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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 108 98 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 35 40 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.57% 1.70% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.84% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 60
Average salary £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +4.83%
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
2101 2172 2109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.22% 92.46% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1572 1717
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 58 (69.88%) Linux
2 50 (60.24%) Windows
3 47 (56.63%) UNIX
4 43 (51.81%) TCP/IP
5 23 (27.71%) Oracle
6 22 (26.51%) Java
7 21 (25.30%) Perl
7 21 (25.30%) Mac OS X
7 21 (25.30%) VMware
8 19 (22.89%) Ruby
8 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
8 19 (22.89%) French Language
8 19 (22.89%) CISSP
8 19 (22.89%) Python
9 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
9 18 (21.69%) Degree
10 17 (20.48%) German Language
10 17 (20.48%) CEH
10 17 (20.48%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (19.28%) Firewall
11 16 (19.28%) SQL
12 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
13 13 (15.66%) C
13 13 (15.66%) C++
13 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (13.25%) Spanish Language
15 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (10.84%) Lotus Domino
1 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.43%) Apache
2 7 (8.43%) IIS
3 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.41%) Lync
4 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) SaaS
2 4 (4.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (51.81%) TCP/IP
2 16 (19.28%) Firewall
3 8 (9.64%) SAN
3 8 (9.64%) Wireless
4 7 (8.43%) LAN
4 7 (8.43%) WAN
5 5 (6.02%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.82%) Internet
7 3 (3.61%) Megaco
7 3 (3.61%) ISUP
7 3 (3.61%) DWDM
7 3 (3.61%) OSPF
7 3 (3.61%) BGP
7 3 (3.61%) GGSN
7 3 (3.61%) SGSN
7 3 (3.61%) SNMP
7 3 (3.61%) WCDMA
7 3 (3.61%) PSTN
7 3 (3.61%) SDH
7 3 (3.61%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) MySQL
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) DB2
General
1 19 (22.89%) French Language
2 17 (20.48%) German Language
3 11 (13.25%) Spanish Language
4 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.82%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.61%) Marketing
7 2 (2.41%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (2.41%) Publishing
8 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Web Services
2 4 (4.82%) Servlets
3 2 (2.41%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
2 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Clustering
4 3 (3.61%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.88%) Linux
2 50 (60.24%) Windows
3 47 (56.63%) UNIX
4 21 (25.30%) Mac OS X
5 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
8 8 (9.64%) Solaris
8 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.61%) Windows NT
11 3 (3.61%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.41%) AIX
12 2 (2.41%) HPUX
12 2 (2.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (8.43%) Web Development
2 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (6.02%) Network Management
4 4 (4.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.41%) Application Performance Management
6 2 (2.41%) SIEM
6 2 (2.41%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL
6 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.41%) Project Management
6 2 (2.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.41%) Security Management
7 1 (1.20%) Information Security
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) Java
2 21 (25.30%) Perl
3 19 (22.89%) Ruby
3 19 (22.89%) Python
4 16 (19.28%) SQL
5 13 (15.66%) C
5 13 (15.66%) C++
6 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) CISSP
2 18 (21.69%) Degree
3 17 (20.48%) CEH
4 4 (4.82%) A+ Certification
4 4 (4.82%) MCITP
4 4 (4.82%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.41%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCTS
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.82%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.41%) XenApp
5 2 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) Nmap
3 1 (1.20%) SCOM
3 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Oracle
2 21 (25.30%) VMware
3 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.64%) Sybase
5 6 (7.23%) Cisco
6 4 (4.82%) Sun
6 4 (4.82%) Apple
6 4 (4.82%) Veritas
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.61%) McAfee
7 3 (3.61%) HP
7 3 (3.61%) EMC
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix
7 3 (3.61%) Juniper
8 2 (2.41%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.41%) Hitachi
8 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.41%) Symantec
9 1 (1.20%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.20%) Huawei
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