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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 137 130 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 87 94 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 1.73% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.84% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 73 74 112
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £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
5141 5115 4958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.71% 93.94% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3868 3761 4032
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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
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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 -13 48 £40,250 +5.92% 3
Bracknell -20 9 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Maidenhead 0 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Slough +5 2 £32,500 +30.00%
Wokingham - 2 £31,250 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 113 (59.16%) Windows
2 111 (58.12%) Linux
3 87 (45.55%) UNIX
4 62 (32.46%) SQL
5 55 (28.80%) VMware
6 54 (28.27%) Microsoft
7 51 (26.70%) TCP/IP
8 36 (18.85%) Oracle
9 34 (17.80%) Degree
10 32 (16.75%) MS Excel
11 31 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (16.23%) Firewall
12 30 (15.71%) SAN
13 29 (15.18%) Java
14 28 (14.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (14.66%) CISSP
14 28 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (13.61%) Active Directory
16 25 (13.09%) Perl
16 25 (13.09%) CEH
16 25 (13.09%) Vulnerability Management
17 24 (12.57%) Cisco
18 23 (12.04%) Computer Science
19 22 (11.52%) Solaris
20 21 (10.99%) Python
20 21 (10.99%) French Language
20 21 (10.99%) German Language
20 21 (10.99%) Ruby
20 21 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (8.90%) Lotus Domino
2 13 (6.81%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.28%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.19%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.66%) Apache
6 6 (3.14%) IIS
7 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.57%) JBoss
9 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (16.75%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.38%) MS Office
3 5 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) SaaS
2 3 (1.57%) Office 365
3 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (26.70%) TCP/IP
2 31 (16.23%) Firewall
3 30 (15.71%) SAN
4 17 (8.90%) Internet
5 16 (8.38%) DNS
6 15 (7.85%) WAN
6 15 (7.85%) LAN
7 14 (7.33%) DHCP
8 13 (6.81%) Ethernet
9 11 (5.76%) Wireless
10 9 (4.71%) ATM
11 8 (4.19%) Wireshark
11 8 (4.19%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.66%) GPRS
12 7 (3.66%) GSM
12 7 (3.66%) ISDN
12 7 (3.66%) VoIP
12 7 (3.66%) VPN
12 7 (3.66%) SNMP
12 7 (3.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.90%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.81%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.57%) DB2
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.57%) MS Access
6 3 (1.57%) Big Data
6 3 (1.57%) MySQL
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (10.99%) French Language
1 21 (10.99%) German Language
2 20 (10.47%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.38%) Spanish Language
4 5 (2.62%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.62%) Marketing
5 4 (2.09%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.05%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.52%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.71%) .NET
2 8 (4.19%) Web Services
2 8 (4.19%) Esper
3 4 (2.09%) HTML
3 4 (2.09%) XML
4 3 (1.57%) ODBC
4 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.05%) J2EE
5 2 (1.05%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (1.05%) FreeMarker
5 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.52%) COM
6 1 (0.52%) CSS
6 1 (0.52%) MAPI
6 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.04%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.28%) Clustering
4 10 (5.24%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.09%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.57%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.57%) PKI
8 3 (1.57%) Open Source
9 2 (1.05%) Kindle
9 2 (1.05%) iPhone
9 2 (1.05%) CCTV
10 1 (0.52%) Statistics
10 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 113 (59.16%) Windows
2 111 (58.12%) Linux
3 87 (45.55%) UNIX
4 28 (14.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (11.52%) Solaris
6 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (9.95%) Mac OS X
8 18 (9.42%) Windows XP
9 16 (8.38%) Windows 7
10 12 (6.28%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.09%) AIX
11 4 (2.09%) HPUX
12 3 (1.57%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.57%) IRIX
13 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.05%) Android
13 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.05%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.09%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (9.42%) ITIL
3 11 (5.76%) Service Delivery
3 11 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (5.76%) Time Management
4 10 (5.24%) Information Security
5 9 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.19%) Workflow
6 8 (4.19%) Validation
6 8 (4.19%) Product Management
6 8 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (2.62%) Network Management
7 5 (2.62%) CRM
8 4 (2.09%) Migration
8 4 (2.09%) Change Control
8 4 (2.09%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.57%) Business Analytics
9 3 (1.57%) Analytics
9 3 (1.57%) SIEM
10 2 (1.05%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.46%) SQL
2 29 (15.18%) Java
3 25 (13.09%) Perl
4 21 (10.99%) Python
4 21 (10.99%) Ruby
5 20 (10.47%) C++
6 19 (9.95%) C
7 3 (1.57%) C#
7 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.05%) PHP
8 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) X++
9 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (17.80%) Degree
2 28 (14.66%) CISSP
3 25 (13.09%) CEH
4 12 (6.28%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.28%) CCNA
5 8 (4.19%) CCA
5 8 (4.19%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (4.19%) CCNP
5 8 (4.19%) RHCE
5 8 (4.19%) RHCSA
6 7 (3.66%) Sun Certification
7 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.14%) MCITP
8 5 (2.62%) VCP4
8 5 (2.62%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.62%) SCSA
8 5 (2.62%) MCP
9 4 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.09%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (13.61%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.85%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.28%) XenApp
5 8 (4.19%) XenServer
5 8 (4.19%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.19%) Terminal Services
5 8 (4.19%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.14%) vSphere
7 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.57%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.05%) pfSense
10 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.81%) SCCM
2 9 (4.71%) SCOM
3 8 (4.19%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.05%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.52%) Legato
5 1 (0.52%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 55 (28.80%) VMware
2 54 (28.27%) Microsoft
3 36 (18.85%) Oracle
4 24 (12.57%) Cisco
5 19 (9.95%) Sun
6 16 (8.38%) HP
7 12 (6.28%) Citrix
8 10 (5.24%) Red Hat
9 8 (4.19%) Juniper
9 8 (4.19%) Veritas
10 7 (3.66%) Sybase
11 6 (3.14%) Apple
11 6 (3.14%) McAfee
12 5 (2.62%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.09%) Symantec
13 4 (2.09%) IBM
13 4 (2.09%) AppSense
14 3 (1.57%) LANDesk
14 3 (1.57%) MobileIron
14 3 (1.57%) Business Objects
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