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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 145 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 81 110 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.44% 1.89% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.02% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68 89 124
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 £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
5238 5433 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.42% 93.56% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3907 3993 3994
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 1 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 1 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 -23 45 £42,500 +14.86% 4
Bracknell -21 8 £50,000 +21.21%
Maidenhead +5 7 £35,000 +3.70%
Slough +4 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Wokingham - 1 £38,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 109 (59.89%) Linux
2 106 (58.24%) Windows
3 90 (49.45%) UNIX
4 61 (33.52%) SQL
5 60 (32.97%) Microsoft
6 52 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 46 (25.27%) VMware
8 40 (21.98%) Oracle
9 36 (19.78%) Degree
10 34 (18.68%) MS Excel
11 32 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (17.03%) Active Directory
12 31 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (15.38%) Java
14 28 (15.38%) SAN
15 26 (14.29%) Perl
15 26 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (13.74%) CISSP
16 25 (13.74%) French Language
17 24 (13.19%) Solaris
18 23 (12.64%) CEH
18 23 (12.64%) Computer Science
18 23 (12.64%) Vulnerability Management
19 22 (12.09%) Python
19 22 (12.09%) Firewall
19 22 (12.09%) Ruby
20 21 (11.54%) Windows XP
20 21 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (10.99%) Sun

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (9.89%) Lotus Domino
2 15 (8.24%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.59%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.95%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.40%) Apache
6 6 (3.30%) IIS
7 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.20%) JBoss
9 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.55%) Lync
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.24%) MS Office
3 5 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.20%) Office 365
2 3 (1.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 28 (15.38%) SAN
3 22 (12.09%) Firewall
4 18 (9.89%) Internet
4 18 (9.89%) DNS
5 16 (8.79%) DHCP
6 13 (7.14%) Ethernet
7 12 (6.59%) Wireless
8 11 (6.04%) WAN
8 11 (6.04%) LAN
9 10 (5.49%) ATM
9 10 (5.49%) Wireshark
9 10 (5.49%) iSCSI
10 7 (3.85%) GPRS
10 7 (3.85%) GSM
10 7 (3.85%) WCDMA
10 7 (3.85%) 3GPP
10 7 (3.85%) UMTS
10 7 (3.85%) VoIP
10 7 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.89%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 9 (4.95%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.75%) MySQL
5 5 (2.75%) DB2
5 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.20%) MS Access
7 3 (1.65%) Big Data
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (13.74%) French Language
2 20 (10.99%) German Language
3 18 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.89%) Spanish Language
4 6 (3.30%) Marketing
5 5 (2.75%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.10%) Publishing
7 2 (1.10%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.10%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.55%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.55%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) .NET
2 8 (4.40%) Web Services
2 8 (4.40%) Esper
3 4 (2.20%) XML
3 4 (2.20%) ODBC
4 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.10%) J2EE
5 2 (1.10%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (1.10%) FreeMarker
5 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.10%) HTML
6 1 (0.55%) CSS
6 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.64%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.14%) Clustering
4 10 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.65%) PKI
7 3 (1.65%) Open Source
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.10%) Kindle
8 2 (1.10%) CCTV
8 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.55%) Statistics
9 1 (0.55%) Social Media
9 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 109 (59.89%) Linux
2 106 (58.24%) Windows
3 90 (49.45%) UNIX
4 32 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (13.19%) Solaris
8 21 (11.54%) Windows XP
9 20 (10.99%) Mac OS X
10 15 (8.24%) Windows 7
11 14 (7.69%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.75%) AIX
12 5 (2.75%) HPUX
13 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.65%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.65%) IRIX
14 3 (1.65%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.65%) Windows NT
15 2 (1.10%) SUSE
16 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.64%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (9.89%) ITIL
3 12 (6.59%) Time Management
3 12 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (5.49%) Information Security
5 10 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (4.40%) Product Management
6 8 (4.40%) Workflow
6 8 (4.40%) Validation
6 8 (4.40%) Service Delivery
7 5 (2.75%) Network Management
8 4 (2.20%) Change Control
8 4 (2.20%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (1.65%) Web Development
9 3 (1.65%) SIEM
9 3 (1.65%) Business Analytics
9 3 (1.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 61 (33.52%) SQL
2 28 (15.38%) Java
3 26 (14.29%) Perl
4 22 (12.09%) Python
4 22 (12.09%) Ruby
5 18 (9.89%) C++
5 18 (9.89%) C
6 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.65%) C#
8 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.10%) PHP
8 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.55%) X++
9 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (19.78%) Degree
2 25 (13.74%) CISSP
3 23 (12.64%) CEH
4 11 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.04%) CCNA
5 10 (5.49%) CCA
5 10 (5.49%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (4.40%) RHCE
6 8 (4.40%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.40%) RHCSA
7 7 (3.85%) MCITP
7 7 (3.85%) Sun Certification
7 7 (3.85%) CCNP
8 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.30%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.75%) MCP
9 5 (2.75%) SCSA
10 4 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (17.03%) Active Directory
2 30 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.79%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.59%) XenApp
5 10 (5.49%) XenServer
5 10 (5.49%) XenDesktop
5 10 (5.49%) Terminal Services
5 10 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.40%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.20%) vSphere
8 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.55%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 19 (10.44%) SCCM
2 12 (6.59%) SCOM
3 10 (5.49%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.10%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.55%) Legato
5 1 (0.55%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 60 (32.97%) Microsoft
2 46 (25.27%) VMware
3 40 (21.98%) Oracle
4 20 (10.99%) Sun
5 17 (9.34%) Cisco
6 13 (7.14%) HP
6 13 (7.14%) Citrix
7 12 (6.59%) Red Hat
7 12 (6.59%) Sybase
8 11 (6.04%) Veritas
9 7 (3.85%) Apple
10 6 (3.30%) AppSense
10 6 (3.30%) McAfee
11 5 (2.75%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.75%) Juniper
12 4 (2.20%) Symantec
12 4 (2.20%) Business Objects
12 4 (2.20%) IBM
12 4 (2.20%) EMC
12 4 (2.20%) LANDesk
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