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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 57 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.72% 3.81% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 3.97% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 3
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,750 £26,200
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
531 579 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.88% 96.02% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 389 439 215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 July 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
7 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 15 (46.88%) MS Office
8 15 (46.88%) VMware
9 13 (40.63%) Citrix
9 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (37.50%) ITIL
10 12 (37.50%) DNS
11 11 (34.38%) DHCP
12 10 (31.25%) VPN
13 9 (28.13%) LAN
13 9 (28.13%) WAN
13 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (28.13%) Office 365
14 8 (25.00%) vSphere
14 8 (25.00%) Linux
14 8 (25.00%) Cisco
14 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
15 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
15 7 (21.88%) Terminal Services
15 7 (21.88%) C
15 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (21.88%) Cloud Computing

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
6 1 (3.13%) SAS
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (46.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Office 365
2 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 12 (37.50%) DNS
3 11 (34.38%) DHCP
4 10 (31.25%) VPN
5 9 (28.13%) LAN
5 9 (28.13%) WAN
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
7 2 (6.25%) IPsec
7 2 (6.25%) VoIP
7 2 (6.25%) HTTP
8 1 (3.13%) SNMP
8 1 (3.13%) FTP
8 1 (3.13%) ATM
8 1 (3.13%) SSL
8 1 (3.13%) SAN
8 1 (3.13%) DMZ
8 1 (3.13%) DWDM
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) OSPF
8 1 (3.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (21.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) COM
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.88%) Handset
2 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
2 7 (21.88%) Information Security
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Logistics
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) MCP
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
4 2 (6.25%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) ACSP
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.00%) vSphere
4 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (21.88%) Terminal Services
4 7 (21.88%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.38%) XenApp
6 3 (9.38%) Xen
7 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) Citrix
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
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