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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 102 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 38 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.54% 1.46% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.55% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 30
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £35,200 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
2256 2198 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.63% 94.25% 92.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1736 1675
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 60 (72.29%) Windows
2 44 (53.01%) VMware
3 42 (50.60%) Oracle
3 42 (50.60%) SAN
4 41 (49.40%) SharePoint
5 38 (45.78%) Lotus Domino
5 38 (45.78%) SQL
6 33 (39.76%) Clustering
7 30 (36.14%) UNIX
8 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
9 28 (33.73%) Linux
10 24 (28.92%) Spanish Language
11 22 (26.51%) Russian Language
12 20 (24.10%) French Language
13 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
13 15 (18.07%) HP
14 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
16 10 (12.05%) SLA
17 8 (9.64%) German Language
17 8 (9.64%) Firewall
17 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (9.64%) MCSE
17 8 (9.64%) MCP
18 7 (8.43%) ITIL
18 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
18 7 (8.43%) DNS
18 7 (8.43%) Symantec
18 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
18 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 41 (49.40%) SharePoint
2 38 (45.78%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.61%) Lync
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (50.60%) SAN
2 8 (9.64%) Firewall
3 7 (8.43%) iSCSI
3 7 (8.43%) DNS
4 6 (7.23%) LAN
4 6 (7.23%) VoIP
4 6 (7.23%) WAN
4 6 (7.23%) HTTP
5 5 (6.02%) SMTP
5 5 (6.02%) Internet
5 5 (6.02%) Wireless
6 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.61%) VPN
7 3 (3.61%) DHCP
7 3 (3.61%) WCDMA
7 3 (3.61%) 3GPP
7 3 (3.61%) UMTS
7 3 (3.61%) GPRS
7 3 (3.61%) GSM
7 3 (3.61%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (28.92%) Spanish Language
2 22 (26.51%) Russian Language
3 20 (24.10%) French Language
4 8 (9.64%) German Language
5 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.82%) Marketing
7 2 (2.41%) Billing
8 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.20%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) J2EE
1 1 (1.20%) Web Services
1 1 (1.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.76%) Clustering
2 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (72.29%) Windows
2 30 (36.14%) UNIX
3 28 (33.73%) Linux
4 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.82%) Solaris
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.82%) SUSE
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.41%) AIX
7 2 (2.41%) HPUX
7 2 (2.41%) CentOS
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
1 7 (8.43%) ITIL
2 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
2 2 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.20%) Information Security
3 1 (1.20%) Data Protection
3 1 (1.20%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (1.20%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.20%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) Perl
2 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) C
3 1 (1.20%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) MCP
1 8 (9.64%) MCSE
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.20%) SCSA
5 1 (1.20%) CEH
5 1 (1.20%) CCA
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CCEA
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) XenApp
3 1 (1.20%) XenServer
3 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
1 2 (2.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (53.01%) VMware
2 42 (50.60%) Oracle
3 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.07%) HP
5 7 (8.43%) Symantec
6 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.02%) Citrix
7 4 (4.82%) EMC
7 4 (4.82%) Sun
8 3 (3.61%) Cisco
8 3 (3.61%) Huawei
9 2 (2.41%) Kaseya
9 2 (2.41%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.41%) Intel
10 1 (1.20%) IBM
10 1 (1.20%) JBoss
10 1 (1.20%) Veritas
10 1 (1.20%) Facebook
10 1 (1.20%) AppSense
10 1 (1.20%) Mitel
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £350000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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