Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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

Support Engineer
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 85 60
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 46 55 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.10% 2.80% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.93% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 44 50 111
Essex median annual salary £32,500 £31,498 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% +18.86% -18.46%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,225 £19,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £50,125 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £28,875 £31,498 £29,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +8.61% -3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,446 1,878 2,069
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 95.77% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,238 1,466 1,616
Essex median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +5.29%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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
Chelmsford +14 8 £38,500 +33.91% 1
Colchester -1 7 £28,750 -36.11% 1
Epping - 6 £40,000 -
Basildon -8 3 £32,500 +54.76%
Loughton - 3 £37,500 - 2
Brentwood +21 1 £31,000 -38.00%
Braintree - 1 £35,000 -
Maldon - 1 £28,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £37,500 -
Wickford - 1 £22,500 -
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
4 16 (34.78%) Office 365
5 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
6 14 (30.43%) VMware
6 14 (30.43%) ITIL
7 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
8 11 (23.91%) Windows 10
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
8 11 (23.91%) SQL
8 11 (23.91%) DNS
9 10 (21.74%) Linux
9 10 (21.74%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (19.57%) vSphere
10 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (19.57%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (17.39%) SAN
11 8 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (15.22%) NAS
12 7 (15.22%) SonicWALL
12 7 (15.22%) Draytek

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 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) Zimbra
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Office 365
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
3 8 (17.39%) SAN
4 7 (15.22%) Firewall
4 7 (15.22%) NAS
5 6 (13.04%) LAN
5 6 (13.04%) WAN
6 5 (10.87%) DHCP
6 5 (10.87%) VPN
7 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.52%) VLAN
9 2 (4.35%) Broadband
9 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.35%) VoIP
9 2 (4.35%) Wireless
10 1 (2.17%) 4G
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (15.22%) MySQL
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) MAPI
1 1 (2.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) APACS
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) BYOD
3 1 (2.17%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) EFT
3 1 (2.17%) EFTPOS
3 1 (2.17%) EMV
3 1 (2.17%) EPoS
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
4 11 (23.91%) Windows 10
5 10 (21.74%) Linux
6 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.17%) Android
10 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.17%) Unix
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (4.35%) Change Management
4 2 (4.35%) Coaching
4 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
5 1 (2.17%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.17%) Decision-Making
5 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.17%) ITSM
5 1 (2.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.17%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.17%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) CCNA
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) CCENT
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 9 (19.57%) vSphere
4 8 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (8.70%) XenApp
7 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Draytek
3 7 (15.22%) SonicWALL
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) Open-E
7 1 (2.17%) Aruba
7 1 (2.17%) Elavon
7 1 (2.17%) Ingenico
7 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.17%) Thales
7 1 (2.17%) TSYS
7 1 (2.17%) Veeam
7 1 (2.17%) VeriFone
7 1 (2.17%) VocaLink
7 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.17%) WorldPay