The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 298 298 248
Rank change year-on-year
0 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 150 139 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.63% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.67% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 125 131 194
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21442 20900 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.80% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17119 17223 18858
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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 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 31 July 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 +7 88 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Surrey -30 19 £30,000 -18.36%
Kent +3 12 £24,500 -9.25% 1
Hampshire 0 12 £37,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +12 8 £27,500 -19.11%
West Sussex +2 5 £27,500 -17.91%
Buckinghamshire -15 3 £30,000 -13.04% 1
East Sussex - 2 £29,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 - 1
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 204 (63.75%) Windows
2 125 (39.06%) Microsoft
3 123 (38.44%) Linux
4 114 (35.63%) UNIX
5 94 (29.38%) SQL
6 81 (25.31%) VMware
7 75 (23.44%) Oracle
8 65 (20.31%) Internet
9 64 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 64 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 63 (19.69%) German Language
11 59 (18.44%) French Language
11 59 (18.44%) SQL Server
12 57 (17.81%) Relational Database
13 53 (16.56%) SAN
14 49 (15.31%) Firewall
15 48 (15.00%) Solaris
15 48 (15.00%) SharePoint
16 45 (14.06%) MS Excel
17 42 (13.13%) Cisco
18 39 (12.19%) Sun
18 39 (12.19%) RDBMS
18 39 (12.19%) Lotus Domino
19 38 (11.88%) Clustering
20 37 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
21 36 (11.25%) Hyper-V
21 36 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
22 35 (10.94%) MS Office
22 35 (10.94%) Java
22 35 (10.94%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 39 (12.19%) Lotus Domino
3 31 (9.69%) MS Exchange
4 18 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.00%) Lync
6 11 (3.44%) IIS
7 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.94%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.63%) Apache
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.31%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.31%) Liferay
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 35 (10.94%) MS Office
3 7 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.88%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.56%) SaaS
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 65 (20.31%) Internet
2 64 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 53 (16.56%) SAN
4 49 (15.31%) Firewall
5 33 (10.31%) VPN
6 28 (8.75%) DNS
7 19 (5.94%) LAN
7 19 (5.94%) WAN
8 17 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (5.00%) LDAP
10 15 (4.69%) ATM
11 13 (4.06%) VoIP
11 13 (4.06%) DHCP
12 12 (3.75%) Ethernet
12 12 (3.75%) SSL
13 10 (3.13%) HTTP
13 10 (3.13%) NetScreen
14 9 (2.81%) Wireless
15 8 (2.50%) ISDN
16 7 (2.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 57 (17.81%) Relational Database
3 39 (12.19%) RDBMS
4 18 (5.63%) DB2
5 12 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.13%) MySQL
8 5 (1.56%) Big Data
9 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.63%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.31%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.25%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.25%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.25%) SilkTest
1 4 (1.25%) WATIR
1 4 (1.25%) Selenium
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
General
1 63 (19.69%) German Language
2 59 (18.44%) French Language
3 28 (8.75%) Telecoms
4 25 (7.81%) Russian Language
4 25 (7.81%) Spanish Language
5 8 (2.50%) Marketing
6 6 (1.88%) Finance
7 5 (1.56%) Electronics
8 4 (1.25%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.63%) Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.31%) HTML
2 15 (4.69%) .NET
2 15 (4.69%) XML
3 9 (2.81%) J2EE
3 9 (2.81%) CSS
4 8 (2.50%) Web Services
5 6 (1.88%) XHTML
5 6 (1.88%) Ajax
6 2 (0.63%) FreeMarker
7 1 (0.31%) Java EE
7 1 (0.31%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.88%) Clustering
2 12 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.44%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.19%) PKI
4 7 (2.19%) Cryptography
5 6 (1.88%) Social Media
5 6 (1.88%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.56%) EqualLogic
6 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.56%) Replication
7 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.25%) CMDB
8 2 (0.63%) Firmware
8 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.63%) Open Source
9 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.31%) Online Games
9 1 (0.31%) CCTV
9 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 204 (63.75%) Windows
2 123 (38.44%) Linux
3 114 (35.63%) UNIX
4 48 (15.00%) Solaris
5 37 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (7.81%) Windows 7
7 13 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.44%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.13%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.19%) AIX
10 7 (2.19%) HPUX
11 6 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.56%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.25%) SUSE
13 4 (1.25%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.94%) CentOS
15 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (10.00%) Validation
2 25 (7.81%) ITIL
3 14 (4.38%) Service Management
4 13 (4.06%) ITSM
5 10 (3.13%) Product Management
6 9 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (2.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (2.81%) Configuration Management
6 9 (2.81%) OO
7 8 (2.50%) CRM
7 8 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (2.19%) Security Management
8 7 (2.19%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.19%) Change Management
9 6 (1.88%) Time Management
9 6 (1.88%) Incident Management
10 5 (1.56%) Load Balancing
10 5 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (1.25%) Data Management
11 4 (1.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 94 (29.38%) SQL
2 35 (10.94%) Java
3 20 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.94%) C++
5 12 (3.75%) Perl
6 11 (3.44%) Python
7 10 (3.13%) C
8 6 (1.88%) Ruby
9 5 (1.56%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.56%) C#
10 4 (1.25%) PHP
11 3 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.31%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (10.94%) Degree
3 29 (9.06%) CCNA
4 27 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (7.19%) MCSE
5 23 (7.19%) Security Cleared
6 21 (6.56%) MCP
7 16 (5.00%) CCNP
8 14 (4.38%) CISSP
8 14 (4.38%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.13%) MCSA
10 9 (2.81%) CEH
11 8 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.50%) SCSA
11 8 (2.50%) MCITP
11 8 (2.50%) CCSA
12 7 (2.19%) DV Cleared
12 7 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (2.19%) Sun Certification
13 6 (1.88%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.50%) SLA
2 3 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 64 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.25%) Hyper-V
3 31 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.75%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.81%) UAG
6 6 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.56%) vSphere
8 4 (1.25%) XenApp
9 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.81%) SCCM
2 5 (1.56%) SCOM
3 2 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 125 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 81 (25.31%) VMware
3 75 (23.44%) Oracle
4 42 (13.13%) Cisco
5 39 (12.19%) Sun
6 28 (8.75%) Juniper
7 18 (5.63%) HP
8 11 (3.44%) Sybase
9 10 (3.13%) Citrix
9 10 (3.13%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.81%) EMC
11 8 (2.50%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.50%) Symantec
11 8 (2.50%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.19%) F5
13 6 (1.88%) CommVault
13 6 (1.88%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.88%) McAfee
13 6 (1.88%) Websense
13 6 (1.88%) Clearswift
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex, South East
Aspect Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago
Buckinghamshire
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 27 days ago