The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 261 292 298
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 194 137 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.68% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 149 123 141
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +5.83%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 105 £37,500 -3.84% 5
Surrey +26 49 £35,000 +12.90% 5
Hampshire -8 21 £27,500 -9.83% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Kent - 7 £21,500 - 1
West Sussex +5 5 £30,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +5 2 £22,000 -42.85%
East Sussex - 2 £24,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 210 (58.33%) Windows
2 150 (41.67%) Linux
3 124 (34.44%) Microsoft
4 119 (33.06%) UNIX
5 105 (29.17%) VMware
6 102 (28.33%) SQL
7 70 (19.44%) Firewall
8 66 (18.33%) MS Office
9 65 (18.06%) Active Directory
10 63 (17.50%) Oracle
10 63 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 63 (17.50%) WAN
11 62 (17.22%) TCP/IP
12 61 (16.94%) LAN
13 56 (15.56%) Cisco
13 56 (15.56%) Degree
14 53 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
15 45 (12.50%) Citrix
16 44 (12.22%) MS Exchange
16 44 (12.22%) DNS
16 44 (12.22%) SAN
16 44 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 41 (11.39%) Java
18 40 (11.11%) SQL Server
18 40 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
19 39 (10.83%) Windows 7
20 36 (10.00%) SharePoint
20 36 (10.00%) SLA
21 35 (9.72%) ITIL
21 35 (9.72%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 44 (12.22%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 22 (6.11%) Lotus Domino
4 13 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.33%) IIS
6 11 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.50%) Apache
8 8 (2.22%) MS Project Server
8 8 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.94%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.94%) Lync
10 4 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.56%) Moodle
12 2 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 66 (18.33%) MS Office
2 63 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.50%) Office 365
2 6 (1.67%) SaaS
3 4 (1.11%) IaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (19.44%) Firewall
2 63 (17.50%) WAN
3 62 (17.22%) TCP/IP
4 61 (16.94%) LAN
5 44 (12.22%) DNS
5 44 (12.22%) SAN
6 31 (8.61%) Internet
7 21 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (5.28%) VPN
9 17 (4.72%) VoIP
10 15 (4.17%) Ethernet
11 14 (3.89%) DHCP
12 13 (3.61%) Wireless
12 13 (3.61%) VLAN
12 13 (3.61%) iSCSI
13 12 (3.33%) ISDN
14 10 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
15 9 (2.50%) ATM
16 8 (2.22%) SSL
16 8 (2.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 10 (2.78%) DB2
5 8 (2.22%) Big Data
6 6 (1.67%) MySQL
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.56%) MS Access
8 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) WATIR
3 1 (0.28%) Selenium
3 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.28%) SilkTest
General
1 33 (9.17%) German Language
2 32 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 31 (8.61%) French Language
4 21 (5.83%) Spanish Language
5 20 (5.56%) Finance
6 8 (2.22%) Electronics
6 8 (2.22%) Multimedia
7 7 (1.94%) Back Office
7 7 (1.94%) Russian Language
8 5 (1.39%) Marketing
9 4 (1.11%) Retail
9 4 (1.11%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.56%) Billing
10 2 (0.56%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.89%) .NET
2 11 (3.06%) Web Services
3 10 (2.78%) HTML
4 9 (2.50%) XML
4 9 (2.50%) J2EE
5 7 (1.94%) CSS
6 2 (0.56%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.56%) Spring
6 2 (0.56%) Ajax
6 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.56%) XHTML
7 1 (0.28%) MAPI
7 1 (0.28%) COM
7 1 (0.28%) Java EE
7 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.28%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.39%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.39%) Clustering
3 16 (4.44%) Thin Client
3 16 (4.44%) Fat Client
4 15 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (1.94%) Social Media
6 5 (1.39%) Open Source
6 5 (1.39%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.39%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.39%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.11%) CMDB
8 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.83%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.83%) GIS
9 2 (0.56%) VLE
9 2 (0.56%) CCTV
9 2 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 210 (58.33%) Windows
2 150 (41.67%) Linux
3 119 (33.06%) UNIX
4 44 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (10.83%) Windows 7
7 35 (9.72%) Windows XP
8 27 (7.50%) Windows 8
9 25 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (6.94%) Solaris
10 10 (2.78%) Mac OS X
10 10 (2.78%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.39%) AIX
12 4 (1.11%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.83%) HPUX
13 3 (0.83%) Android
13 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.83%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (9.72%) ITIL
2 29 (8.06%) Vulnerability Management
3 26 (7.22%) Service Delivery
4 23 (6.39%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (5.28%) CRM
6 15 (4.17%) Change Management
7 12 (3.33%) Validation
8 11 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (2.78%) QMS
9 10 (2.78%) Quality Management
10 8 (2.22%) OO
10 8 (2.22%) Incident Management
11 7 (1.94%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (1.67%) Service Management
12 6 (1.67%) Software Engineering
13 5 (1.39%) Migration
13 5 (1.39%) Mentoring
13 5 (1.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 102 (28.33%) SQL
2 41 (11.39%) Java
3 26 (7.22%) Python
4 17 (4.72%) C++
5 16 (4.44%) Perl
6 13 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.33%) C
8 11 (3.06%) Ruby
9 10 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.78%) C#
10 9 (2.50%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.28%) VBScript
13 1 (0.28%) VB
13 1 (0.28%) PHP
13 1 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 56 (15.56%) Degree
2 35 (9.72%) CISSP
3 33 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (9.17%) CCNA
4 31 (8.61%) Security Cleared
4 31 (8.61%) CEH
5 18 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.50%) MCSE
6 9 (2.50%) CCNP
7 8 (2.22%) CCSA
7 8 (2.22%) JNCIA
8 7 (1.94%) MCP
8 7 (1.94%) CCA
8 7 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (1.94%) Sun Certification
9 6 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.67%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.67%) MCITP
10 5 (1.39%) SCSA
11 4 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.00%) SLA
2 8 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 65 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 53 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.89%) XenApp
4 22 (6.11%) Terminal Services
5 21 (5.83%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.61%) VMware ESX
6 13 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.94%) XenServer
7 7 (1.94%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.67%) vSphere
9 5 (1.39%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.11%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.83%) Nmap
12 2 (0.56%) Samba
12 2 (0.56%) pfSense
13 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.28%) Postfix
13 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (4.72%) Backup Exec
2 16 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (2.50%) SCOM
4 8 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (1.67%) EdgeSight
6 5 (1.39%) SCCM
7 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.56%) Nessus
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.28%) Legato
8 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 124 (34.44%) Microsoft
2 105 (29.17%) VMware
3 63 (17.50%) Oracle
4 56 (15.56%) Cisco
5 45 (12.50%) Citrix
6 25 (6.94%) Juniper
7 24 (6.67%) HP
8 22 (6.11%) Symantec
9 20 (5.56%) Sun
10 18 (5.00%) F5
11 16 (4.44%) Lumension
11 16 (4.44%) Veeam
12 15 (4.17%) CheckPoint
13 14 (3.89%) McAfee
14 11 (3.06%) Websense
15 10 (2.78%) Clearswift
15 10 (2.78%) Blue Coat
16 9 (2.50%) SonicWALL
17 8 (2.22%) Borland
17 8 (2.22%) Trend Micro
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