The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 91 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.11% 0.11% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £38,500 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.07% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Technical Support Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
842 872 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.46% 96.35% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 700 744 701
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Southampton region.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Southampton

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Telnet
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve