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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 95 76 110
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 14 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.99% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.64% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 8
Average salary £23,750 £21,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -11.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £28,000 £31,450
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1350 939 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.47% 96.51% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 827 1129
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 6 £21,000 - 1
Chelmsford -13 2 £25,000 +31.57%
Maldon - 2 £25,000 -
Colchester -10 1 £26,000 -7.14%
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 14 (43.75%) Citrix
5 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
7 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
8 8 (25.00%) MS Office
8 8 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) VMware
9 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 6 (18.75%) ITIL
10 6 (18.75%) MCSE
10 6 (18.75%) MCSA
10 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.75%) DNS
10 6 (18.75%) SLA
10 6 (18.75%) MCITP
10 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
11 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
11 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
11 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
11 5 (15.63%) ADSL
11 5 (15.63%) DHCP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) ADSL
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) VDSL
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) FTP
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MS Access
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
2 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
2 6 (18.75%) MCSA
2 6 (18.75%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) MCDST
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.50%) XenServer
5 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (12.50%) Sophos
5 4 (12.50%) Draytek
5 4 (12.50%) AVG
6 3 (9.38%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter
7 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
Harlow, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago