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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 55 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 36 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.85% 1.82% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 1.91% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 30
Average salary £31,000 £31,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.80% -5.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £23,200 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £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
1147 1048 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 90.82% 95.62% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 872 859 851
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 0 5 £23,000 -45.88%
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Brentwood -5 3 £26,000 +15.55%
Basildon -6 2 £30,000 -4.00%
Chelmsford -13 2 £26,000 - 1
Witham - 2 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £16,500 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (65.00%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) VMware
3 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (25.00%) DNS
5 15 (25.00%) ITIL
6 14 (23.33%) Citrix
7 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
8 11 (18.33%) SQL
9 10 (16.67%) DHCP
10 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.00%) Linux
10 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 7 (11.67%) XML
12 7 (11.67%) MS Office
12 7 (11.67%) Firewall
12 7 (11.67%) Office 365
12 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
13 6 (10.00%) XenApp
13 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
13 6 (10.00%) UNIX
13 6 (10.00%) SLA
14 5 (8.33%) SAN
14 5 (8.33%) NetApp
14 5 (8.33%) Sun

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) SAS
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) DNS
2 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (16.67%) DHCP
4 7 (11.67%) Firewall
5 5 (8.33%) SAN
6 4 (6.67%) Internet
6 4 (6.67%) SSH
6 4 (6.67%) FTP
6 4 (6.67%) HTTP
6 4 (6.67%) SNMP
7 2 (3.33%) WLAN
7 2 (3.33%) VLAN
7 2 (3.33%) Wireless
8 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.67%) Network Security
8 1 (1.67%) RFID
8 1 (1.67%) PBX
8 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Big Data
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Electronics
3 3 (5.00%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.67%) French Language
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) XML
2 4 (6.67%) Middleware
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
4 2 (3.33%) COM+
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) LINQ
4 2 (3.33%) jQuery
4 2 (3.33%) XSLT
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) ODBC
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) Telematics
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.00%) Linux
5 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.00%) UNIX
6 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.67%) SUSE
8 2 (3.33%) Android
8 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.33%) Analytics
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (6.67%) Network Management
4 4 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (6.67%) Project Management
4 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.67%) ITSM
5 3 (5.00%) Logistics
5 3 (5.00%) Security Patching
6 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.33%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (3.33%) Migration
6 2 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (1.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.67%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) C
2 4 (6.67%) Python
2 4 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) VB6
3 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.33%) VBScript
3 2 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCP
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) MCSA
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) vSphere
5 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.33%) WSUS
2 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) OpenView
3 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) VMware
2 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.33%) Citrix
4 5 (8.33%) Sun
4 5 (8.33%) NetApp
5 4 (6.67%) Apple
5 4 (6.67%) Trapeze
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe
7 2 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Dell
7 2 (3.33%) Juniper
7 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.33%) NetIQ
7 2 (3.33%) AppSense
7 2 (3.33%) Veeam
7 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.33%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.33%) Aruba
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