The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 63 70 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 39 18 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.04% 1.89% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 1.97% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 37
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £32,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Support Engineer
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
1229 912 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.79% 95.70% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 981 700 746
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Essex region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Essex

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Colchester +6 4 £46,250 +120.23%
Thurrock - 4 £20,000 -
Brentwood -24 3 £45,000 +66.66%
Chelmsford - 3 £32,000 -
Harlow -1 2 £29,000 +45.00%
Loughton - 1 £29,000 - 3
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
3 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
4 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
5 17 (25.37%) Cisco
6 16 (23.88%) DNS
6 16 (23.88%) Firewall
7 14 (20.90%) VMware
8 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (17.91%) ITIL
9 12 (17.91%) SQL
9 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
10 11 (16.42%) SAN
11 10 (14.93%) VPN
11 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
12 9 (13.43%) Citrix
12 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
13 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
13 8 (11.94%) Finance
14 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
14 7 (10.45%) HP
15 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (8.96%) DHCP
15 6 (8.96%) Internet
16 5 (7.46%) Barracuda Networks
16 5 (7.46%) SonicWALL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.99%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.99%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) DNS
1 16 (23.88%) Firewall
2 11 (16.42%) SAN
3 10 (14.93%) VPN
4 6 (8.96%) DHCP
4 6 (8.96%) Internet
5 5 (7.46%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (7.46%) LAN
5 5 (7.46%) WAN
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.48%) FWSM
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.48%) MPLS
6 3 (4.48%) OSPF
6 3 (4.48%) H.323
6 3 (4.48%) BGP
7 2 (2.99%) FTP
7 2 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Electronics
4 2 (2.99%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) ODBC
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.48%) iSeries
3 2 (2.99%) Telematics
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.46%) Linux
7 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.49%) CentOS
8 1 (1.49%) Debian
8 1 (1.49%) Fedora
8 1 (1.49%) UNIX
8 1 (1.49%) AIX
8 1 (1.49%) HPUX
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) ITIL
2 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.46%) Capacity Management
4 5 (7.46%) Project Management
5 4 (5.97%) ERP
5 4 (5.97%) CRM
5 4 (5.97%) Network Design
5 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.48%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.99%) Migration
7 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.99%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.99%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.97%) PHP
3 3 (4.48%) RPG
4 2 (2.99%) C
4 2 (2.99%) Java
4 2 (2.99%) ABAP
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.46%) MCP
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.48%) MCSE
6 2 (2.99%) CCA
6 2 (2.99%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) MCITP
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.49%) RHCE
7 1 (1.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) Cisco
3 14 (20.90%) VMware
4 9 (13.43%) Citrix
5 7 (10.45%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (7.46%) SonicWALL
6 5 (7.46%) Sage
7 4 (5.97%) SAP
7 4 (5.97%) McAfee
7 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.48%) Juniper
9 2 (2.99%) Novell
9 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.99%) Symantec
9 2 (2.99%) IPFX
9 2 (2.99%) Polycom
10 1 (1.49%) Veeam
10 1 (1.49%) F5
10 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
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