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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 105 107 96
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 34 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.36% 1.14% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.22% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 33
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £36,600 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
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
2291 2137 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.68% 93.81% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1700 1603
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 1 September 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 57 (76.00%) Windows
2 40 (53.33%) VMware
3 37 (49.33%) Oracle
3 37 (49.33%) SharePoint
4 36 (48.00%) SAN
5 34 (45.33%) Lotus Domino
6 32 (42.67%) SQL
7 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
8 27 (36.00%) Clustering
9 25 (33.33%) UNIX
10 24 (32.00%) Linux
11 22 (29.33%) Russian Language
12 20 (26.67%) Spanish Language
13 18 (24.00%) French Language
14 15 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 15 (20.00%) HP
15 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
16 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
17 10 (13.33%) SLA
18 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (10.67%) MCSE
18 8 (10.67%) MCP
19 7 (9.33%) ITIL
19 7 (9.33%) MS Visio
19 7 (9.33%) DNS
19 7 (9.33%) Symantec
19 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
19 7 (9.33%) Firewall
19 7 (9.33%) iSCSI
19 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (49.33%) SharePoint
2 34 (45.33%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.00%) Lync
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) SAN
2 7 (9.33%) DNS
2 7 (9.33%) Firewall
2 7 (9.33%) iSCSI
3 6 (8.00%) LAN
3 6 (8.00%) WAN
4 5 (6.67%) VoIP
4 5 (6.67%) HTTP
4 5 (6.67%) Wireless
5 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.33%) Internet
5 4 (5.33%) SMTP
6 3 (4.00%) DHCP
6 3 (4.00%) WCDMA
6 3 (4.00%) 3GPP
6 3 (4.00%) UMTS
6 3 (4.00%) GPRS
6 3 (4.00%) GSM
6 3 (4.00%) GGSN
6 3 (4.00%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (29.33%) Russian Language
2 20 (26.67%) Spanish Language
3 18 (24.00%) French Language
4 6 (8.00%) German Language
4 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) J2EE
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
1 1 (1.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Clustering
2 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (76.00%) Windows
2 25 (33.33%) UNIX
3 24 (32.00%) Linux
4 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) CentOS
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.67%) SUSE
7 2 (2.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
1 7 (9.33%) ITIL
2 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.33%) Information Security
3 1 (1.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (1.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) Perl
2 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) C
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) MCP
1 8 (10.67%) MCSE
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) DV Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) CCNA
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CCA
4 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CCEA
4 1 (1.33%) CISSP
4 1 (1.33%) CEH
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) XenApp
3 1 (1.33%) XenServer
3 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
1 2 (2.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) VMware
2 37 (49.33%) Oracle
3 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.00%) HP
5 7 (9.33%) Symantec
6 5 (6.67%) Citrix
7 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.67%) Huawei
8 2 (2.67%) Kaseya
8 2 (2.67%) EMC
8 2 (2.67%) Intel
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco
9 1 (1.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) JBoss
9 1 (1.33%) Sun
9 1 (1.33%) Facebook
9 1 (1.33%) AppSense
9 1 (1.33%) Mitel
9 1 (1.33%) Veritas
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