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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 93 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 47 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.99% 2.09% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.27% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 59
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,400 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
2218 2110 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.98% 91.66% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1607 1577
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 28 January 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 60 (66.67%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) UNIX
3 43 (47.78%) Linux
4 34 (37.78%) VMware
5 27 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 26 (28.89%) SQL
7 25 (27.78%) Oracle
8 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 22 (24.44%) Degree
9 22 (24.44%) Firewall
10 20 (22.22%) SAN
11 17 (18.89%) Java
11 17 (18.89%) Perl
11 17 (18.89%) Spanish Language
12 15 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 15 (16.67%) C++
12 15 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
12 15 (16.67%) Python
12 15 (16.67%) HP
12 15 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 15 (16.67%) Ruby
13 14 (15.56%) French Language
14 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
14 13 (14.44%) Mac OS X
14 13 (14.44%) C
15 12 (13.33%) Cisco
15 12 (13.33%) Clustering
16 11 (12.22%) CISSP
17 9 (10.00%) Solaris

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 15 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
1 15 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.22%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
3 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 22 (24.44%) Firewall
3 20 (22.22%) SAN
4 8 (8.89%) Ethernet
5 6 (6.67%) ATM
5 6 (6.67%) Wireless
6 5 (5.56%) VPN
6 5 (5.56%) DNS
6 5 (5.56%) PPP
6 5 (5.56%) VoIP
6 5 (5.56%) xDSL
7 4 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.44%) WAN
7 4 (4.44%) WCDMA
7 4 (4.44%) GPRS
7 4 (4.44%) GSM
7 4 (4.44%) LAN
7 4 (4.44%) 3GPP
7 4 (4.44%) UMTS
8 3 (3.33%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (18.89%) Spanish Language
2 14 (15.56%) French Language
3 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.67%) German Language
5 4 (4.44%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Russian Language
6 2 (2.22%) Publishing
7 1 (1.11%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Web Services
1 2 (2.22%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) PKI
4 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) iPhone
4 2 (2.22%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 60 (66.67%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) UNIX
3 43 (47.78%) Linux
4 13 (14.44%) Mac OS X
5 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.00%) Solaris
5 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.22%) Android
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (7.78%) ITIL
3 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (2.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (2.22%) Network Management
4 2 (2.22%) SIEM
4 2 (2.22%) Project Management
4 2 (2.22%) Identity Management
4 2 (2.22%) Migration
4 2 (2.22%) Information Security
5 1 (1.11%) Data Management
5 1 (1.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) SQL
2 17 (18.89%) Java
2 17 (18.89%) Perl
3 15 (16.67%) C++
3 15 (16.67%) Python
3 15 (16.67%) Ruby
4 13 (14.44%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) CISSP
3 9 (10.00%) CEH
4 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.78%) Sun Certification
4 7 (7.78%) CCNA
5 5 (5.56%) CCNP
5 5 (5.56%) SCSA
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.22%) MCSE
6 2 (2.22%) MCP
6 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) HND
7 1 (1.11%) CCA
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.11%) CCEA
7 1 (1.11%) MCTS
7 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.56%) XenApp
3 4 (4.44%) vSphere
3 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.22%) pfSense
5 1 (1.11%) XenServer
5 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.11%) Legato
2 1 (1.11%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (37.78%) VMware
2 25 (27.78%) Oracle
3 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (16.67%) HP
5 12 (13.33%) Cisco
6 7 (7.78%) Citrix
6 7 (7.78%) Sun
7 6 (6.67%) Veritas
8 3 (3.33%) Symantec
8 3 (3.33%) McAfee
8 3 (3.33%) Sybase
8 3 (3.33%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.22%) Juniper
9 2 (2.22%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.22%) Kaseya
10 1 (1.11%) AppSense
10 1 (1.11%) CommVault
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