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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 72 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.15% 2.83% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.96% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 38
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +15.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £18,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
1185 1116 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.20% 95.63% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 937 865 747
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +10 6 £42,500 +112.50%
Brentwood -10 3 £50,000 +58.73%
Chelmsford +4 2 £28,750 +0.87%
Basildon - 2 £34,000 -
Purfleet - 2 £28,000 -
Loughton -1 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Harlow - 1 £23,900 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 34 (60.71%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 13 (23.21%) Cisco
6 13 (23.21%) Firewall
7 11 (19.64%) Citrix
8 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
8 10 (17.86%) VMware
8 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
9 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
9 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
9 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
9 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.29%) Performance Management
11 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (12.50%) DNS
11 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (10.71%) SLA
12 6 (10.71%) MS Office
12 6 (10.71%) Linux
12 6 (10.71%) MCSE
12 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
13 5 (8.93%) XenApp
13 5 (8.93%) ITIL
13 5 (8.93%) MCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.57%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.57%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) Firewall
2 7 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (8.93%) SAN
3 5 (8.93%) LAN
3 5 (8.93%) WAN
4 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.36%) Internet
5 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.57%) Wireless
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (3.57%) Network Security
6 2 (3.57%) FWSM
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.57%) MPLS
6 2 (3.57%) OSPF
6 2 (3.57%) BGP
6 2 (3.57%) H.323
6 2 (3.57%) VoIP
7 1 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) EDI
1 2 (3.57%) ADSI
2 1 (1.79%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
3 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (60.71%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.71%) Linux
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
1 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
2 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
3 8 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL
5 3 (5.36%) ERP
5 3 (5.36%) Service Management
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Time Management
7 1 (1.79%) Project Management
7 1 (1.79%) Online Marketing
7 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.79%) Change Management
7 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) Perl
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
1 3 (5.36%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) ABAP
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.71%) MCSE
3 5 (8.93%) MCP
4 4 (7.14%) MCITP
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.36%) MCSA
6 2 (3.57%) CCA
7 1 (1.79%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.93%) XenApp
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.57%) WSUS
1 2 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Cisco
3 11 (19.64%) Citrix
4 10 (17.86%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) McAfee
5 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.36%) Juniper
5 3 (5.36%) SAP
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.57%) Pegasus
6 2 (3.57%) Polycom
6 2 (3.57%) IPFX
7 1 (1.79%) GFI Software
7 1 (1.79%) Veeam
7 1 (1.79%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.79%) Aruba
7 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle