The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 222 210 208
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 12 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.32% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 24
Average salary £24,000 £26,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5773 5264 5390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.93% 95.50% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4921 4467 4798
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the South West region.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
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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
Wiltshire +6 7 £24,000 +14.28%
Bristol -1 3 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Cornwall - 2 £22,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (51.28%) Firewall
5 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (43.59%) MS Exchange
7 16 (41.03%) Windows Vista
8 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
9 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (25.64%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (25.64%) A+ Certification
11 10 (25.64%) ADSL
11 10 (25.64%) LAN
11 10 (25.64%) WAN
11 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
11 10 (25.64%) MCSA
11 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
12 9 (23.08%) Linux
12 9 (23.08%) SQL
12 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 8 (20.51%) VMware
13 8 (20.51%) PBX
13 8 (20.51%) Asterisk PBX
14 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (17.95%) MS Office
14 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
15 6 (15.38%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 17 (43.59%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) ADSL
2 10 (25.64%) LAN
2 10 (25.64%) WAN
2 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
3 8 (20.51%) PBX
3 8 (20.51%) Asterisk PBX
4 6 (15.38%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 4 (10.26%) DHCP
5 4 (10.26%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.82%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (41.03%) Windows Vista
6 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
8 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
1 6 (15.38%) Service Management
1 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
1 6 (15.38%) Change Control
2 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.13%) Line Management
4 1 (2.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.64%) Network+ Certification
2 10 (25.64%) A+ Certification
2 10 (25.64%) MCSA
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
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