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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 76 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 1 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% 0.91% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.94% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 20
Average salary £18,250 £23,500 £23,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.34% +0.42%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
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
793 639 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.42% 97.41% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 586 557 618
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Durham - 1 £18,250 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) SLA
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (30.00%) WSUS
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
7 3 (30.00%) SCOM
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) NAS
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) UNIX
9 1 (10.00%) MS Office
9 1 (10.00%) SAP
9 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
9 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Lotus
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago