The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 22 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 22 60
Rank change year-on-year -19 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 28 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.05% 7.39% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 7.55% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 10
Median salary £40,000 £26,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £44,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 542 477 530
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.66% 97.95% 99.62%
Number of salaries quoted 445 414 392
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Watford

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Watford

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Watford over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Watford region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) ITIL
2 24 (51.06%) VMware
3 23 (48.94%) Firewall
4 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (42.55%) VPN
6 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
6 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
6 19 (40.43%) Office 365
7 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
8 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
8 16 (34.04%) DNS
8 16 (34.04%) DHCP
8 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (31.91%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (31.91%) LAN
9 15 (31.91%) VoIP
9 15 (31.91%) WAN
9 15 (31.91%) Retail
10 14 (29.79%) VLAN
10 14 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (29.79%) PaaS
10 14 (29.79%) PBX
10 14 (29.79%) Cisco
10 14 (29.79%) ISDN
10 14 (29.79%) E-Commerce
10 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (29.79%) Linux

Support 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 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (29.79%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) Office 365
2 14 (29.79%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) Firewall
2 20 (42.55%) VPN
3 16 (34.04%) DHCP
3 16 (34.04%) DNS
4 15 (31.91%) LAN
4 15 (31.91%) VoIP
4 15 (31.91%) WAN
5 14 (29.79%) ISDN
5 14 (29.79%) MPLS
5 14 (29.79%) PBX
5 14 (29.79%) Remote Desktop
5 14 (29.79%) VLAN
6 12 (25.53%) Wireless
7 11 (23.40%) Skype
8 10 (21.28%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (12.77%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (8.51%) BGP
10 4 (8.51%) EIGRP
10 4 (8.51%) OSPF
11 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
General
1 15 (31.91%) Retail
2 11 (23.40%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) CSS
1 2 (4.26%) HTML
1 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
4 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (29.79%) Linux
5 14 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.13%) Android
9 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) ITIL
2 14 (29.79%) Coaching
2 14 (29.79%) E-Commerce
2 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.77%) Change Management
4 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.64%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.26%) CRM
6 2 (4.26%) ITSM
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Network Management
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.13%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (2.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) C
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.53%) CCNA
3 9 (19.15%) CCNP
4 4 (8.51%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) CCIE
5 2 (4.26%) CCSE
5 2 (4.26%) JNCIP
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 15 (31.91%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (29.79%) Terminal Services
5 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.64%) XenApp
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) WSUS
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) VMware
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.79%) Cisco
4 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
5 6 (12.77%) Huawei
5 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
6 5 (10.64%) Citrix
7 3 (6.38%) Apple
7 3 (6.38%) HP
8 2 (4.26%) Aruba
8 2 (4.26%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (4.26%) F5
8 2 (4.26%) Juniper
8 2 (4.26%) Meraki
8 2 (4.26%) Ubiquiti
9 1 (2.13%) Acronis
9 1 (2.13%) Adobe
9 1 (2.13%) Dell
9 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.13%) Veeam
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