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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 89 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 58 48 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.23% 1.88% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.05% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 39
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +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 2346 1969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.11% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1776 1673
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,100 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 70 (72.16%) Windows
2 45 (46.39%) UNIX
3 42 (43.30%) Linux
4 40 (41.24%) VMware
5 33 (34.02%) Oracle
6 31 (31.96%) Microsoft
7 30 (30.93%) SQL
7 30 (30.93%) SAN
8 25 (25.77%) SharePoint
9 23 (23.71%) Lotus Domino
9 23 (23.71%) Firewall
10 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
11 20 (20.62%) Spanish Language
12 18 (18.56%) HP
13 17 (17.53%) Degree
14 16 (16.49%) Clustering
14 16 (16.49%) French Language
15 13 (13.40%) Cisco
15 13 (13.40%) Java
16 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
16 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
16 12 (12.37%) Perl
16 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
17 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
18 10 (10.31%) Python
18 10 (10.31%) Ruby
18 10 (10.31%) C
18 10 (10.31%) C++
18 10 (10.31%) CISSP
18 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (25.77%) SharePoint
2 23 (23.71%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.09%) IIS
6 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.06%) Lync
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.03%) JBoss
7 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.28%) MS Office
3 5 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.93%) SAN
2 23 (23.71%) Firewall
3 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.25%) LAN
4 8 (8.25%) VoIP
4 8 (8.25%) WAN
5 7 (7.22%) iSCSI
6 6 (6.19%) Ethernet
6 6 (6.19%) VPN
6 6 (6.19%) DNS
7 5 (5.15%) ATM
7 5 (5.15%) PPP
7 5 (5.15%) xDSL
8 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.12%) Wireless
9 3 (3.09%) GPRS
9 3 (3.09%) GSM
9 3 (3.09%) 3GPP
9 3 (3.09%) UMTS
9 3 (3.09%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (20.62%) Spanish Language
2 16 (16.49%) French Language
3 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.28%) German Language
5 8 (8.25%) Russian Language
6 3 (3.09%) Marketing
7 2 (2.06%) Publishing
8 1 (1.03%) Billing
8 1 (1.03%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) HTML
1 1 (1.03%) J2EE
1 1 (1.03%) COM
1 1 (1.03%) Web Services
1 1 (1.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Clustering
2 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) iPhone
4 2 (2.06%) Kindle
4 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 70 (72.16%) Windows
2 45 (46.39%) UNIX
3 42 (43.30%) Linux
4 9 (9.28%) Mac OS X
4 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.28%) Solaris
5 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.25%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (6.19%) ITIL
3 4 (4.12%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (3.09%) Information Security
5 2 (2.06%) Migration
5 2 (2.06%) SIEM
6 1 (1.03%) Data Management
6 1 (1.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.03%) Project Management
6 1 (1.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.03%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.93%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) Java
3 12 (12.37%) Perl
4 10 (10.31%) Python
4 10 (10.31%) Ruby
4 10 (10.31%) C
4 10 (10.31%) C++
5 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Degree
2 10 (10.31%) CISSP
3 8 (8.25%) CEH
4 7 (7.22%) Sun Certification
4 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.22%) CCNA
5 5 (5.15%) SCSA
5 5 (5.15%) CCNP
6 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) CCA
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CCEA
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.03%) MCP
7 1 (1.03%) HND
7 1 (1.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.15%) XenApp
4 4 (4.12%) vSphere
4 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.06%) pfSense
7 1 (1.03%) XenServer
7 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.03%) Legato
2 1 (1.03%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) VMware
2 33 (34.02%) Oracle
3 31 (31.96%) Microsoft
4 18 (18.56%) HP
5 13 (13.40%) Cisco
6 7 (7.22%) Citrix
7 6 (6.19%) Veritas
7 6 (6.19%) Sun
8 3 (3.09%) Symantec
9 2 (2.06%) McAfee
9 2 (2.06%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.06%) Intel
9 2 (2.06%) Kaseya
9 2 (2.06%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.03%) IBM
10 1 (1.03%) Sybase
10 1 (1.03%) AppSense
10 1 (1.03%) Huawei
10 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
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Blue Glue
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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