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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 318 312 279
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 132 156 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.67% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.70% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 120 135 155
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
20220 22136 21271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.91% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16526 17965 17609
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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 -5 73 £38,500 +2.66% 4
Surrey +12 29 £35,000 +7.69%
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £26,250 -41.66%
Hampshire -5 9 £25,500 -32.00% 2
Kent +4 7 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire +5 3 £29,500 +13.46%
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 202 (65.58%) Windows
2 135 (43.83%) Microsoft
3 123 (39.94%) Linux
4 108 (35.06%) VMware
5 102 (33.12%) SQL
6 101 (32.79%) Active Directory
7 82 (26.62%) UNIX
8 81 (26.30%) MS Excel
9 71 (23.05%) MS Exchange
9 71 (23.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (21.43%) Cisco
12 65 (21.10%) TCP/IP
13 64 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 63 (20.45%) Citrix
14 63 (20.45%) Firewall
15 58 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 56 (18.18%) DNS
17 52 (16.88%) Oracle
18 47 (15.26%) MS Office
18 47 (15.26%) WAN
19 45 (14.61%) SQL Server
20 44 (14.29%) LAN
21 41 (13.31%) IIS
22 37 (12.01%) Windows XP
23 36 (11.69%) Data Centre
24 35 (11.36%) Finance
25 34 (11.04%) ITIL
25 34 (11.04%) XenApp
26 33 (10.71%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 71 (23.05%) MS Exchange
2 41 (13.31%) IIS
3 29 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (7.47%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.87%) Apache
5 15 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (4.22%) Lync
7 12 (3.90%) Tomcat
8 11 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.25%) Lotus Domino
10 8 (2.60%) JBoss
10 8 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (2.27%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.65%) CMS
13 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 81 (26.30%) MS Excel
2 47 (15.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.52%) IaaS
2 10 (3.25%) Office 365
3 7 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (21.10%) TCP/IP
2 63 (20.45%) Firewall
3 56 (18.18%) DNS
4 47 (15.26%) WAN
5 44 (14.29%) LAN
6 26 (8.44%) DHCP
7 22 (7.14%) SAN
7 22 (7.14%) VoIP
8 19 (6.17%) Internet
8 19 (6.17%) MPLS
8 19 (6.17%) VPN
9 18 (5.84%) Wireless
10 10 (3.25%) Wireshark
11 9 (2.92%) NetScaler
11 9 (2.92%) Ethernet
12 8 (2.60%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.95%) SNMP
14 5 (1.62%) FTP
14 5 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.79%) MySQL
3 14 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.57%) MS Access
6 10 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.60%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.65%) MSBuild
General
1 35 (11.36%) Finance
2 32 (10.39%) German Language
3 27 (8.77%) French Language
4 21 (6.82%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.84%) Retail
6 16 (5.19%) Marketing
7 13 (4.22%) Spanish Language
8 10 (3.25%) Italian Language
9 7 (2.27%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.27%) Back Office
10 6 (1.95%) Electronics
11 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.65%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.19%) HTML
2 15 (4.87%) Web Services
3 13 (4.22%) XML
4 8 (2.60%) .NET
5 7 (2.27%) CSS
5 7 (2.27%) Application Packaging
5 7 (2.27%) Esper
6 4 (1.30%) Servlets
6 4 (1.30%) ODBC
7 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.65%) J2EE
8 2 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.65%) FreeMarker
9 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.32%) REST
9 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.32%) JSON
9 1 (0.32%) SOAP
9 1 (0.32%) COM
9 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.74%) Computer Science
3 26 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.84%) Clustering
5 9 (2.92%) PKI
6 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.30%) EPoS
8 3 (0.97%) CCTV
8 3 (0.97%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.97%) New Media
9 2 (0.65%) Social Media
9 2 (0.65%) CMDB
9 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.65%) Replication
10 1 (0.32%) DTV
10 1 (0.32%) Statistics
10 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.32%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 202 (65.58%) Windows
2 123 (39.94%) Linux
3 82 (26.62%) UNIX
4 71 (23.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (12.01%) Windows XP
8 31 (10.06%) Windows 8
9 30 (9.74%) Windows 7
10 22 (7.14%) Mac OS X
11 13 (4.22%) Solaris
12 12 (3.90%) Windows Vista
13 10 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (2.92%) Mac OS
15 8 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (2.60%) AIX
16 5 (1.62%) Android
17 4 (1.30%) HPUX
17 4 (1.30%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.97%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.04%) ITIL
2 30 (9.74%) Vulnerability Management
3 28 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 18 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (5.52%) Time Management
6 12 (3.90%) Product Management
7 11 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 10 (3.25%) Service Management
8 10 (3.25%) Software Engineering
9 9 (2.92%) Incident Management
9 9 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (2.60%) Server Building
10 8 (2.60%) Web Development
11 7 (2.27%) Information Security
11 7 (2.27%) CRM
11 7 (2.27%) Workflow
11 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Office Automation
11 7 (2.27%) Office Automation
11 7 (2.27%) Server Patching
11 7 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (33.12%) SQL
2 27 (8.77%) Java
3 25 (8.12%) Perl
4 24 (7.79%) PowerShell
5 16 (5.19%) Shell Script
5 16 (5.19%) Ruby
5 16 (5.19%) Python
6 15 (4.87%) VBScript
7 14 (4.55%) C
8 13 (4.22%) C++
9 6 (1.95%) PHP
10 5 (1.62%) C#
10 5 (1.62%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.65%) VB
13 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 33 (10.71%) Degree
2 29 (9.42%) CEH
2 29 (9.42%) CISSP
3 26 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (6.82%) CCNA
5 20 (6.49%) Security Cleared
6 19 (6.17%) MCP
7 15 (4.87%) MCITP
8 13 (4.22%) CCA
8 13 (4.22%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (4.22%) MCSE
9 10 (3.25%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.92%) A+ Certification
11 8 (2.60%) MCSA
11 8 (2.60%) MCDBA
11 8 (2.60%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.27%) RHCE
12 7 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.39%) SLA
2 12 (3.90%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 69 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (11.04%) XenApp
4 23 (7.47%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (5.52%) Terminal Server
7 16 (5.19%) VMware ESX
8 15 (4.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (4.55%) vSphere
10 11 (3.57%) Terminal Services
11 10 (3.25%) XenServer
12 9 (2.92%) XenDesktop
13 7 (2.27%) UAG
14 6 (1.95%) NFS
15 5 (1.62%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (9.74%) SCCM
2 20 (6.49%) SCOM
3 8 (2.60%) EdgeSight
4 7 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (1.95%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.95%) Nmap
5 6 (1.95%) WSUS
5 6 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.32%) Nagios
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 135 (43.83%) Microsoft
2 108 (35.06%) VMware
3 66 (21.43%) Cisco
4 63 (20.45%) Citrix
5 52 (16.88%) Oracle
6 25 (8.12%) HP
7 17 (5.52%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.90%) Juniper
9 11 (3.57%) Apple
9 11 (3.57%) Symantec
10 9 (2.92%) LANDesk
10 9 (2.92%) Sybase
10 9 (2.92%) Sun
11 8 (2.60%) AppSense
12 7 (2.27%) Lumension
12 7 (2.27%) Fujitsu
12 7 (2.27%) Borland
13 5 (1.62%) Veritas
13 5 (1.62%) Dell
13 5 (1.62%) EMC
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