The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 153 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 73 114 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 2.00% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 2.14% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 63 88 131
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Technical Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5110 5317 5004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.79% 93.20% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3772 3850 3925
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 43 £41,500 +12.16% 4
Bracknell -20 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Maidenhead -7 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Wokingham - 1 £38,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 99 (59.64%) Linux
2 91 (54.82%) Windows
3 78 (46.99%) UNIX
4 53 (31.93%) SQL
5 52 (31.33%) Microsoft
6 47 (28.31%) TCP/IP
7 44 (26.51%) VMware
8 40 (24.10%) Oracle
9 33 (19.88%) MS Excel
10 30 (18.07%) Degree
10 30 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (17.47%) Active Directory
11 29 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (16.87%) SAN
12 28 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (16.27%) Java
14 25 (15.06%) CISSP
14 25 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (14.46%) Perl
16 23 (13.86%) Computer Science
16 23 (13.86%) French Language
16 23 (13.86%) CEH
16 23 (13.86%) Vulnerability Management
17 22 (13.25%) Firewall
18 21 (12.65%) Mac OS X
19 19 (11.45%) ITIL
19 19 (11.45%) Windows XP
19 19 (11.45%) Python
19 19 (11.45%) Ruby

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.24%) Lotus Domino
2 14 (8.43%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.63%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.82%) Apache
5 8 (4.82%) IIS
6 4 (2.41%) JBoss
7 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (19.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.43%) MS Office
3 4 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) SaaS
1 4 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (28.31%) TCP/IP
2 28 (16.87%) SAN
3 22 (13.25%) Firewall
4 13 (7.83%) DNS
5 12 (7.23%) DHCP
6 11 (6.63%) WAN
6 11 (6.63%) Internet
6 11 (6.63%) Wireshark
7 10 (6.02%) Wireless
7 10 (6.02%) iSCSI
7 10 (6.02%) Ethernet
7 10 (6.02%) LAN
8 7 (4.22%) ATM
9 6 (3.61%) NetScaler
10 5 (3.01%) GGSN
10 5 (3.01%) SGSN
10 5 (3.01%) GPRS
10 5 (3.01%) GSM
10 5 (3.01%) WCDMA
10 5 (3.01%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.42%) MySQL
4 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.82%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.41%) DB2
6 4 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.41%) MS Access
7 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (13.86%) French Language
2 17 (10.24%) German Language
2 17 (10.24%) Spanish Language
3 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.01%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.41%) Marketing
6 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Publishing
7 2 (1.20%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.60%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.60%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) Web Services
1 8 (4.82%) Esper
2 6 (3.61%) .NET
3 4 (2.41%) Servlets
3 4 (2.41%) XML
3 4 (2.41%) ODBC
4 2 (1.20%) HTML
4 2 (1.20%) J2EE
4 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.20%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (1.20%) FreeMarker
4 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.23%) Clustering
4 10 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.81%) PKI
7 2 (1.20%) CCTV
7 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.20%) Replication
7 2 (1.20%) Social Media
7 2 (1.20%) Kindle
8 1 (0.60%) Open Source
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 99 (59.64%) Linux
2 91 (54.82%) Windows
3 78 (46.99%) UNIX
4 30 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (12.65%) Mac OS X
8 19 (11.45%) Windows XP
9 18 (10.84%) Solaris
10 14 (8.43%) Windows 8
11 13 (7.83%) Windows 7
12 5 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.01%) AIX
12 5 (3.01%) HPUX
13 3 (1.81%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.81%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.81%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.81%) IRIX
14 2 (1.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 19 (11.45%) ITIL
3 12 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (7.23%) Time Management
4 10 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (6.02%) Information Security
5 9 (5.42%) Product Management
6 8 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.82%) Workflow
7 7 (4.22%) Software Engineering
7 7 (4.22%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.22%) Web Development
8 5 (3.01%) Network Management
9 4 (2.41%) Performance Management
9 4 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (1.81%) SIEM
10 3 (1.81%) Validation
11 2 (1.20%) Identity Management
11 2 (1.20%) Security Management
11 2 (1.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.93%) SQL
2 27 (16.27%) Java
3 24 (14.46%) Perl
4 19 (11.45%) Python
4 19 (11.45%) Ruby
5 13 (7.83%) C++
5 13 (7.83%) C
6 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.81%) PHP
7 3 (1.81%) C#
8 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) Tcl
9 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (18.07%) Degree
2 25 (15.06%) CISSP
3 23 (13.86%) CEH
4 11 (6.63%) CCA
4 11 (6.63%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (6.02%) CCNA
5 10 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.82%) RHCE
6 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.82%) RHCSA
7 7 (4.22%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.22%) MCITP
8 6 (3.61%) Sun Certification
8 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.01%) CCNP
9 5 (3.01%) MCP
9 5 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (2.41%) SCSA
10 4 (2.41%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (17.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.04%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.23%) XenApp
5 10 (6.02%) XenServer
5 10 (6.02%) XenDesktop
5 10 (6.02%) Terminal Services
5 10 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.01%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.81%) vSphere
9 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (10.84%) SCCM
2 13 (7.83%) SCOM
3 10 (6.02%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.20%) Nmap
4 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.60%) Legato
5 1 (0.60%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 52 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.51%) VMware
3 40 (24.10%) Oracle
4 14 (8.43%) Cisco
4 14 (8.43%) Sun
4 14 (8.43%) Citrix
5 13 (7.83%) Red Hat
6 12 (7.23%) HP
7 10 (6.02%) Sybase
7 10 (6.02%) Veritas
8 7 (4.22%) Apple
9 6 (3.61%) AppSense
10 4 (2.41%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.41%) EMC
10 4 (2.41%) McAfee
10 4 (2.41%) Business Objects
10 4 (2.41%) IBM
11 3 (1.81%) Dell
11 3 (1.81%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.81%) Symantec
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