The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 632 596 658
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 337 398 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 299 338 305
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 within the UK.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
England -42 306 £32,500 +6.55% 22
South East +1 139 £32,500 -7.14% 4
London -29 85 £37,500 +17.18% 6
Berkshire +31 77 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Reading +10 44 £32,500 -19.25% 2
Surrey -24 26 £33,500 -16.25% 2
East of England +7 20 £37,500 +44.23% 2
Hampshire 0 17 £21,500 -17.30%
Bracknell -1 17 £32,500 -35.00%
West Midlands -11 16 £30,599 +35.99%
Wales +19 15 £26,500 -3.63% 1
Staffordshire +16 12 £35,000 +55.55%
Guildford 0 12 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 12 £35,000 -
Cardiff +13 11 £26,500 -
South Wales +11 11 £26,500 -3.63% 1
Hertfordshire +11 11 £37,500 +56.25% 1
North West +7 11 £35,000 +16.66% 4
East Midlands +21 10 £40,000 +52.38%
Kent +8 10 £26,000 -5.45%
South West -11 10 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Nottingham - 9 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £40,000 -
Stevenage - 9 £37,500 -
City of London +40 8 £30,000 -20.00%
North East +16 8 £23,000 -1.70%
Tyne and Wear +10 8 £23,000 -1.70%
Manchester -8 8 £37,500 +31.57% 2
Basingstoke - 7 £19,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 6 £23,200 -0.85%

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 445 (61.46%) Windows
2 322 (44.48%) Microsoft
3 282 (38.95%) Active Directory
4 269 (37.15%) Windows Server
5 261 (36.05%) VMware
6 186 (25.69%) Firewall
7 177 (24.45%) MS Exchange
7 177 (24.45%) Linux
8 168 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 161 (22.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 151 (20.86%) SQL
11 147 (20.30%) Degree
12 135 (18.65%) TCP/IP
12 135 (18.65%) Cisco
13 134 (18.51%) MS Excel
14 130 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
15 126 (17.40%) LAN
16 109 (15.06%) WAN
17 103 (14.23%) SQL Server
18 98 (13.54%) Hyper-V
19 92 (12.71%) MS Office
20 90 (12.43%) Unix
21 86 (11.88%) Oracle
21 86 (11.88%) SLA
22 84 (11.60%) ITIL
22 84 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
22 84 (11.60%) Windows 7
23 77 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
24 73 (10.08%) Office 365
24 73 (10.08%) SAN

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 177 (24.45%) MS Exchange
2 63 (8.70%) IIS
3 60 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 56 (7.73%) Apache
5 56 (7.73%) SharePoint
6 40 (5.52%) Tomcat
7 33 (4.56%) WebSphere
8 25 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (3.31%) JBoss
10 21 (2.90%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2000
12 10 (1.38%) Site Server
13 9 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (1.24%) Skype for Business
13 9 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.83%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.69%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.69%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 134 (18.51%) MS Excel
2 92 (12.71%) MS Office
3 5 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 73 (10.08%) Office 365
2 38 (5.25%) SaaS
3 13 (1.80%) IaaS
4 7 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 186 (25.69%) Firewall
2 135 (18.65%) TCP/IP
3 126 (17.40%) LAN
4 109 (15.06%) WAN
5 73 (10.08%) SAN
6 71 (9.81%) DNS
7 51 (7.04%) DHCP
8 37 (5.11%) VoIP
9 28 (3.87%) NAS
10 26 (3.59%) Internet
11 25 (3.45%) iSCSI
11 25 (3.45%) LDAP
12 23 (3.18%) Wireless
13 20 (2.76%) SMTP
14 17 (2.35%) HTTP
14 17 (2.35%) SS7
14 17 (2.35%) VLAN
14 17 (2.35%) VPN
15 15 (2.07%) Ethernet
15 15 (2.07%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.35%) MySQL
3 17 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.24%) MariaDB
7 9 (1.24%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.28%) DB2
10 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.14%) Big Data
11 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.14%) MS Access
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.28%) JIRA
2 2 (0.28%) MSI
2 2 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.14%) GDB
3 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.14%) Selenium
3 1 (0.14%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.14%) Subversion
3 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.14%) WATIR
General
1 52 (7.18%) Telecoms
2 44 (6.08%) Finance
3 39 (5.39%) German Language
4 29 (4.01%) French Language
5 14 (1.93%) Electronics
5 14 (1.93%) Retail
6 11 (1.52%) Marketing
7 8 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.10%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.83%) Back Office
8 6 (0.83%) Hebrew Language
8 6 (0.83%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.69%) Banking
9 5 (0.69%) Law
9 5 (0.69%) Legal
10 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.55%) Military
11 3 (0.41%) Advertising
11 3 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.28%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.97%) XML
2 31 (4.28%) HTML
3 17 (2.35%) Web Services
4 15 (2.07%) J2EE
5 14 (1.93%) .NET
6 13 (1.80%) LAMP
7 9 (1.24%) CSS
8 6 (0.83%) REST
8 6 (0.83%) SOAP
9 5 (0.69%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.69%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.55%) Tapestry
10 4 (0.55%) Unreal Engine
11 3 (0.41%) jQuery
11 3 (0.41%) SAML
12 2 (0.28%) Ajax
12 2 (0.28%) Classic ASP
12 2 (0.28%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.28%) XSLT
13 1 (0.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (9.81%) Computer Science
3 44 (6.08%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.21%) Driving Licence
4 16 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
5 15 (2.07%) Mathematics
6 13 (1.80%) Private Cloud
7 12 (1.66%) Clustering
7 12 (1.66%) e-Learning
8 11 (1.52%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.52%) Learning Management System
8 11 (1.52%) SCORM
9 10 (1.38%) PKI
10 7 (0.97%) Cybercrime
10 7 (0.97%) NHS
10 7 (0.97%) Tandem
11 6 (0.83%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.83%) Smartcard
12 5 (0.69%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 445 (61.46%) Windows
2 269 (37.15%) Windows Server
3 177 (24.45%) Linux
4 161 (22.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (12.43%) Unix
7 84 (11.60%) Windows 7
7 84 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 61 (8.43%) Windows 8
9 37 (5.11%) Windows XP
10 20 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (2.62%) Solaris
12 18 (2.49%) Windows 10
13 16 (2.21%) Debian
14 15 (2.07%) Android
14 15 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (1.80%) Apple iOS
16 12 (1.66%) Ubuntu
17 8 (1.10%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (11.60%) ITIL
2 40 (5.52%) Project Management
3 28 (3.87%) Data Management
4 26 (3.59%) Mentoring
5 25 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 22 (3.04%) Service Management
7 21 (2.90%) CRM
7 21 (2.90%) Migration
8 19 (2.62%) SDLC
9 18 (2.49%) Clinical Data Management
9 18 (2.49%) Data Migration
9 18 (2.49%) Incident Management
10 17 (2.35%) Case Management
11 16 (2.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (2.07%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (2.07%) Software Engineering
13 14 (1.93%) Change Control
13 14 (1.93%) Presales
13 14 (1.93%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (1.66%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (20.86%) SQL
2 63 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 52 (7.18%) Java
4 23 (3.18%) PowerShell
5 22 (3.04%) PL/SQL
6 19 (2.62%) VBScript
7 18 (2.49%) Bash Shell
8 14 (1.93%) Python
9 12 (1.66%) C++
10 10 (1.38%) C
11 9 (1.24%) C#
12 8 (1.10%) Perl
13 7 (0.97%) PHP
14 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.28%) VB
15 1 (0.14%) AWK
15 1 (0.14%) sed
15 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 147 (20.30%) Degree
2 61 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (7.87%) CCNA
3 57 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (3.87%) MCSE
5 21 (2.90%) Security Cleared
6 20 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (2.07%) CEH
7 15 (2.07%) CISSP
7 15 (2.07%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.80%) MCITP
9 12 (1.66%) MCSA
10 10 (1.38%) CCNP
10 10 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.10%) ACTC
11 8 (1.10%) CCA
11 8 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.97%) MCDST
13 6 (0.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (11.88%) SLA
2 16 (2.21%) QA
3 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 282 (38.95%) Active Directory
2 168 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (13.54%) Hyper-V
4 47 (6.49%) Terminal Services
5 38 (5.25%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (3.31%) VMware ESX
7 17 (2.35%) vSphere
8 14 (1.93%) XenApp
9 13 (1.80%) VMware Server
10 12 (1.66%) BitLocker
10 12 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (1.52%) NFS
12 9 (1.24%) XenDesktop
13 8 (1.10%) XenServer
14 7 (0.97%) Xen
15 5 (0.69%) Samba
16 4 (0.55%) VirtualBox
17 3 (0.41%) Docker
17 3 (0.41%) Sendmail
18 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.90%) SCCM
2 19 (2.62%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
4 12 (1.66%) Icinga
5 8 (1.10%) Nmap
6 6 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (0.83%) Nessus
6 6 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.69%) Legato
7 5 (0.69%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.55%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.55%) Simpana
9 3 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.41%) SCOM
9 3 (0.41%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.41%) WSUS
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.28%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 322 (44.48%) Microsoft
2 261 (36.05%) VMware
3 135 (18.65%) Cisco
4 86 (11.88%) Oracle
5 69 (9.53%) Citrix
6 39 (5.39%) HP
7 29 (4.01%) Red Hat
8 27 (3.73%) EMC
8 27 (3.73%) NetApp
9 26 (3.59%) Dell
10 20 (2.76%) IBM
11 19 (2.62%) Veeam
12 18 (2.49%) Informatica
12 18 (2.49%) TIBCO
13 17 (2.35%) Apple
13 17 (2.35%) Avaya
13 17 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (2.21%) Juniper
14 16 (2.21%) Sun
15 15 (2.07%) Intel Security
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & bonus & gr
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Craigavon, County Armagh
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £16000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Man
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Bens + 5K shift
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 - 27,000 + on - call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Certs + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary to be discussed directly
Posted: 4 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Insight Media Internet Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Subject to skills and experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 per annum + (neg.)
Posted: 20 days ago
West London
MobFox
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience part Performance Based
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Posted: 27 days ago