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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 42 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 30 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.48% 0.53% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 0.57% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 5
Average salary £28,250 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £19,700 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,300 £40,000
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
539 352 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.54% 92.88% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 391 276 230
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 30 (57.69%) MS Exchange
5 29 (55.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
8 20 (38.46%) VMware
9 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (25.00%) MCITP
13 12 (23.08%) LAN
14 11 (21.15%) Cisco
14 11 (21.15%) Firewall
15 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
15 10 (19.23%) Finance
15 10 (19.23%) VMware ESX
15 10 (19.23%) VPN
15 10 (19.23%) MS Office
16 9 (17.31%) Citrix
16 9 (17.31%) Retail
17 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
17 8 (15.38%) DNS
17 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
17 8 (15.38%) WAN
17 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
17 8 (15.38%) Windows XP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 30 (57.69%) MS Exchange
2 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (13.46%) Lync
5 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.77%) IIS
7 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) PaaS
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) LAN
2 11 (21.15%) Firewall
3 10 (19.23%) VPN
4 8 (15.38%) DNS
4 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.38%) WAN
5 7 (13.46%) DHCP
5 7 (13.46%) VoIP
6 6 (11.54%) VLAN
6 6 (11.54%) MPLS
6 6 (11.54%) ISDN
6 6 (11.54%) PBX
7 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 4 (7.69%) ADSL
7 4 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (3.85%) HTTP
9 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) JUnit
1 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.85%) Subversion
1 2 (3.85%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Retail
3 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.77%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) XML
1 2 (3.85%) XHTML
1 2 (3.85%) CSS
1 2 (3.85%) JDBC
1 2 (3.85%) JSP
1 2 (3.85%) Struts
1 2 (3.85%) J2EE
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) JMS
1 2 (3.85%) JSTL
2 1 (1.92%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 8 (15.38%) Linux
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 8 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.85%) UNIX
8 2 (3.85%) AIX
8 2 (3.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 7 (13.46%) Software Deployment
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
3 6 (11.54%) Coaching
4 4 (7.69%) Data Security
5 3 (5.77%) CRM
6 2 (3.85%) RAD
6 2 (3.85%) Web Development
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Content Management
6 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) MVC
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (1.92%) Time Management
7 1 (1.92%) Service Management
7 1 (1.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) C
3 4 (7.69%) VBA
4 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (25.00%) MCITP
3 8 (15.38%) MCP
4 7 (13.46%) MCSE
4 7 (13.46%) MCTS
5 6 (11.54%) Degree
5 6 (11.54%) CCNA
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.62%) CCNP
7 4 (7.69%) A+ Certification
8 3 (5.77%) MCSA
9 2 (3.85%) CCVP
9 2 (3.85%) Sun Certification
10 1 (1.92%) CCA
10 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.23%) VMware ESX
4 6 (11.54%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.85%) XenApp
6 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.85%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.85%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 20 (38.46%) VMware
3 11 (21.15%) Cisco
4 9 (17.31%) Citrix
5 6 (11.54%) McAfee
5 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.77%) Symantec
6 3 (5.77%) Remedy
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle
7 2 (3.85%) Sun
7 2 (3.85%) IBM
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 2 (3.85%) Sage
8 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.92%) CommVault
8 1 (1.92%) NetApp
8 1 (1.92%) Apple
8 1 (1.92%) EMC