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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 108 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 42 58 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 2.33% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 2.51% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 58
Average salary £41,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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
2312 2309 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.52% 92.88% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1714 1642
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 17 April 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 53 (57.61%) Windows
1 53 (57.61%) Linux
2 51 (55.43%) UNIX
3 40 (43.48%) TCP/IP
4 27 (29.35%) Oracle
4 27 (29.35%) VMware
5 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
5 25 (27.17%) Degree
6 24 (26.09%) SQL
7 21 (22.83%) Java
7 21 (22.83%) Perl
8 19 (20.65%) Python
8 19 (20.65%) Ruby
8 19 (20.65%) Mac OS X
9 18 (19.57%) Firewall
9 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
9 18 (19.57%) French Language
10 16 (17.39%) Spanish Language
10 16 (17.39%) SAN
10 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 15 (16.30%) Active Directory
11 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (15.22%) Lotus Domino
12 14 (15.22%) C
12 14 (15.22%) C++
13 13 (14.13%) Solaris
13 13 (14.13%) CISSP
13 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (15.22%) Lotus Domino
2 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.26%) Apache
5 3 (3.26%) IIS
6 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.17%) Lync
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.04%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 18 (19.57%) Firewall
3 16 (17.39%) SAN
4 11 (11.96%) Ethernet
5 9 (9.78%) Wireless
6 8 (8.70%) ATM
7 5 (5.43%) PPP
7 5 (5.43%) VoIP
7 5 (5.43%) VPN
7 5 (5.43%) xDSL
8 4 (4.35%) Internet
8 4 (4.35%) DWDM
8 4 (4.35%) GGSN
8 4 (4.35%) SGSN
8 4 (4.35%) SDH
8 4 (4.35%) 3GPP
8 4 (4.35%) UMTS
8 4 (4.35%) WCDMA
8 4 (4.35%) GPRS
8 4 (4.35%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) MySQL
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (19.57%) French Language
2 16 (17.39%) Spanish Language
3 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
4 12 (13.04%) German Language
5 4 (4.35%) Italian Language
5 4 (4.35%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Publishing
6 2 (2.17%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.09%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.09%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (2.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.04%) Clustering
4 3 (3.26%) PKI
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 53 (57.61%) Windows
1 53 (57.61%) Linux
2 51 (55.43%) UNIX
3 19 (20.65%) Mac OS X
4 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.13%) Solaris
6 11 (11.96%) Windows 8
7 9 (9.78%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.52%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.26%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.26%) Windows NT
11 2 (2.17%) SUSE
11 2 (2.17%) AIX
11 2 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.96%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (5.43%) Web Development
2 5 (5.43%) Network Management
3 4 (4.35%) Performance Management
3 4 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (4.35%) ITIL
4 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.26%) SIEM
5 2 (2.17%) Application Performance Management
5 2 (2.17%) Capacity Management
5 2 (2.17%) Identity Management
5 2 (2.17%) Security Management
5 2 (2.17%) Information Security
5 2 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (1.09%) Data Management
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) SQL
2 21 (22.83%) Java
2 21 (22.83%) Perl
3 19 (20.65%) Python
3 19 (20.65%) Ruby
4 14 (15.22%) C
4 14 (15.22%) C++
5 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Degree
2 13 (14.13%) CISSP
3 11 (11.96%) CEH
4 7 (7.61%) Sun Certification
5 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.52%) CCNA
6 5 (5.43%) CCNP
6 5 (5.43%) SCSA
7 4 (4.35%) A+ Certification
7 4 (4.35%) MCITP
7 4 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.09%) MCP
8 1 (1.09%) MCSE
8 1 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.17%) XenApp
5 2 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.17%) vSphere
5 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.09%) SCOM
3 1 (1.09%) Legato
3 1 (1.09%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Oracle
1 27 (29.35%) VMware
2 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) Veritas
4 9 (9.78%) Sun
5 8 (8.70%) HP
5 8 (8.70%) Sybase
6 6 (6.52%) Cisco
7 4 (4.35%) McAfee
7 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.35%) Apple
8 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.26%) EMC
8 3 (3.26%) Citrix
8 3 (3.26%) Juniper
8 3 (3.26%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.17%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.17%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.17%) Symantec
10 1 (1.09%) CommVault
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