The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 311 315 276
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 85 142 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.74% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.77% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 68 127 161
Median salary £31,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
14151 18529 20189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.64% 96.64% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11714 15900 16452
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

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 1 March 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 55 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Surrey +40 11 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Oxfordshire +12 8 £32,500 - 1
West Sussex +11 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Hampshire +8 3 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £22,500 -25.00%
Kent +18 1 £27,000 -3.57%
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, Technical Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 126 (67.02%) Windows
2 86 (45.74%) Microsoft
3 81 (43.09%) Linux
4 80 (42.55%) Active Directory
5 68 (36.17%) Windows Server
6 67 (35.64%) VMware
7 61 (32.45%) SQL
8 44 (23.40%) Firewall
9 41 (21.81%) MS Exchange
10 40 (21.28%) DNS
11 34 (18.09%) TCP/IP
11 34 (18.09%) MS Excel
12 33 (17.55%) Unix
13 32 (17.02%) Cisco
14 30 (15.96%) SQL Server
15 29 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (14.89%) HTTP
17 27 (14.36%) Tomcat
17 27 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (13.83%) Internet
19 25 (13.30%) LAN
19 25 (13.30%) WAN
19 25 (13.30%) Data Protection
19 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (12.77%) French Language
20 24 (12.77%) WebSphere
20 24 (12.77%) Oracle
21 23 (12.23%) Cisco Certification
21 23 (12.23%) Degree
21 23 (12.23%) Backup Exec

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (21.81%) MS Exchange
2 27 (14.36%) Tomcat
3 24 (12.77%) WebSphere
4 19 (10.11%) IIS
5 18 (9.57%) Apache
6 17 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (7.98%) WebLogic
8 13 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (6.91%) IBM Notes
9 10 (5.32%) JBoss
10 9 (4.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (18.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.32%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.06%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.79%) Office 365
2 6 (3.19%) SaaS
3 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.40%) Firewall
2 40 (21.28%) DNS
3 34 (18.09%) TCP/IP
4 28 (14.89%) HTTP
5 26 (13.83%) Internet
6 25 (13.30%) LAN
6 25 (13.30%) WAN
7 17 (9.04%) DHCP
8 16 (8.51%) FTP
9 12 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (6.38%) SSL
10 11 (5.85%) SMTP
10 11 (5.85%) Wireless
11 9 (4.79%) SAN
12 8 (4.26%) SSH
13 7 (3.72%) IPsec
14 6 (3.19%) VoIP
15 5 (2.66%) VPN
15 5 (2.66%) Wireshark
15 5 (2.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) DB2
2 2 (1.06%) MySQL
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.53%) UniData
Development Applications
1 12 (6.38%) JIRA
2 9 (4.79%) Eclipse
2 9 (4.79%) IntelliJ
2 9 (4.79%) Maven
2 9 (4.79%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (12.77%) French Language
2 16 (8.51%) Spanish Language
3 15 (7.98%) Italian Language
3 15 (7.98%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.45%) German Language
5 12 (6.38%) Finance
6 10 (5.32%) Portuguese Language
7 7 (3.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.53%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.53%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.70%) Web Services
2 10 (5.32%) Regular Expression
2 10 (5.32%) XML
3 9 (4.79%) Java EE
3 9 (4.79%) Java SE
3 9 (4.79%) JMS
3 9 (4.79%) REST
3 9 (4.79%) SOAP
3 9 (4.79%) Spring
4 2 (1.06%) .NET
4 2 (1.06%) CSS
4 2 (1.06%) HTML
5 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) Mason
5 1 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.45%) Clustering
3 14 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.13%) PKI
7 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) CMDB
8 2 (1.06%) Equities
8 2 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.53%) EPoS
9 1 (0.53%) Fintech
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) IVR
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 126 (67.02%) Windows
2 81 (43.09%) Linux
3 68 (36.17%) Windows Server
4 33 (17.55%) Unix
5 29 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (6.38%) Mac OS
8 12 (6.38%) Windows NT
9 8 (4.26%) AIX
9 8 (4.26%) HPUX
9 8 (4.26%) Solaris
9 8 (4.26%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.72%) IRIX
11 6 (3.19%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.06%) CentOS
15 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.30%) Data Protection
2 13 (6.91%) Open Source
3 12 (6.38%) Data Management
4 11 (5.85%) ITIL
5 9 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (4.79%) SOA
6 8 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 8 (4.26%) OWASP
6 8 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 8 (4.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.72%) Coaching
8 6 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.19%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (2.66%) E-Commerce
9 5 (2.66%) Network Design
10 4 (2.13%) Case Management
10 4 (2.13%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.13%) Presales
10 4 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.45%) SQL
2 19 (10.11%) Java
3 9 (4.79%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.26%) Python
5 3 (1.60%) C#
6 2 (1.06%) PHP
6 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.06%) VB
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (12.23%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (12.23%) Degree
2 20 (10.64%) CCNA
2 20 (10.64%) MCSE
2 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.91%) CISSP
4 12 (6.38%) CEH
5 9 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.26%) CompTIA Security+
6 8 (4.26%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (2.13%) CCNP
7 4 (2.13%) MCSA
7 4 (2.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.60%) MCITP
9 2 (1.06%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (1.06%) CCVP
9 2 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.98%) SLA
2 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.91%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.32%) Samba
6 9 (4.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.06%) vSphere
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.53%) XenApp
8 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (12.23%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.85%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.72%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (3.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.13%) Ansible
5 4 (2.13%) Nessus
5 4 (2.13%) Nmap
5 4 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.60%) SCCM
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.06%) WSUS
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 86 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 67 (35.64%) VMware
3 32 (17.02%) Cisco
4 24 (12.77%) Oracle
5 18 (9.57%) IBM
6 15 (7.98%) HP
6 15 (7.98%) Veeam
7 13 (6.91%) Symantec
7 13 (6.91%) Veritas
8 12 (6.38%) EMC
8 12 (6.38%) Lotus
8 12 (6.38%) Novell
9 11 (5.85%) CommVault
10 9 (4.79%) BEA
10 9 (4.79%) NetApp
10 9 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (4.79%) TIBCO
11 8 (4.26%) arcserve
11 8 (4.26%) Forcepoint
11 8 (4.26%) Splunk
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