The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 227 237 279
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 29 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 12
Average salary £35,000 £26,750 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.84% -6.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,350 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
Technical Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7490 6991 8676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.94% 94.65% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6172 6002 7381
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Cambridgeshire -5 10 £36,250 +34.25% 4
Hertfordshire +1 9 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Bedfordshire -3 7 £35,000 -4.10%
Suffolk - 2 £28,750 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £20,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 33 (54.10%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
3 22 (36.07%) UNIX
4 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
5 15 (24.59%) Linux
6 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
7 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
7 12 (19.67%) Python
7 12 (19.67%) HTML
7 12 (19.67%) MySQL
7 12 (19.67%) Degree
8 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.03%) XML
8 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
8 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
9 10 (16.39%) .NET
9 10 (16.39%) SQL
10 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
10 9 (14.75%) MS Office
10 9 (14.75%) Online Security
10 9 (14.75%) CentOS
10 9 (14.75%) Ubuntu
11 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (11.48%) VMware
11 7 (11.48%) Classic ASP
11 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
12 6 (9.84%) SaaS
13 5 (8.20%) PHP
13 5 (8.20%) Java
14 4 (6.56%) C#

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.28%) SS7
3 2 (3.28%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) DHCP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.64%) INAP
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) MySQL
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.28%) Danish Language
1 2 (3.28%) Norwegian Language
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) HTML
2 11 (18.03%) XML
3 10 (16.39%) .NET
4 7 (11.48%) Classic ASP
4 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.28%) CSS
5 2 (3.28%) LAMP
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
1 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (54.10%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) UNIX
3 15 (24.59%) Linux
4 9 (14.75%) Ubuntu
4 9 (14.75%) CentOS
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Online Security
2 3 (4.92%) Business Continuity
3 2 (3.28%) CRM
3 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.64%) Project Management
4 1 (1.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) Python
2 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) Java
4 5 (8.20%) PHP
5 4 (6.56%) C#
5 4 (6.56%) Perl
6 2 (3.28%) C++
6 2 (3.28%) C
6 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.48%) VMware
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) Avaya
5 2 (3.28%) Wind River
6 1 (1.64%) F5
6 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) Dell
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