The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 327 329 321
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 119 131 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.65% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 105 121 137
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Technical Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17898 20159 21870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.82% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15228 16511 17426
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the South East region.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -13 57 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Surrey +29 27 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Hampshire +11 18 £30,000 +13.20%
Oxfordshire -13 6 £28,000 +12.00% 2
West Sussex - 5 £28,000 -
Kent +13 3 £27,000 -10.00% 2
East Sussex - 2 £31,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £32,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Technical Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 147 (55.06%) Windows
2 111 (41.57%) Microsoft
3 103 (38.58%) Active Directory
4 86 (32.21%) Windows Server
5 83 (31.09%) Linux
6 67 (25.09%) VMware
7 62 (23.22%) SQL
8 61 (22.85%) Firewall
9 53 (19.85%) MS Exchange
9 53 (19.85%) TCP/IP
10 50 (18.73%) Degree
11 46 (17.23%) SQL Server
12 45 (16.85%) DNS
13 40 (14.98%) MS Excel
14 39 (14.61%) Unix
14 39 (14.61%) Cisco
15 34 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (11.99%) Oracle
17 31 (11.61%) WAN
18 30 (11.24%) ITIL
18 30 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
19 29 (10.86%) DHCP
19 29 (10.86%) LAN
19 29 (10.86%) SAN
20 28 (10.49%) MS Office
20 28 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (10.11%) Hyper-V
21 27 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (9.74%) Cisco Certification

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (19.85%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.24%) IIS
3 21 (7.87%) Apache
4 20 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (6.74%) WebLogic
5 18 (6.74%) WebSphere
6 17 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (6.37%) Tomcat
7 14 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (4.12%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.25%) JBoss
10 5 (1.87%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.50%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (1.12%) Confluence
13 2 (0.75%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (14.98%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.99%) Office 365
2 8 (3.00%) SaaS
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.12%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.85%) Firewall
2 53 (19.85%) TCP/IP
3 45 (16.85%) DNS
4 31 (11.61%) WAN
5 29 (10.86%) DHCP
5 29 (10.86%) LAN
5 29 (10.86%) SAN
6 21 (7.87%) HTTP
7 19 (7.12%) SNMP
8 16 (5.99%) SMTP
9 12 (4.49%) NAS
9 12 (4.49%) VoIP
10 11 (4.12%) IP Telephony
10 11 (4.12%) Wireless
11 10 (3.75%) FTP
11 10 (3.75%) PBX
12 8 (3.00%) Internet
13 6 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (1.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.00%) DB2
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.50%) MySQL
4 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.37%) MS Access
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium
2 1 (0.37%) SilkTest
2 1 (0.37%) WATIR
General
1 16 (5.99%) Finance
1 16 (5.99%) German Language
2 15 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.62%) Electronics
4 6 (2.25%) French Language
5 5 (1.87%) Retail
5 5 (1.87%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.12%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.99%) HTML
2 10 (3.75%) .NET
2 10 (3.75%) Web Services
3 5 (1.87%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.50%) XML
5 2 (0.75%) Classic ASP
5 2 (0.75%) CSS
5 2 (0.75%) jQuery
5 2 (0.75%) XSLT
6 1 (0.37%) J2EE
6 1 (0.37%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.12%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.24%) Clustering
4 12 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.49%) Replication
5 10 (3.75%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.62%) Cybercrime
6 7 (2.62%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.62%) PKI
7 5 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.50%) IVR
8 4 (1.50%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.12%) Wiki
10 2 (0.75%) Equities
10 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 147 (55.06%) Windows
2 86 (32.21%) Windows Server
3 83 (31.09%) Linux
4 39 (14.61%) Unix
5 34 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (6.74%) Windows 7
7 18 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (3.75%) SUSE
9 10 (3.75%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.75%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.37%) Solaris
11 7 (2.62%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.25%) AIX
12 6 (2.25%) Debian
12 6 (2.25%) HPUX
12 6 (2.25%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.87%) Windows NT
14 4 (1.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.24%) ITIL
2 16 (5.99%) Problem Management
3 14 (5.24%) Service Delivery
4 12 (4.49%) Coaching
4 12 (4.49%) Mentoring
4 12 (4.49%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (3.75%) E-Commerce
6 9 (3.37%) CRM
7 8 (3.00%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (3.00%) Product Management
8 7 (2.62%) Change Management
8 7 (2.62%) Process Improvement
8 7 (2.62%) Time Management
8 7 (2.62%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (2.25%) Data Management
9 6 (2.25%) Identity Management
9 6 (2.25%) Information Security
9 6 (2.25%) Service Management
9 6 (2.25%) Software Testing
9 6 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.22%) SQL
2 20 (7.49%) Java
3 11 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.75%) C#
5 8 (3.00%) C
6 7 (2.62%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.87%) PHP
7 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.50%) Perl
9 3 (1.12%) C++
10 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.37%) Python
11 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (18.73%) Degree
2 27 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (9.36%) CCNA
5 24 (8.99%) MCSE
6 16 (5.99%) CEH
6 16 (5.99%) CISSP
7 10 (3.75%) MCITP
7 10 (3.75%) MCSA
8 9 (3.37%) MCP
9 7 (2.62%) RHCSA
9 7 (2.62%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.50%) CCNP
10 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.50%) RHCE
11 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.12%) LPIC
11 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.75%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) GAMP
System Software
1 103 (38.58%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (4.49%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.25%) XenServer
7 5 (1.87%) Samba
8 4 (1.50%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.12%) Firmware
9 3 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.12%) XenApp
10 1 (0.37%) vSphere
10 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (4.12%) Nagios
2 8 (3.00%) Nmap
3 6 (2.25%) SCCM
4 5 (1.87%) Nessus
5 4 (1.50%) Legato
5 4 (1.50%) SCOM
5 4 (1.50%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.50%) Simpana
6 3 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.12%) SCSM
7 2 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 111 (41.57%) Microsoft
2 67 (25.09%) VMware
3 39 (14.61%) Cisco
4 32 (11.99%) Oracle
5 21 (7.87%) Red Hat
6 17 (6.37%) HP
7 13 (4.87%) EMC
8 11 (4.12%) Citrix
8 11 (4.12%) Sun
9 9 (3.37%) Dell
10 8 (3.00%) Avaya
10 8 (3.00%) Hitachi
10 8 (3.00%) Sophos
11 7 (2.62%) Mitel
11 7 (2.62%) NEC
12 6 (2.25%) Sybase
13 5 (1.87%) Forcepoint
13 5 (1.87%) Lotus
13 5 (1.87%) Novell
13 5 (1.87%) Symantec
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