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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 150 144 181
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 66 85 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.43% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.54% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 45
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 £25,600 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
4708 5512 5211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.93% 92.81% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3675 3845 4085
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 £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +5 41 £40,000 +15.10%
Bracknell +18 13 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Slough -5 3 £45,000 +23.28%
Windsor +14 2 £58,750 +135.00%
Wokingham -6 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £37,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 80 (60.61%) Linux
2 73 (55.30%) Windows
3 50 (37.88%) Microsoft
4 49 (37.12%) SQL
5 47 (35.61%) UNIX
6 43 (32.58%) Active Directory
7 42 (31.82%) Cisco
8 40 (30.30%) VMware
9 39 (29.55%) Firewall
10 32 (24.24%) TCP/IP
10 32 (24.24%) WAN
11 31 (23.48%) LAN
11 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (22.73%) German Language
13 27 (20.45%) Vulnerability Management
14 26 (19.70%) CEH
14 26 (19.70%) MS Exchange
14 26 (19.70%) MS Excel
14 26 (19.70%) CISSP
15 24 (18.18%) Oracle
16 22 (16.67%) French Language
16 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (15.91%) VMware ESX
18 20 (15.15%) Data Centre
19 19 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (13.64%) DNS
21 17 (12.88%) Juniper
21 17 (12.88%) vSphere
21 17 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2013

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (10.61%) Tomcat
5 13 (9.85%) Apache
6 10 (7.58%) IIS
7 5 (3.79%) JBoss
8 4 (3.03%) Lync
9 2 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.52%) nginx
10 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) SaaS
2 3 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (29.55%) Firewall
2 32 (24.24%) WAN
2 32 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 31 (23.48%) LAN
4 18 (13.64%) DNS
5 11 (8.33%) SAN
6 10 (7.58%) DHCP
7 8 (6.06%) Internet
7 8 (6.06%) Wireshark
8 6 (4.55%) iSCSI
8 6 (4.55%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.03%) SNMP
9 4 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.27%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.27%) SSL
11 2 (1.52%) HTTP
11 2 (1.52%) SDH
11 2 (1.52%) LDAP
11 2 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.61%) MySQL
2 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.85%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.52%) DB2
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.52%) MS Access
General
1 30 (22.73%) German Language
2 22 (16.67%) French Language
3 7 (5.30%) Spanish Language
4 6 (4.55%) Italian Language
5 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) Servlets
1 7 (5.30%) Web Services
2 3 (2.27%) XML
3 2 (1.52%) ODBC
4 1 (0.76%) Flash
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.52%) Social Media
4 2 (1.52%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.52%) e-Health
5 1 (0.76%) PKI
5 1 (0.76%) Replication
5 1 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 80 (60.61%) Linux
2 73 (55.30%) Windows
3 47 (35.61%) UNIX
4 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (12.12%) Mac OS X
8 12 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 11 (8.33%) Windows 7
10 10 (7.58%) Windows XP
11 9 (6.82%) Solaris
12 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.52%) CentOS
13 2 (1.52%) SUSE
13 2 (1.52%) AIX
13 2 (1.52%) HPUX
13 2 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) Vulnerability Management
2 16 (12.12%) ITIL
3 11 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (8.33%) Web Development
4 9 (6.82%) Time Management
5 6 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.27%) Service Management
7 2 (1.52%) Change Management
7 2 (1.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.52%) CRM
7 2 (1.52%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.52%) Security Management
7 2 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.52%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.52%) Software Distribution
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (0.76%) Cyber Security
8 1 (0.76%) Line Management
8 1 (0.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.12%) SQL
2 16 (12.12%) Java
3 12 (9.09%) Perl
4 8 (6.06%) Python
5 6 (4.55%) Ruby
6 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.03%) C
7 3 (2.27%) C++
8 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.76%) Tcl
9 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (19.70%) CISSP
1 26 (19.70%) CEH
2 15 (11.36%) Degree
2 15 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.58%) MCP
5 9 (6.82%) CCNA
6 8 (6.06%) CCA
6 8 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (6.06%) MCSE
6 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.55%) MCDBA
8 5 (3.79%) MCSA
8 5 (3.79%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.27%) CCNP
9 3 (2.27%) MCITP
9 3 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.52%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.52%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (32.58%) Active Directory
2 21 (15.91%) VMware ESX
3 17 (12.88%) vSphere
4 11 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.06%) XenApp
6 6 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.55%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.03%) XenServer
8 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.52%) Squid
9 2 (1.52%) qmail
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) SCCM
2 9 (6.82%) SCOM
3 6 (4.55%) Nmap
3 6 (4.55%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.76%) Nagios
5 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (31.82%) Cisco
3 40 (30.30%) VMware
4 24 (18.18%) Oracle
5 17 (12.88%) Juniper
6 15 (11.36%) Citrix
7 7 (5.30%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.30%) Sun
8 6 (4.55%) AppSense
8 6 (4.55%) LANDesk
9 5 (3.79%) HP
9 5 (3.79%) Sybase
10 3 (2.27%) IBM
10 3 (2.27%) NetApp
10 3 (2.27%) Veritas
11 2 (1.52%) EMC
11 2 (1.52%) CA
11 2 (1.52%) Verint
11 2 (1.52%) Zeacom
11 2 (1.52%) Symantec
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions UK Limited
Salary: Package dependent on experience including BUPA and company pension.
Posted: 16 days ago