The median annual salary for a IT Support was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
Rank 76 78 83
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 13 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.28% 2.78% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 2.86% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 18
Median salary £21,500 £26,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.86% +8.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £34,400 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,690
% change year-on-year - +1.25%  

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 963 1049 1200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.88% 97.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 732 814 962
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Essex

IT Support
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Essex

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Essex over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Essex

IT Support
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -4 3 £25,000 -24.81%
Brentwood +12 1 £45,000 -2.70%
Chelmsford -16 1 £26,500 - 1
Basildon - 1 £21,000 -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) MS Exchange
3 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 16 (51.61%) Office 365
4 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
5 14 (45.16%) Windows 10
6 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
9 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (29.03%) HP
10 8 (25.81%) Citrix
10 8 (25.81%) Firewall
10 8 (25.81%) VMware
10 8 (25.81%) Driving Licence
10 8 (25.81%) Windows 8
11 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
12 6 (19.35%) SAN
12 6 (19.35%) DNS
12 6 (19.35%) Linux
12 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
13 5 (16.13%) EDI
13 5 (16.13%) VoIP
13 5 (16.13%) Web Services
13 5 (16.13%) MySQL
13 5 (16.13%) SNMP

IT 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 21 (67.74%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (51.61%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
2 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (25.81%) Firewall
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) SAN
5 5 (16.13%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (16.13%) SNMP
5 5 (16.13%) VoIP
6 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) DHCP
7 1 (3.23%) FTP
7 1 (3.23%) HTTP
7 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.23%) SMTP
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
General
1 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) EDI
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 10
3 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
5 8 (25.81%) Windows 8
6 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
7 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (16.13%) Operations Management
2 3 (9.68%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Data Entry
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.23%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.23%) ERP
4 1 (3.23%) High Availability
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
4 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
1 5 (16.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) HP
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) Sophos
4 5 (16.13%) WatchGuard
5 4 (12.90%) Mitel
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) BMC
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec
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