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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 103 124 91
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 37 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 0.75% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.81% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 35
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £35,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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
2274 2104 1889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.22% 93.14% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1675 1594
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 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 58 (79.45%) Windows
2 39 (53.42%) VMware
3 33 (45.21%) Oracle
3 33 (45.21%) SharePoint
4 32 (43.84%) SAN
5 30 (41.10%) Lotus Domino
6 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
7 26 (35.62%) SQL
8 24 (32.88%) Linux
9 23 (31.51%) Clustering
10 21 (28.77%) UNIX
11 20 (27.40%) HP
11 20 (27.40%) Russian Language
12 19 (26.03%) Spanish Language
13 15 (20.55%) French Language
13 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
14 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.44%) SLA
16 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
17 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (10.96%) MCSE
17 8 (10.96%) MCP
18 7 (9.59%) ITIL
18 7 (9.59%) MS Visio
18 7 (9.59%) DNS
18 7 (9.59%) Firewall
18 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
18 7 (9.59%) Symantec
18 7 (9.59%) iSCSI
18 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 33 (45.21%) SharePoint
2 30 (41.10%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.11%) Lync
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.84%) SAN
2 7 (9.59%) DNS
2 7 (9.59%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) iSCSI
3 6 (8.22%) WAN
3 6 (8.22%) LAN
4 5 (6.85%) VoIP
5 4 (5.48%) Wireless
5 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.11%) DHCP
6 3 (4.11%) HTTP
7 2 (2.74%) SS7
7 2 (2.74%) INAP
7 2 (2.74%) GGSN
7 2 (2.74%) SGSN
7 2 (2.74%) Internet
7 2 (2.74%) WCDMA
7 2 (2.74%) SMTP
7 2 (2.74%) SMS
7 2 (2.74%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (27.40%) Russian Language
2 19 (26.03%) Spanish Language
3 15 (20.55%) French Language
4 5 (6.85%) German Language
4 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.74%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) COM
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
1 1 (1.37%) J2EE
1 1 (1.37%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 58 (79.45%) Windows
2 24 (32.88%) Linux
3 21 (28.77%) UNIX
4 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) SUSE
7 2 (2.74%) CentOS
7 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.74%) Solaris
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.59%) ITIL
1 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
2 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.37%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.37%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) Perl
2 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.37%) C
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.96%) MCSE
1 8 (10.96%) MCP
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) CCNA
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) HND
4 1 (1.37%) CCA
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CCEA
4 1 (1.37%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) CEH
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) XenServer
3 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
1 2 (2.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (53.42%) VMware
2 33 (45.21%) Oracle
3 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.40%) HP
5 7 (9.59%) Symantec
6 5 (6.85%) Citrix
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) Huawei
8 2 (2.74%) EMC
8 2 (2.74%) Intel
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco
8 2 (2.74%) Kaseya
9 1 (1.37%) Facebook
9 1 (1.37%) JBoss
9 1 (1.37%) IBM
9 1 (1.37%) Sun
9 1 (1.37%) Veritas
9 1 (1.37%) Mitel
9 1 (1.37%) AppSense
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