The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 554 630 530
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -100
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 344 228 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 296 206 356
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Technical Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in England

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
South East +47 164 £32,500 -7.14% 14
London +19 112 £30,000 -14.28% 5
South West 0 30 £27,000 -21.73% 5
East of England -22 20 £35,000 +40.00% 3
North West -17 8 £26,000 +11.82%
West Midlands 0 7 £40,000 +60.00%
East Midlands -13 5 £26,000 -9.56% 1
North East -8 1 £18,250 -22.34% 2
Yorkshire -46 1 £20,500 -24.07% 2
Technical Support Engineer
UK

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 421 (63.31%) Windows
2 252 (37.89%) Microsoft
3 206 (30.98%) Active Directory
4 189 (28.42%) Linux
5 181 (27.22%) VMware
6 161 (24.21%) SQL
7 133 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 130 (19.55%) SQL Server
9 129 (19.40%) UNIX
10 124 (18.65%) MS Exchange
11 112 (16.84%) MS Office
12 109 (16.39%) TCP/IP
12 109 (16.39%) Degree
13 107 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 102 (15.34%) Firewall
15 93 (13.98%) ITIL
16 92 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 78 (11.73%) Cisco
18 71 (10.68%) DNS
19 70 (10.53%) Oracle
19 70 (10.53%) Java
20 67 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
20 67 (10.08%) SAN
21 65 (9.77%) SLA
22 63 (9.47%) Windows 7
23 62 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
24 60 (9.02%) SharePoint
25 58 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
26 57 (8.57%) Hyper-V
27 56 (8.42%) Internet

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 124 (18.65%) MS Exchange
2 60 (9.02%) SharePoint
3 52 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (5.56%) IIS
5 32 (4.81%) Lotus Domino
6 29 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (2.71%) Lync
9 12 (1.80%) Apache
10 9 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.05%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.05%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.15%) Liferay
16 1 (0.15%) JCAPS
Applications
1 133 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 112 (16.84%) MS Office
3 14 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.95%) PowerPivot
5 7 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.21%) SaaS
2 14 (2.11%) Office 365
3 3 (0.45%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 109 (16.39%) TCP/IP
2 102 (15.34%) Firewall
3 71 (10.68%) DNS
4 67 (10.08%) SAN
5 56 (8.42%) Internet
6 55 (8.27%) LAN
7 52 (7.82%) WAN
8 51 (7.67%) DHCP
9 42 (6.32%) VPN
10 22 (3.31%) VoIP
11 21 (3.16%) LDAP
12 18 (2.71%) Wireless
13 17 (2.56%) PBX
14 15 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (2.26%) ISDN
15 14 (2.11%) HTTP
16 13 (1.95%) Ethernet
16 13 (1.95%) SSL
17 11 (1.65%) iSCSI
18 10 (1.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.42%) Relational Database
3 31 (4.66%) RDBMS
4 23 (3.46%) MySQL
5 20 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.26%) DB2
7 11 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.90%) Big Data
10 4 (0.60%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.30%) DB2 UDB
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.15%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.15%) MS Access
13 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.45%) WATIR
2 3 (0.45%) Selenium
2 3 (0.45%) SilkTest
2 3 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.45%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.30%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.30%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
4 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
General
1 54 (8.12%) German Language
2 52 (7.82%) French Language
3 42 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.21%) Finance
5 25 (3.76%) Spanish Language
6 20 (3.01%) Russian Language
7 17 (2.56%) Electronics
8 13 (1.95%) Banking
9 9 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.20%) Marketing
11 7 (1.05%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.90%) Back Office
13 4 (0.60%) Billing
13 4 (0.60%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.45%) Norwegian Language
14 3 (0.45%) Danish Language
15 2 (0.30%) Legal
15 2 (0.30%) Games
15 2 (0.30%) Hebrew Language
16 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.77%) HTML
2 42 (6.32%) XML
3 31 (4.66%) .NET
4 17 (2.56%) Web Services
4 17 (2.56%) CSS
5 10 (1.50%) J2EE
6 9 (1.35%) XSL
7 8 (1.20%) XHTML
8 7 (1.05%) Ajax
8 7 (1.05%) Classic ASP
8 7 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.90%) Java EE
10 5 (0.75%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.60%) LAMP
11 4 (0.60%) COM
11 4 (0.60%) JSP
12 3 (0.45%) DHTML
12 3 (0.45%) REST
13 2 (0.30%) iOS SDK
13 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 28 (4.21%) Clustering
3 23 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.31%) Client/Server
5 18 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.11%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.80%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.65%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.50%) IVR
10 9 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.05%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.05%) Smartcard
13 6 (0.90%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.90%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.90%) CMDB
14 5 (0.75%) Social Media
14 5 (0.75%) Cryptography
14 5 (0.75%) PKI
15 4 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 421 (63.31%) Windows
2 189 (28.42%) Linux
3 129 (19.40%) UNIX
4 107 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (9.47%) Windows 7
6 62 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (5.26%) Solaris
9 33 (4.96%) Windows XP
10 25 (3.76%) Windows 8
11 13 (1.95%) Windows Vista
11 13 (1.95%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.35%) CentOS
13 7 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.05%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.05%) Windows NT
13 7 (1.05%) AIX
14 5 (0.75%) HPUX
15 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (13.98%) ITIL
2 27 (4.06%) Validation
3 26 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (3.76%) ITSM
5 23 (3.46%) Service Management
6 22 (3.31%) Service Delivery
7 19 (2.86%) CRM
8 17 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (2.41%) Change Management
10 15 (2.26%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (2.11%) OO
12 13 (1.95%) Incident Management
12 13 (1.95%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (1.80%) Mentoring
14 11 (1.65%) ISMS
14 11 (1.65%) ITIL V2
15 10 (1.50%) Time Management
16 9 (1.35%) Product Management
16 9 (1.35%) Data Management
16 9 (1.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (24.21%) SQL
2 70 (10.53%) Java
3 47 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 40 (6.02%) Python
5 19 (2.86%) Perl
5 19 (2.86%) C++
6 17 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 15 (2.26%) C
8 15 (2.26%) C#
9 11 (1.65%) PHP
10 7 (1.05%) Ruby
11 2 (0.30%) VBScript
11 2 (0.30%) VB
12 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.15%) Jython
12 1 (0.15%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 109 (16.39%) Degree
2 67 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (6.62%) CCNA
5 40 (6.02%) MCSE
6 37 (5.56%) MCP
7 32 (4.81%) Security Cleared
8 21 (3.16%) CISSP
9 20 (3.01%) MCSA
10 19 (2.86%) MCITP
11 18 (2.71%) SC Cleared
12 17 (2.56%) CEH
12 17 (2.56%) CCNP
13 14 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.95%) Network+ Certification
15 9 (1.35%) CCSA
16 8 (1.20%) MCDBA
17 7 (1.05%) DV Cleared
17 7 (1.05%) JNCIA
17 7 (1.05%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.77%) SLA
2 18 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.90%) QA
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 206 (30.98%) Active Directory
2 92 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.56%) XenApp
5 16 (2.41%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (1.80%) vSphere
8 10 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (1.50%) XenServer
9 9 (1.35%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.05%) UAG
11 6 (0.90%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.60%) Squid
12 4 (0.60%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.30%) Samba
13 2 (0.30%) NFS
13 2 (0.30%) Nmap
13 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (4.51%) SCCM
2 12 (1.80%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.65%) SCOM
4 7 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.75%) WSUS
6 4 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.60%) MOM
6 4 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.30%) Nagios
8 2 (0.30%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.30%) Nessus
8 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.15%) OpenView
9 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 252 (37.89%) Microsoft
2 181 (27.22%) VMware
3 78 (11.73%) Cisco
4 70 (10.53%) Oracle
5 45 (6.77%) Citrix
6 38 (5.71%) HP
7 36 (5.41%) Juniper
8 27 (4.06%) Symantec
9 21 (3.16%) Sun
10 17 (2.56%) Red Hat
11 15 (2.26%) CheckPoint
12 13 (1.95%) SolarWinds
13 12 (1.80%) F5
13 12 (1.80%) Websense
14 11 (1.65%) SonicWALL
14 11 (1.65%) JBoss
14 11 (1.65%) Apple
15 10 (1.50%) McAfee
15 10 (1.50%) Sybase
15 10 (1.50%) IBM
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