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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 95 94 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.078% 0.18% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.18% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £22,500 £28,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1207 1090 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.08% 95.45% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 923 837 666
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 31 October 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
Brentwood - 1 £22,500 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Pegasus
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Pegasus
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat