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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 56 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.33% 0.91% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 0.93% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 15
Average salary £26,500 £27,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.75% -2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £20,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
497 430 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.32% 97.73% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 370 327 337
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
3 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (31.03%) WAN
7 9 (31.03%) LAN
8 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
8 8 (27.59%) VMware
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
9 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
9 7 (24.14%) Citrix
10 6 (20.69%) MCSE
10 6 (20.69%) MS Office
10 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (17.24%) Publishing
11 5 (17.24%) MCITP
11 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (17.24%) MCSA
11 5 (17.24%) Firewall
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco
12 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (13.79%) IIS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
1 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) IIS
5 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) FileMaker
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JUnit
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 5 (17.24%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) X-Windows
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) JDBC
3 1 (3.45%) JSP
3 1 (3.45%) Struts
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XHTML
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
3 1 (3.45%) JSTL
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.90%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
1 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Service Management
2 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
2 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (10.34%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (3.45%) Web Development
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Content Management
3 1 (3.45%) MVC
3 1 (3.45%) RAD
3 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) MCSA
3 5 (17.24%) MCITP
4 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.79%) MCP
5 3 (10.34%) MCTS
5 3 (10.34%) CCNP
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) vSphere
3 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) Apple
6 3 (10.34%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Sun
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