The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Engineer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 48 51 60
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 15 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.68% 1.88% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 1.94% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 3
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +138.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94%  

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 529 568 486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.46% 96.93% 99.18%
Number of salaries quoted 442 493 370
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%  

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in Watford

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in Watford

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in Watford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in Watford

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (65.22%) MCSE
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 14 (60.87%) CCNA
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
3 9 (39.13%) CCA
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Office 365
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (26.09%) MCSA
5 5 (21.74%) CCNP
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Juniper
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) CCIE
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) PaaS
6 4 (17.39%) F5
6 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (17.39%) IaaS
6 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
6 4 (17.39%) Data Centre

Technical 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 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) IaaS
2 4 (17.39%) PaaS
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) ADSL
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) Broadband
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) DSL
3 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) ISDN
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) RTP
3 1 (4.35%) SCCP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
3 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.35%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) MCSE
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (60.87%) CCNA
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (39.13%) CCA
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (26.09%) MCSA
5 5 (21.74%) CCNP
6 4 (17.39%) CCIE
7 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Citrix
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) F5
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
2 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle