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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 77 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 23 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.89% 2.51% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.60% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 32
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £21,500 £22,425
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,750 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,900 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -0.33%
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
1156 1345 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.91% 96.28% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1125 845
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 £38,000
% 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 4 £37,500 - 1
Basildon -6 2 £52,500 +144.18%
Brentwood -11 2 £37,500 -18.91%
Epping - 2 £38,750 -
Chelmsford +3 1 £23,500 -32.85%
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
4 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (28.57%) DNS
5 16 (28.57%) ITIL
6 15 (26.79%) VMware
7 14 (25.00%) Firewall
7 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (23.21%) SQL
9 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
10 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
11 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.29%) VPN
12 8 (14.29%) DHCP
12 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (14.29%) Internet
13 7 (12.50%) MCP
13 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 7 (12.50%) Finance
14 6 (10.71%) Telematics
14 6 (10.71%) Office 365
14 6 (10.71%) Server Monitoring
14 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
14 6 (10.71%) SSH
14 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
14 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
14 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.93%) SAS
3 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) DNS
2 14 (25.00%) Firewall
3 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.29%) VPN
4 8 (14.29%) DHCP
4 8 (14.29%) Internet
5 6 (10.71%) SSH
5 6 (10.71%) FTP
5 6 (10.71%) HTTP
5 6 (10.71%) SAN
6 3 (5.36%) VoIP
7 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.57%) Wireless
8 1 (1.79%) Broadband
8 1 (1.79%) WLAN
8 1 (1.79%) SNMP
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
8 1 (1.79%) OSPF
8 1 (1.79%) BGP
8 1 (1.79%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) XML
2 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Telematics
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) iSeries
4 1 (1.79%) Social Network
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.14%) Linux
8 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.36%) SUSE
9 2 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Server Monitoring
2 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
3 5 (8.93%) Analytics
4 4 (7.14%) CRM
5 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.36%) Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.79%) ERP
7 1 (1.79%) Change Management
7 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.79%) Network Design
7 1 (1.79%) Logistics
7 1 (1.79%) Network Management
7 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.79%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) C
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.14%) PHP
4 3 (5.36%) RPG
5 2 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) MCP
3 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.14%) MCSE
6 3 (5.36%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.79%) Xen
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) UAG
5 1 (1.79%) XenServer
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) OpenView
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 5 (8.93%) Sun
4 4 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (7.14%) SonicWALL
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) Citrix
4 4 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) Sage
5 3 (5.36%) NetApp
5 3 (5.36%) Trapeze
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Novell
7 1 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) EMC
Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manningtree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughton, Essex
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + discretionary company bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Wickford
Blue Town Online
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago