Period
to 25 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 43 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 36 52 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.35% 5.46% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% 5.60% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 34
Watford median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +38.89%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,100 £23,950
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £56,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +9.09% +3.77%

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 809 929 1,061
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.71% 97.48% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 622 832 883
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 28 (77.78%) Windows
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (38.89%) Office 365
5 13 (36.11%) VPN
5 13 (36.11%) Apple
6 12 (33.33%) Cisco
7 11 (30.56%) Driving Licence
8 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (27.78%) VMware
8 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
9 9 (25.00%) CCNA
9 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
11 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (16.67%) vCenter Server
12 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (16.67%) VLAN
12 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (13.89%) Firewall
13 5 (13.89%) LAN
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (11.11%) ITIL
14 4 (11.11%) MCSA
14 4 (11.11%) Wireless

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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Office 365
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) VPN
2 6 (16.67%) VLAN
3 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) Wireless
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
5 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 3 (8.33%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
6 2 (5.56%) Skype
6 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) Broadband
7 1 (2.78%) DNS
7 1 (2.78%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Power BI
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) BYOD
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.33%) Web Filtering
5 2 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.78%) SIEM
6 1 (2.78%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.78%) Go
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CCNA
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) MCSA
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) MOS
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.56%) Firmware
3 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) Apple
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco
4 10 (27.78%) VMware
5 3 (8.33%) Dell
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Huawei
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp
5 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) Meraki
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) Zoho