The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.55% 2.74% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.78% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Median salary £31,250 £33,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.40% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,700
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.01%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 233 216 154
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 99.15% 98.63% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 195 182 138
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +57.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Colchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Colchester

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) Documentum
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) OpenText
5 4 (30.77%) Document Management
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Mitel
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) Clearswift
7 2 (15.38%) Apple
7 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007

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 5 (38.46%) Documentum
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Document Management
2 3 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) OpenText
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Mitel
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) Clearswift
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) VMware