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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 164 199 189
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 48 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.06% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.30% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37 7 17
Average salary £36,000 £27,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.90% -9.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Technical Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4320 4318 4694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.79% 95.30% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3588 3460 3860
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Surrey

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
(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
Guildford +10 12 £30,000 +14.28% 2
Woking +11 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Reigate - 5 £27,500 -
Cobham - 3 £36,000 -
Farnham - 1 £36,000 -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 60 (60.00%) Windows
2 48 (48.00%) WAN
2 48 (48.00%) LAN
3 40 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 38 (38.00%) Microsoft
5 36 (36.00%) VMware
6 32 (32.00%) SQL
7 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (27.00%) Firewall
9 25 (25.00%) Cisco
9 25 (25.00%) Citrix
9 25 (25.00%) XenApp
10 23 (23.00%) MS Office
10 23 (23.00%) Service Delivery
11 22 (22.00%) Linux
11 22 (22.00%) Active Directory
12 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (18.00%) TCP/IP
13 18 (18.00%) ITIL
14 17 (17.00%) VoIP
15 16 (16.00%) DNS
16 15 (15.00%) UNIX
16 15 (15.00%) Finance
16 15 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (15.00%) Windows 7
16 15 (15.00%) Degree
17 14 (14.00%) Windows 8
17 14 (14.00%) VPN
18 13 (13.00%) Terminal Server
18 13 (13.00%) IIS

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (13.00%) IIS
2 12 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.00%) Lync
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.00%) Moodle
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (23.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.00%) IaaS
2 5 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (48.00%) LAN
1 48 (48.00%) WAN
2 27 (27.00%) Firewall
3 18 (18.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (17.00%) VoIP
5 16 (16.00%) DNS
6 14 (14.00%) VPN
7 13 (13.00%) MPLS
8 11 (11.00%) VLAN
9 7 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (6.00%) SSL
10 6 (6.00%) Ethernet
11 4 (4.00%) Internet
12 3 (3.00%) SAN
12 3 (3.00%) FTP
12 3 (3.00%) HTTP
12 3 (3.00%) SNMP
12 3 (3.00%) ADSL
12 3 (3.00%) SHDSL
12 3 (3.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.00%) MySQL
3 5 (5.00%) MS Access
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.00%) SilkTest
2 1 (1.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) WATIR
2 1 (1.00%) Selenium
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Back Office
3 3 (3.00%) Electronics
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) French Language
4 1 (1.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) XML
2 8 (8.00%) HTML
2 8 (8.00%) .NET
3 6 (6.00%) CSS
4 5 (5.00%) Web Services
5 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.00%) XHTML
6 1 (1.00%) Ajax
6 1 (1.00%) JSON
6 1 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Thin Client
1 12 (12.00%) Fat Client
1 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Internet of Things
2 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.00%) CMDB
3 2 (2.00%) VLE
4 1 (1.00%) Wiki
4 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (22.00%) Linux
3 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (15.00%) UNIX
5 14 (14.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) Service Delivery
2 18 (18.00%) ITIL
3 15 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 10 (10.00%) QMS
6 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.00%) Change Management
6 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.00%) Release Management
8 3 (3.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.00%) Service Management
8 3 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.00%) DevOps
9 2 (2.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.00%) Project Management
9 2 (2.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.00%) SQL
2 9 (9.00%) C#
3 4 (4.00%) Perl
4 3 (3.00%) PHP
4 3 (3.00%) VBScript
4 3 (3.00%) VB
4 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (1.00%) Java
6 1 (1.00%) Python
6 1 (1.00%) Ruby
6 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) Degree
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.00%) MCP
3 5 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.00%) CCNA
5 3 (3.00%) MCSE
5 3 (3.00%) ACTC
5 3 (3.00%) MCITP
5 3 (3.00%) VCP4
6 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (25.00%) XenApp
3 22 (22.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (13.00%) Terminal Server
5 12 (12.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.00%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (12.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (36.00%) VMware
3 25 (25.00%) Citrix
3 25 (25.00%) Cisco
4 12 (12.00%) Symantec
4 12 (12.00%) Veeam
5 10 (10.00%) Juniper
5 10 (10.00%) Oracle
6 9 (9.00%) F5
7 3 (3.00%) Apple
7 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.00%) Websense
7 3 (3.00%) Altiris
8 2 (2.00%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.00%) Polycom
9 1 (1.00%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.00%) Siebel
9 1 (1.00%) HP
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