The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 97 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.29% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.30% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £29,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.88% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -7.27%
2nd Line Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1303 1008 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.39% 95.18% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 759 729
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 24 December 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
Harlow - 2 £29,000 -
Loughton - 1 £29,000 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco