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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 142 125 134
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 74 87 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 1.55% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.66% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 67 72 86
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
4692 5231 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 93.18% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 3738 4072
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 28 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 28 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 -2 43 £37,500 +1.35% 7
Bracknell +16 17 £38,500 -3.75%
Slough -7 2 £35,000 -2.77%
Newbury - 2 £37,500 -
Windsor -1 1 £52,500 +110.00%
Wokingham -11 1 - -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 92 (62.59%) Linux
2 81 (55.10%) Windows
3 56 (38.10%) UNIX
4 54 (36.73%) Microsoft
5 53 (36.05%) SQL
6 44 (29.93%) Active Directory
7 42 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 41 (27.89%) VMware
9 36 (24.49%) Cisco
10 34 (23.13%) MS Excel
11 33 (22.45%) German Language
12 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (21.77%) Firewall
13 29 (19.73%) Oracle
14 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
14 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (18.37%) CEH
15 27 (18.37%) CISSP
15 27 (18.37%) WAN
16 26 (17.69%) LAN
16 26 (17.69%) French Language
17 24 (16.33%) MS Exchange
18 23 (15.65%) Java
19 20 (13.61%) DNS
19 20 (13.61%) Computer Science
20 18 (12.24%) Degree
20 18 (12.24%) SCCM
21 17 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
21 17 (11.56%) ITIL

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 24 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 13 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (7.48%) Apache
6 10 (6.80%) IIS
7 6 (4.08%) JBoss
7 6 (4.08%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (2.72%) Lync
9 1 (0.68%) nginx
9 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (23.13%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.76%) SaaS
2 6 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 32 (21.77%) Firewall
3 27 (18.37%) WAN
4 26 (17.69%) LAN
5 20 (13.61%) DNS
6 13 (8.84%) SAN
6 13 (8.84%) Internet
6 13 (8.84%) DHCP
7 9 (6.12%) Wireshark
8 7 (4.76%) iSCSI
8 7 (4.76%) NetScaler
9 6 (4.08%) Wireless
10 5 (3.40%) SNMP
10 5 (3.40%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.36%) Megaco
13 2 (1.36%) ISUP
13 2 (1.36%) DWDM
13 2 (1.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.88%) MySQL
2 14 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
4 12 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.44%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.72%) MS Access
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (22.45%) German Language
2 26 (17.69%) French Language
3 10 (6.80%) Spanish Language
4 9 (6.12%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.36%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) Web Services
2 6 (4.08%) Servlets
3 5 (3.40%) XML
4 4 (2.72%) ODBC
5 3 (2.04%) Esper
5 3 (2.04%) .NET
6 2 (1.36%) FreeMarker
7 1 (0.68%) HTML
7 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.36%) Social Media
5 2 (1.36%) Clustering
5 2 (1.36%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) e-Health
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 92 (62.59%) Linux
2 81 (55.10%) Windows
3 56 (38.10%) UNIX
4 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (11.56%) Mac OS X
7 16 (10.88%) Windows XP
7 16 (10.88%) Windows 7
7 16 (10.88%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.12%) Solaris
9 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.04%) SUSE
10 3 (2.04%) AIX
10 3 (2.04%) HPUX
11 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.36%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.36%) CentOS
12 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
2 17 (11.56%) ITIL
3 13 (8.84%) Time Management
4 12 (8.16%) Web Development
4 12 (8.16%) Software Engineering
5 7 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (2.72%) Product Management
6 4 (2.72%) Network Management
7 3 (2.04%) Information Security
7 3 (2.04%) Service Management
7 3 (2.04%) Workflow
8 2 (1.36%) Security Management
8 2 (1.36%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.36%) Change Management
8 2 (1.36%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.36%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.36%) Performance Management
9 1 (0.68%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.05%) SQL
2 23 (15.65%) Java
3 15 (10.20%) Perl
4 11 (7.48%) Python
5 10 (6.80%) Ruby
6 9 (6.12%) C
7 7 (4.76%) C++
8 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.04%) PHP
10 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) C#
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (18.37%) CEH
1 27 (18.37%) CISSP
2 18 (12.24%) Degree
3 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (8.16%) MCP
6 10 (6.80%) CCNA
6 10 (6.80%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.12%) CCA
7 9 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (5.44%) A+ Certification
8 8 (5.44%) MCDBA
8 8 (5.44%) MCSE
9 7 (4.76%) MCITP
10 5 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (3.40%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (3.40%) MCSA
11 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.72%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (29.93%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 11 (7.48%) vSphere
5 9 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.12%) XenApp
6 7 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 7 (4.76%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.40%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (3.40%) XenServer
8 2 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.68%) Squid
9 1 (0.68%) qmail
Systems Management
1 18 (12.24%) SCCM
2 11 (7.48%) SCOM
3 7 (4.76%) EdgeSight
4 6 (4.08%) Nmap
5 1 (0.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 54 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 41 (27.89%) VMware
3 36 (24.49%) Cisco
4 29 (19.73%) Oracle
5 16 (10.88%) Citrix
6 13 (8.84%) Juniper
7 11 (7.48%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.44%) LANDesk
9 7 (4.76%) AppSense
9 7 (4.76%) Sybase
9 7 (4.76%) HP
9 7 (4.76%) Sun
10 5 (3.40%) Apple
10 5 (3.40%) Veritas
11 4 (2.72%) IBM
11 4 (2.72%) EMC
12 3 (2.04%) NetApp
13 2 (1.36%) Hitachi
13 2 (1.36%) Dell
13 2 (1.36%) Symantec
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