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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 204 207 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 30 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 11
Average salary £27,000 £34,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +45.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average 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
5847 4795 5559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.12% 94.97% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4145 4927
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
Somerset - 11 £27,000 - 1
Bristol - 10 £30,000 - 2
Wiltshire -9 5 £26,500 -23.18%
Cornwall - 4 £23,750 - 1
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) VMware
3 21 (40.38%) MS Exchange
4 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (36.54%) Degree
6 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (34.62%) SQL
6 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 17 (32.69%) Client/Server
7 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
9 13 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 13 (25.00%) ITIL
10 12 (23.08%) Linux
11 10 (19.23%) MS Office
11 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
12 9 (17.31%) Java
12 9 (17.31%) XML
12 9 (17.31%) Firewall
13 8 (15.38%) IVR
13 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX
13 8 (15.38%) PBX
14 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
14 7 (13.46%) LAN
14 7 (13.46%) WAN
15 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
15 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 21 (40.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Office
2 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.31%) Firewall
3 8 (15.38%) PBX
3 8 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX
4 7 (13.46%) WAN
4 7 (13.46%) LAN
5 4 (7.69%) HTTP
5 4 (7.69%) Softphone
5 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 4 (7.69%) VPN
5 4 (7.69%) DNS
5 4 (7.69%) SMTP
5 4 (7.69%) DHCP
5 4 (7.69%) VoIP
5 4 (7.69%) LDAP
5 4 (7.69%) ADSL
5 4 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (5.77%) SAN
7 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.92%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) XML
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Client/Server
2 13 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (15.38%) IVR
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (23.08%) Linux
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
1 13 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
2 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (5.77%) Project Management
3 2 (3.85%) Logistics
3 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (1.92%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (1.92%) ERP
4 1 (1.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) A+ Certification
3 4 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (7.69%) MCITP
3 4 (7.69%) MCSA
4 3 (5.77%) CCNA
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) MOM
2 4 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.92%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) VMware
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) Lotus
4 1 (1.92%) Remedy
4 1 (1.92%) F5
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) Juniper
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago