The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 28 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.91% 4.27% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.08% 4.33% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 16
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +23.63%
UK excluding London median salary £30,646 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.44% -6.66%
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
444 577 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.16% 98.46% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 385 464 372
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £61,900
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (46.55%) VPN
4 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (37.93%) Linux
7 21 (36.21%) ITIL
7 21 (36.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
8 19 (32.76%) VMware
9 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
9 18 (31.03%) DHCP
9 18 (31.03%) DNS
9 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (29.31%) SQL
10 17 (29.31%) Skype for Business
11 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (24.14%) VoIP
12 14 (24.14%) Office 365
13 13 (22.41%) WAN
13 13 (22.41%) MS Exchange
13 13 (22.41%) LAN
14 12 (20.69%) C
14 12 (20.69%) VMware ESX
14 12 (20.69%) Firewall
14 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (20.69%) Mathematics
15 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
15 11 (18.97%) Coaching
15 11 (18.97%) Data Centre

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (29.31%) Skype for Business
2 13 (22.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Office 365
2 11 (18.97%) PaaS
3 5 (8.62%) SaaS
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) VPN
2 18 (31.03%) DHCP
2 18 (31.03%) DNS
3 14 (24.14%) VoIP
4 13 (22.41%) LAN
4 13 (22.41%) WAN
5 12 (20.69%) Firewall
6 11 (18.97%) ISDN
6 11 (18.97%) MPLS
6 11 (18.97%) PBX
6 11 (18.97%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (18.97%) VLAN
7 10 (17.24%) IPsec
7 10 (17.24%) Network Security
7 10 (17.24%) SSH
7 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.34%) Skype
9 3 (5.17%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MySQL
1 10 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (18.97%) Retail
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) HTML
1 5 (8.62%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Mathematics
2 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
3 10 (17.24%) PACS
4 8 (13.79%) Smartphone
5 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.17%) Handset
7 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (37.93%) Linux
4 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
4 21 (36.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (17.24%) Unix
8 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 7 (12.07%) Windows 10
10 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.72%) Android
11 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) Coaching
2 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
3 10 (17.24%) ITIL V3
3 10 (17.24%) Problem Management
3 10 (17.24%) Workflow
4 6 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (10.34%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (8.62%) CRM
6 3 (5.17%) B2B
6 3 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.72%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.72%) Line Management
7 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) C
3 10 (17.24%) Perl
3 10 (17.24%) Python
3 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.62%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) CCNA
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.17%) MCSA
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.69%) VMware ESX
4 11 (18.97%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) WSUS
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
4 10 (17.24%) Sybase
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco
5 5 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) Dell
6 2 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe
7 1 (1.72%) Apple
7 1 (1.72%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec
7 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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