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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 92 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% 0.78% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.81% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 11
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -8.33%
Technical Support
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
992 1351 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.71% 96.09% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 703 999 1068
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,525
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Back Office
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) BMC
2 3 (50.00%) Control-M
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Softswitch
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ISDN
1 2 (33.33%) Softswitch
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper