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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 99 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.50% 0.47% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.49% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 1
Average salary £28,000 £27,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.04%
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
1150 1231 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.64% 96.55% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 878 994 735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016. 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
Epping - 2 £28,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £30,000 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) MS Office
4 7 (46.67%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) C
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
7 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (26.67%) Driving Licence
8 3 (20.00%) Office 365
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) PBX
8 3 (20.00%) RFID
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) CCTV
8 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) PBX
3 3 (20.00%) RFID
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Driving Licence
2 3 (20.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Logistics
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
4 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec