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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 313 301 263
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 134 167 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.71% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.75% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 114 142 187
Average salary £35,750 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +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
19850 22279 21260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.82% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16075 18103 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 £63,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -18 66 £37,750 -0.65% 7
Surrey +43 35 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Hampshire -2 12 £25,500 -28.16% 1
Kent +9 6 £27,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £25,000 -44.44% 2
West Sussex 0 3 £25,500 -7.27% 1
Sussex - 3 - -
Middlesex +11 2 £26,000 -9.56%
Oxfordshire -4 2 £29,500 +15.68% 3
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 205 (63.86%) Windows
2 134 (41.74%) Linux
3 130 (40.50%) Microsoft
4 106 (33.02%) VMware
5 105 (32.71%) SQL
6 93 (28.97%) UNIX
7 85 (26.48%) Active Directory
8 83 (25.86%) MS Excel
9 75 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 72 (22.43%) TCP/IP
11 68 (21.18%) Firewall
12 65 (20.25%) Cisco
12 65 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 63 (19.63%) Citrix
13 63 (19.63%) MS Exchange
14 62 (19.31%) Oracle
15 58 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 56 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 53 (16.51%) WAN
18 52 (16.20%) DNS
19 50 (15.58%) LAN
20 49 (15.26%) MS Office
21 46 (14.33%) IIS
21 46 (14.33%) SQL Server
22 43 (13.40%) Degree
23 41 (12.77%) XenApp
24 39 (12.15%) Windows XP
25 38 (11.84%) ITIL
26 34 (10.59%) Service Delivery
26 34 (10.59%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 63 (19.63%) MS Exchange
2 46 (14.33%) IIS
3 25 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.30%) Apache
5 15 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.05%) Lotus Domino
7 12 (3.74%) Tomcat
8 11 (3.43%) MS Project Server
9 10 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.80%) JBoss
11 7 (2.18%) Lync
12 6 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.62%) CMS
13 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.62%) Moodle
14 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 83 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 49 (15.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.85%) IaaS
2 9 (2.80%) Office 365
3 7 (2.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (22.43%) TCP/IP
2 68 (21.18%) Firewall
3 53 (16.51%) WAN
4 52 (16.20%) DNS
5 50 (15.58%) LAN
6 28 (8.72%) VoIP
7 27 (8.41%) SAN
8 25 (7.79%) DHCP
9 24 (7.48%) MPLS
10 23 (7.17%) VPN
11 19 (5.92%) Internet
12 15 (4.67%) Wireless
13 11 (3.43%) Wireshark
14 10 (3.12%) SNMP
14 10 (3.12%) Ethernet
14 10 (3.12%) iSCSI
14 10 (3.12%) NetScaler
15 7 (2.18%) VLAN
16 6 (1.87%) FTP
16 6 (1.87%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.10%) MySQL
3 14 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.74%) MS Access
4 12 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.49%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.31%) WATIR
3 1 (0.31%) Selenium
3 1 (0.31%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (9.97%) Finance
2 29 (9.03%) French Language
3 23 (7.17%) German Language
4 21 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 21 (6.54%) Retail
5 17 (5.30%) Spanish Language
6 16 (4.98%) Marketing
7 11 (3.43%) Italian Language
8 8 (2.49%) Electronics
8 8 (2.49%) Back Office
9 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 2 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.61%) HTML
2 15 (4.67%) Web Services
3 14 (4.36%) XML
4 9 (2.80%) .NET
5 8 (2.49%) CSS
5 8 (2.49%) Esper
6 4 (1.25%) Servlets
6 4 (1.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.25%) ODBC
7 3 (0.93%) J2EE
8 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.62%) FreeMarker
8 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.62%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (0.31%) REST
9 1 (0.31%) JSON
9 1 (0.31%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.31%) Middleware
9 1 (0.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.28%) Computer Science
3 32 (9.97%) Data Centre
4 20 (6.23%) Clustering
5 9 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.56%) CCTV
8 4 (1.25%) EPoS
8 4 (1.25%) PKI
8 4 (1.25%) CMDB
9 3 (0.93%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.93%) New Media
9 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.62%) Replication
10 2 (0.62%) VLE
10 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.62%) Social Media
11 1 (0.31%) Kindle
11 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 205 (63.86%) Windows
2 134 (41.74%) Linux
3 93 (28.97%) UNIX
4 65 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (12.15%) Windows XP
8 26 (8.10%) Windows 8
9 24 (7.48%) Mac OS X
9 24 (7.48%) Windows 7
10 16 (4.98%) Solaris
10 16 (4.98%) Windows Vista
11 8 (2.49%) AIX
11 8 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.18%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.87%) Android
13 6 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.25%) HPUX
14 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (11.84%) ITIL
2 34 (10.59%) Service Delivery
3 27 (8.41%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (5.61%) Time Management
5 13 (4.05%) Product Management
5 13 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (3.43%) Incident Management
7 10 (3.12%) Service Management
7 10 (3.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (2.80%) Information Security
8 9 (2.80%) CRM
9 8 (2.49%) Workflow
9 8 (2.49%) Software Engineering
10 7 (2.18%) Web Development
10 7 (2.18%) Configuration Management
10 7 (2.18%) ERP
11 6 (1.87%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (1.87%) BCP
11 6 (1.87%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (1.87%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 105 (32.71%) SQL
2 32 (9.97%) Java
3 31 (9.66%) Perl
4 22 (6.85%) PowerShell
5 21 (6.54%) Shell Script
6 20 (6.23%) Ruby
7 19 (5.92%) Python
8 17 (5.30%) C++
9 16 (4.98%) C
10 10 (3.12%) VBScript
11 6 (1.87%) C#
11 6 (1.87%) PHP
12 5 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.93%) VB
14 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.31%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (13.40%) Degree
2 29 (9.03%) CISSP
2 29 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (8.41%) CEH
4 26 (8.10%) Security Cleared
5 25 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (6.23%) CCNA
7 18 (5.61%) MCP
8 12 (3.74%) CCA
8 12 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (3.43%) DV Cleared
9 11 (3.43%) MCITP
10 10 (3.12%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.80%) MCSE
12 8 (2.49%) MCDBA
12 8 (2.49%) RHCE
12 8 (2.49%) RHCSA
13 7 (2.18%) MCSA
14 6 (1.87%) A+ Certification
14 6 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.48%) SLA
2 5 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (26.48%) Active Directory
2 75 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (12.77%) XenApp
4 23 (7.17%) Hyper-V
4 23 (7.17%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (6.85%) Terminal Server
6 14 (4.36%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.74%) XenServer
8 11 (3.43%) XenDesktop
8 11 (3.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (3.43%) Terminal Services
9 9 (2.80%) vSphere
10 6 (1.87%) NFS
11 4 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.31%) UAG
13 1 (0.31%) Postfix
13 1 (0.31%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 23 (7.17%) SCCM
2 15 (4.67%) SCOM
3 11 (3.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (3.12%) EdgeSight
5 6 (1.87%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.87%) WSUS
5 6 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.56%) Nmap
7 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.31%) Nagios
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 130 (40.50%) Microsoft
2 106 (33.02%) VMware
3 65 (20.25%) Cisco
4 63 (19.63%) Citrix
5 62 (19.31%) Oracle
6 16 (4.98%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.67%) HP
8 12 (3.74%) Symantec
8 12 (3.74%) Lumension
9 11 (3.43%) Juniper
9 11 (3.43%) Borland
10 10 (3.12%) Apple
10 10 (3.12%) Sun
10 10 (3.12%) Fujitsu
11 9 (2.80%) AppSense
11 9 (2.80%) Sybase
12 8 (2.49%) LANDesk
13 7 (2.18%) F5
14 5 (1.56%) EMC
14 5 (1.56%) Veritas
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