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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 235 239 211
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 12 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.14% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 16
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +11.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,100 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
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
5515 5870 5210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.49% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 4993 4429
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 8 February 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
(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
Dorset - 4 £21,500 - 1
Wiltshire -2 3 £25,000 +4.16%
Bristol -2 2 £27,500 -9.83% 1
Gloucestershire +1 1 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Somerset - 1 £26,000 - 1
Devon - 1 £26,000 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) MS Office
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco
5 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) VoIP
5 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.04%) Symantec
7 3 (13.04%) Citrix
7 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
7 3 (13.04%) IPsec
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 5 (21.74%) VoIP
3 3 (13.04%) IPsec
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) X.500
5 1 (4.35%) ATM
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.35%) FTP
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) OSPF
5 1 (4.35%) PPP
5 1 (4.35%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Tapestry
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
1 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
6 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.70%) Android
7 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.35%) CentOS
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Logistics
4 1 (4.35%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCENT
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) HNC
2 1 (4.35%) HND
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus
6 1 (4.35%) NEC
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Sophos
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