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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 33 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 34 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.27% 0.80% 5.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 0.85% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 9
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,400 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,200 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
533 351 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.35% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 393 274 247
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 50 (87.72%) Windows
2 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 34 (59.65%) MS Exchange
4 30 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (50.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
7 22 (38.60%) VMware
8 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (22.81%) Firewall
11 13 (22.81%) MCITP
11 13 (22.81%) LAN
12 11 (19.30%) Windows 7
12 11 (19.30%) Windows 8
12 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
12 11 (19.30%) Cisco
13 10 (17.54%) VPN
13 10 (17.54%) DNS
13 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
13 10 (17.54%) VMware ESX
13 10 (17.54%) Finance
13 10 (17.54%) Windows Vista
14 9 (15.79%) Retail
14 9 (15.79%) VoIP
14 9 (15.79%) WAN
14 9 (15.79%) ITIL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 34 (59.65%) MS Exchange
2 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.28%) Lync
3 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) PaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) Firewall
1 13 (22.81%) LAN
2 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.54%) VPN
3 10 (17.54%) DNS
4 9 (15.79%) VoIP
4 9 (15.79%) WAN
5 7 (12.28%) DHCP
6 6 (10.53%) PBX
6 6 (10.53%) VLAN
6 6 (10.53%) MPLS
6 6 (10.53%) ISDN
7 4 (7.02%) ADSL
7 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
7 4 (7.02%) Network Security
8 2 (3.51%) HTTP
9 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) FileMaker
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JUnit
1 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.51%) Subversion
1 2 (3.51%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Retail
3 8 (14.04%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.26%) Advertising
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) X-Windows
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) XHTML
2 2 (3.51%) J2EE
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) JDBC
2 2 (3.51%) JSP
2 2 (3.51%) Struts
2 2 (3.51%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) JMS
2 2 (3.51%) JSTL
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.02%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.75%) Kindle
3 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.75%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (87.72%) Windows
2 30 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (50.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (19.30%) Windows 7
5 11 (19.30%) Windows 8
6 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
6 10 (17.54%) Windows Vista
7 8 (14.04%) Linux
8 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.51%) AIX
9 2 (3.51%) Solaris
9 2 (3.51%) UNIX
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 6 (10.53%) Coaching
4 4 (7.02%) Data Security
5 3 (5.26%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.26%) Service Management
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
5 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (3.51%) RAD
6 2 (3.51%) Content Management
6 2 (3.51%) Web Development
6 2 (3.51%) MVC
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.75%) Time Management
7 1 (1.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) C
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) VBA
2 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.51%) Perl
3 2 (3.51%) Java
3 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (22.81%) MCITP
3 8 (14.04%) MCP
4 7 (12.28%) MCTS
4 7 (12.28%) MCSE
5 6 (10.53%) CCNP
5 6 (10.53%) CCNA
5 6 (10.53%) Degree
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.02%) A+ Certification
7 3 (5.26%) MCSA
8 2 (3.51%) Sun Certification
8 2 (3.51%) CCVP
9 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.75%) CCA
9 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.54%) VMware ESX
4 6 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.51%) XenApp
7 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) Cisco
4 8 (14.04%) Citrix
5 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.77%) McAfee
7 4 (7.02%) Remedy
8 3 (5.26%) Apple
8 3 (5.26%) Symantec
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle
9 2 (3.51%) IBM
9 2 (3.51%) Sun
9 2 (3.51%) HP
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
10 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.75%) Sage
10 1 (1.75%) EMC
10 1 (1.75%) CommVault
10 1 (1.75%) NetApp
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