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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 265 297 291
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 178 113 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.56% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.59% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 130 95 148
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
19529 19154 21142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.65% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15938 15316 18330
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -3 88 £37,500 -3.84% 11
Surrey +29 51 £36,000 -15.29% 7
Hampshire -8 30 £30,000 -11.76% 4
West Sussex +2 4 £24,250 -35.33% 2
Kent - 3 £21,500 - 1
Middlesex +15 2 £33,250 +18.75%
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £36,250 +42.15% 1
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 210 (56.30%) Windows
2 147 (39.41%) Linux
3 132 (35.39%) Microsoft
4 116 (31.10%) VMware
5 110 (29.49%) UNIX
6 109 (29.22%) SQL
7 80 (21.45%) MS Excel
8 74 (19.84%) Active Directory
8 74 (19.84%) Firewall
9 70 (18.77%) MS Office
10 68 (18.23%) WAN
11 66 (17.69%) LAN
11 66 (17.69%) TCP/IP
11 66 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 61 (16.35%) Oracle
13 60 (16.09%) Degree
14 58 (15.55%) Cisco
15 55 (14.75%) MS Exchange
16 53 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 51 (13.67%) Citrix
17 51 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 44 (11.80%) DNS
19 41 (10.99%) Windows XP
19 41 (10.99%) ITIL
20 38 (10.19%) Java
20 38 (10.19%) XenApp
21 37 (9.92%) Security Cleared
21 37 (9.92%) SAN
21 37 (9.92%) Telecoms
22 35 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 55 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.83%) IIS
4 17 (4.56%) Lotus Domino
5 15 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (3.49%) Apache
7 13 (3.49%) MS Project Server
8 12 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.88%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.88%) Lync
11 4 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.54%) Moodle
13 2 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.54%) JBoss
13 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 80 (21.45%) MS Excel
2 70 (18.77%) MS Office
3 7 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.68%) Office 365
2 9 (2.41%) IaaS
3 7 (1.88%) SaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (19.84%) Firewall
2 68 (18.23%) WAN
3 66 (17.69%) LAN
3 66 (17.69%) TCP/IP
4 44 (11.80%) DNS
5 37 (9.92%) SAN
6 23 (6.17%) VoIP
7 22 (5.90%) Internet
8 21 (5.63%) VPN
9 18 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (4.29%) Ethernet
11 15 (4.02%) DHCP
12 13 (3.49%) Wireless
12 13 (3.49%) VLAN
13 12 (3.22%) ISDN
14 11 (2.95%) MPLS
14 11 (2.95%) iSCSI
15 9 (2.41%) ATM
15 9 (2.41%) SNMP
15 9 (2.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.22%) RDBMS
4 10 (2.68%) MySQL
5 5 (1.34%) MS Access
5 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.80%) DB2
6 3 (0.80%) Big Data
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.80%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.27%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.27%) WATIR
4 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 37 (9.92%) Telecoms
2 29 (7.77%) Finance
3 25 (6.70%) German Language
4 23 (6.17%) French Language
5 17 (4.56%) Spanish Language
6 9 (2.41%) Retail
6 9 (2.41%) Back Office
6 9 (2.41%) Electronics
7 8 (2.14%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.61%) Marketing
9 4 (1.07%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.54%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.29%) HTML
2 14 (3.75%) .NET
3 13 (3.49%) Web Services
3 13 (3.49%) XML
4 9 (2.41%) CSS
5 5 (1.34%) J2EE
5 5 (1.34%) Esper
6 4 (1.07%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.54%) Ajax
7 2 (0.54%) Spring
7 2 (0.54%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (0.54%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.54%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.54%) COM
7 2 (0.54%) XHTML
8 1 (0.27%) MAPI
8 1 (0.27%) REST
8 1 (0.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.70%) Clustering
4 16 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (4.02%) Thin Client
5 15 (4.02%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.61%) Open Source
8 6 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.07%) CCTV
9 4 (1.07%) CMDB
9 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.80%) GIS
10 3 (0.80%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.54%) iPhone
11 2 (0.54%) PKI
11 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.54%) Kindle
11 2 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 210 (56.30%) Windows
2 147 (39.41%) Linux
3 110 (29.49%) UNIX
4 53 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (10.99%) Windows XP
7 34 (9.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (8.85%) Windows 7
9 28 (7.51%) Windows 8
10 23 (6.17%) Solaris
11 15 (4.02%) Mac OS X
12 14 (3.75%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.88%) AIX
14 5 (1.34%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.07%) HPUX
15 4 (1.07%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.80%) Android
17 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (10.99%) ITIL
2 34 (9.12%) Service Delivery
3 28 (7.51%) Vulnerability Management
4 22 (5.90%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (4.83%) CRM
6 12 (3.22%) Incident Management
6 12 (3.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (3.22%) Change Management
7 10 (2.68%) QMS
7 10 (2.68%) Quality Management
8 8 (2.14%) Validation
9 7 (1.88%) Service Management
9 7 (1.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (1.88%) Information Security
9 7 (1.88%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (1.88%) Mentoring
10 6 (1.61%) Software Engineering
10 6 (1.61%) Product Management
10 6 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (1.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 109 (29.22%) SQL
2 38 (10.19%) Java
3 30 (8.04%) Python
4 25 (6.70%) Perl
5 21 (5.63%) C++
6 17 (4.56%) Ruby
7 15 (4.02%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.75%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.75%) C
8 14 (3.75%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.22%) C#
10 7 (1.88%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.80%) VBScript
11 3 (0.80%) VB
11 3 (0.80%) PHP
12 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 60 (16.09%) Degree
2 37 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 33 (8.85%) CISSP
4 31 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (8.04%) CCNA
5 30 (8.04%) CEH
6 23 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.95%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.41%) MCP
8 9 (2.41%) MCSE
8 9 (2.41%) CCNP
8 9 (2.41%) CCA
8 9 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (1.88%) Sun Certification
9 7 (1.88%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.88%) MCITP
10 5 (1.34%) CCSA
10 5 (1.34%) RHCE
10 5 (1.34%) RHCSA
10 5 (1.34%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.85%) SLA
2 9 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (19.84%) Active Directory
2 66 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (10.19%) XenApp
4 23 (6.17%) Terminal Services
5 21 (5.63%) Hyper-V
6 19 (5.09%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (3.49%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.41%) Terminal Server
8 9 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.41%) XenServer
8 9 (2.41%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.88%) vSphere
10 5 (1.34%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.80%) Nmap
12 2 (0.54%) pfSense
12 2 (0.54%) Samba
13 1 (0.27%) NFS
13 1 (0.27%) Postfix
13 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (4.29%) Backup Exec
2 15 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (3.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (2.95%) SCOM
5 8 (2.14%) SCCM
5 8 (2.14%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.54%) Nessus
6 2 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.27%) Legato
7 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 132 (35.39%) Microsoft
2 116 (31.10%) VMware
3 61 (16.35%) Oracle
4 58 (15.55%) Cisco
5 51 (13.67%) Citrix
6 23 (6.17%) HP
7 22 (5.90%) Juniper
8 21 (5.63%) Symantec
9 19 (5.09%) Sun
10 18 (4.83%) Lumension
11 16 (4.29%) F5
12 15 (4.02%) Veeam
13 13 (3.49%) Borland
14 12 (3.22%) CheckPoint
14 12 (3.22%) McAfee
15 9 (2.41%) Fujitsu
16 8 (2.14%) Websense
17 7 (1.88%) Clearswift
17 7 (1.88%) Red Hat
17 7 (1.88%) Blue Coat
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
networx
Salary: £Competitive + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £33000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
The Curve Group
Salary: £25000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago