The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 99 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 49 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.87% 1.67% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.81% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 27
Average salary £34,000 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £39,000 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+0.79% +5.00%
Technical Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2431 2370 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.72% 92.11% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1836 1636
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 62 (72.94%) Windows
2 36 (42.35%) UNIX
2 36 (42.35%) VMware
3 33 (38.82%) Linux
4 31 (36.47%) Oracle
5 29 (34.12%) SQL
5 29 (34.12%) SAN
6 28 (32.94%) Microsoft
7 25 (29.41%) SharePoint
8 22 (25.88%) Lotus Domino
9 19 (22.35%) Firewall
10 18 (21.18%) HP
11 17 (20.00%) Spanish Language
12 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 15 (17.65%) Clustering
13 14 (16.47%) French Language
14 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
15 12 (14.12%) Cisco
15 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
15 12 (14.12%) Degree
16 10 (11.76%) Russian Language
17 9 (10.59%) German Language
17 9 (10.59%) WAN
17 9 (10.59%) LAN
17 9 (10.59%) MS Office
18 8 (9.41%) VoIP
18 8 (9.41%) CCNA
18 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
18 8 (9.41%) Computer Science

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 25 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 22 (25.88%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.53%) Lync
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) JBoss
6 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) MS Office
3 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.12%) SAN
2 19 (22.35%) Firewall
3 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.59%) LAN
4 9 (10.59%) WAN
5 8 (9.41%) VoIP
6 7 (8.24%) DNS
6 7 (8.24%) iSCSI
7 6 (7.06%) VPN
7 6 (7.06%) Ethernet
8 5 (5.88%) PPP
8 5 (5.88%) ATM
8 5 (5.88%) Wireless
8 5 (5.88%) xDSL
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.53%) GPRS
10 3 (3.53%) GSM
10 3 (3.53%) WCDMA
10 3 (3.53%) DHCP
10 3 (3.53%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 14 (16.47%) French Language
3 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
4 10 (11.76%) Russian Language
5 9 (10.59%) German Language
6 4 (4.71%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Polish Language
7 1 (1.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) HTML
1 1 (1.18%) J2EE
1 1 (1.18%) COM
1 1 (1.18%) Web Services
1 1 (1.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Clustering
2 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) Kindle
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.94%) Windows
2 36 (42.35%) UNIX
3 33 (38.82%) Linux
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.06%) Mac OS X
5 6 (7.06%) Solaris
6 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (5.88%) ITIL
1 5 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (2.35%) Migration
2 2 (2.35%) Information Security
3 1 (1.18%) Data Management
3 1 (1.18%) SIEM
3 1 (1.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.18%) Configuration Management
3 1 (1.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.18%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) C
2 7 (8.24%) Java
3 6 (7.06%) C++
3 6 (7.06%) Python
3 6 (7.06%) Ruby
3 6 (7.06%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.41%) CCNA
3 5 (5.88%) CCNP
3 5 (5.88%) CISSP
3 5 (5.88%) Sun Certification
3 5 (5.88%) SCSA
3 5 (5.88%) CEH
4 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) MCP
5 1 (1.18%) HND
5 1 (1.18%) MCSE
5 1 (1.18%) CCA
5 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.18%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.88%) XenApp
3 4 (4.71%) vSphere
3 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.35%) pfSense
5 1 (1.18%) XenServer
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Legato
1 1 (1.18%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) VMware
2 31 (36.47%) Oracle
3 28 (32.94%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.18%) HP
5 12 (14.12%) Cisco
6 7 (8.24%) Citrix
7 6 (7.06%) Veritas
8 5 (5.88%) Sun
9 3 (3.53%) Symantec
10 2 (2.35%) Intel
10 2 (2.35%) Kaseya
11 1 (1.18%) Facebook
11 1 (1.18%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.18%) IBM
11 1 (1.18%) Sybase
11 1 (1.18%) McAfee
11 1 (1.18%) Clearswift
11 1 (1.18%) AppSense
11 1 (1.18%) Huawei
11 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
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