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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 92 104 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 44 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.99% 1.64% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.78% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 42 25 50
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £28,500 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,800 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
2097 2196 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.63% 92.54% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1550 1717
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 31 July 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 68 (78.16%) Linux
2 42 (48.28%) UNIX
3 36 (41.38%) Windows
3 36 (41.38%) TCP/IP
4 29 (33.33%) German Language
5 26 (29.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 25 (28.74%) CEH
6 25 (28.74%) CISSP
7 23 (26.44%) Oracle
8 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 19 (21.84%) Active Directory
9 19 (21.84%) Java
9 19 (21.84%) French Language
10 18 (20.69%) VMware
10 18 (20.69%) SQL
11 17 (19.54%) Mac OS X
12 15 (17.24%) MySQL
12 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
13 14 (16.09%) Tomcat
13 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (14.94%) Windows 8
14 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (14.94%) Web Development
14 13 (14.94%) Computer Science
14 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
15 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
16 11 (12.64%) Firewall
16 11 (12.64%) Python

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.09%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.05%) Apache
3 6 (6.90%) IIS
4 5 (5.75%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (4.60%) Lync
6 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.15%) nginx
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) SaaS
2 6 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (41.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.64%) Firewall
3 9 (10.34%) LAN
3 9 (10.34%) WAN
4 5 (5.75%) Internet
4 5 (5.75%) DNS
4 5 (5.75%) Wireless
5 4 (4.60%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.45%) SAN
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.30%) WebEx
7 2 (2.30%) SNMP
7 2 (2.30%) DWDM
7 2 (2.30%) SDH
8 1 (1.15%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.15%) UMTS
8 1 (1.15%) PSTN
8 1 (1.15%) ATM
8 1 (1.15%) CDMA
8 1 (1.15%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) MySQL
2 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.30%) DB2
General
1 29 (33.33%) German Language
2 19 (21.84%) French Language
3 5 (5.75%) Spanish Language
3 5 (5.75%) Italian Language
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Servlets
1 7 (8.05%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Replication
3 2 (2.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 68 (78.16%) Linux
2 42 (48.28%) UNIX
3 36 (41.38%) Windows
4 17 (19.54%) Mac OS X
5 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (14.94%) Windows 8
6 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 7 (8.05%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.60%) Solaris
11 3 (3.45%) SUSE
12 2 (2.30%) CentOS
12 2 (2.30%) AIX
12 2 (2.30%) HPUX
13 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.15%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.15%) Debian
13 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
2 13 (14.94%) Web Development
3 4 (4.60%) Network Management
4 3 (3.45%) ITIL
5 2 (2.30%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.30%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.30%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.30%) Capacity Management
5 2 (2.30%) Security Management
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.15%) Line Management
6 1 (1.15%) SIEM
6 1 (1.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) Java
2 18 (20.69%) SQL
3 11 (12.64%) Python
3 11 (12.64%) Perl
4 10 (11.49%) Ruby
5 6 (6.90%) C
6 4 (4.60%) C++
7 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (28.74%) CISSP
1 25 (28.74%) CEH
2 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) A+ Certification
3 5 (5.75%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (5.75%) MCITP
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.60%) MCP
4 4 (4.60%) MCSE
5 2 (2.30%) CCNA
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) HND
6 1 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (21.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.75%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.30%) XenApp
5 2 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.15%) Squid
6 1 (1.15%) qmail
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) SCCM
2 6 (6.90%) Nmap
3 1 (1.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Oracle
2 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.69%) VMware
4 8 (9.20%) Cisco
5 7 (8.05%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.90%) Citrix
7 5 (5.75%) Sybase
8 4 (4.60%) HP
8 4 (4.60%) Apple
8 4 (4.60%) Veritas
9 3 (3.45%) EMC
10 2 (2.30%) Sun
10 2 (2.30%) Hitachi
10 2 (2.30%) Symantec
10 2 (2.30%) McAfee
11 1 (1.15%) Huawei
11 1 (1.15%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.15%) Juniper
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