The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 104 81 122
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 37 53 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.57% 2.35% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.49% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 17
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £26,200 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £37,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2174 2127 2075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.51% 94.32% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1700 1758
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support Engineer
Berkshire

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 28 July 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 63 (67.74%) Windows
2 50 (53.76%) Oracle
3 47 (50.54%) VMware
4 46 (49.46%) SAN
4 46 (49.46%) SQL
5 40 (43.01%) SharePoint
6 39 (41.94%) Lotus Domino
6 39 (41.94%) Clustering
7 38 (40.86%) Linux
8 37 (39.78%) UNIX
9 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 26 (27.96%) French Language
11 25 (26.88%) Russian Language
12 20 (21.51%) Spanish Language
13 19 (20.43%) Active Directory
14 17 (18.28%) HP
15 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
16 14 (15.05%) German Language
17 12 (12.90%) Sun
17 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
18 11 (11.83%) MCSE
18 11 (11.83%) EMC
18 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
19 10 (10.75%) Firewall
20 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
20 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
20 8 (8.60%) Degree
20 8 (8.60%) CCNA
20 8 (8.60%) SLA

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (43.01%) SharePoint
2 39 (41.94%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.23%) Lync
4 3 (3.23%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.15%) Apache
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.30%) MS Office
4 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (49.46%) SAN
2 10 (10.75%) Firewall
3 8 (8.60%) VoIP
4 6 (6.45%) ATM
4 6 (6.45%) LAN
4 6 (6.45%) WAN
4 6 (6.45%) HTTP
5 5 (5.38%) SMTP
5 5 (5.38%) VPN
5 5 (5.38%) DNS
5 5 (5.38%) Wireless
5 5 (5.38%) Internet
6 4 (4.30%) MPLS
6 4 (4.30%) PPP
6 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.30%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.30%) xDSL
6 4 (4.30%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.23%) GGSN
7 3 (3.23%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.30%) DB2
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (27.96%) French Language
2 25 (26.88%) Russian Language
3 20 (21.51%) Spanish Language
4 14 (15.05%) German Language
5 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.30%) Marketing
7 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.08%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.08%) Banking
8 1 (1.08%) Billing
8 1 (1.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) XML
2 2 (2.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) J2EE
3 1 (1.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (41.94%) Clustering
2 7 (7.53%) Replication
3 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.74%) Windows
2 38 (40.86%) Linux
3 37 (39.78%) UNIX
4 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.45%) Solaris
6 4 (4.30%) SUSE
6 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) AIX
8 2 (2.15%) HPUX
8 2 (2.15%) CentOS
9 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
2 7 (7.53%) ITIL
3 3 (3.23%) CAD
4 2 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.15%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.15%) E-Discovery
5 1 (1.08%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.08%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.08%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.08%) Information Security
5 1 (1.08%) Migration
5 1 (1.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (49.46%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) Java
3 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.15%) Perl
3 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) MCSE
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 8 (8.60%) CCNA
2 8 (8.60%) MCP
3 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.38%) CCNP
4 5 (5.38%) Sun Certification
4 5 (5.38%) SCSA
5 3 (3.23%) HNC
6 2 (2.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
1 2 (2.15%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.08%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.08%) Legato
Vendors
1 50 (53.76%) Oracle
2 47 (50.54%) VMware
3 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (18.28%) HP
5 12 (12.90%) Sun
6 11 (11.83%) EMC
7 7 (7.53%) Symantec
8 6 (6.45%) Hitachi
9 5 (5.38%) Cisco
9 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.30%) Veritas
10 4 (4.30%) Huawei
10 4 (4.30%) Sybase
11 3 (3.23%) Citrix
11 3 (3.23%) NetApp
12 2 (2.15%) Lotus
12 2 (2.15%) Intel
12 2 (2.15%) Dell
13 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.08%) Facebook
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