The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 85 94 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 13 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.26% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.093% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1002 1079 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.28% 97.74% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 841 927 712
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Kent

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 22 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
Maidstone - 10 £21,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 12 (70.59%) MS Office
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) CCSA
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (35.29%) Change Management
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
3 6 (35.29%) JNCIA
3 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
3 6 (35.29%) SCCM
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) Internet
3 6 (35.29%) McAfee
3 6 (35.29%) Websense
3 6 (35.29%) Clearswift
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (35.29%) CRM
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
3 6 (35.29%) SLA

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 12 (70.59%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Change Management
1 6 (35.29%) CRM
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCSA
1 6 (35.29%) JNCIA
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
3 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
3 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) McAfee
3 6 (35.29%) Websense
3 6 (35.29%) Clearswift
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Trend Micro
3 6 (35.29%) Aruba
3 6 (35.29%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) Lumension
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix