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 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
Support Engineer
Rank 71 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.15% 2.17% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.27% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 23
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -1.51%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
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%

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 3 July 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 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
Loughton - 5 £37,500 -
Colchester +2 4 £21,000 -50.58%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - - 2
Epping +3 2 £38,750 -
Chelmsford -6 1 - -
Braintree - 1 - -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (68.42%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.84%) VMware
4 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 16 (28.07%) DNS
7 14 (24.56%) SQL
7 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (22.81%) ITIL
9 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
11 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.79%) Firewall
12 9 (15.79%) Linux
12 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
13 8 (14.04%) Citrix
13 8 (14.04%) Internet
13 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
13 8 (14.04%) DHCP
14 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
15 6 (10.53%) SSH
15 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
15 6 (10.53%) Electronics
15 6 (10.53%) FTP
15 6 (10.53%) HTTP
15 6 (10.53%) MS Office
15 6 (10.53%) C
15 6 (10.53%) Telematics
15 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
15 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) SAS
2 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) DNS
2 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.04%) DHCP
3 8 (14.04%) Internet
4 6 (10.53%) FTP
4 6 (10.53%) HTTP
4 6 (10.53%) SSH
5 5 (8.77%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) VPN
6 3 (5.26%) VoIP
7 2 (3.51%) WLAN
7 2 (3.51%) SNMP
7 2 (3.51%) VLAN
7 2 (3.51%) Wireless
8 1 (1.75%) Broadband
8 1 (1.75%) Network Security
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 6 (10.53%) Electronics
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) ODBC
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Telematics
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Social Network
3 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.75%) FMCG
3 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.79%) Linux
5 5 (8.77%) UNIX
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.02%) SUSE
7 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 6 (10.53%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (8.77%) Network Management
3 5 (8.77%) Analytics
4 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.26%) Migration
5 3 (5.26%) Security Patching
5 3 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.75%) Server Building
7 1 (1.75%) Network Design
7 1 (1.75%) Logistics
7 1 (1.75%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.75%) Metadata Management
7 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.75%) Coaching
7 1 (1.75%) Change Management
7 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) C
3 3 (5.26%) Perl
3 3 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) MCSE
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) MCP
3 3 (5.26%) MCSA
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.77%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) XenServer
5 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) UAG
5 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) OpenView
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.84%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Citrix
4 5 (8.77%) Sun
5 4 (7.02%) Trapeze
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle
6 3 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (3.51%) Apple
7 2 (3.51%) NetIQ
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco
7 2 (3.51%) Dell
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) HP
8 1 (1.75%) IBM
8 1 (1.75%) Adobe
8 1 (1.75%) BT
8 1 (1.75%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.75%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.75%) Novell
Brentwood, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Force36
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum DOE+Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £28,780 to £32,622 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
HMRC
Posted: 17 days ago