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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 262 300 247
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 187 121 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.58% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.62% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 148 92 193
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -10 88 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Surrey +25 48 £36,000 +30.90% 3
Hampshire +19 36 £28,000 -30.00% 2
West Sussex -1 5 £26,500 -24.28% 3
Middlesex +11 4 £29,250 +4.46%
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £31,250 -2.34%
Oxfordshire +1 2 £25,000 -17.35% 2
Sussex - 2 - - 1
Kent - 1 £24,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 233 (60.84%) Windows
2 153 (39.95%) Linux
3 133 (34.73%) Microsoft
4 119 (31.07%) VMware
5 112 (29.24%) SQL
6 111 (28.98%) UNIX
7 91 (23.76%) MS Excel
8 79 (20.63%) Active Directory
9 78 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 74 (19.32%) Firewall
11 73 (19.06%) TCP/IP
12 72 (18.80%) MS Office
13 67 (17.49%) WAN
14 66 (17.23%) Oracle
15 65 (16.97%) LAN
16 64 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (15.40%) Cisco
18 57 (14.88%) MS Exchange
18 57 (14.88%) Degree
19 56 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
20 49 (12.79%) Citrix
21 48 (12.53%) Windows XP
22 47 (12.27%) Windows Server 2012
23 46 (12.01%) DNS
24 45 (11.75%) XenApp
25 39 (10.18%) Security Cleared
25 39 (10.18%) Windows 7
25 39 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
25 39 (10.18%) Telecoms
26 38 (9.92%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 57 (14.88%) MS Exchange
2 32 (8.36%) SharePoint
3 26 (6.79%) IIS
4 17 (4.44%) Lotus Domino
5 15 (3.92%) MS Project Server
6 14 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.87%) Apache
8 8 (2.09%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.57%) Lync
11 3 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.78%) JBoss
12 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.52%) Moodle
13 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 91 (23.76%) MS Excel
2 72 (18.80%) MS Office
3 7 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.13%) IaaS
2 11 (2.87%) Office 365
3 6 (1.57%) SaaS
4 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (19.32%) Firewall
2 73 (19.06%) TCP/IP
3 67 (17.49%) WAN
4 65 (16.97%) LAN
5 46 (12.01%) DNS
6 35 (9.14%) SAN
7 26 (6.79%) VoIP
8 25 (6.53%) Internet
9 23 (6.01%) VPN
10 19 (4.96%) Ethernet
11 18 (4.70%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (4.44%) Wireless
12 17 (4.44%) DHCP
13 14 (3.66%) MPLS
14 12 (3.13%) VLAN
15 11 (2.87%) ISDN
16 10 (2.61%) OSPF
16 10 (2.61%) BGP
16 10 (2.61%) SNMP
16 10 (2.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.66%) RDBMS
4 13 (3.39%) MySQL
5 8 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.83%) MS Access
7 4 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.78%) DB2
8 3 (0.78%) Big Data
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.78%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.26%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) WATIR
3 1 (0.26%) Selenium
3 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (10.18%) Telecoms
2 28 (7.31%) Finance
3 26 (6.79%) French Language
4 25 (6.53%) German Language
5 16 (4.18%) Spanish Language
6 13 (3.39%) Retail
7 9 (2.35%) Electronics
8 8 (2.09%) Marketing
9 7 (1.83%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.57%) Multimedia
11 5 (1.31%) Back Office
12 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.52%) Publishing
14 1 (0.26%) Billing
14 1 (0.26%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.70%) HTML
2 17 (4.44%) .NET
2 17 (4.44%) XML
3 14 (3.66%) Web Services
4 8 (2.09%) Esper
5 7 (1.83%) CSS
6 5 (1.31%) J2EE
6 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.52%) COM
7 2 (0.52%) ODBC
7 2 (0.52%) Spring
7 2 (0.52%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (0.52%) FreeMarker
7 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.52%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.26%) REST
8 1 (0.26%) Ajax
8 1 (0.26%) JSON
8 1 (0.26%) XHTML
8 1 (0.26%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.31%) Computer Science
3 27 (7.05%) Clustering
4 13 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.83%) Open Source
7 7 (1.83%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.04%) CCTV
9 3 (0.78%) CMDB
9 3 (0.78%) PKI
9 3 (0.78%) GIS
9 3 (0.78%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.52%) Social Media
10 2 (0.52%) Kindle
10 2 (0.52%) iPhone
10 2 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 233 (60.84%) Windows
2 153 (39.95%) Linux
3 111 (28.98%) UNIX
4 64 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (12.53%) Windows XP
7 47 (12.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (10.18%) Windows 7
9 35 (9.14%) Windows 8
10 26 (6.79%) Solaris
11 21 (5.48%) Mac OS X
12 18 (4.70%) Windows Vista
13 9 (2.35%) AIX
14 6 (1.57%) HPUX
15 5 (1.31%) Android
15 5 (1.31%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.78%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (9.92%) ITIL
2 34 (8.88%) Service Delivery
3 26 (6.79%) Vulnerability Management
4 19 (4.96%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (4.70%) CRM
6 13 (3.39%) Incident Management
7 12 (3.13%) Product Management
8 11 (2.87%) Change Management
9 10 (2.61%) Quality Management
9 10 (2.61%) Information Security
9 10 (2.61%) Time Management
9 10 (2.61%) QMS
9 10 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (2.61%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (2.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (2.09%) Workflow
11 8 (2.09%) Validation
11 8 (2.09%) Software Engineering
12 6 (1.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 112 (29.24%) SQL
2 38 (9.92%) Java
3 28 (7.31%) Perl
4 26 (6.79%) Python
5 25 (6.53%) C++
6 21 (5.48%) Ruby
7 19 (4.96%) C
8 18 (4.70%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.70%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.13%) C#
10 7 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.31%) PHP
11 5 (1.31%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.78%) VBScript
13 3 (0.78%) VB
14 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (14.88%) Degree
2 39 (10.18%) Security Cleared
3 29 (7.57%) CISSP
4 27 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (6.79%) CCNA
5 26 (6.79%) CEH
6 20 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.66%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.87%) MCITP
8 11 (2.87%) MCP
9 10 (2.61%) CCA
9 10 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (2.09%) RHCE
10 8 (2.09%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.09%) CCNP
10 8 (2.09%) RHCSA
11 7 (1.83%) A+ Certification
11 7 (1.83%) Sun Certification
11 7 (1.83%) MCSE
12 6 (1.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.79%) SLA
2 7 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 78 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (11.75%) XenApp
4 26 (6.79%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (6.53%) Hyper-V
6 22 (5.74%) Terminal Services
7 12 (3.13%) Terminal Server
8 11 (2.87%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.87%) XenServer
8 11 (2.87%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.83%) vSphere
11 6 (1.57%) NFS
11 6 (1.57%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.52%) pfSense
14 1 (0.26%) Nmap
14 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (4.18%) SCCM
2 15 (3.92%) SCOM
2 15 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (3.39%) Backup Exec
4 12 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (2.61%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.52%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.26%) Legato
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 133 (34.73%) Microsoft
2 119 (31.07%) VMware
3 66 (17.23%) Oracle
4 59 (15.40%) Cisco
5 49 (12.79%) Citrix
6 23 (6.01%) Juniper
7 21 (5.48%) Sun
8 20 (5.22%) Lumension
9 19 (4.96%) HP
10 18 (4.70%) Symantec
11 16 (4.18%) F5
12 15 (3.92%) Borland
13 13 (3.39%) McAfee
13 13 (3.39%) CheckPoint
14 12 (3.13%) Red Hat
14 12 (3.13%) Veeam
15 11 (2.87%) Fujitsu
16 9 (2.35%) Apple
17 8 (2.09%) Veritas
17 8 (2.09%) Websense
Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits and Performance related bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire (OX1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18 - 24k
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newhaven, Sussex
Cash Bases Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5-10 % Bonus, Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Excellent Competitive Salary with market leading benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Burgess Hill
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago