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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 260 289 297
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 196 144 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.65% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.69% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 164 128 147
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
20662 20915 22115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.85% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16527 17028 19157
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 £59,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +14 102 £36,000 -5.26% 8
Surrey +25 50 £32,500 +11.11% 3
Hampshire -4 17 £27,500 -9.83% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 9 £33,750 +29.80% 2
Kent +13 8 £22,250 -19.09% 2
West Sussex +11 6 £35,000 +40.00% 3
East Sussex - 5 £24,000 -
Oxfordshire +10 2 £22,000 -37.14% 1
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 26 November 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.

1 207 (58.81%) Windows
2 139 (39.49%) Linux
3 126 (35.80%) Microsoft
4 108 (30.68%) UNIX
5 100 (28.41%) SQL
6 99 (28.13%) VMware
7 67 (19.03%) Firewall
8 66 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 63 (17.90%) MS Office
10 61 (17.33%) MS Excel
11 60 (17.05%) Oracle
12 58 (16.48%) WAN
13 57 (16.19%) TCP/IP
14 56 (15.91%) LAN
15 54 (15.34%) Cisco
16 47 (13.35%) SQL Server
16 47 (13.35%) Degree
17 46 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
18 45 (12.78%) SAN
19 42 (11.93%) Citrix
19 42 (11.93%) DNS
19 42 (11.93%) German Language
20 40 (11.36%) Windows 7
21 39 (11.08%) Internet
22 38 (10.80%) MS Exchange
22 38 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
23 37 (10.51%) Cisco Certification
24 36 (10.23%) Java
24 36 (10.23%) ITIL
25 35 (9.94%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 38 (10.80%) MS Exchange
2 35 (9.94%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.97%) Lotus Domino
4 14 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.99%) Apache
6 7 (1.99%) IIS
7 6 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.70%) Lync
8 4 (1.14%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 63 (17.90%) MS Office
2 61 (17.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.99%) Office 365
2 6 (1.70%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (19.03%) Firewall
2 58 (16.48%) WAN
3 57 (16.19%) TCP/IP
4 56 (15.91%) LAN
5 45 (12.78%) SAN
6 42 (11.93%) DNS
7 39 (11.08%) Internet
8 20 (5.68%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (5.40%) VPN
9 19 (5.40%) DHCP
10 15 (4.26%) Wireless
11 14 (3.98%) VoIP
11 14 (3.98%) ISDN
12 13 (3.69%) Ethernet
12 13 (3.69%) iSCSI
13 11 (3.13%) ATM
13 11 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (2.56%) VLAN
15 7 (1.99%) Network Security
15 7 (1.99%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.66%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 12 (3.41%) DB2
5 8 (2.27%) Big Data
6 7 (1.99%) MySQL
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) MS Access
8 2 (0.57%) 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
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 42 (11.93%) German Language
2 33 (9.38%) French Language
3 32 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.83%) Spanish Language
5 16 (4.55%) Finance
6 10 (2.84%) Russian Language
7 9 (2.56%) Electronics
8 8 (2.27%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.99%) Back Office
10 6 (1.70%) Marketing
11 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.57%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Retail
12 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.69%) .NET
2 11 (3.13%) Web Services
2 11 (3.13%) HTML
3 10 (2.84%) XML
4 9 (2.56%) J2EE
5 8 (2.27%) CSS
6 3 (0.85%) Ajax
6 3 (0.85%) XHTML
7 2 (0.57%) Spring
7 2 (0.57%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.28%) Java EE
8 1 (0.28%) MAPI
8 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.40%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.11%) Clustering
3 17 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 16 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 13 (3.69%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.99%) Social Media
7 6 (1.70%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.42%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.42%) Open Source
9 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.14%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.85%) GIS
10 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.85%) CMDB
10 3 (0.85%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.57%) EPoS
11 2 (0.57%) iPhone
12 1 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 207 (58.81%) Windows
2 139 (39.49%) Linux
3 108 (30.68%) UNIX
4 40 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 38 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (8.52%) Windows XP
8 27 (7.67%) Solaris
9 25 (7.10%) Windows 8
10 19 (5.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.56%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.99%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.70%) AIX
14 4 (1.14%) HPUX
14 4 (1.14%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.57%) Android
16 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.28%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (10.23%) ITIL
2 25 (7.10%) Vulnerability Management
3 21 (5.97%) Service Delivery
4 20 (5.68%) CRM
5 18 (5.11%) Validation
5 18 (5.11%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (4.55%) Change Management
7 12 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (3.13%) Service Management
9 9 (2.56%) OO
9 9 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (2.27%) ITSM
11 7 (1.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (1.99%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (1.99%) Incident Management
12 6 (1.70%) Software Engineering
12 6 (1.70%) Mentoring
13 5 (1.42%) Analytics
13 5 (1.42%) QMS
13 5 (1.42%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (28.41%) SQL
2 36 (10.23%) Java
3 23 (6.53%) Python
4 13 (3.69%) Bash Shell
5 12 (3.41%) C++
6 11 (3.13%) Perl
7 9 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.56%) C
7 9 (2.56%) C#
8 8 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.99%) Ruby
10 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.28%) PHP
12 1 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 47 (13.35%) Degree
2 37 (10.51%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (9.94%) CCNA
4 30 (8.52%) Security Cleared
5 29 (8.24%) CISSP
6 27 (7.67%) CEH
7 22 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.98%) MCSE
9 11 (3.13%) CCNP
10 10 (2.84%) MCP
10 10 (2.84%) CCSA
11 9 (2.56%) JNCIA
12 8 (2.27%) SC Cleared
12 8 (2.27%) MCITP
13 6 (1.70%) MCSA
13 6 (1.70%) CCA
13 6 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.42%) Sun Certification
14 5 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.42%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.94%) SLA
2 8 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 46 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.24%) XenApp
4 26 (7.39%) Hyper-V
5 21 (5.97%) Terminal Services
6 12 (3.41%) VMware ESX
7 10 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.56%) vSphere
9 8 (2.27%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.70%) XenServer
12 5 (1.42%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.85%) Nmap
13 3 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.57%) Samba
14 2 (0.57%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (4.83%) Backup Exec
2 16 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (3.13%) SCOM
4 6 (1.70%) SCCM
5 5 (1.42%) EdgeSight
6 4 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.57%) 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%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 126 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 99 (28.13%) VMware
3 60 (17.05%) Oracle
4 54 (15.34%) Cisco
5 42 (11.93%) Citrix
6 26 (7.39%) Juniper
7 24 (6.82%) HP
8 23 (6.53%) Sun
9 21 (5.97%) Symantec
10 16 (4.55%) Veeam
11 15 (4.26%) F5
12 14 (3.98%) McAfee
12 14 (3.98%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.69%) Lumension
14 12 (3.41%) Websense
15 11 (3.13%) Blue Coat
16 10 (2.84%) Clearswift
16 10 (2.84%) SonicWALL
17 9 (2.56%) Trend Micro
17 9 (2.56%) Aruba
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