Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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

Second Line Engineer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 82 91
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 16 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.71% 1.08% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 1
Watford median annual salary £24,000 £32,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.15% +25.00% -32.90%
Hertfordshire median annual salary £26,000 £27,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 912 890 967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 95.91% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 754 754 826
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,825 £27,750
90th Percentile £78,375 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

2nd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Watford

2nd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in Watford.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Watford

2nd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in Watford over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for 2nd Line Engineer in Watford

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 2nd Line Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring 2nd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (43.75%) Driving Licence
4 6 (37.50%) ServiceNow
4 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) Remedy
5 4 (25.00%) Apple
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL V2
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) SCCM
7 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
7 1 (6.25%) Lotus

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Driving Licence
2 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL V2
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Remedy
2 6 (37.50%) ServiceNow
3 4 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus