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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 125 134 149
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 105 100 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.82% 1.73% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.85% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 82 91 72
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +16.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £26,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +5.83%
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
5412 5407 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.06% 93.50% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3971 4211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +12 54 £37,500 -1.31% 4
Bracknell -12 22 £36,000 -1.36%
Wokingham +9 8 £39,500 +58.00%
Maidenhead - 4 £42,500 -
Slough -4 1 £32,500 +32.65%
Windsor -16 1 £27,500 -43.29%
Thatcham - 1 £24,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 120 (62.50%) Windows
2 105 (54.69%) Linux
3 100 (52.08%) UNIX
4 63 (32.81%) SQL
5 59 (30.73%) Microsoft
6 49 (25.52%) VMware
7 48 (25.00%) Oracle
8 41 (21.35%) TCP/IP
9 38 (19.79%) SAN
10 37 (19.27%) Firewall
11 34 (17.71%) CISSP
12 30 (15.63%) CEH
13 28 (14.58%) Vulnerability Management
14 27 (14.06%) German Language
15 25 (13.02%) MS Excel
15 25 (13.02%) SharePoint
16 24 (12.50%) SQL Server
16 24 (12.50%) French Language
17 23 (11.98%) Java
17 23 (11.98%) Solaris
17 23 (11.98%) Cisco
17 23 (11.98%) Telecoms
17 23 (11.98%) Degree
18 22 (11.46%) Lotus Domino
19 21 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (10.94%) Relational Database
20 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (10.42%) Spanish Language
21 19 (9.90%) DNS
21 19 (9.90%) HP

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (13.02%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.46%) Lotus Domino
3 11 (5.73%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.65%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.13%) Apache
6 5 (2.60%) IIS
7 4 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.56%) Lync
9 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.52%) JBoss
10 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.85%) MS Office
3 5 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) SaaS
2 2 (1.04%) Office 365
2 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.35%) TCP/IP
2 38 (19.79%) SAN
3 37 (19.27%) Firewall
4 19 (9.90%) DNS
5 18 (9.38%) LAN
5 18 (9.38%) WAN
6 17 (8.85%) Internet
7 13 (6.77%) DHCP
7 13 (6.77%) iSCSI
8 10 (5.21%) ISDN
9 9 (4.69%) ATM
9 9 (4.69%) Ethernet
9 9 (4.69%) VPN
9 9 (4.69%) Wireless
10 8 (4.17%) VoIP
11 7 (3.65%) GPRS
11 7 (3.65%) GSM
12 6 (3.13%) WCDMA
12 6 (3.13%) 3GPP
12 6 (3.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.94%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.29%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.21%) DB2
5 8 (4.17%) Big Data
6 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.52%) MySQL
8 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (14.06%) German Language
2 24 (12.50%) French Language
3 23 (11.98%) Telecoms
4 20 (10.42%) Spanish Language
5 8 (4.17%) Multimedia
6 7 (3.65%) Russian Language
7 5 (2.60%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.52%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.65%) .NET
1 7 (3.65%) Web Services
2 6 (3.13%) J2EE
3 3 (1.56%) HTML
4 2 (1.04%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) COM
5 1 (0.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) MAPI
5 1 (0.52%) Java EE
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.52%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.81%) Clustering
2 14 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.60%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.60%) Social Media
5 5 (2.60%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.56%) Open Source
8 2 (1.04%) PKI
8 2 (1.04%) Kindle
8 2 (1.04%) iPhone
8 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.04%) CCTV
9 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 120 (62.50%) Windows
2 105 (54.69%) Linux
3 100 (52.08%) UNIX
4 23 (11.98%) Solaris
5 21 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.21%) Mac OS X
7 10 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.69%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.17%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.08%) Windows NT
10 4 (2.08%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.56%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.04%) Android
12 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.52%) AIX
13 1 (0.52%) HPUX
13 1 (0.52%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.58%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (6.77%) Service Delivery
3 12 (6.25%) ITIL
3 12 (6.25%) Validation
4 8 (4.17%) CRM
5 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (2.60%) OO
7 5 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.08%) Change Control
8 4 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.08%) Migration
8 4 (2.08%) Data Management
9 3 (1.56%) Information Security
9 3 (1.56%) Business Analytics
9 3 (1.56%) Analytics
9 3 (1.56%) ETL
10 2 (1.04%) Data Modelling
10 2 (1.04%) Service Management
10 2 (1.04%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.81%) SQL
2 23 (11.98%) Java
3 13 (6.77%) Perl
4 12 (6.25%) C++
5 11 (5.73%) C
5 11 (5.73%) Python
5 11 (5.73%) Ruby
6 3 (1.56%) C#
6 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (17.71%) CISSP
2 30 (15.63%) CEH
3 23 (11.98%) Degree
4 15 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (7.81%) CCNA
5 12 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.69%) CCNP
7 7 (3.65%) CCA
7 7 (3.65%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (3.65%) Sun Certification
8 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.60%) SCSA
9 4 (2.08%) MCSE
10 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.04%) MCP
12 1 (0.52%) HND
12 1 (0.52%) CWNA
12 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.52%) CCVP
12 1 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.13%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.73%) XenApp
5 10 (5.21%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (3.65%) XenServer
6 7 (3.65%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.13%) vSphere
7 6 (3.13%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.56%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.04%) Nmap
10 2 (1.04%) Samba
10 2 (1.04%) pfSense
11 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) SCOM
1 6 (3.13%) EdgeSight
2 4 (2.08%) SCCM
3 2 (1.04%) Nessus
3 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.52%) Legato
4 1 (0.52%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 59 (30.73%) Microsoft
2 49 (25.52%) VMware
3 48 (25.00%) Oracle
4 23 (11.98%) Cisco
5 19 (9.90%) HP
6 18 (9.38%) Sun
7 13 (6.77%) Citrix
8 6 (3.13%) Juniper
8 6 (3.13%) Veritas
9 5 (2.60%) Sybase
10 4 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.08%) Symantec
10 4 (2.08%) McAfee
11 3 (1.56%) AppSense
12 2 (1.04%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.04%) Lotus
12 2 (1.04%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.04%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.04%) Kaseya
12 2 (1.04%) F5
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