The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 106 112 113
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% 0.36% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
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 Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1462 1641 1520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.25% 97.22% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1455 1385
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Banbury - 4 £22,500 -
Oxford -4 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
5 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) MS Office
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) MCSE
8 4 (21.05%) SLA
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.79%) Internet
9 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.79%) QA
9 3 (15.79%) RedPrairie
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (15.79%) Workflow
10 2 (10.53%) VMware
10 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (10.53%) Process Management
10 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
10 2 (10.53%) MCITP
10 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (10.53%) XenApp

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
1 3 (15.79%) Workflow
2 2 (10.53%) Process Management
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Data Security
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) MCITP
2 2 (10.53%) MCTS
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) RedPrairie
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) Google