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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Escalation Engineer
Rank 882 884 873
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Escalation Engineer 15 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.006% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 12
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £61,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £42,500

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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
South East +18 11 £45,000 -
England +3 11 £45,000 -30.76%
Kent - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire +3 5 - -
South Wales - 3 £39,000 -
Wales - 3 £39,000 -
Bridgend - 3 £39,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £32,500 -
Belfast - 1 £32,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 -

Escalation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (50.00%) Windows
4 18 (45.00%) Linux
4 18 (45.00%) Firewall
5 14 (35.00%) LAN
5 14 (35.00%) WAN
5 14 (35.00%) Cisco
6 13 (32.50%) F5
6 13 (32.50%) Juniper
6 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
6 13 (32.50%) Websense
6 13 (32.50%) Blue Coat
7 12 (30.00%) JNCIS
7 12 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (30.00%) CCNP
7 12 (30.00%) CCSE
8 9 (22.50%) JNCIA
8 9 (22.50%) WSE
8 9 (22.50%) CCNA
8 9 (22.50%) CCSA
8 9 (22.50%) SonicWALL
9 8 (20.00%) Network Design
9 8 (20.00%) MS Office
9 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (20.00%) RIP
9 8 (20.00%) OSPF
9 8 (20.00%) BGP
10 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Escalation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 14 (35.00%) LAN
2 14 (35.00%) WAN
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (20.00%) RIP
4 8 (20.00%) OSPF
4 8 (20.00%) BGP
5 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (15.00%) Internet
7 5 (12.50%) SGSN
7 5 (12.50%) VLAN
7 5 (12.50%) IMAP
7 5 (12.50%) VPN
7 5 (12.50%) CDMA
7 5 (12.50%) GPRS
7 5 (12.50%) GSM
7 5 (12.50%) POP3
7 5 (12.50%) SMTP
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) WSE
2 5 (12.50%) MAPI
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
5 5 (12.50%) Solaris
5 5 (12.50%) UNIX
6 4 (10.00%) Android
6 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Network Design
2 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Perl
2 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.00%) CCNP
2 12 (30.00%) CCSE
2 12 (30.00%) JNCIS
3 9 (22.50%) JNCIA
3 9 (22.50%) CCSA
3 9 (22.50%) CCNA
4 5 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCOM
1 6 (15.00%) SCOrch
1 6 (15.00%) SCSM
2 5 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) Blue Coat
3 13 (32.50%) F5
3 13 (32.50%) Juniper
3 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
3 13 (32.50%) Websense
4 9 (22.50%) SonicWALL
5 7 (17.50%) Aruba
5 7 (17.50%) Lumension
5 7 (17.50%) McAfee
6 4 (10.00%) Lotus
7 2 (5.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.50%) HP