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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 229 221 199
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 18 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.27% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 18
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £18,800 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £41,500 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Gloucestershire -7 6 £37,500 +87.50% 1
Somerset +7 5 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Bristol +1 3 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Dorset - 2 £26,125 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £26,000 - 1
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) Firewall
7 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
8 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 8 (24.24%) Linux
9 8 (24.24%) MS Office
9 8 (24.24%) SLA
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Vista
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
10 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (21.21%) SAN
11 6 (18.18%) Citrix
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (15.15%) VPN
12 5 (15.15%) Service Management
12 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
12 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
12 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
12 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
12 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (15.15%) Change Control
12 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
3 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) SAN
3 5 (15.15%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) 3G
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) SS7
4 3 (9.09%) ADSL
4 3 (9.09%) GPRS
4 3 (9.09%) GSM
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) PSTN
4 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) LTE
5 2 (6.06%) Softphone
5 2 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (6.06%) PBX
6 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) DTV
1 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Vista
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Service Management
1 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
1 5 (15.15%) Change Control
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) CAD
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Release Management
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) VB
2 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) HNC
3 3 (9.09%) MCSA
3 3 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
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