Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 50 44
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 0.84% 1.69% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.76% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 14
Colchester median annual salary £41,250 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.16% +35.71% -28.21%
10th Percentile £33,625 £39,875 £20,850
90th Percentile £49,875 £49,175 £53,750
Essex median annual salary £27,500 £47,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year -42.11% +66.67% -24.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Colchester
Permanent vacancies in Colchester with a recognized job title 235 341 355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.33% 96.33% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 195 295 342
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -16.17%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,314 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £65,000
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Colchester

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Colchester.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Colchester

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Colchester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Open-E
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Open-E