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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 244 201 206
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 6 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.57% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.60% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 34 10
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
5628 5880 4993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.06% 95.95% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4789 4881 4334
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Gloucestershire - 4 £31,250 - 1
Bristol -29 2 £23,750 -15.17% 3
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (40.00%) SAN
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) HP
7 6 (24.00%) Dell
8 5 (20.00%) EMC
8 5 (20.00%) GPRS
8 5 (20.00%) GSM
8 5 (20.00%) PSTN
8 5 (20.00%) 3G
8 5 (20.00%) SS7
8 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (20.00%) LTE
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) 3G
2 5 (20.00%) SS7
2 5 (20.00%) GPRS
2 5 (20.00%) GSM
2 5 (20.00%) PSTN
2 5 (20.00%) LTE
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.00%) FTP
5 1 (4.00%) PPP
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) IPsec
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.00%) OSPF
5 1 (4.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) DTV
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) CAD
1 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (4.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) HNC
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) Dell
3 5 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Sybase
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Calne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago