Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £29,500 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.

Support Engineer
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 60 81
Rank change year-on-year -32 +21 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 44 85 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.30% 4.03% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 4.22% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 102 54
Essex median annual salary £29,500 £26,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.32% -26.90% -14.71%
10th Percentile £23,025 £19,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £39,125 £48,750 £49,625
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year - -3.23% -10.14%

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%

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 23 July 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 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 -13 6 £30,000 -33.33%
Saffron Walden -10 5 £31,498 +4.99%
Chelmsford -12 4 £31,000 +14.81% 1
Brentwood +10 2 £50,000 +42.86%
Basildon +8 2 £23,750 -4.04% 1
Harlow -1 2 £40,000 -
Buckhurst Hill -3 2 £27,500 -
Witham -5 2 £20,500 -18.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £28,609 -
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 18 (40.91%) Firewall
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 16 (36.36%) Office 365
4 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
6 14 (31.82%) Linux
6 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 14 (31.82%) Windows 7
7 13 (29.55%) Windows 10
7 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
8 12 (27.27%) DHCP
8 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (25.00%) DNS
9 11 (25.00%) Cisco
9 11 (25.00%) VMware
10 10 (22.73%) Unix
11 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
11 8 (18.18%) VoIP
11 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (18.18%) Wireless
11 8 (18.18%) VLAN
12 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
12 7 (15.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (15.91%) SMTP
12 7 (15.91%) SQL
13 6 (13.64%) HTTP
13 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
13 6 (13.64%) Red Hat

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 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) Firewall
2 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
3 12 (27.27%) DHCP
4 11 (25.00%) DNS
5 8 (18.18%) VLAN
5 8 (18.18%) VoIP
5 8 (18.18%) Wireless
6 7 (15.91%) SMTP
7 6 (13.64%) HTTP
8 4 (9.09%) LAN
8 4 (9.09%) LDAP
8 4 (9.09%) SSL
9 3 (6.82%) IMAP
9 3 (6.82%) Network Security
10 2 (4.55%) Broadband
10 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.55%) FTP
10 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
10 2 (4.55%) IPsec
10 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.36%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.27%) BYOD
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (31.82%) Linux
4 14 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 13 (29.55%) Windows 10
6 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (22.73%) Unix
8 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
9 5 (11.36%) Windows Vista
10 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
11 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
11 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
11 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (4.55%) Android
13 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.82%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (6.82%) Service Management
3 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
4 2 (4.55%) Data Privacy
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
4 2 (4.55%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (2.27%) Coaching
5 1 (2.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (2.27%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.27%) Multichannel Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Perl
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) Python
3 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) CCNA
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCSE
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) MCDST
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) XenApp
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Ansible
1 5 (11.36%) Backup Exec
1 5 (11.36%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) CFEngine
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Dell
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.64%) Symantec
4 5 (11.36%) 3Com
4 5 (11.36%) Citrix
4 5 (11.36%) D-Link
4 5 (11.36%) Draytek
4 5 (11.36%) HP
4 5 (11.36%) Linksys
4 5 (11.36%) Meraki
4 5 (11.36%) NETGEAR
4 5 (11.36%) Veeam
5 4 (9.09%) Apple
6 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.82%) Mitel
6 3 (6.82%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.55%) BMC
Basildon, Essex
H&R Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Essex Police
Salary: From £27,246 to £29,016 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago