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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 53 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.07% 2.23% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.31% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 10
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,800 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,100 £40,000
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
525 562 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.68% 96.56% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 412 442 284
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 21 April 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 9 (52.94%) WAN
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
5 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
5 8 (47.06%) MS Office
5 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (41.18%) Publishing
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
10 2 (11.76%) MCP
10 2 (11.76%) MCSA
10 2 (11.76%) CSS
10 2 (11.76%) HTML
10 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.76%) IIS
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.76%) VMware

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
1 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) WAN
1 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) DMZ
5 1 (5.88%) DWDM
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.88%) ICMP
5 1 (5.88%) TACACS
5 1 (5.88%) Telnet
5 1 (5.88%) VRRP
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (41.18%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
1 1 (5.88%) Project Management
1 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (5.88%) Logistics
1 1 (5.88%) Time Management
1 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ACSP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
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