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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 39 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.70% 2.02% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 2.03% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 12
Average salary £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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
523 542 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.85% 99.63% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 439 414 455
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (25.00%) WSUS
5 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (20.83%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) B2B
8 3 (12.50%) WAN
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) LAN
8 3 (12.50%) MS Office
8 3 (12.50%) Handset
8 3 (12.50%) Back Office
8 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (12.50%) Data Management
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (8.33%) Office 365
9 2 (8.33%) Billing

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Skype
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Handset
2 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) Unix
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) B2B
1 3 (12.50%) Data Management
1 3 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.17%) Line Management
2 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) ComArch
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam
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