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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 53 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.17% 4.74% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 4.83% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 3
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £25,300
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
559 518 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.05% 98.29% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 453 375 260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (72.22%) Windows
3 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
4 21 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (52.78%) ITIL
6 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 17 (47.22%) DNS
8 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (47.22%) VMware
9 16 (44.44%) DHCP
9 16 (44.44%) MS Office
10 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
11 13 (36.11%) Office 365
12 12 (33.33%) VPN
13 11 (30.56%) Cisco
13 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (27.78%) vSphere
14 10 (27.78%) Linux
14 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
15 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
15 9 (25.00%) C
15 9 (25.00%) Citrix
15 9 (25.00%) Terminal Services
15 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (25.00%) Handset
15 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
15 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) SAS
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Office 365
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (47.22%) DNS
3 16 (44.44%) DHCP
4 12 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (13.89%) Firewall
5 5 (13.89%) LAN
5 5 (13.89%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP
6 2 (5.56%) HTTP
6 2 (5.56%) IPsec
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.78%) NAS
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.78%) HSRP
7 1 (2.78%) Multicast
7 1 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) SNMP
7 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 9 (25.00%) Handset
2 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (27.78%) Linux
6 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Information Security
2 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Logistics
5 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) MCP
3 5 (13.89%) MCSE
4 4 (11.11%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) MCITP
5 2 (5.56%) ACSP
5 2 (5.56%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.78%) vSphere
4 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 9 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
6 4 (11.11%) XenApp
7 3 (8.33%) Xen
8 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 9 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Apple
5 2 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
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