The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
Rank 85 97 81
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.39% 1.02% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.05% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 23
Median salary £38,500 £23,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +67.39% -54.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33%  

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 963 1049 1200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.88% 97.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 732 814 962
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (42.86%) Billing
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Network Management
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
1 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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