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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 69 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 29 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.26% 2.65% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.77% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 36
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £22,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1235 1334 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.41% 95.42% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1074 832
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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
Chelmsford +6 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Dunmow - 3 £20,000 -
Basildon +4 2 £52,500 +144.18%
Colchester -13 2 £34,250 -14.37% 1
Brentwood -14 2 £37,500 +0.67%
Loughton - 2 £35,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (58.46%) Windows
2 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
3 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
4 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (26.15%) DNS
6 16 (24.62%) VMware
7 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (21.54%) Firewall
8 14 (21.54%) ITIL
8 14 (21.54%) SQL
9 12 (18.46%) MS Exchange
9 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
10 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
10 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
10 11 (16.92%) VPN
10 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (13.85%) Citrix
11 9 (13.85%) SAN
11 9 (13.85%) Cisco
11 9 (13.85%) DHCP
12 8 (12.31%) Finance
12 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
12 8 (12.31%) MCP
12 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (12.31%) Internet
13 7 (10.77%) HP
13 7 (10.77%) MS Office
14 6 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (9.23%) Project Management
14 6 (9.23%) MS Excel

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.69%) SAS
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
2 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) DNS
2 14 (21.54%) Firewall
3 11 (16.92%) VPN
4 9 (13.85%) SAN
4 9 (13.85%) DHCP
5 8 (12.31%) Internet
6 5 (7.69%) SSH
6 5 (7.69%) FTP
6 5 (7.69%) HTTP
6 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.62%) VoIP
7 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.08%) Wireless
8 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.08%) WAN
8 2 (3.08%) LAN
9 1 (1.54%) Broadband
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) XML
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 2 (3.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Telematics
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) iSeries
3 1 (1.54%) Social Network
3 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Windows
2 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.23%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.08%) UNIX
9 1 (1.54%) CentOS
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) SUSE
9 1 (1.54%) Debian
9 1 (1.54%) Fedora
9 1 (1.54%) AIX
9 1 (1.54%) HPUX
9 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) ITIL
2 6 (9.23%) Project Management
3 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 5 (7.69%) Analytics
3 5 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.15%) Network Design
4 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.15%) CRM
5 3 (4.62%) Change Management
5 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.62%) Migration
6 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.08%) Network Management
6 2 (3.08%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.54%) Metadata Management
7 1 (1.54%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.54%) Coaching
7 1 (1.54%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) C
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.15%) PHP
4 3 (4.62%) RPG
4 3 (4.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.31%) MCP
3 6 (9.23%) MCSE
3 6 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) MCSA
6 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CCNP
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.54%) MCITP
7 1 (1.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 2 (3.08%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.54%) Xen
6 1 (1.54%) XenServer
6 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
6 1 (1.54%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco
3 9 (13.85%) Citrix
4 7 (10.77%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) Sage
5 5 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 5 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
5 5 (7.69%) Sun
6 3 (4.62%) NetApp
7 2 (3.08%) Novell
7 2 (3.08%) Symantec
8 1 (1.54%) McAfee
8 1 (1.54%) BT
8 1 (1.54%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.54%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.54%) Trapeze
8 1 (1.54%) F5
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
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