The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 89 76 100
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 55 62 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.28% 2.89% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 3.05% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 40 57 35
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2251 2030 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 94.51% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1632 1939
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £64,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Technical Support Engineer
Berkshire

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 24 April 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 72 (70.59%) SQL
2 70 (68.63%) Linux
3 66 (64.71%) Windows
4 64 (62.75%) UNIX
5 62 (60.78%) Oracle
6 57 (55.88%) VMware
7 56 (54.90%) SAN
8 53 (51.96%) Clustering
9 48 (47.06%) Lotus Domino
10 43 (42.16%) SharePoint
11 38 (37.25%) French Language
12 29 (28.43%) Microsoft
13 21 (20.59%) German Language
14 19 (18.63%) Sun
14 19 (18.63%) Degree
15 18 (17.65%) Active Directory
16 17 (16.67%) HP
17 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
18 15 (14.71%) Firewall
19 13 (12.75%) Russian Language
20 12 (11.76%) EMC
21 11 (10.78%) Replication
22 10 (9.80%) Solaris
22 10 (9.80%) MS Exchange
22 10 (9.80%) ATM
22 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
23 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
23 9 (8.82%) MCSE
23 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
23 9 (8.82%) CCNP

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (47.06%) Lotus Domino
2 43 (42.16%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.80%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.84%) IBM Notes
5 6 (5.88%) IIS
6 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.90%) Apache
6 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (54.90%) SAN
2 15 (14.71%) Firewall
3 10 (9.80%) ATM
4 9 (8.82%) VPN
5 8 (7.84%) MPLS
5 8 (7.84%) PPP
5 8 (7.84%) Ethernet
5 8 (7.84%) VoIP
5 8 (7.84%) xDSL
6 5 (4.90%) HTTP
6 5 (4.90%) SMTP
6 5 (4.90%) Internet
7 3 (2.94%) GPRS
7 3 (2.94%) GSM
7 3 (2.94%) 3GPP
7 3 (2.94%) UMTS
7 3 (2.94%) WCDMA
7 3 (2.94%) Wireless
7 3 (2.94%) GGSN
7 3 (2.94%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
1 5 (4.90%) DB2
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.98%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
General
1 38 (37.25%) French Language
2 21 (20.59%) German Language
3 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
4 13 (12.75%) Russian Language
5 9 (8.82%) Spanish Language
6 8 (7.84%) Italian Language
7 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.94%) Back Office
8 3 (2.94%) Marketing
9 2 (1.96%) Banking
9 2 (1.96%) Finance
10 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) XML
2 3 (2.94%) HTML
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 53 (51.96%) Clustering
2 11 (10.78%) Replication
3 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 70 (68.63%) Linux
2 66 (64.71%) Windows
3 64 (62.75%) UNIX
4 10 (9.80%) Solaris
5 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.90%) SUSE
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.92%) AIX
7 4 (3.92%) HPUX
7 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.96%) CentOS
8 2 (1.96%) Android
9 1 (0.98%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (4.90%) E-Discovery
2 4 (3.92%) CAD
2 4 (3.92%) Configuration Management
3 3 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (1.96%) Load Balancing
4 2 (1.96%) Asset Management
4 2 (1.96%) Migration
4 2 (1.96%) CRM
4 2 (1.96%) ITIL
4 2 (1.96%) Software Deployment
4 2 (1.96%) Time Management
4 2 (1.96%) Data Migration
5 1 (0.98%) Data Protection
5 1 (0.98%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.98%) Identity Management
5 1 (0.98%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (70.59%) SQL
2 8 (7.84%) Java
3 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.96%) VBScript
5 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) MCSE
2 9 (8.82%) CCNP
2 9 (8.82%) CCNA
2 9 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.82%) Sun Certification
2 9 (8.82%) SCSA
3 5 (4.90%) MCITP
4 4 (3.92%) HNC
5 2 (1.96%) MCP
5 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.96%) Xen
4 2 (1.96%) vSphere
5 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.96%) ARCserve
1 2 (1.96%) Legato
Vendors
1 62 (60.78%) Oracle
2 57 (55.88%) VMware
3 29 (28.43%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.63%) Sun
5 17 (16.67%) HP
6 12 (11.76%) EMC
7 8 (7.84%) Hitachi
7 8 (7.84%) Lotus
8 7 (6.86%) Veritas
9 6 (5.88%) Huawei
10 5 (4.90%) Sybase
10 5 (4.90%) Cisco
10 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.90%) Dell
11 4 (3.92%) NetApp
12 2 (1.96%) Symantec
12 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.98%) Citrix
13 1 (0.98%) Remedy
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