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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 152 134 98
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 66 91 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 1.61% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.74% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 56 74 132
Average salary £37,750 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.65% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +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
4735 5236 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.14% 92.69% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3553 3803 3970
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 May 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 May 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 -6 36 £40,000 +8.10% 7
Bracknell -1 11 £33,000 -26.66%
Maidenhead -4 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Wokingham - 2 £38,000 -
Newbury - 1 £37,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 97 (62.99%) Linux
2 87 (56.49%) Windows
3 71 (46.10%) UNIX
4 51 (33.12%) TCP/IP
5 47 (30.52%) Microsoft
5 47 (30.52%) SQL
6 41 (26.62%) VMware
7 33 (21.43%) Oracle
7 33 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 33 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (18.83%) Degree
9 29 (18.83%) CISSP
9 29 (18.83%) Java
10 27 (17.53%) Perl
10 27 (17.53%) Firewall
10 27 (17.53%) Computer Science
10 27 (17.53%) CEH
10 27 (17.53%) Vulnerability Management
11 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (16.88%) French Language
11 26 (16.88%) Cisco
12 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (14.94%) German Language
14 21 (13.64%) Mac OS X
15 20 (12.99%) WAN
16 19 (12.34%) LAN
16 19 (12.34%) Python
16 19 (12.34%) SAN

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (11.69%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.44%) Lotus Domino
2 13 (8.44%) Apache
3 11 (7.14%) IIS
4 10 (6.49%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.55%) JBoss
7 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) SaaS
2 4 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (33.12%) TCP/IP
2 27 (17.53%) Firewall
3 20 (12.99%) WAN
4 19 (12.34%) LAN
4 19 (12.34%) SAN
5 16 (10.39%) DNS
6 14 (9.09%) DHCP
7 12 (7.79%) Internet
8 9 (5.84%) Wireshark
9 8 (5.19%) SNMP
9 8 (5.19%) Wireless
9 8 (5.19%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.55%) NetScaler
11 5 (3.25%) Ethernet
12 4 (2.60%) OSPF
13 3 (1.95%) MGW
13 3 (1.95%) GGSN
13 3 (1.95%) SGSN
13 3 (1.95%) RIP
13 3 (1.95%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
1 12 (7.79%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.14%) MySQL
3 9 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.19%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.60%) MS Access
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (16.88%) French Language
2 23 (14.94%) German Language
3 17 (11.04%) Spanish Language
4 8 (5.19%) Italian Language
5 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.95%) Marketing
7 2 (1.30%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) Web Services
2 8 (5.19%) Esper
3 7 (4.55%) XML
4 4 (2.60%) ODBC
4 4 (2.60%) Servlets
4 4 (2.60%) .NET
5 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.30%) HTML
5 2 (1.30%) J2EE
5 2 (1.30%) FreeMarker
5 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.30%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (1.30%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.53%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.19%) Clustering
4 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.95%) PKI
7 2 (1.30%) Replication
7 2 (1.30%) Social Media
8 1 (0.65%) Kindle
8 1 (0.65%) CCTV
8 1 (0.65%) Statistics
8 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 97 (62.99%) Linux
2 87 (56.49%) Windows
3 71 (46.10%) UNIX
4 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (13.64%) Mac OS X
7 17 (11.04%) Windows XP
8 15 (9.74%) Windows 8
9 14 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 14 (9.09%) Solaris
10 5 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.60%) AIX
11 4 (2.60%) HPUX
12 3 (1.95%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.95%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.30%) IRIX
13 2 (1.30%) SUSE
13 2 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.53%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (11.69%) Time Management
3 15 (9.74%) ITIL
4 12 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (5.84%) Product Management
5 9 (5.84%) Information Security
6 8 (5.19%) Workflow
7 7 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.55%) Web Development
7 7 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.25%) Network Management
8 5 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.25%) Service Management
9 4 (2.60%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.60%) Performance Management
10 3 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (1.30%) Identity Management
11 2 (1.30%) Security Management
11 2 (1.30%) MVC
11 2 (1.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.52%) SQL
2 29 (18.83%) Java
3 27 (17.53%) Perl
4 19 (12.34%) Python
4 19 (12.34%) Ruby
5 16 (10.39%) C
5 16 (10.39%) C++
6 5 (3.25%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.95%) C#
8 3 (1.95%) PHP
9 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (18.83%) Degree
1 29 (18.83%) CISSP
2 27 (17.53%) CEH
3 13 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.49%) CCNA
4 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.84%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.84%) CCA
5 9 (5.84%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (5.84%) MCP
6 8 (5.19%) MCDBA
6 8 (5.19%) RHCE
6 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.19%) RHCSA
7 7 (4.55%) MCITP
8 5 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.25%) MCSE
9 4 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.60%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.60%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.49%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.49%) XenApp
4 9 (5.84%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.19%) Terminal Services
5 8 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (5.19%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.90%) XenServer
7 4 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (12.34%) SCCM
2 11 (7.14%) SCOM
3 8 (5.19%) EdgeSight
4 5 (3.25%) Nmap
5 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 47 (30.52%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.62%) VMware
3 33 (21.43%) Oracle
4 26 (16.88%) Cisco
5 13 (8.44%) Red Hat
6 12 (7.79%) Citrix
7 10 (6.49%) Sun
8 9 (5.84%) Sybase
9 8 (5.19%) LANDesk
10 7 (4.55%) AppSense
10 7 (4.55%) Apple
10 7 (4.55%) Juniper
10 7 (4.55%) HP
11 5 (3.25%) Veritas
12 4 (2.60%) IBM
12 4 (2.60%) EMC
12 4 (2.60%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.95%) Dell
13 3 (1.95%) McAfee
13 3 (1.95%) Symantec
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