The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 224 238 222
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 9 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 20
Median salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,350 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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
5078 5866 5962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.52% 97.02% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4293 4927 4894
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +21 4 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Bristol +22 3 - -
Dorset +11 1 £22,500 -13.87%
Somerset -10 1 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Technical Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
4 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
4 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) LIMS
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) Law
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (17.39%) Logistics
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Tapestry
5 4 (17.39%) Software Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Law
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) Tapestry
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
1 4 (17.39%) LIMS
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
1 4 (17.39%) Line Management
1 4 (17.39%) Logical Data Model
1 4 (17.39%) Logistics
1 4 (17.39%) Pattern Recognition
1 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
1 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) NetApp
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) arcserve
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) Sophos
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) NEC
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
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