The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 61 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 19 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.72% 1.00% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.05% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 4
Average salary £22,750 £32,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +75.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £47,000 £27,600
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -7.84%
IT Support
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
1049 1049 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.10% 95.71% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 858 859 884
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IT Support
Salary Trend in Essex

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Essex

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Essex

IT Support
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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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 +10 8 £20,000 -55.55%
Basildon - 3 £30,000 - 1
Chelmsford -2 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £26,000 - 1
Epping - 1 - -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited IT Support 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 in their job title.

1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
4 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.62%) MS Office
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
7 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
8 6 (16.22%) SQL
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco
8 6 (16.22%) Firewall
9 5 (13.51%) VMware
9 5 (13.51%) Citrix
10 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (10.81%) Terminal Services
10 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
11 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (8.11%) IPFX
11 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
11 3 (8.11%) SAP Business One
11 3 (8.11%) Polycom
11 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (8.11%) ERP
11 3 (8.11%) Linux

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited IT Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) ADSL
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.11%) ERP
1 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
1 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (5.41%) Document Management
2 2 (5.41%) Time Management
2 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL
3 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.70%) Project Management
3 1 (2.70%) Change Management
3 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) MCITP
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Terminal Services
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Polycom
4 3 (8.11%) IPFX
5 2 (5.41%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Sophos
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.70%) Twitter
6 1 (2.70%) GFI Software
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