The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 45 47 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.36% 2.24% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 2.31% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 12
Median salary £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.50% +3.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £21,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £36,800
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 533 563 478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.17% 96.90% 99.17%
Number of salaries quoted 446 488 362
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Watford

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 16 (61.54%) VPN
3 14 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (46.15%) VMware
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
5 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 9 (34.62%) DHCP
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco
7 9 (34.62%) DNS
7 9 (34.62%) C
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (34.62%) CCNA
7 9 (34.62%) Office 365
7 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
7 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (30.77%) Retail
8 8 (30.77%) VLAN
8 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (30.77%) PaaS
8 8 (30.77%) Skype for Business
8 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
8 8 (30.77%) Mentoring

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Office 365
2 8 (30.77%) PaaS
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) VPN
3 9 (34.62%) DHCP
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 8 (30.77%) ISDN
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 8 (30.77%) MPLS
4 8 (30.77%) PBX
4 8 (30.77%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (30.77%) VLAN
4 8 (30.77%) VoIP
4 8 (30.77%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) Wireless
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
General
1 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Android
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
3 8 (30.77%) Coaching
3 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CCNA
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) CCNP
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) MCP
6 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.85%) MCITP
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (30.77%) Terminal Services
3 8 (30.77%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) CheckPoint
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) Huawei
4 6 (23.08%) Palo Alto
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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