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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 72 64 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 21 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.67% 1.72% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.80% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 9
Average salary £24,000 £22,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.49% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £30,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +5.31%
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
1151 1053 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.28% 95.47% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 878 862 842
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Billericay - 6 £22,500 -
Chelmsford -9 5 £48,000 - 1
Harlow - 3 £27,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £30,000 -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
4 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) MS Office
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (16.67%) Office 365
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (8.33%) Law
8 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.33%) Java
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.33%) Line Management
8 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) ADSL
3 1 (4.17%) PBX
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) SNMP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) RFID
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) CCTV
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) SDLC
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (12.50%) Service Management
2 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Line Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.17%) AVG
4 1 (4.17%) Draytek
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos
Chelmsford, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Salary: £26,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Woodham Ferrers, Essex
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Salary: Smartphone + Travel Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago