The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 64 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 24 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.04% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 0.55% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 3
Average salary £23,000 £34,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.35% +83.78%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,980 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -4.08%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1119 1093 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.15% 95.96% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 956 903 985
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 £25,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support
East of England

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 1 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 1 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
(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 - 9 £20,000 -
Colchester - 4 £25,500 -
Harlow - 2 £25,500 -
Chelmsford -8 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £32,500 - 1
Canvey Island - 1 £18,000 -
Epping - 1 - -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
4 9 (24.32%) MS Office
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
6 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
6 7 (18.92%) VMware
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (16.22%) Firewall
7 6 (16.22%) Citrix
7 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (10.81%) Cisco
9 4 (10.81%) MCSE
9 4 (10.81%) SQL
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (8.11%) MCITP
10 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (8.11%) Finance
10 3 (8.11%) MCSA
10 3 (8.11%) ADSL
11 2 (5.41%) VoIP
11 2 (5.41%) ITIL
11 2 (5.41%) MCP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) ADSL
3 2 (5.41%) VoIP
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) VDSL
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL
2 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.41%) Time Management
2 2 (5.41%) Document Management
2 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.70%) Project Management
3 1 (2.70%) Change Management
3 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) MCITP
3 3 (8.11%) MCSA
4 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Pegasus
5 2 (5.41%) Sophos
6 1 (2.70%) GFI Software
6 1 (2.70%) AVG
6 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.70%) Draytek
6 1 (2.70%) Twitter
6 1 (2.70%) IPFX
6 1 (2.70%) Polycom
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago