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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Engineer
UK
Rank 660 585 581
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 193 382 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 179 344 338
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.76%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -68 178 £30,000 -7.69% 30
South East +12 76 £30,000 -14.28% 9
Berkshire +19 46 £30,000 -20.00% 6
London -29 46 £37,750 +4.86% 7
Reading +31 33 £28,500 -12.30% 5
North West -10 19 £25,000 - 4
Surrey +29 13 £29,000 -15.32% 1
Manchester -11 13 £25,000 -41.86% 1
City of London +39 11 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Tyne and Wear - 10 £21,500 -
Sunderland - 10 £21,500 -
North East - 10 £21,500 -
West Midlands +3 9 £34,000 +44.68% 3
South West +23 7 £21,000 -14.28%
Staffordshire +4 7 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Wales +10 6 £19,000 -34.48%
Cheshire +10 6 £21,500 -14.00% 2
East of England +4 6 £30,000 +11.11% 3
Bracknell +2 6 £40,000 -
Slough +34 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Burton-upon-Trent 0 5 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Reigate - 5 £17,000 -
West Wales - 5 £19,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Swansea - 5 £19,000 -
Bedfordshire +16 4 £37,500 +47.05% 1
Hampshire +13 4 £31,250 +25.00% 1
Bristol +7 4 £21,000 -23.63%
Wilmslow -8 4 £21,500 -14.00%
Bedford +22 3 £50,000 +96.07% 1

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 249 (61.94%) Windows
2 206 (51.24%) Microsoft
3 156 (38.81%) Active Directory
4 136 (33.83%) Windows Server
5 126 (31.34%) Linux
6 112 (27.86%) VMware
7 98 (24.38%) MS Exchange
8 95 (23.63%) MS Excel
9 94 (23.38%) SQL
10 78 (19.40%) Firewall
11 70 (17.41%) SQL Server
12 69 (17.16%) Cisco
13 67 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 66 (16.42%) TCP/IP
15 65 (16.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 62 (15.42%) ITIL
17 60 (14.93%) Windows 7
18 57 (14.18%) Degree
19 56 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
19 56 (13.93%) DNS
20 54 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
20 54 (13.43%) MS Office
21 53 (13.18%) Citrix
22 46 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
23 44 (10.95%) WAN
24 43 (10.70%) Unix
25 42 (10.45%) LAN
26 41 (10.20%) Finance
27 40 (9.95%) MCSE
28 39 (9.70%) Hyper-V

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 98 (24.38%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (7.96%) IIS
4 26 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (6.22%) Tomcat
6 23 (5.72%) Apache
7 22 (5.47%) WebSphere
8 17 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (3.98%) WebLogic
10 11 (2.74%) IBM Notes
11 9 (2.24%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.99%) CMS
12 8 (1.99%) Skype for Business
13 6 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.24%) Site Server
15 4 (1.00%) Alfresco
16 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.75%) JBoss
17 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 95 (23.63%) MS Excel
2 54 (13.43%) MS Office
3 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.46%) Office 365
2 19 (4.73%) SaaS
3 9 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.24%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.75%) GitHub
6 3 (0.75%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (19.40%) Firewall
2 66 (16.42%) TCP/IP
3 56 (13.93%) DNS
4 44 (10.95%) WAN
5 42 (10.45%) LAN
6 35 (8.71%) Internet
7 27 (6.72%) DHCP
8 26 (6.47%) SAN
9 21 (5.22%) Wireless
10 20 (4.98%) HTTP
11 16 (3.98%) VoIP
12 15 (3.73%) LDAP
13 13 (3.23%) SMTP
13 13 (3.23%) SSL
14 12 (2.99%) FTP
14 12 (2.99%) VPN
15 11 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (2.49%) VLAN
16 10 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (1.99%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.23%) MySQL
3 7 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.49%) DB2
5 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.75%) Big Data
7 3 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.50%) Redis
9 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.25%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.25%) UniData
Development Applications
1 14 (3.48%) JIRA
2 8 (1.99%) Firebug
3 5 (1.24%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.00%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.50%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.25%) ProC
6 1 (0.25%) PROIV
General
1 41 (10.20%) Finance
2 25 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.98%) Spanish Language
4 19 (4.73%) French Language
5 17 (4.23%) Italian Language
6 14 (3.48%) German Language
7 11 (2.74%) Banking
8 8 (1.99%) Marketing
9 7 (1.74%) Portuguese Language
10 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.00%) Back Office
11 4 (1.00%) Publishing
12 3 (0.75%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.75%) Electronics
13 2 (0.50%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.50%) Law
13 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.25%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.73%) HTML
2 17 (4.23%) Web Services
3 12 (2.99%) .NET
4 11 (2.74%) CSS
5 10 (2.49%) Regular Expression
6 9 (2.24%) RESTful
6 9 (2.24%) XML
7 8 (1.99%) JSON
8 6 (1.49%) Spring
9 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.75%) COM
10 3 (0.75%) REST
10 3 (0.75%) SailPoint
10 3 (0.75%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
11 2 (0.50%) Java EE
11 2 (0.50%) Java SE
11 2 (0.50%) JMS
11 2 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (0.50%) Middleware
11 2 (0.50%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.21%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.24%) Digital Media
5 9 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.24%) Replication
6 8 (1.99%) Clustering
6 8 (1.99%) Fintech
7 7 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.49%) iPad
9 5 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.24%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.24%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.00%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.00%) PKI
11 3 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.75%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 249 (61.94%) Windows
2 136 (33.83%) Windows Server
3 126 (31.34%) Linux
4 65 (16.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (14.93%) Windows 7
6 56 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (10.70%) Unix
8 36 (8.96%) Windows 10
9 30 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (6.72%) Windows 8
11 17 (4.23%) Mac OS
12 14 (3.48%) Android
13 11 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (2.74%) Windows NT
14 10 (2.49%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.49%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.74%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.74%) Solaris
16 5 (1.24%) AIX
16 5 (1.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (15.42%) ITIL
2 26 (6.47%) Data Protection
3 23 (5.72%) Service Management
4 21 (5.22%) Mentoring
5 13 (3.23%) CRM
6 12 (2.99%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (2.99%) Data Management
7 11 (2.74%) Line Management
8 10 (2.49%) B2B
8 10 (2.49%) Coaching
8 10 (2.49%) Migration
9 9 (2.24%) Presales
9 9 (2.24%) Service Delivery
9 9 (2.24%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (2.24%) Web Development
10 8 (1.99%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 8 (1.99%) Incident Management
10 8 (1.99%) Open Source
10 8 (1.99%) Project Management
10 8 (1.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 94 (23.38%) SQL
2 26 (6.47%) Python
3 21 (5.22%) C#
4 20 (4.98%) Java
5 19 (4.73%) Perl
6 14 (3.48%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.48%) PHP
7 13 (3.23%) Ruby
8 10 (2.49%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.24%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.24%) C++
11 5 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.00%) VB
13 3 (0.75%) VBScript
14 2 (0.50%) C
14 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.25%) VBA
15 1 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 67 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (14.18%) Degree
3 54 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (9.95%) MCSE
5 32 (7.96%) CCNA
6 16 (3.98%) MCP
7 15 (3.73%) CISSP
8 14 (3.48%) MCSA
9 13 (3.23%) CEH
10 10 (2.49%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (2.49%) Security+ Certification
11 9 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (2.24%) MCITP
11 9 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.74%) CCNP
13 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.21%) SLA
2 9 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) DICOM
5 1 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 156 (38.81%) Active Directory
2 46 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.70%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.74%) XenApp
5 10 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.49%) vSphere
6 9 (2.24%) Samba
7 6 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.24%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.75%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.98%) Backup Exec
2 12 (2.99%) SCCM
3 10 (2.49%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.24%) Nmap
5 8 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.74%) HP Data Protector
6 7 (1.74%) Nessus
7 6 (1.49%) SCSM
8 5 (1.24%) Nagios
9 4 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.00%) Puppet
9 4 (1.00%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.75%) Ansible
10 3 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.75%) Legato
10 3 (0.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco CME
11 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 206 (51.24%) Microsoft
2 112 (27.86%) VMware
3 69 (17.16%) Cisco
4 53 (13.18%) Citrix
5 24 (5.97%) Oracle
6 23 (5.72%) HP
7 20 (4.98%) Sophos
8 17 (4.23%) Symantec
9 16 (3.98%) Apple
9 16 (3.98%) NetApp
10 15 (3.73%) Intel Security
10 15 (3.73%) Veeam
11 14 (3.48%) EMC
11 14 (3.48%) IBM
11 14 (3.48%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.99%) arcserve
13 11 (2.74%) Lotus
13 11 (2.74%) Novell
13 11 (2.74%) Sage
14 10 (2.49%) Veritas
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Amazing opportunity apply now!
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits - excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Bens + 5K shift
Posted: 6 days ago
Romsey
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
North London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (c.7K) + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Bonus + Pension+Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Bonus + Pension+Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Smarterways Ltd.
Salary: Up to £30 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Technology Group
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Lichfield
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Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
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Manchester
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Bromsgrove
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Salary: £23500 - £27500 per annum
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Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
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