The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 98 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 1 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.079% 0.26% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.27% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 10
Average salary £25,500 £18,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -33.03%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
IT 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
1185 1116 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.20% 95.63% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 937 865 747
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) MCSA
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) Pegasus
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (12.50%) GFI Software
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Pegasus
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
4 1 (12.50%) GFI Software