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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 329 303 325
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 118 158 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.71% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.75% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 112 133 91
Average salary £34,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £22,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -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
19933 21138 20178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16542 16611 16631
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 66 £38,500 +3.35% 2
Surrey 0 18 £32,500 +32.65% 6
Hampshire +28 14 £30,000 +4.34%
Buckinghamshire -2 14 £27,500 -12.00% 2
West Sussex -8 3 £28,000 +1.81%
Oxfordshire -5 2 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Kent -16 2 £30,000 -20.00%
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 151 (61.38%) Windows
2 106 (43.09%) Microsoft
3 105 (42.68%) Linux
4 91 (36.99%) Active Directory
5 85 (34.55%) SQL
5 85 (34.55%) VMware
6 63 (25.61%) MS Exchange
6 63 (25.61%) Cisco
7 61 (24.80%) Firewall
8 59 (23.98%) UNIX
9 57 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 53 (21.54%) WAN
11 52 (21.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (19.51%) Citrix
13 47 (19.11%) LAN
13 47 (19.11%) TCP/IP
13 47 (19.11%) MS Excel
14 45 (18.29%) DNS
15 43 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
17 37 (15.04%) Data Centre
18 35 (14.23%) Exchange Server 2010
19 34 (13.82%) German Language
20 33 (13.41%) SQL Server
21 32 (13.01%) ITIL
22 31 (12.60%) Oracle
22 31 (12.60%) MS Office
23 29 (11.79%) SLA
24 28 (11.38%) French Language
25 27 (10.98%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (25.61%) MS Exchange
2 35 (14.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (10.16%) IIS
4 20 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (7.72%) Tomcat
6 16 (6.50%) Apache
7 12 (4.88%) SharePoint
8 11 (4.47%) Lync
9 8 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (2.85%) JBoss
10 7 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.81%) nginx
11 2 (0.81%) CMS
12 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 47 (19.11%) MS Excel
2 31 (12.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.88%) Office 365
2 9 (3.66%) IaaS
3 7 (2.85%) SaaS
4 2 (0.81%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.81%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (24.80%) Firewall
2 53 (21.54%) WAN
3 47 (19.11%) LAN
3 47 (19.11%) TCP/IP
4 45 (18.29%) DNS
5 22 (8.94%) DHCP
6 19 (7.72%) SAN
7 14 (5.69%) Internet
7 14 (5.69%) VoIP
8 12 (4.88%) VPN
9 11 (4.47%) MPLS
9 11 (4.47%) Wireless
10 8 (3.25%) Wireshark
11 7 (2.85%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.44%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.44%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.03%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.63%) SSL
14 4 (1.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.76%) MySQL
3 12 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.44%) MS Access
8 5 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.81%) DB2
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (13.82%) German Language
2 28 (11.38%) French Language
3 20 (8.13%) Finance
4 13 (5.28%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.28%) Marketing
5 11 (4.47%) Spanish Language
5 11 (4.47%) Retail
6 10 (4.07%) Italian Language
7 7 (2.85%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.03%) Back Office
8 5 (2.03%) Electronics
9 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.22%) Arabic Language
9 3 (1.22%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.07%) HTML
2 9 (3.66%) Web Services
3 7 (2.85%) XML
3 7 (2.85%) Servlets
3 7 (2.85%) Application Packaging
4 5 (2.03%) CSS
4 5 (2.03%) .NET
5 3 (1.22%) JSON
6 2 (0.81%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.41%) SOAP
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.41%) J2EE
7 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.41%) ODBC
7 1 (0.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.04%) Data Centre
2 23 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.25%) PKI
4 8 (3.25%) Clustering
5 5 (2.03%) CCTV
6 4 (1.63%) EPoS
6 4 (1.63%) New Media
7 2 (0.81%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (0.81%) User Experience
7 2 (0.81%) DTV
7 2 (0.81%) e-Health
7 2 (0.81%) CMDB
7 2 (0.81%) Social Media
8 1 (0.41%) Replication
8 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.41%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 151 (61.38%) Windows
2 105 (42.68%) Linux
3 59 (23.98%) UNIX
4 57 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (21.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (10.98%) Windows 7
8 22 (8.94%) Windows 8
9 18 (7.32%) Windows XP
10 17 (6.91%) Mac OS X
11 9 (3.66%) Solaris
12 8 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.03%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.63%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.63%) AIX
15 3 (1.22%) Android
16 2 (0.81%) CentOS
16 2 (0.81%) SUSE
16 2 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.01%) ITIL
2 27 (10.98%) Vulnerability Management
3 19 (7.72%) Software Engineering
4 16 (6.50%) Service Delivery
5 11 (4.47%) Web Development
5 11 (4.47%) Configuration Management
6 9 (3.66%) Service Management
6 9 (3.66%) Time Management
7 8 (3.25%) CRM
7 8 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (2.85%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (2.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (2.85%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.85%) High Availability
8 7 (2.85%) Server Patching
8 7 (2.85%) Server Building
8 7 (2.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (2.85%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (2.44%) BCP
10 5 (2.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 85 (34.55%) SQL
2 23 (9.35%) Java
3 17 (6.91%) Perl
4 15 (6.10%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.28%) VBScript
6 11 (4.47%) Python
7 8 (3.25%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.25%) C
8 7 (2.85%) C++
9 6 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.03%) Ruby
11 3 (1.22%) R
11 3 (1.22%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.81%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.41%) C#
13 1 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (10.57%) CISSP
1 26 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (10.57%) CEH
2 25 (10.16%) Degree
3 23 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (6.50%) CCNA
5 15 (6.10%) MCP
6 13 (5.28%) MCSE
7 12 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (4.47%) CCA
9 9 (3.66%) MCITP
10 8 (3.25%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.25%) Security Cleared
10 8 (3.25%) MCSA
11 7 (2.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (2.85%) A+ Certification
12 5 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.03%) MCTS
12 5 (2.03%) MCDBA
12 5 (2.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.79%) SLA
2 12 (4.88%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 43 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.57%) VMware ESX
4 24 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 23 (9.35%) vSphere
6 20 (8.13%) XenApp
7 13 (5.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (3.66%) Terminal Server
8 9 (3.66%) Terminal Services
9 8 (3.25%) XenServer
10 7 (2.85%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.85%) UAG
10 7 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.81%) qmail
11 2 (0.81%) Firmware
11 2 (0.81%) Squid
11 2 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (8.94%) SCCM
2 17 (6.91%) SCOM
3 7 (2.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (2.44%) EdgeSight
4 6 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.44%) Nmap
4 6 (2.44%) WSUS
5 4 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.41%) Nagios
7 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (43.09%) Microsoft
2 85 (34.55%) VMware
3 63 (25.61%) Cisco
4 48 (19.51%) Citrix
5 31 (12.60%) Oracle
6 20 (8.13%) HP
7 18 (7.32%) Juniper
8 12 (4.88%) Symantec
9 9 (3.66%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.85%) Sun
11 6 (2.44%) LANDesk
11 6 (2.44%) AppSense
12 5 (2.03%) Sybase
13 3 (1.22%) IBM
13 3 (1.22%) Dell
13 3 (1.22%) EMC
13 3 (1.22%) NetApp
13 3 (1.22%) Veritas
14 2 (0.81%) Lotus
14 2 (0.81%) Apple
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