The table below looks at the statistics for the Escalation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Escalation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Escalation Engineer
Rank 870 871 898
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Escalation Engineer 24 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.009% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 4
Average salary £37,500 £31,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.11% -9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £31,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £37,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -9.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Escalation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Escalation Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Escalation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Escalation Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Escalation Engineer within the UK.

Escalation Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Escalation Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Escalation Engineer over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Escalation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Escalation Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Escalation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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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
England -44 17 £40,000 +25.98% 1
South East -14 13 £37,500 -
Kent - 10 £38,750 -
South Wales - 7 £36,500 -
Wales - 7 £36,500 -
Bridgend - 6 £36,500 -
London - 4 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £32,500 -
City of London - 3 £60,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £28,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £32,500 -

Escalation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Escalation 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 Escalation Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (70.59%) Firewall
3 23 (67.65%) Cisco
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (61.76%) Windows
4 21 (61.76%) LAN
4 21 (61.76%) WAN
5 19 (55.88%) Linux
5 19 (55.88%) Juniper
5 19 (55.88%) Blue Coat
5 19 (55.88%) F5
6 18 (52.94%) Cisco PIX
6 18 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (52.94%) CCSE
6 18 (52.94%) JNCIS
6 18 (52.94%) Websense
6 18 (52.94%) CheckPoint
6 18 (52.94%) CCNP
7 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
8 13 (38.24%) SonicWALL
8 13 (38.24%) MS Office
8 13 (38.24%) Windows XP
9 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
10 11 (32.35%) RIP
10 11 (32.35%) OSPF
11 10 (29.41%) McAfee
11 10 (29.41%) BGP
11 10 (29.41%) Network Design
11 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
11 10 (29.41%) Aruba

Escalation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Escalation 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 Escalation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.82%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Office
2 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 21 (61.76%) LAN
2 21 (61.76%) WAN
3 18 (52.94%) Cisco PIX
3 18 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (32.35%) RIP
4 11 (32.35%) OSPF
5 10 (29.41%) BGP
5 10 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (11.76%) DNS
7 3 (8.82%) SSL
7 3 (8.82%) SAN
7 3 (8.82%) DHCP
7 3 (8.82%) PPTP
7 3 (8.82%) IPsec
7 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.94%) VLAN
8 1 (2.94%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) WSE
2 1 (2.94%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) iPhone
2 3 (8.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 13 (38.24%) Windows XP
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
6 6 (17.65%) Android
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Phone
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Network Design
2 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Perl
1 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (52.94%) CCNP
2 18 (52.94%) CCSE
2 18 (52.94%) JNCIS
3 3 (8.82%) JNCIA
3 3 (8.82%) CCSA
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.94%) SCSM
2 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) Cisco
3 19 (55.88%) Blue Coat
3 19 (55.88%) Juniper
3 19 (55.88%) F5
4 18 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 18 (52.94%) Websense
5 13 (38.24%) SonicWALL
6 10 (29.41%) Aruba
6 10 (29.41%) McAfee
6 10 (29.41%) Lumension
7 7 (20.59%) VMware
8 3 (8.82%) Draytek
8 3 (8.82%) NETGEAR
8 3 (8.82%) Sophos
8 3 (8.82%) Symantec
8 3 (8.82%) Lotus
8 3 (8.82%) Sage
8 3 (8.82%) HP
8 3 (8.82%) Citrix
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