The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,750 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Support Engineer
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 41 68
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 25 61 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.47% 5.99% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 6.17% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 52 32
Median salary £27,750 £26,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% -29.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

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 967 988 1284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.46% 96.96% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 768 782 1060
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Essex

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Essex

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

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

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Essex

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 Support Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Saffron Walden -4 4 £31,498 +4.99%
Colchester -11 4 £25,000 -44.44%
Witham -8 2 £20,500 -18.00%
Harlow - 2 £40,000 -
Brentwood +9 1 £50,000 -
Basildon +6 1 £21,000 -15.15%
Chelmsford - 1 £26,500 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £26,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
5 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
6 12 (26.09%) Windows 10
6 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 12 (26.09%) Office 365
6 12 (26.09%) Linux
6 12 (26.09%) SQL
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (21.74%) Firewall
8 10 (21.74%) Unix
9 9 (19.57%) DHCP
10 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.39%) VoIP
10 8 (17.39%) DNS
10 8 (17.39%) Citrix
10 8 (17.39%) VMware
11 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
11 7 (15.22%) SMTP
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle
11 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (13.04%) Driving Licence
12 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (13.04%) LDAP

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 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Documentum
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Office 365
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) DHCP
3 8 (17.39%) DNS
3 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.39%) VoIP
4 7 (15.22%) SMTP
5 6 (13.04%) LDAP
6 5 (10.87%) IMAP
7 4 (8.70%) LAN
7 4 (8.70%) Wireless
8 3 (6.52%) HTTP
9 2 (4.35%) FTP
9 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
9 2 (4.35%) VLAN
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
10 1 (2.17%) SSL
10 1 (2.17%) VPN
10 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.52%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.09%) Linux
4 12 (26.09%) Windows 10
4 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (21.74%) Unix
7 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
8 5 (10.87%) Mac OS X
8 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
9 3 (6.52%) Mac OS
9 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
2 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
2 5 (10.87%) Service Management
3 4 (8.70%) Document Management
3 4 (8.70%) Time Management
4 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.52%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.17%) Content Management
6 1 (2.17%) Data Management
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.17%) Multichannel Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Network Management
6 1 (2.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
2 5 (10.87%) Perl
2 5 (10.87%) Python
3 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
1 5 (10.87%) CFEngine
1 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Citrix
2 8 (17.39%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.87%) Apple
5 4 (8.70%) OpenText
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) Mitel
7 2 (4.35%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.35%) Sage
7 2 (4.35%) Sybase
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) BMC
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
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Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
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