Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 53 70
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 51 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.24% 3.42% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 3.55% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 27
Watford median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +10.29% +17.24%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,650 £26,700
90th Percentile £48,000 £47,425 £40,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.78% -1.67% -4.76%

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 937 987 1039
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.58% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 790 850 857
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 28 (54.90%) MS Exchange
4 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (43.14%) VMware
6 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (39.22%) Firewall
7 20 (39.22%) Office 365
7 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
8 18 (35.29%) DHCP
8 18 (35.29%) DNS
9 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (31.37%) VPN
10 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (31.37%) VLAN
11 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
11 15 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (29.41%) Skype for Business
11 15 (29.41%) LAN
11 15 (29.41%) WAN
11 15 (29.41%) ITIL
11 15 (29.41%) Linux
12 13 (25.49%) VoIP
12 13 (25.49%) CCNA
12 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
13 12 (23.53%) Skype
13 12 (23.53%) Remote Desktop

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 28 (54.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (29.41%) Skype for Business
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (39.22%) Office 365
2 12 (23.53%) PaaS
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) Firewall
2 18 (35.29%) DHCP
2 18 (35.29%) DNS
3 16 (31.37%) VLAN
3 16 (31.37%) VPN
4 15 (29.41%) LAN
4 15 (29.41%) WAN
5 13 (25.49%) VoIP
6 12 (23.53%) ISDN
6 12 (23.53%) MPLS
6 12 (23.53%) PBX
6 12 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (23.53%) Skype
7 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.88%) SAN
8 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.96%) Wireless
9 1 (1.96%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Maven
General
1 12 (23.53%) Games
1 12 (23.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) CSS3
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) HTML5
1 2 (3.92%) Node.js
1 2 (3.92%) Spring
1 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
5 15 (29.41%) Linux
6 12 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (19.61%) Windows 10
8 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
9 6 (11.76%) Mac OS X
9 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Coaching
2 12 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 5 (9.80%) DNA
4 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.88%) Server Building
4 3 (5.88%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.88%) Web Filtering
5 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps
6 1 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Apex Code
1 2 (3.92%) Java
1 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) CCNA
1 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.61%) MCSE
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.88%) CCNP
4 3 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 15 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (23.53%) Terminal Services
5 7 (13.73%) XenApp
6 2 (3.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) WSUS
2 5 (9.80%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 22 (43.14%) VMware
3 10 (19.61%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) HP
5 5 (9.80%) Veeam
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
6 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 2 (3.92%) Apple
7 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy
8 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow