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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 112 105 124
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.65% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.68% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £47,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
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
1658 1466 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.12% 95.07% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1283 1691
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 17 September 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 17 (70.83%) UNIX
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) Python
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (29.17%) MySQL
6 6 (25.00%) Online Security
6 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 6 (25.00%) CentOS
7 5 (20.83%) PHP
8 4 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
9 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (12.50%) .NET
9 3 (12.50%) XML
10 2 (8.33%) C
10 2 (8.33%) C++
10 2 (8.33%) Perl
10 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.33%) 3GPP
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) SS7
10 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 2 (8.33%) VMware
10 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (8.33%) Wind River
10 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) 3GPP
1 2 (8.33%) SS7
1 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.17%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) UNIX
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (25.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Online Security
2 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Python
2 5 (20.83%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Wind River
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,BUPA
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
NST Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago