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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 318 292 306
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 126 154 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.72% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 115 131 132
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 74 £38,500 -0.64% 7
Surrey +16 21 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Hampshire -3 9 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Kent +2 5 £30,000 +39.53%
Oxfordshire +4 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 183 (63.76%) Windows
2 126 (43.90%) Linux
3 117 (40.77%) Microsoft
4 103 (35.89%) SQL
5 100 (34.84%) Active Directory
6 96 (33.45%) VMware
7 74 (25.78%) UNIX
8 66 (23.00%) MS Exchange
8 66 (23.00%) Cisco
9 65 (22.65%) MS Excel
10 63 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 61 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 60 (20.91%) Firewall
13 57 (19.86%) Citrix
14 56 (19.51%) TCP/IP
15 54 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
16 53 (18.47%) DNS
17 50 (17.42%) Windows Server 2003
18 49 (17.07%) WAN
19 46 (16.03%) Oracle
19 46 (16.03%) SQL Server
20 45 (15.68%) LAN
21 37 (12.89%) MS Office
22 36 (12.54%) IIS
22 36 (12.54%) Data Centre
23 34 (11.85%) German Language
23 34 (11.85%) ITIL
24 32 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2010
25 31 (10.80%) Windows 7
26 30 (10.45%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 66 (23.00%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.54%) IIS
3 32 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.62%) Tomcat
5 17 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (5.23%) SharePoint
7 13 (4.53%) Apache
8 11 (3.83%) Lync
8 11 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.79%) JBoss
10 7 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.09%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.70%) CMS
12 2 (0.70%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.35%) nginx
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (22.65%) MS Excel
2 37 (12.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.53%) IaaS
2 10 (3.48%) Office 365
3 7 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (20.91%) Firewall
2 56 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 53 (18.47%) DNS
4 49 (17.07%) WAN
5 45 (15.68%) LAN
6 24 (8.36%) DHCP
7 20 (6.97%) SAN
8 19 (6.62%) VoIP
9 18 (6.27%) Internet
10 17 (5.92%) Wireless
11 16 (5.57%) VPN
12 15 (5.23%) MPLS
13 9 (3.14%) Wireshark
14 8 (2.79%) NetScaler
15 7 (2.44%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (2.44%) Ethernet
16 5 (1.74%) SNMP
17 4 (1.39%) SSH
17 4 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.76%) MySQL
3 15 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.14%) MS Access
7 8 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.05%) DB2
10 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (11.85%) German Language
2 28 (9.76%) French Language
3 25 (8.71%) Finance
4 15 (5.23%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.23%) Retail
5 14 (4.88%) Marketing
6 10 (3.48%) Spanish Language
7 9 (3.14%) Italian Language
8 7 (2.44%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.74%) Back Office
9 5 (1.74%) Electronics
10 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.88%) HTML
2 12 (4.18%) Web Services
2 12 (4.18%) XML
3 8 (2.79%) .NET
4 7 (2.44%) Servlets
4 7 (2.44%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.74%) CSS
6 4 (1.39%) ODBC
7 3 (1.05%) Esper
8 2 (0.70%) FreeMarker
8 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.70%) JSON
8 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.35%) J2EE
9 1 (0.35%) Middleware
9 1 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.54%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.83%) Clustering
5 8 (2.79%) PKI
6 4 (1.39%) EPoS
7 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.05%) New Media
7 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.70%) CMDB
8 2 (0.70%) Social Media
8 2 (0.70%) Replication
8 2 (0.70%) CCTV
8 2 (0.70%) DTV
9 1 (0.35%) Statistics
9 1 (0.35%) e-Health
9 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.35%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 183 (63.76%) Windows
2 126 (43.90%) Linux
3 74 (25.78%) UNIX
4 63 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (17.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (10.80%) Windows 7
8 29 (10.10%) Windows 8
9 28 (9.76%) Windows XP
10 21 (7.32%) Mac OS X
11 10 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.48%) Solaris
12 8 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (2.44%) Windows Vista
13 7 (2.44%) Mac OS
14 6 (2.09%) AIX
15 5 (1.74%) Android
16 3 (1.05%) SUSE
16 3 (1.05%) HPUX
17 2 (0.70%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.85%) ITIL
2 29 (10.10%) Vulnerability Management
3 20 (6.97%) Service Delivery
4 17 (5.92%) Software Engineering
5 14 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (4.53%) Web Development
6 13 (4.53%) Time Management
7 11 (3.83%) Configuration Management
8 9 (3.14%) Service Management
9 8 (2.79%) CRM
9 8 (2.79%) Server Building
9 8 (2.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (2.44%) Product Management
10 7 (2.44%) High Availability
10 7 (2.44%) Server Patching
10 7 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (2.44%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.09%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (2.09%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 103 (35.89%) SQL
2 30 (10.45%) Java
3 20 (6.97%) Perl
4 19 (6.62%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.88%) Python
6 13 (4.53%) VBScript
7 12 (4.18%) C
8 11 (3.83%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.48%) Ruby
9 10 (3.48%) C++
10 6 (2.09%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.39%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.39%) PHP
11 4 (1.39%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.70%) C#
12 2 (0.70%) R
13 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
1 29 (10.10%) Degree
2 28 (9.76%) CEH
2 28 (9.76%) CISSP
3 23 (8.01%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (6.62%) CCNA
5 18 (6.27%) MCP
6 13 (4.53%) MCSE
6 13 (4.53%) MCITP
7 12 (4.18%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.18%) CCA
7 12 (4.18%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (3.48%) A+ Certification
9 9 (3.14%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.79%) MCSA
10 8 (2.79%) MCDBA
11 7 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.09%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.10%) SLA
2 12 (4.18%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (34.84%) Active Directory
2 54 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.76%) XenApp
4 23 (8.01%) Hyper-V
5 19 (6.62%) VMware ESX
6 18 (6.27%) vSphere
7 14 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (4.53%) Terminal Server
9 12 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (3.48%) Terminal Services
11 9 (3.14%) XenServer
12 8 (2.79%) XenDesktop
13 7 (2.44%) UAG
14 5 (1.74%) NFS
14 5 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.70%) Firmware
15 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 1 (0.35%) qmail
16 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 29 (10.10%) SCCM
2 20 (6.97%) SCOM
3 7 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (2.44%) EdgeSight
4 6 (2.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (2.09%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.09%) Nmap
4 6 (2.09%) WSUS
5 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 117 (40.77%) Microsoft
2 96 (33.45%) VMware
3 66 (23.00%) Cisco
4 57 (19.86%) Citrix
5 46 (16.03%) Oracle
6 23 (8.01%) HP
7 15 (5.23%) Juniper
8 14 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.83%) Symantec
10 9 (3.14%) LANDesk
11 8 (2.79%) Apple
12 7 (2.44%) Sun
12 7 (2.44%) AppSense
13 6 (2.09%) Sybase
14 5 (1.74%) Veritas
14 5 (1.74%) EMC
15 4 (1.39%) IBM
16 3 (1.05%) Dell
16 3 (1.05%) NetApp
16 3 (1.05%) ProCurve
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