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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 60 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 45 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.71% 3.33% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 3.46% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 21
Average salary £27,750 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,750 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
1175 1243 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.79% 96.36% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 885 999 719
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Basildon - 10 £25,500 - 1
Brentwood +5 7 £50,000 +5.26%
Colchester -20 4 £32,500 -29.72%
Witham - 4 £25,000 -
Epping - 2 £28,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £30,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £24,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 63 (55.75%) Windows
2 57 (50.44%) Active Directory
3 46 (40.71%) Windows Server
4 41 (36.28%) Microsoft
5 33 (29.20%) ITIL
6 30 (26.55%) VMware
7 28 (24.78%) MS Office
8 26 (23.01%) Finance
9 23 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (19.47%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (18.58%) TCP/IP
12 20 (17.70%) MS Exchange
13 19 (16.81%) MS Excel
14 18 (15.93%) Banking
14 18 (15.93%) Hyper-V
15 15 (13.27%) Windows 7
15 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (12.39%) Firewall
16 14 (12.39%) SLA
16 14 (12.39%) Cisco
16 14 (12.39%) MCSE
17 12 (10.62%) DNS
17 12 (10.62%) DHCP
17 12 (10.62%) SAN
17 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
17 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2013
18 11 (9.73%) Windows 8
18 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (17.70%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.31%) IIS
5 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.77%) CMS
6 2 (1.77%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (24.78%) MS Office
2 19 (16.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) SAP ERP
1 4 (3.54%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.65%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.65%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.65%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.65%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.65%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.65%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.65%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Office 365
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.58%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.39%) Firewall
3 12 (10.62%) DHCP
3 12 (10.62%) DNS
3 12 (10.62%) SAN
4 9 (7.96%) LAN
5 8 (7.08%) PBX
5 8 (7.08%) VPN
5 8 (7.08%) WAN
5 8 (7.08%) Wireless
5 8 (7.08%) WLAN
6 7 (6.19%) NAS
6 7 (6.19%) VLAN
7 6 (5.31%) Network Security
8 5 (4.42%) CTI
8 5 (4.42%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.42%) ISDN
8 5 (4.42%) VoIP
9 4 (3.54%) DMZ
9 4 (3.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
General
1 26 (23.01%) Finance
2 18 (15.93%) Banking
3 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.31%) Law
5 3 (2.65%) Billing
6 2 (1.77%) Advertising
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) .NET
2 4 (3.54%) COM+
2 4 (3.54%) CSS
2 4 (3.54%) HTML
2 4 (3.54%) jQuery
2 4 (3.54%) LINQ
2 4 (3.54%) MAPI
2 4 (3.54%) XML
2 4 (3.54%) XSLT
3 3 (2.65%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Driving Licence
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.31%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.42%) iSeries
5 4 (3.54%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.54%) iPhone
5 4 (3.54%) PDA
6 3 (2.65%) CCTV
6 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.77%) AS400
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (55.75%) Windows
2 46 (40.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (13.27%) Windows 7
4 11 (9.73%) Windows 8
4 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.08%) Linux
6 7 (6.19%) Windows 10
7 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.31%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.42%) Android
8 5 (4.42%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.20%) ITIL
2 9 (7.96%) Software Delivery
3 8 (7.08%) Fault Analysis
3 8 (7.08%) Incident Management
4 6 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.31%) Project Management
4 6 (5.31%) Service Management
5 5 (4.42%) Asset Management
5 5 (4.42%) Change Control
5 5 (4.42%) ITSM
5 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.42%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (3.54%) Business Transformation
6 4 (3.54%) ERP
6 4 (3.54%) Time Management
7 3 (2.65%) Change Management
7 3 (2.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.65%) CRM
7 3 (2.65%) Validation
7 3 (2.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.85%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) ABAP
3 5 (4.42%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.54%) C
4 4 (3.54%) C#
4 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.54%) VB
4 4 (3.54%) VB6
5 2 (1.77%) COBOL
5 2 (1.77%) Java
5 2 (1.77%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (12.39%) MCSE
4 11 (9.73%) MCSA
5 8 (7.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.19%) MCP
7 4 (3.54%) CCNA
7 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.65%) CCNP
8 3 (2.65%) Degree
8 3 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.88%) MCITP
9 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (50.44%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (6.19%) vSphere
6 3 (2.65%) Firmware
7 2 (1.77%) NFS
7 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.77%) XenApp
7 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.65%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 41 (36.28%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.55%) VMware
3 14 (12.39%) Cisco
4 8 (7.08%) Apple
4 8 (7.08%) Aruba
4 8 (7.08%) Infoblox
4 8 (7.08%) Juniper
4 8 (7.08%) Palo Alto
5 7 (6.19%) SAP
5 7 (6.19%) Veeam
6 5 (4.42%) Blue Coat
6 5 (4.42%) Vyatta
7 4 (3.54%) Citrix
7 4 (3.54%) Draytek
7 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.65%) IBM
8 3 (2.65%) NetApp
9 2 (1.77%) Adobe
9 2 (1.77%) AppSense
9 2 (1.77%) HP
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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