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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 134 134 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 94 82 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 1.55% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.65% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 73 73 80
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +2 50 £37,500 -1.31% 6
Bracknell -20 9 £36,000 -10.00%
Wokingham - 7 £41,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £35,000 - 1
Slough -1 2 £32,500 +31.31% 1
Thatcham - 1 £24,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 109 (57.98%) Windows
2 104 (55.32%) Linux
3 91 (48.40%) UNIX
4 59 (31.38%) SQL
5 54 (28.72%) Microsoft
6 50 (26.60%) VMware
7 45 (23.94%) TCP/IP
8 36 (19.15%) Oracle
8 36 (19.15%) Firewall
9 31 (16.49%) CISSP
10 30 (15.96%) SAN
11 28 (14.89%) MS Excel
11 28 (14.89%) CEH
11 28 (14.89%) Degree
12 26 (13.83%) Vulnerability Management
13 25 (13.30%) Telecoms
14 24 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (12.23%) Cisco
15 23 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (11.70%) Java
16 22 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (11.17%) Perl
17 21 (11.17%) Solaris
17 21 (11.17%) Active Directory
17 21 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (11.17%) German Language
18 18 (9.57%) Computer Science
18 18 (9.57%) HP
18 18 (9.57%) Sun
18 18 (9.57%) LAN

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (9.04%) Lotus Domino
2 16 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.38%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.79%) Apache
5 7 (3.72%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.66%) IIS
8 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.06%) JBoss
9 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.04%) MS Office
3 5 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) SaaS
2 2 (1.06%) Office 365
2 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (23.94%) TCP/IP
2 36 (19.15%) Firewall
3 30 (15.96%) SAN
4 18 (9.57%) LAN
4 18 (9.57%) WAN
5 17 (9.04%) DNS
6 13 (6.91%) Internet
6 13 (6.91%) DHCP
7 11 (5.85%) Wireless
7 11 (5.85%) ISDN
7 11 (5.85%) Ethernet
8 10 (5.32%) ATM
9 9 (4.79%) iSCSI
10 8 (4.26%) VPN
10 8 (4.26%) GPRS
10 8 (4.26%) GSM
10 8 (4.26%) VoIP
11 7 (3.72%) WCDMA
11 7 (3.72%) 3GPP
11 7 (3.72%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.98%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.32%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.60%) DB2
6 3 (1.60%) Big Data
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (13.30%) Telecoms
2 21 (11.17%) German Language
3 17 (9.04%) French Language
3 17 (9.04%) Spanish Language
4 8 (4.26%) Multimedia
5 6 (3.19%) Marketing
6 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Russian Language
7 2 (1.06%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.53%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) .NET
1 8 (4.26%) Web Services
2 6 (3.19%) Esper
3 5 (2.66%) HTML
4 3 (1.60%) XML
4 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.06%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (1.06%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.06%) J2EE
6 1 (0.53%) COM
6 1 (0.53%) CSS
6 1 (0.53%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.38%) Clustering
4 9 (4.79%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.60%) Open Source
9 2 (1.06%) Kindle
9 2 (1.06%) PKI
9 2 (1.06%) CCTV
9 2 (1.06%) iPhone
10 1 (0.53%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 109 (57.98%) Windows
2 104 (55.32%) Linux
3 91 (48.40%) UNIX
4 24 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (11.17%) Solaris
7 15 (7.98%) Mac OS X
8 13 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (5.85%) Windows XP
9 11 (5.85%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.72%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.66%) Windows NT
11 5 (2.66%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.60%) AIX
12 3 (1.60%) HPUX
12 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.60%) IRIX
13 2 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.83%) Vulnerability Management
2 14 (7.45%) Service Delivery
3 13 (6.91%) ITIL
4 8 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (4.26%) CRM
4 8 (4.26%) Validation
4 8 (4.26%) Information Security
5 6 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (3.19%) Product Management
5 6 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (3.19%) Time Management
5 6 (3.19%) Workflow
6 4 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (2.13%) Network Management
6 4 (2.13%) Change Control
6 4 (2.13%) Migration
7 3 (1.60%) MVC
7 3 (1.60%) Service Management
7 3 (1.60%) Analytics
7 3 (1.60%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.38%) SQL
2 22 (11.70%) Java
3 21 (11.17%) Perl
4 17 (9.04%) Python
4 17 (9.04%) C++
4 17 (9.04%) Ruby
5 15 (7.98%) C
6 4 (2.13%) C#
7 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) X++
8 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (16.49%) CISSP
2 28 (14.89%) CEH
2 28 (14.89%) Degree
3 15 (7.98%) CCNA
3 15 (7.98%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.79%) CCNP
6 7 (3.72%) CCA
6 7 (3.72%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (3.72%) Sun Certification
7 6 (3.19%) RHCSA
7 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.19%) RHCE
8 5 (2.66%) SCSA
9 4 (2.13%) MCSE
10 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.06%) MCP
11 2 (1.06%) MCITP
12 1 (0.53%) CWNA
12 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.13%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (11.17%) Active Directory
1 21 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.85%) XenApp
4 10 (5.32%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.72%) XenServer
5 7 (3.72%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.19%) vSphere
6 6 (3.19%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.60%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.06%) pfSense
9 2 (1.06%) Nmap
9 2 (1.06%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (3.19%) EdgeSight
1 6 (3.19%) SCCM
1 6 (3.19%) SCOM
2 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.06%) Nessus
3 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.53%) Legato
3 1 (0.53%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 54 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 50 (26.60%) VMware
3 36 (19.15%) Oracle
4 23 (12.23%) Cisco
5 18 (9.57%) HP
5 18 (9.57%) Sun
6 13 (6.91%) Citrix
7 7 (3.72%) Sybase
7 7 (3.72%) Juniper
8 6 (3.19%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.19%) Veritas
9 5 (2.66%) McAfee
10 4 (2.13%) Symantec
10 4 (2.13%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.60%) AppSense
11 3 (1.60%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.06%) F5
12 2 (1.06%) Kaseya
12 2 (1.06%) Clearswift
12 2 (1.06%) Apple
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £33000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 23 days ago