The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Technical Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
698 546 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.45% 97.33% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 580 426 579
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) NFS
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) French Language
4 3 (50.00%) German Language
4 3 (50.00%) Italian Language
5 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) French Language
1 3 (50.00%) German Language
1 3 (50.00%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) NFS
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP