The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 102 110 114
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 8 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.59% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +57.40%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Technical Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) MCITP
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (45.45%) Line Management
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) XenApp
6 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) ADSL
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCITP
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Websense
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
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