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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 88 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% - 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £27,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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
905 1208 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.37% 96.10% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 814 975 959
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £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 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
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 17 April 2015. 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 - 3 £27,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Websense
3 4 (50.00%) Clearswift
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) McAfee
3 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) Trend Micro
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Aruba
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) Lumension
3 4 (50.00%) CCSA

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) CCSA
1 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee
2 4 (50.00%) Websense
2 4 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 4 (50.00%) Trend Micro
2 4 (50.00%) Aruba
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Lumension
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Sun