Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £25,750 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Support Engineer
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 110 148
Rank change year-on-year -15 +38 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 11 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.58% 1.37% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.44% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 10 51 1
Essex median annual salary £25,750 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £20,300 £19,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £31,025 £27,250 £28,500
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £26,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +17.78% -11.76%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1819 2014 2439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.24% 95.41% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1620 1928
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,725 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.05%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Essex

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Essex

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Essex over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in Essex

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 3 £25,000 -
Harlow -1 2 £40,000 -
Basildon - 2 £23,750 -
Chelmsford -15 1 £26,500 -1.85%
Saffron Walden - 1 £19,000 -
IT Support Engineer
East of England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT Support Engineer 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 IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
6 4 (36.36%) Office 365
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
7 3 (27.27%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (27.27%) Wireless
7 3 (27.27%) Mitel
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (27.27%) Apple
8 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) SAP
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) XenApp

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Apple
2 3 (27.27%) Mitel
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) Kronos
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec