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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 279 330 251
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 163 98 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.46% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.49% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 140 89 199
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +46 87 £37,000 +5.71% 8
Surrey -7 29 £28,000 -13.84% 1
East Sussex -14 13 £24,000 -11.11%
Kent +10 12 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Hampshire -4 10 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £31,250 +25.00% 1
Middlesex - 4 - -
Oxfordshire +1 2 £27,500 -21.42%
West Sussex -11 2 £27,750 +11.00% 2
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 200 (62.50%) Windows
2 118 (36.88%) Microsoft
3 116 (36.25%) Linux
4 95 (29.69%) UNIX
5 93 (29.06%) VMware
6 81 (25.31%) SQL
7 75 (23.44%) Active Directory
8 61 (19.06%) Oracle
9 60 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 57 (17.81%) SQL Server
10 57 (17.81%) Firewall
11 50 (15.63%) MS Excel
12 47 (14.69%) Cisco
12 47 (14.69%) SAN
13 46 (14.38%) German Language
14 45 (14.06%) French Language
15 44 (13.75%) Internet
15 44 (13.75%) MS Office
16 42 (13.13%) Relational Database
17 41 (12.81%) Java
18 40 (12.50%) SharePoint
19 38 (11.88%) Hyper-V
20 37 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
20 37 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
20 37 (11.56%) LAN
20 37 (11.56%) WAN
21 36 (11.25%) DNS
21 36 (11.25%) MS Exchange
22 34 (10.63%) ITIL
22 34 (10.63%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 36 (11.25%) MS Exchange
3 29 (9.06%) Lotus Domino
4 18 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.06%) Lync
6 10 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.19%) IIS
8 5 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.56%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.25%) Apache
10 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.94%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.31%) JCAPS
12 1 (0.31%) Liferay
12 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 50 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 44 (13.75%) MS Office
3 7 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.88%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.88%) SaaS
1 6 (1.88%) Office 365
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 57 (17.81%) Firewall
3 47 (14.69%) SAN
4 44 (13.75%) Internet
5 37 (11.56%) LAN
5 37 (11.56%) WAN
6 36 (11.25%) DNS
7 27 (8.44%) VPN
8 15 (4.69%) DHCP
8 15 (4.69%) ISDN
9 14 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (3.44%) Wireless
11 10 (3.13%) VoIP
11 10 (3.13%) LDAP
12 9 (2.81%) ATM
12 9 (2.81%) Ethernet
12 9 (2.81%) iSCSI
13 8 (2.50%) SSL
13 8 (2.50%) PBX
14 6 (1.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 42 (13.13%) Relational Database
3 30 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 15 (4.69%) DB2
5 12 (3.75%) MySQL
6 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.56%) 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%) MS Access
11 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.31%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.63%) SilkTest
2 2 (0.63%) WATIR
2 2 (0.63%) Selenium
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
General
1 46 (14.38%) German Language
2 45 (14.06%) French Language
3 24 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.88%) Spanish Language
5 19 (5.94%) Russian Language
6 13 (4.06%) Finance
7 7 (2.19%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.88%) Back Office
9 5 (1.56%) Electronics
9 5 (1.56%) Marketing
10 3 (0.94%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.63%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.31%) HTML
2 11 (3.44%) XML
2 11 (3.44%) CSS
3 9 (2.81%) Web Services
3 9 (2.81%) J2EE
4 7 (2.19%) .NET
4 7 (2.19%) XHTML
4 7 (2.19%) Ajax
5 2 (0.63%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.31%) Java EE
6 1 (0.31%) Middleware
6 1 (0.31%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.88%) Clustering
2 18 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.44%) Data Integration
4 9 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.88%) CMDB
6 6 (1.88%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.56%) Social Media
7 5 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.25%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.94%) Open Source
9 3 (0.94%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.94%) PKI
10 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.31%) User Experience
11 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 200 (62.50%) Windows
2 116 (36.25%) Linux
3 95 (29.69%) UNIX
4 37 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 28 (8.75%) Solaris
7 17 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 15 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (3.75%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.81%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.19%) AIX
13 5 (1.56%) HPUX
13 5 (1.56%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.25%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.94%) CentOS
15 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (10.63%) ITIL
2 23 (7.19%) Validation
3 16 (5.00%) Service Management
3 16 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 15 (4.69%) CRM
4 15 (4.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (4.38%) ITSM
6 11 (3.44%) Change Management
6 11 (3.44%) OO
7 10 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 10 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 8 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (2.50%) Configuration Management
9 7 (2.19%) Security Management
10 6 (1.88%) Time Management
10 6 (1.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (1.56%) Data Management
11 5 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 81 (25.31%) SQL
2 41 (12.81%) Java
3 24 (7.50%) Python
4 17 (5.31%) JavaScript
5 15 (4.69%) Perl
5 15 (4.69%) C++
6 13 (4.06%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.44%) C
8 7 (2.19%) Ruby
8 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.25%) C#
10 1 (0.31%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (10.31%) Degree
2 31 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (9.06%) Security Cleared
4 27 (8.44%) CCNA
5 24 (7.50%) MCSE
6 22 (6.88%) MCP
7 20 (6.25%) CISSP
8 17 (5.31%) CEH
9 16 (5.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (3.13%) MCSA
11 8 (2.50%) MCITP
11 8 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.50%) CCSA
12 7 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (2.19%) DV Cleared
12 7 (2.19%) CCNP
13 6 (1.88%) MCDBA
13 6 (1.88%) JNCIA
14 4 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.63%) SLA
2 7 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 75 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.88%) Hyper-V
3 37 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.75%) XenApp
5 8 (2.50%) Terminal Services
5 8 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (1.88%) UAG
8 5 (1.56%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.25%) vSphere
10 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.63%) Nmap
11 2 (0.63%) Samba
12 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.81%) SCCM
2 8 (2.50%) SCOM
2 8 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.63%) Nessus
3 2 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 118 (36.88%) Microsoft
2 93 (29.06%) VMware
3 61 (19.06%) Oracle
4 47 (14.69%) Cisco
5 27 (8.44%) Citrix
5 27 (8.44%) Juniper
6 26 (8.13%) HP
7 19 (5.94%) Sun
8 17 (5.31%) Symantec
9 11 (3.44%) SolarWinds
10 10 (3.13%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.81%) Websense
11 9 (2.81%) Sybase
12 8 (2.50%) McAfee
12 8 (2.50%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.50%) Veeam
13 7 (2.19%) SonicWALL
14 6 (1.88%) Blue Coat
14 6 (1.88%) Trend Micro
14 6 (1.88%) Kaseya
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + on-call allowance, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18300 - £23300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Crawley
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago