The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 87 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 5 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% 0.36% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.37% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 7
Average salary £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £22,800 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £27,200 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1140 1078 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.32% 95.82% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 982 892 1002
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
2nd Line Support Engineer
East of England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Essex region.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Essex

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 2 £36,500 -
Basildon - 1 £21,500 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
East of England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) MCSE
5 5 (41.67%) MCP
5 5 (41.67%) MCITP
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) ADSI
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
9 1 (8.33%) Office 365
9 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
9 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (8.33%) Aruba

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (8.33%) Project Management
1 1 (8.33%) Service Management
1 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (8.33%) Change Management
1 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (8.33%) Time Management
1 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCITP
2 5 (41.67%) MCP
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (8.33%) Aruba
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Pegasus
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com