The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 0.49% 5.83% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 5.94% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 3
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +114.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 201 202 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 99.01% 98.06% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 177 181 132
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +63.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Mitel
4 2 (28.57%) Document Management
4 2 (28.57%) OpenText
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Documentum
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) SAN

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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Mitel
2 2 (28.57%) OpenText
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
Colchester, Essex
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