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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 90 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 11 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.81% 2.08% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 2.18% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 15
Average salary £26,000 £21,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.35% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,750 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%
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
1303 1008 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.39% 95.18% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 759 729
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Colchester +13 4 £26,000 +36.84% 1
Chelmsford 0 3 £29,500 +47.50%
Braintree - 1 £22,500 -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (92.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (36.00%) MS Office
5 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco
6 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (24.00%) Citrix
7 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Document Management
7 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (12.00%) SAP
9 3 (12.00%) ERP
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (12.00%) SAP Business One
9 3 (12.00%) Polycom
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Document Management
1 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.00%) ERP
2 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Network Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Design
3 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) Polycom
4 3 (12.00%) IPFX
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.00%) Novell
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Sophos
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £23k - 29k per year
Posted: 6 days ago