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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 130 134 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 102 99 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.65% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.77% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 84 90 84
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £25,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £45,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
5466 5607 5136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.64% 93.20% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3764 4218 4222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,600 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +7 46 £34,000 -12.82% 5
Bracknell -17 23 £35,500 +7.57% 1
Windsor -13 7 £27,500 -43.29%
Wokingham +6 5 £41,500 +66.00% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £52,500 -
Thatcham - 1 £24,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 124 (66.67%) Windows
2 97 (52.15%) Linux
3 93 (50.00%) UNIX
4 63 (33.87%) Microsoft
5 61 (32.80%) SQL
6 48 (25.81%) Oracle
7 47 (25.27%) VMware
8 42 (22.58%) TCP/IP
9 36 (19.35%) SAN
9 36 (19.35%) Firewall
9 36 (19.35%) German Language
10 30 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 30 (16.13%) Relational Database
11 27 (14.52%) CISSP
12 26 (13.98%) DNS
12 26 (13.98%) MS Excel
12 26 (13.98%) French Language
12 26 (13.98%) Telecoms
13 25 (13.44%) CEH
13 25 (13.44%) SharePoint
13 25 (13.44%) Solaris
13 25 (13.44%) Cisco
14 24 (12.90%) WAN
14 24 (12.90%) Internet
14 24 (12.90%) LAN
15 23 (12.37%) RDBMS
15 23 (12.37%) Vulnerability Management
16 21 (11.29%) Sun
16 21 (11.29%) Lotus Domino
17 20 (10.75%) Degree

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (13.44%) SharePoint
2 21 (11.29%) Lotus Domino
3 9 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.69%) Apache
6 4 (2.15%) IIS
6 4 (2.15%) Lync
6 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.54%) JBoss
9 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.14%) MS Office
3 5 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.08%) SaaS
1 2 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 36 (19.35%) SAN
2 36 (19.35%) Firewall
3 26 (13.98%) DNS
4 24 (12.90%) Internet
4 24 (12.90%) LAN
4 24 (12.90%) WAN
5 19 (10.22%) DHCP
6 12 (6.45%) iSCSI
7 11 (5.91%) VoIP
8 10 (5.38%) VPN
8 10 (5.38%) ISDN
8 10 (5.38%) Wireless
9 9 (4.84%) ATM
10 8 (4.30%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.76%) GPRS
11 7 (3.76%) GSM
11 7 (3.76%) Network Security
12 6 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (3.23%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.13%) SQL Server
1 30 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 23 (12.37%) RDBMS
3 12 (6.45%) DB2
4 8 (4.30%) Big Data
5 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.08%) MySQL
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (19.35%) German Language
2 26 (13.98%) French Language
2 26 (13.98%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.60%) Spanish Language
4 10 (5.38%) Russian Language
5 8 (4.30%) Multimedia
6 6 (3.23%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.23%) .NET
1 6 (3.23%) J2EE
1 6 (3.23%) Web Services
2 3 (1.61%) HTML
3 2 (1.08%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.54%) XML
4 1 (0.54%) MAPI
4 1 (0.54%) Java EE
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.54%) COM
4 1 (0.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.53%) Clustering
2 10 (5.38%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.23%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.69%) Social Media
5 5 (2.69%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.15%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.61%) Open Source
8 2 (1.08%) iPhone
8 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.54%) CCTV
9 1 (0.54%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.54%) PKI
9 1 (0.54%) Kindle
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 124 (66.67%) Windows
2 97 (52.15%) Linux
3 93 (50.00%) UNIX
4 25 (13.44%) Solaris
5 18 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.30%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.76%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.76%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.15%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.61%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.61%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.08%) Android
11 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.08%) AIX
11 2 (1.08%) HPUX
12 1 (0.54%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.37%) Vulnerability Management
2 19 (10.22%) Validation
3 12 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 10 (5.38%) ITIL
5 9 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.30%) CRM
7 5 (2.69%) OO
7 5 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (2.69%) Service Management
7 5 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.15%) Change Control
8 4 (2.15%) Time Management
8 4 (2.15%) ITSM
8 4 (2.15%) Security Management
8 4 (2.15%) Migration
8 4 (2.15%) Data Management
9 3 (1.61%) B2B
9 3 (1.61%) ETL
9 3 (1.61%) Business Analytics
9 3 (1.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.80%) SQL
2 16 (8.60%) Java
3 8 (4.30%) C
3 8 (4.30%) C++
4 7 (3.76%) Perl
4 7 (3.76%) Python
4 7 (3.76%) Ruby
5 3 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.08%) C#
7 1 (0.54%) X++
7 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (14.52%) CISSP
2 25 (13.44%) CEH
3 20 (10.75%) Degree
4 18 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (9.68%) CCNA
5 12 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.84%) CCNP
7 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.76%) MCSE
9 6 (3.23%) CCA
9 6 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.69%) Sun Certification
10 5 (2.69%) SCSA
10 5 (2.69%) MCP
11 4 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (2.15%) MCSA
11 4 (2.15%) MCDBA
11 4 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.91%) VMware ESX
3 11 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.38%) XenApp
5 6 (3.23%) XenServer
5 6 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.23%) vSphere
5 6 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.69%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.61%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.08%) Nmap
9 2 (1.08%) Samba
9 2 (1.08%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) SCOM
1 5 (2.69%) EdgeSight
2 4 (2.15%) SCCM
3 2 (1.08%) Nessus
3 2 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.54%) Legato
4 1 (0.54%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 63 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 48 (25.81%) Oracle
3 47 (25.27%) VMware
4 25 (13.44%) Cisco
5 21 (11.29%) Sun
6 19 (10.22%) HP
7 12 (6.45%) Citrix
8 7 (3.76%) Sybase
9 6 (3.23%) Veritas
10 5 (2.69%) Juniper
11 3 (1.61%) Apple
11 3 (1.61%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.61%) Symantec
11 3 (1.61%) McAfee
11 3 (1.61%) AppSense
12 2 (1.08%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.08%) Lotus
12 2 (1.08%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.08%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.08%) Kaseya
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package and Basic
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HumphrisHall Contract Services
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum inclusive of benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago