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

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

IT Support
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 67 95
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 19 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.99% 2.13% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.23% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 6
Median salary £21,500 £26,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.62% +18.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

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 915 942 1207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.34% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 769 766 952
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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
Chelmsford -10 11 £18,500 -31.48%
Harlow -2 3 £31,000 +10.71% 2
Basildon - 2 £27,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £19,000 -
IT Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 20 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 18 (56.25%) Office 365
5 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
6 15 (46.88%) Driving Licence
7 14 (43.75%) HP
7 14 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.88%) VMware
11 6 (18.75%) Firewall
11 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (12.50%) Wireless
12 4 (12.50%) Mitel
12 4 (12.50%) LAN
12 4 (12.50%) SQL
12 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 4 (12.50%) Citrix
13 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (9.38%) Apple
13 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (9.38%) SAP
13 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (9.38%) Server Monitoring
13 3 (9.38%) Windows 8

IT Support 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 24 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 18 (56.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
2 14 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) LAN
4 4 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) FTP
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) SMTP
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Android
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
2 1 (3.13%) Demand Management
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
2 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
2 1 (3.13%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
2 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
3 4 (12.50%) Mitel
4 3 (9.38%) Apple
4 3 (9.38%) SAP
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) BMC
6 1 (3.13%) Kronos
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
Basildon, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow
Aspire Cambridge Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago