The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 63 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.11% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £23,000 £23,400 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.70% -0.42%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Technical Support Engineer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
438 478 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.12% 94.84% 99.18%
Number of salaries quoted 393 393 434
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Technical Support Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) French Language
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) German Language
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware