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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 254 287 291
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 203 145 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.69% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 171 130 146
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +5.83%
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
20998 20896 20988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.81% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16760 17048 18116
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +20 102 £36,000 -4.63% 10
Surrey +40 51 £32,500 +11.11% 4
Hampshire -2 18 £27,500 -9.83% 2
Kent +17 10 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £32,500 +25.00% 1
East Sussex - 7 £24,000 -
West Sussex 0 6 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +11 2 £22,000 -37.14%
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 214 (59.44%) Windows
2 140 (38.89%) Linux
3 131 (36.39%) Microsoft
4 109 (30.28%) UNIX
5 102 (28.33%) SQL
5 102 (28.33%) VMware
6 70 (19.44%) Firewall
7 69 (19.17%) Active Directory
8 65 (18.06%) MS Office
9 63 (17.50%) Oracle
9 63 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 59 (16.39%) WAN
11 58 (16.11%) TCP/IP
12 57 (15.83%) Cisco
12 57 (15.83%) LAN
13 50 (13.89%) SQL Server
14 48 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 47 (13.06%) Degree
16 45 (12.50%) SAN
17 44 (12.22%) German Language
17 44 (12.22%) Windows 7
18 43 (11.94%) Internet
19 42 (11.67%) DNS
20 41 (11.39%) Citrix
21 40 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
22 39 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
23 38 (10.56%) MS Exchange
24 37 (10.28%) SLA
24 37 (10.28%) CCNA
24 37 (10.28%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 38 (10.56%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 22 (6.11%) Lotus Domino
4 14 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.94%) Apache
6 7 (1.94%) IIS
7 6 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.67%) Lync
8 4 (1.11%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 65 (18.06%) MS Office
2 63 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.94%) Office 365
2 6 (1.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 70 (19.44%) Firewall
2 59 (16.39%) WAN
3 58 (16.11%) TCP/IP
4 57 (15.83%) LAN
5 45 (12.50%) SAN
6 43 (11.94%) Internet
7 42 (11.67%) DNS
8 23 (6.39%) VPN
9 21 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (5.28%) DHCP
11 15 (4.17%) VoIP
11 15 (4.17%) ISDN
11 15 (4.17%) Wireless
12 14 (3.89%) Ethernet
13 13 (3.61%) ATM
14 12 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
14 12 (3.33%) iSCSI
15 8 (2.22%) VLAN
16 7 (1.94%) Network Security
16 7 (1.94%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.28%) Relational Database
3 27 (7.50%) RDBMS
4 13 (3.61%) DB2
5 8 (2.22%) Big Data
6 7 (1.94%) MySQL
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.56%) MS Access
8 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.83%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 44 (12.22%) German Language
2 35 (9.72%) French Language
3 33 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.00%) Spanish Language
5 16 (4.44%) Finance
6 11 (3.06%) Russian Language
7 9 (2.50%) Electronics
8 8 (2.22%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.94%) Back Office
10 6 (1.67%) Marketing
11 2 (0.56%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Retail
12 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.61%) .NET
2 11 (3.06%) Web Services
2 11 (3.06%) HTML
3 10 (2.78%) XML
4 9 (2.50%) J2EE
5 8 (2.22%) CSS
6 3 (0.83%) Ajax
6 3 (0.83%) XHTML
7 2 (0.56%) Spring
7 2 (0.56%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.28%) Java EE
8 1 (0.28%) MAPI
8 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.28%) Clustering
1 19 (5.28%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.44%) Fat Client
2 16 (4.44%) Thin Client
2 16 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (1.94%) Data Integration
4 7 (1.94%) Social Media
5 6 (1.67%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.39%) Open Source
7 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.11%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.83%) CMDB
8 3 (0.83%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.56%) EPoS
9 2 (0.56%) iPhone
9 2 (0.56%) GIS
10 1 (0.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 214 (59.44%) Windows
2 140 (38.89%) Linux
3 109 (30.28%) UNIX
4 44 (12.22%) Windows 7
5 39 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (8.33%) Solaris
7 30 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 25 (6.94%) Windows 8
9 19 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.50%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.94%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.94%) AIX
12 5 (1.39%) HPUX
13 4 (1.11%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.83%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.56%) Android
15 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.28%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (10.00%) ITIL
2 24 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 22 (6.11%) Service Delivery
4 21 (5.83%) CRM
5 20 (5.56%) Validation
6 18 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (4.72%) Change Management
8 12 (3.33%) Service Management
8 12 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (2.50%) OO
10 9 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (2.50%) ITSM
11 7 (1.94%) Incident Management
11 7 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (1.67%) Software Engineering
12 6 (1.67%) Mentoring
13 5 (1.39%) Analytics
13 5 (1.39%) Data Management
13 5 (1.39%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (28.33%) SQL
2 35 (9.72%) Java
3 23 (6.39%) Python
4 13 (3.61%) Bash Shell
5 11 (3.06%) C++
5 11 (3.06%) Perl
6 9 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.50%) C
6 9 (2.50%) C#
7 8 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.94%) Ruby
9 4 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.28%) PHP
11 1 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 47 (13.06%) Degree
2 40 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (10.28%) CCNA
4 33 (9.17%) Security Cleared
5 28 (7.78%) CISSP
6 26 (7.22%) CEH
7 24 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (4.44%) MCSE
9 12 (3.33%) CCNP
9 12 (3.33%) MCP
9 12 (3.33%) CCSA
10 10 (2.78%) JNCIA
10 10 (2.78%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.22%) MCITP
12 7 (1.94%) MCSA
13 6 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.39%) SCSA
14 5 (1.39%) CCA
14 5 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.28%) SLA
2 8 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (19.17%) Active Directory
2 48 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.78%) XenApp
4 26 (7.22%) Hyper-V
5 20 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 13 (3.61%) VMware ESX
7 10 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.50%) vSphere
9 7 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.39%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.39%) XenServer
11 4 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.83%) Nmap
13 2 (0.56%) Samba
13 2 (0.56%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (4.72%) Backup Exec
2 16 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (2.78%) SCOM
4 7 (1.94%) SCCM
5 4 (1.11%) EdgeSight
5 4 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.56%) Nessus
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) Legato
7 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 131 (36.39%) Microsoft
2 102 (28.33%) VMware
3 63 (17.50%) Oracle
4 57 (15.83%) Cisco
5 41 (11.39%) Citrix
6 28 (7.78%) Juniper
7 26 (7.22%) HP
8 25 (6.94%) Sun
9 22 (6.11%) Symantec
10 16 (4.44%) CheckPoint
10 16 (4.44%) Veeam
10 16 (4.44%) F5
11 15 (4.17%) McAfee
12 14 (3.89%) Lumension
13 13 (3.61%) Websense
14 12 (3.33%) Blue Coat
15 11 (3.06%) Clearswift
15 11 (3.06%) SonicWALL
16 10 (2.78%) Trend Micro
16 10 (2.78%) Aruba
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