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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 61 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 42 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.97% 2.30% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 2.42% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 28
Average salary £37,500 £26,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.18% -10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
1343 1033 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 95.12% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 783 741
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 £26,000 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 19 December 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 19 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
(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 +16 7 £45,000 +114.28%
Brentwood -23 5 £50,000 +85.18%
Chelmsford - 3 £32,000 -
Harlow +1 2 £29,000 +45.00%
Thurrock - 2 £20,000 -
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
Loughton - 1 £29,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
3 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 17 (26.56%) Cisco
4 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
6 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (20.31%) VMware
6 13 (20.31%) Citrix
7 12 (18.75%) Firewall
8 11 (17.19%) DNS
9 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
9 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 10 (15.63%) ITIL
9 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
10 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
10 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
10 9 (14.06%) SAN
11 8 (12.50%) Capacity Management
12 7 (10.94%) SQL
13 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (9.38%) VPN
13 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
13 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (9.38%) Performance Management
13 6 (9.38%) Linux
13 6 (9.38%) Finance
14 5 (7.81%) MS Office
14 5 (7.81%) HP
14 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.13%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.13%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) Firewall
2 11 (17.19%) DNS
3 9 (14.06%) SAN
4 6 (9.38%) VPN
5 5 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (7.81%) LAN
5 5 (7.81%) WAN
6 4 (6.25%) DHCP
7 3 (4.69%) Internet
7 3 (4.69%) H.323
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (4.69%) FWSM
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.13%) MPLS
8 2 (3.13%) OSPF
8 2 (3.13%) BGP
8 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) HTML
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
1 2 (3.13%) EDI
2 1 (1.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.56%) iPhone
3 1 (1.56%) iSeries
3 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.38%) Linux
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) UNIX
8 1 (1.56%) Debian
8 1 (1.56%) Fedora
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) HPUX
8 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) ITIL
1 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
2 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 6 (9.38%) Performance Management
5 4 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Service Management
6 3 (4.69%) Network Design
6 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.13%) Change Management
7 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.13%) CRM
7 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) ABAP
2 2 (3.13%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.56%) RPG
3 1 (1.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) MCP
3 3 (4.69%) MCSE
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.13%) CCA
4 2 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) Terminal Server
4 3 (4.69%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
1 2 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) Cisco
3 13 (20.31%) VMware
3 13 (20.31%) Citrix
4 5 (7.81%) HP
5 4 (6.25%) SAP
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.25%) McAfee
5 4 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.69%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (4.69%) SonicWALL
6 3 (4.69%) Sage
6 3 (4.69%) Juniper
7 2 (3.13%) Symantec
7 2 (3.13%) Polycom
7 2 (3.13%) IPFX
8 1 (1.56%) Veeam
8 1 (1.56%) Novell
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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