) ADSL
7 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.52%) Internet
9 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Advertising
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.17%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 7 (15.22%) Windows Vista
6 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
7 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (13.04%) Linux
8 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Software Deployment
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.70%) Data Security
4 3 (6.52%) CRM
5 1 (2.17%) Project Management
5 1 (2.17%) Workflow
5 1 (2.17%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) C
3 4 (8.70%) VBA
4 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (26.09%) MCITP
3 8 (17.39%) MCP
4 7 (15.22%) CCNA
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (15.22%) MCTS
5 6 (13.04%) Degree
5 6 (13.04%) MCSE
6 4 (8.70%) MCSA
6 4 (8.70%) CCNP
6 4 (8.70%) A+ Certification
7 2 (4.35%) CCVP
8 1 (2.17%) CCA
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
4 6 (13.04%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) Cisco
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) McAfee
5 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.52%) Symantec
6 3 (6.52%) Apple
7 2 (4.35%) Sage
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) CommVault
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
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