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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 60 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 25 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.25% 3.28% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 3.41% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 38
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,580 £19,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
1054 1056 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.87% 96.09% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 833 844 823
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 £23,900 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
Colchester +9 9 £45,000 +125.00% 4
Basildon - 3 £34,000 -
Chelmsford 0 2 £28,750 +0.87% 1
Purfleet - 2 £28,000 -
Loughton +2 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Brentwood -9 1 £22,500 -29.68%
Harlow - 1 £23,900 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 12 (22.22%) Citrix
6 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
6 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
6 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
6 11 (20.37%) Capacity Management
7 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
7 10 (18.52%) Firewall
8 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 9 (16.67%) Cisco
8 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 8 (14.81%) MCSE
10 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (12.96%) VMware
10 7 (12.96%) MS Office
10 7 (12.96%) MCP
10 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.96%) SLA
11 6 (11.11%) Linux
11 6 (11.11%) MCITP
11 6 (11.11%) XenApp
11 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (7.41%) Telecoms

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.85%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) VoIP
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) DPNSS
4 2 (3.70%) Q.931
4 2 (3.70%) H.323
4 2 (3.70%) Wireless
4 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.70%) Network Security
4 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.85%) ADSL
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) ADSI
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) COM+
2 1 (1.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.85%) iPhone
2 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.11%) Linux
7 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
1 11 (20.37%) Capacity Management
2 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.56%) Service Management
4 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL
4 3 (5.56%) ERP
5 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Time Management
6 1 (1.85%) Project Management
6 1 (1.85%) Online Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.85%) Change Management
6 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.85%) Data Privacy
6 1 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) Perl
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
1 3 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.85%) ABAP
2 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.81%) MCSE
3 7 (12.96%) MCP
4 6 (11.11%) MCITP
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 3 (5.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) CCA
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) XenApp
3 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) WSUS
1 2 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) Opsview
2 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Citrix
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco
4 7 (12.96%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.70%) Pegasus
6 2 (3.70%) BT
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) Polycom
6 2 (3.70%) IPFX
7 1 (1.85%) GFI Software
7 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.85%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.85%) Aruba
7 1 (1.85%) JBoss
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
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