The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 33 106
Rank change year-on-year -25 +73  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 96 137 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.62% 5.99% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 6.23% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 83 105 56
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -7.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £40,750
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2026 2199 2784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.45% 96.19% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1740 1836 2225
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -11 29 £40,000 +53.84% 3
Hemel Hempstead +10 13 £21,500 -23.21% 3
Hatfield -17 9 £18,500 -6.32% 2
Welwyn Garden City +5 8 £26,000 +15.55% 1
St Albans - 8 £27,500 - 1
Berkhamsted - 2 £37,500 -
Borehamwood - 2 £50,000 -
Cheshunt - 2 £25,000 -
Hertford -1 1 £19,000 -17.39%
Rickmansworth - 1 £36,500 -
Support Engineer
East of England

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

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 Hertfordshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 108 (69.68%) Windows
2 73 (47.10%) Active Directory
3 71 (45.81%) Microsoft
4 63 (40.65%) Windows Server
5 52 (33.55%) VMware
6 48 (30.97%) Microsoft Office
7 45 (29.03%) ITIL
8 43 (27.74%) DNS
8 43 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (27.74%) Office 365
9 42 (27.10%) MS Exchange
9 42 (27.10%) Firewall
10 41 (26.45%) DHCP
11 37 (23.87%) WAN
11 37 (23.87%) Citrix
12 33 (21.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (20.00%) Cisco
15 30 (19.35%) Windows 10
16 28 (18.06%) VPN
16 28 (18.06%) LAN
16 28 (18.06%) Windows 7
17 27 (17.42%) TCP/IP
18 25 (16.13%) Linux
19 23 (14.84%) VMware ESXi
20 21 (13.55%) Skype
20 21 (13.55%) Data Centre
21 20 (12.90%) Change Management
21 20 (12.90%) PBX
21 20 (12.90%) Skype for Business

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 42 (27.10%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.90%) Skype for Business
3 11 (7.10%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.87%) Apache
5 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.58%) IIS
7 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.29%) nginx
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 48 (30.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.74%) Office 365
2 14 (9.03%) PaaS
3 10 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.94%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (27.74%) DNS
2 42 (27.10%) Firewall
3 41 (26.45%) DHCP
4 37 (23.87%) WAN
5 28 (18.06%) LAN
5 28 (18.06%) VPN
6 27 (17.42%) TCP/IP
7 21 (13.55%) Skype
8 20 (12.90%) PBX
9 19 (12.26%) VoIP
10 17 (10.97%) MPLS
11 16 (10.32%) VLAN
12 15 (9.68%) SAN
12 15 (9.68%) Wireless
13 14 (9.03%) ISDN
13 14 (9.03%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (6.45%) Cisco Wireless
15 6 (3.87%) Cisco ISE
16 4 (2.58%) IPsec
16 4 (2.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.45%) MySQL
2 9 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (10.32%) Retail
2 12 (7.74%) Games
3 7 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.58%) Advertising
5 3 (1.94%) Marketing
5 3 (1.94%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.29%) Finance
6 2 (1.29%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.29%) CSS
1 2 (1.29%) HTML
1 2 (1.29%) LAMP
1 2 (1.29%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (1.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.55%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.81%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.58%) iPad
4 4 (2.58%) PACS
5 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.29%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.29%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.29%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 108 (69.68%) Windows
2 63 (40.65%) Windows Server
3 33 (21.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (19.35%) Windows 10
6 28 (18.06%) Windows 7
7 25 (16.13%) Linux
8 17 (10.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (5.81%) Windows 8
11 7 (4.52%) Mac OS X
12 5 (3.23%) Android
13 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.58%) Unix
14 3 (1.94%) CentOS
15 2 (1.29%) Kali Linux
15 2 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.03%) ITIL
2 20 (12.90%) Change Management
3 19 (12.26%) Mentoring
4 14 (9.03%) Coaching
4 14 (9.03%) E-Commerce
5 10 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 9 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (5.81%) Server Building
6 9 (5.81%) Software Deployment
7 5 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 5 (3.23%) Capacity Management
8 4 (2.58%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.58%) ITIL V3
8 4 (2.58%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.58%) Project Management
8 4 (2.58%) Workflow
9 3 (1.94%) Application Packaging
9 3 (1.94%) CRM
9 3 (1.94%) Service Delivery
9 3 (1.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.74%) SQL
2 6 (3.87%) C
2 6 (3.87%) PHP
3 4 (2.58%) Perl
3 4 (2.58%) Python
3 4 (2.58%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.29%) Java
4 2 (1.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.97%) MCSE
3 15 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (9.03%) MCP
5 13 (8.39%) CCNA
5 13 (8.39%) MCSA
6 11 (7.10%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.10%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.81%) CCNP
8 7 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.87%) MCITP
10 5 (3.23%) Degree
11 3 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.29%) CCIE
12 2 (1.29%) CCSE
12 2 (1.29%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.97%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (47.10%) Active Directory
2 43 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.84%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (12.26%) XenApp
5 14 (9.03%) Terminal Services
6 12 (7.74%) Hyper-V
7 10 (6.45%) vSphere
8 4 (2.58%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.29%) vCloud
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (9.03%) SCCM
1 14 (9.03%) WSUS
2 9 (5.81%) cPanel
2 9 (5.81%) Plesk
3 5 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (1.29%) ThinApp
4 2 (1.29%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 71 (45.81%) Microsoft
2 52 (33.55%) VMware
3 37 (23.87%) Citrix
4 31 (20.00%) Cisco
5 10 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.52%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.87%) Huawei
7 6 (3.87%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.23%) Apple
8 5 (3.23%) HP
8 5 (3.23%) IBM
8 5 (3.23%) Veeam
9 4 (2.58%) Juniper
9 4 (2.58%) Meraki
9 4 (2.58%) Sybase
10 3 (1.94%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.94%) Sonus
10 3 (1.94%) Zeacom
11 2 (1.29%) F5
11 2 (1.29%) Facebook
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum + Company Vehicle
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Bens + 5K shift
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Potters Bar
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago