The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 79 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.50% 0.18% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.19% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Median salary £29,000 £37,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.62% +72.09%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
779 1079 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.11% 98.36% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 674 963 1033
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £27,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Technical Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) WSUS
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco