The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
Rank 86 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.44% 1.65% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.70% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 15
Median salary £33,000 £23,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.47% -48.88%
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.69%

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
869 1236 1230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.81% 96.87% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 629 930 971
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Essex region.

Technical Support Salary Trend in Essex

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (50.00%) Billing
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (33.33%) Control-M
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft