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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 87 77 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 11 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.88% 1.78% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.86% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 4
Average salary £25,250 £20,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.25% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £26,400 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,980
% change year-on-year
- +0.08%
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
1181 1235 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.03% 95.66% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1053 863
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 - 4 £22,500 -
Chelmsford -4 2 £48,000 +209.67%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £38,500 -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Line Management
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Avaya
4 4 (23.53%) MS Office
4 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Network Management
6 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Law
7 1 (5.88%) Legal
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Network Design
7 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Line Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Novell
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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