The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 76 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.30% 1.01% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.04% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Average salary £21,700 £23,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.65% +2.17%
UK excluding London average salary £28,250 £31,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-8.87% +2.47%
Technical Support Engineer
North 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 Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
653 480 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 98.05% 96.58% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 515 434 403
Average salary £35,232 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.66% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 2 £21,700 -7.65%
Technical Support Engineer
North East

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus