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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 314 363 287
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 112 107 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.51% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.53% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 97 101 152
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +3.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
16934 20356 20992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14151 17066 16412
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +29 56 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Surrey +33 26 £30,000 +8.10% 4
Hampshire +7 11 £25,500 -15.00%
West Sussex +17 6 £26,750 -4.46% 1
Oxfordshire +1 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Kent +17 5 £27,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £45,000 +45.16%
Middlesex - 1 £32,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 142 (62.01%) Windows
2 97 (42.36%) Microsoft
3 88 (38.43%) Linux
4 86 (37.55%) Active Directory
5 78 (34.06%) Windows Server
6 69 (30.13%) SQL
7 65 (28.38%) VMware
8 50 (21.83%) MS Exchange
9 48 (20.96%) TCP/IP
9 48 (20.96%) Firewall
10 41 (17.90%) DNS
11 40 (17.47%) SQL Server
12 38 (16.59%) Unix
12 38 (16.59%) Cisco
13 36 (15.72%) MS Excel
14 34 (14.85%) ITIL
15 31 (13.54%) WAN
15 31 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (13.10%) LAN
17 29 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (12.66%) Hyper-V
18 28 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (12.23%) Oracle
19 27 (11.79%) MS Office
19 27 (11.79%) MCSE
19 27 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (11.35%) Degree
21 25 (10.92%) DHCP
22 23 (10.04%) IIS
22 23 (10.04%) Enterprise Software

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 50 (21.83%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.04%) IIS
3 19 (8.30%) Apache
3 19 (8.30%) WebSphere
4 18 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (7.86%) WebLogic
5 16 (6.99%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.37%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.49%) IBM Notes
8 7 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.75%) JBoss
9 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.31%) Confluence
11 2 (0.87%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (15.72%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.99%) Office 365
2 8 (3.49%) SaaS
3 4 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.31%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (20.96%) Firewall
1 48 (20.96%) TCP/IP
2 41 (17.90%) DNS
3 31 (13.54%) WAN
4 30 (13.10%) LAN
5 25 (10.92%) DHCP
6 21 (9.17%) HTTP
7 17 (7.42%) SAN
8 16 (6.99%) Internet
8 16 (6.99%) SNMP
8 16 (6.99%) VoIP
9 14 (6.11%) SMTP
10 10 (4.37%) Wireless
11 9 (3.93%) PBX
12 8 (3.49%) FTP
12 8 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.62%) Skype
14 6 (2.62%) SSL
15 5 (2.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.93%) DB2
3 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.87%) MySQL
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.44%) Selenium
2 1 (0.44%) SilkTest
2 1 (0.44%) WATIR
General
1 13 (5.68%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.80%) Finance
3 10 (4.37%) French Language
4 9 (3.93%) Spanish Language
5 8 (3.49%) German Language
6 4 (1.75%) Electronics
6 4 (1.75%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.75%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.24%) Web Services
2 11 (4.80%) .NET
3 8 (3.49%) HTML
4 7 (3.06%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.04%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.24%) Clustering
3 12 (5.24%) Replication
4 11 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.06%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.62%) IVR
7 5 (2.18%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.75%) Equities
8 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.31%) Wiki
10 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.87%) Fintech
10 2 (0.87%) PKI
11 1 (0.44%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.44%) Life Science
11 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 142 (62.01%) Windows
2 88 (38.43%) Linux
3 78 (34.06%) Windows Server
4 38 (16.59%) Unix
5 31 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (8.30%) Windows 7
8 16 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.24%) Windows 8
10 11 (4.80%) Windows 10
11 10 (4.37%) SUSE
12 8 (3.49%) Mac OS
12 8 (3.49%) Windows NT
13 7 (3.06%) Solaris
14 6 (2.62%) AIX
14 6 (2.62%) HPUX
15 4 (1.75%) CentOS
16 3 (1.31%) Debian
16 3 (1.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.85%) ITIL
2 15 (6.55%) Problem Management
3 13 (5.68%) E-Commerce
4 12 (5.24%) Coaching
4 12 (5.24%) Mentoring
5 10 (4.37%) Data Protection
5 10 (4.37%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (3.93%) Product Management
6 9 (3.93%) Software Testing
7 8 (3.49%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.18%) Case Management
9 5 (2.18%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (2.18%) Identity Management
9 5 (2.18%) Information Security
9 5 (2.18%) Process Improvement
9 5 (2.18%) Time Management
10 4 (1.75%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (1.75%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 69 (30.13%) SQL
2 21 (9.17%) Java
3 11 (4.80%) C#
4 8 (3.49%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.49%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.06%) C
6 6 (2.62%) PHP
7 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.31%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) Python
10 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (11.79%) MCSE
3 26 (11.35%) Degree
4 22 (9.61%) CCNA
4 22 (9.61%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (6.99%) CEH
5 16 (6.99%) CISSP
6 11 (4.80%) MCP
7 10 (4.37%) MCITP
7 10 (4.37%) MCSA
8 6 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.75%) RHCE
10 4 (1.75%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.31%) CCNP
11 3 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.31%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.31%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.44%) HND
12 1 (0.44%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.30%) SLA
2 11 (4.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) GAMP
System Software
1 86 (37.55%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.66%) Hyper-V
3 27 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.06%) Samba
6 6 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.62%) XenServer
7 4 (1.75%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.31%) Firmware
8 3 (1.31%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.31%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.87%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.87%) XenApp
10 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (6.11%) Nagios
2 10 (4.37%) Nmap
3 7 (3.06%) Nessus
4 6 (2.62%) SCCM
5 4 (1.75%) SCOM
5 4 (1.75%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.31%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.31%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.31%) SCSM
7 2 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.44%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 97 (42.36%) Microsoft
2 65 (28.38%) VMware
3 38 (16.59%) Cisco
4 28 (12.23%) Oracle
5 18 (7.86%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.37%) Citrix
6 10 (4.37%) EMC
7 8 (3.49%) Avaya
7 8 (3.49%) HP
7 8 (3.49%) Lotus
7 8 (3.49%) Mitel
7 8 (3.49%) Novell
7 8 (3.49%) Sophos
8 7 (3.06%) Apple
8 7 (3.06%) Hitachi
8 7 (3.06%) NEC
8 7 (3.06%) Sybase
9 6 (2.62%) NetApp
9 6 (2.62%) Sun
9 6 (2.62%) Symantec
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