The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Technical Support
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 92 96
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.84% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.31% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +93.87%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.50%  

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 915 956 1228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.41% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 769 779 971
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 £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%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Essex

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Essex

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support in Essex

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Colchester +7 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £26,000 -
Technical Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco
5 6 (54.55%) MSI
5 6 (54.55%) VBA
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (54.55%) Legal
5 6 (54.55%) XMPP
5 6 (54.55%) Application Packaging
5 6 (54.55%) SCCM
5 6 (54.55%) SCOM
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (54.55%) Office 365
5 6 (54.55%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (54.55%) WebEx
5 6 (54.55%) Security Patching
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Sun
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Solaris
7 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering

Technical 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:

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) WebEx
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MSI
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Application Packaging
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Metrics
1 6 (54.55%) Security Patching
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) VBA
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
1 6 (54.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) VMware