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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 149 133 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 68 84 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 1.51% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.62% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 62 70 109
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £27,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
4665 5194 5060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.45% 93.15% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3531 3750 4042
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 0 39 £40,000 +8.10% 4
Bracknell +8 14 £38,500 -14.44%
Newbury - 2 £37,500 -
Wokingham -10 1 - -
Slough - 1 £25,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 95 (62.50%) Linux
2 86 (56.58%) Windows
3 66 (43.42%) UNIX
4 53 (34.87%) Microsoft
5 50 (32.89%) TCP/IP
6 47 (30.92%) SQL
7 43 (28.29%) VMware
8 41 (26.97%) Active Directory
9 37 (24.34%) MS Excel
10 32 (21.05%) Cisco
10 32 (21.05%) German Language
10 32 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (19.74%) Vulnerability Management
12 30 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (19.08%) CEH
13 29 (19.08%) CISSP
13 29 (19.08%) Oracle
14 28 (18.42%) Firewall
15 26 (17.11%) French Language
16 24 (15.79%) WAN
17 23 (15.13%) LAN
17 23 (15.13%) Java
17 23 (15.13%) Computer Science
17 23 (15.13%) Degree
18 22 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (14.47%) MS Exchange
19 20 (13.16%) Perl
19 20 (13.16%) DNS
19 20 (13.16%) SCCM

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 22 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.89%) Apache
2 12 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.24%) IIS
4 10 (6.58%) Lotus Domino
4 10 (6.58%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.95%) JBoss
6 4 (2.63%) Lync
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (24.34%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) SaaS
2 6 (3.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (32.89%) TCP/IP
2 28 (18.42%) Firewall
3 24 (15.79%) WAN
4 23 (15.13%) LAN
5 20 (13.16%) DNS
6 14 (9.21%) SAN
6 14 (9.21%) DHCP
7 13 (8.55%) Internet
8 9 (5.92%) Wireshark
9 8 (5.26%) Wireless
10 7 (4.61%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.61%) NetScaler
11 6 (3.95%) SNMP
12 5 (3.29%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.97%) WCDMA
13 3 (1.97%) PSTN
13 3 (1.97%) SDH
13 3 (1.97%) 3GPP
13 3 (1.97%) UMTS
13 3 (1.97%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.89%) MySQL
1 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 12 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.63%) MS Access
6 3 (1.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (21.05%) German Language
2 26 (17.11%) French Language
3 13 (8.55%) Spanish Language
4 9 (5.92%) Italian Language
5 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.97%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.66%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.58%) Web Services
2 7 (4.61%) Esper
3 6 (3.95%) XML
4 4 (2.63%) ODBC
4 4 (2.63%) Servlets
5 3 (1.97%) .NET
6 2 (1.32%) FreeMarker
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.66%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (0.66%) J2EE
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.66%) HTML
7 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.24%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.63%) Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) PKI
6 2 (1.32%) Replication
6 2 (1.32%) Social Media
7 1 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 95 (62.50%) Linux
2 86 (56.58%) Windows
3 66 (43.42%) UNIX
4 32 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 18 (11.84%) Mac OS X
8 18 (11.84%) Windows 8
9 17 (11.18%) Windows 7
10 11 (7.24%) Solaris
11 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.63%) AIX
12 4 (2.63%) HPUX
13 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.97%) Windows NT
14 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.32%) IRIX
14 2 (1.32%) SUSE
15 1 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.74%) Vulnerability Management
2 17 (11.18%) Time Management
3 15 (9.87%) ITIL
4 11 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (5.26%) Web Development
5 8 (5.26%) Product Management
5 8 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 7 (4.61%) Information Security
6 7 (4.61%) Workflow
6 7 (4.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.29%) Network Management
8 4 (2.63%) Service Management
9 3 (1.97%) Service Delivery
9 3 (1.97%) Performance Management
10 2 (1.32%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.32%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (1.32%) Change Management
10 2 (1.32%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.32%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.92%) SQL
2 23 (15.13%) Java
3 20 (13.16%) Perl
4 15 (9.87%) Python
4 15 (9.87%) Ruby
5 13 (8.55%) C
6 12 (7.89%) C++
7 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.97%) PHP
9 2 (1.32%) C#
9 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) Tcl
10 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (19.08%) CISSP
1 29 (19.08%) CEH
2 23 (15.13%) Degree
3 14 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (7.24%) MCP
5 11 (7.24%) CCNA
6 10 (6.58%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.92%) MCITP
7 9 (5.92%) CCA
7 9 (5.92%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (5.26%) MCDBA
9 7 (4.61%) MCSE
9 7 (4.61%) RHCE
9 7 (4.61%) RHCSA
10 6 (3.95%) A+ Certification
11 5 (3.29%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (3.29%) MCSA
11 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 9 (5.92%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.92%) XenApp
5 7 (4.61%) Terminal Services
5 7 (4.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (4.61%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.61%) vSphere
6 5 (3.29%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (3.29%) XenServer
7 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (13.16%) SCCM
2 11 (7.24%) SCOM
3 7 (4.61%) EdgeSight
4 6 (3.95%) Nmap
5 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 53 (34.87%) Microsoft
2 43 (28.29%) VMware
3 32 (21.05%) Cisco
4 29 (19.08%) Oracle
5 15 (9.87%) Citrix
6 14 (9.21%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.24%) Juniper
8 9 (5.92%) Sybase
8 9 (5.92%) Sun
8 9 (5.92%) HP
9 8 (5.26%) LANDesk
10 7 (4.61%) AppSense
10 7 (4.61%) Apple
11 5 (3.29%) Veritas
11 5 (3.29%) IBM
12 4 (2.63%) Business Objects
12 4 (2.63%) Dell
12 4 (2.63%) EMC
13 3 (1.97%) McAfee
14 2 (1.32%) MobileIron
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