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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 294 316 251
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 158 113 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.52% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.55% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 131 104 202
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +26 87 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Surrey -25 19 £27,000 -16.92% 3
Kent +9 13 £27,500 +1.85%
Hampshire -8 11 £28,750 -12.21% 3
East Sussex -18 10 £25,000 -7.40% 1
Oxfordshire +13 7 £28,750 -17.85% 1
Middlesex - 5 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £31,250 +4.16% 1
West Sussex - 2 £28,500 - 1
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 201 (63.01%) Windows
2 123 (38.56%) Microsoft
3 121 (37.93%) Linux
4 104 (32.60%) UNIX
5 98 (30.72%) SQL
6 84 (26.33%) VMware
7 70 (21.94%) Active Directory
8 68 (21.32%) Oracle
9 63 (19.75%) TCP/IP
10 58 (18.18%) Internet
10 58 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 53 (16.61%) Relational Database
12 52 (16.30%) French Language
12 52 (16.30%) German Language
12 52 (16.30%) Firewall
13 49 (15.36%) SAN
14 47 (14.73%) SharePoint
15 42 (13.17%) MS Excel
15 42 (13.17%) Cisco
16 38 (11.91%) Java
17 37 (11.60%) MS Office
17 37 (11.60%) Lotus Domino
18 36 (11.29%) Solaris
18 36 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
19 35 (10.97%) Hyper-V
19 35 (10.97%) DNS
20 34 (10.66%) RDBMS
20 34 (10.66%) MS Exchange
21 32 (10.03%) Degree
22 31 (9.72%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (14.73%) SharePoint
2 37 (11.60%) Lotus Domino
3 34 (10.66%) MS Exchange
4 19 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.02%) Lync
6 8 (2.51%) IIS
6 8 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.25%) Apache
9 4 (1.25%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.31%) Liferay
12 1 (0.31%) JCAPS
12 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 42 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 37 (11.60%) MS Office
3 7 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.88%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.57%) Office 365
2 4 (1.25%) SaaS
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (19.75%) TCP/IP
2 58 (18.18%) Internet
3 52 (16.30%) Firewall
4 49 (15.36%) SAN
5 35 (10.97%) DNS
6 28 (8.78%) VPN
7 23 (7.21%) WAN
7 23 (7.21%) LAN
8 16 (5.02%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (4.70%) DHCP
10 13 (4.08%) LDAP
11 11 (3.45%) SSL
11 11 (3.45%) Wireless
12 10 (3.13%) HTTP
12 10 (3.13%) Ethernet
12 10 (3.13%) VoIP
12 10 (3.13%) ATM
13 9 (2.82%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.82%) NetScreen
14 8 (2.51%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 53 (16.61%) Relational Database
3 34 (10.66%) RDBMS
4 16 (5.02%) DB2
5 12 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.13%) MySQL
8 5 (1.57%) Big Data
9 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.63%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.31%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) SilkTest
1 4 (1.25%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.25%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.25%) WATIR
1 4 (1.25%) Selenium
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
General
1 52 (16.30%) French Language
1 52 (16.30%) German Language
2 25 (7.84%) Spanish Language
3 22 (6.90%) Russian Language
4 21 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.82%) Finance
6 6 (1.88%) Marketing
7 5 (1.57%) Electronics
7 5 (1.57%) Back Office
8 3 (0.94%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.63%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.64%) HTML
2 15 (4.70%) .NET
3 12 (3.76%) XML
4 10 (3.13%) CSS
5 9 (2.82%) J2EE
6 8 (2.51%) Web Services
7 6 (1.88%) Ajax
7 6 (1.88%) XHTML
8 2 (0.63%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.31%) Java EE
9 1 (0.31%) FreeMarker
9 1 (0.31%) Middleware
9 1 (0.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.40%) Clustering
2 15 (4.70%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.19%) PKI
4 7 (2.19%) Cryptography
5 6 (1.88%) Smartphone
5 6 (1.88%) Social Media
6 5 (1.57%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.25%) CMDB
8 3 (0.94%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.94%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.63%) Open Source
10 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.31%) CCTV
10 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 201 (63.01%) Windows
2 121 (37.93%) Linux
3 104 (32.60%) UNIX
4 36 (11.29%) Solaris
4 36 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (8.15%) Windows 7
6 15 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (4.39%) Windows XP
8 12 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.13%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.19%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.88%) AIX
11 6 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.57%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.57%) HPUX
13 4 (1.25%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.94%) CentOS
14 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.63%) SUSE
15 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (8.78%) ITIL
2 27 (8.46%) Validation
3 15 (4.70%) Service Management
4 13 (4.08%) ITSM
5 11 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (2.82%) OO
6 9 (2.82%) CRM
7 8 (2.51%) Service Delivery
7 8 (2.51%) Change Management
7 8 (2.51%) Configuration Management
7 8 (2.51%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (2.19%) Security Management
9 6 (1.88%) Time Management
9 6 (1.88%) Incident Management
9 6 (1.88%) Product Management
10 5 (1.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (1.57%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (1.57%) Data Management
11 4 (1.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 98 (30.72%) SQL
2 38 (11.91%) Java
3 20 (6.27%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.64%) C++
4 18 (5.64%) Python
5 12 (3.76%) Perl
6 10 (3.13%) C
6 10 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.88%) Ruby
7 6 (1.88%) C#
8 5 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.94%) PHP
10 1 (0.31%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 32 (10.03%) Degree
2 31 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (8.46%) CCNA
5 23 (7.21%) MCSE
6 22 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 21 (6.58%) MCP
8 18 (5.64%) CISSP
9 15 (4.70%) SC Cleared
10 13 (4.08%) CEH
11 11 (3.45%) MCSA
12 8 (2.51%) CCSA
12 8 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.51%) CCNP
13 7 (2.19%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (2.19%) MCITP
14 6 (1.88%) JNCIA
14 6 (1.88%) MCDBA
15 2 (0.63%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 35 (10.97%) Hyper-V
3 29 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.76%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.51%) UAG
6 7 (2.19%) XenApp
6 7 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.25%) vSphere
10 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.94%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.63%) Nmap
11 2 (0.63%) Samba
12 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.82%) SCCM
2 5 (1.57%) SCOM
3 3 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.63%) Nessus
4 2 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 123 (38.56%) Microsoft
2 84 (26.33%) VMware
3 68 (21.32%) Oracle
4 42 (13.17%) Cisco
5 24 (7.52%) Sun
5 24 (7.52%) Juniper
6 20 (6.27%) HP
7 19 (5.96%) Citrix
8 10 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 10 (3.13%) Symantec
9 9 (2.82%) Sybase
10 8 (2.51%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.19%) F5
11 7 (2.19%) SonicWALL
11 7 (2.19%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.88%) Blue Coat
12 6 (1.88%) Websense
12 6 (1.88%) Clearswift
12 6 (1.88%) McAfee
12 6 (1.88%) CommVault
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Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £22500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Windsor, Berkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 per annum + on-call allowance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Yoh Company
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £350000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum £25-40k+ bens
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum
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