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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 95 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 11 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.90% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.65% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 2
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 1226 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.81% 96.31% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 893 985 719
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 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
Colchester - 3 £32,500 -
Epping - 2 £28,000 -
IT Support Engineer
East of England

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (50.00%) MS Office
6 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (45.83%) Hyper-V
6 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (33.33%) DHCP
8 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 8 (33.33%) VPN
8 8 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco
9 7 (29.17%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
9 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
10 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (25.00%) Linux
11 5 (20.83%) ITIL
11 5 (20.83%) Wireless
12 4 (16.67%) Finance
12 4 (16.67%) PDA
12 4 (16.67%) VLAN
12 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DHCP
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (33.33%) VPN
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) Wireless
4 4 (16.67%) DMZ
4 4 (16.67%) IMAP
4 4 (16.67%) SMTP
4 4 (16.67%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) PBX
5 3 (12.50%) RFID
5 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.33%) NAS
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 4 (16.67%) iPhone
1 4 (16.67%) PDA
2 3 (12.50%) CCTV
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
6 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
7 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.67%) Android
8 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) High Availability
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design
3 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) Apple
3 4 (16.67%) Draytek
4 2 (8.33%) Veeam
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Aruba
5 1 (4.17%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com