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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 93 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 40 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.87% 1.45% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.58% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 21
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £31,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -2.30%
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
2008 2281 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.79% 91.94% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 1613 1688
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 62 (77.50%) Linux
2 36 (45.00%) UNIX
3 33 (41.25%) Windows
4 26 (32.50%) TCP/IP
4 26 (32.50%) German Language
4 26 (32.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 25 (31.25%) CEH
5 25 (31.25%) CISSP
6 21 (26.25%) Oracle
7 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (25.00%) VMware
8 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
8 18 (22.50%) SQL
9 16 (20.00%) French Language
10 14 (17.50%) Tomcat
11 13 (16.25%) MySQL
11 13 (16.25%) Java
11 13 (16.25%) Firewall
11 13 (16.25%) Mac OS X
11 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 11 (13.75%) Cisco
13 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (13.75%) Software Engineering
13 11 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (13.75%) Web Development
13 11 (13.75%) Windows 8
14 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
14 10 (12.50%) SQL Server

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.25%) Apache
3 7 (8.75%) IIS
4 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.00%) Lync
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.50%) nginx
5 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) SaaS
2 3 (3.75%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.50%) TCP/IP
2 13 (16.25%) Firewall
3 9 (11.25%) LAN
3 9 (11.25%) WAN
4 6 (7.50%) DNS
5 4 (5.00%) SAN
6 2 (2.50%) Internet
6 2 (2.50%) DWDM
6 2 (2.50%) MGCP
6 2 (2.50%) SDH
6 2 (2.50%) LDAP
6 2 (2.50%) SSL
6 2 (2.50%) Wireless
6 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.50%) H.323
6 2 (2.50%) WebEx
7 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
General
1 26 (32.50%) German Language
2 16 (20.00%) French Language
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.50%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) Servlets
1 7 (8.75%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) Flash
2 1 (1.25%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
1 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.25%) Replication
3 1 (1.25%) Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (77.50%) Linux
2 36 (45.00%) UNIX
3 33 (41.25%) Windows
4 13 (16.25%) Mac OS X
4 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (13.75%) Windows 8
7 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.00%) Solaris
9 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.75%) CentOS
11 2 (2.50%) SUSE
11 2 (2.50%) Debian
11 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.25%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.25%) AIX
12 1 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (13.75%) Web Development
2 11 (13.75%) Software Engineering
3 4 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.50%) Security Management
4 2 (2.50%) Performance Management
4 2 (2.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.25%) Line Management
5 1 (1.25%) Network Management
5 1 (1.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.25%) Information Security
5 1 (1.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.25%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.25%) CRM
5 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) SQL
2 13 (16.25%) Java
3 7 (8.75%) Perl
3 7 (8.75%) Python
4 5 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (31.25%) CISSP
1 25 (31.25%) CEH
2 6 (7.50%) Degree
3 5 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.00%) MCP
4 4 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (2.50%) CCNP
5 2 (2.50%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.50%) CCVP
5 2 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.25%) MCTS
6 1 (1.25%) RHCE
6 1 (1.25%) CCA
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.75%) XenApp
4 3 (3.75%) vSphere
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.50%) qmail
5 2 (2.50%) Squid
5 2 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.25%) XenServer
6 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) SCCM
2 6 (7.50%) Nmap
3 2 (2.50%) SCOM
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.25%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Oracle
2 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.00%) VMware
3 11 (13.75%) Cisco
4 8 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.75%) Citrix
6 4 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (5.00%) Sybase
7 3 (3.75%) Veritas
8 2 (2.50%) Sun
8 2 (2.50%) EMC
8 2 (2.50%) Symantec
8 2 (2.50%) Verint
8 2 (2.50%) Zeacom
9 1 (1.25%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.25%) McAfee
9 1 (1.25%) Juniper
9 1 (1.25%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.25%) Apple
9 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com