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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 678 640 601
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 199 359 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 177 319 359
Median salary £29,000 £32,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -39 189 £29,000 -12.12% 35
South East +46 102 £29,000 -20.54% 14
Berkshire +51 68 £28,000 -25.33% 7
Reading +45 54 £25,500 -32.00% 5
London -18 44 £38,000 +8.57% 5
Surrey +5 17 £30,000 -10.44% 2
North West -22 16 £21,500 -14.00% 3
City of London +31 8 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Cheshire +21 8 £21,500 -4.44% 2
Bracknell +1 8 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Manchester -11 8 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Hampshire +9 7 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Wilmslow - 7 £21,500 -
South West +18 6 £21,000 -20.15% 1
North East - 6 £21,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £21,500 - 1
Bristol +20 5 £21,000 -23.91%
East of England -12 5 £25,000 -24.24% 4
Wales -13 5 £19,000 -30.90% 1
Sunderland - 5 £21,500 - 1
Oxted - 5 £29,000 -
Scotland +18 4 £35,000 +75.00%
Edinburgh +11 4 £35,000 +75.00%
Kent +10 4 £29,000 -21.62%
Yorkshire +9 4 £27,500 +22.22% 3
East Midlands -6 4 £32,000 +30.61% 1
Swansea - 4 £19,000 -
West Wales - 4 £19,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
Abingdon - 4 - -

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 281 (63.57%) Windows
2 224 (50.68%) Microsoft
3 169 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 169 (38.24%) Windows Server
4 147 (33.26%) Linux
5 131 (29.64%) VMware
6 112 (25.34%) MS Exchange
6 112 (25.34%) SQL
7 107 (24.21%) MS Excel
8 87 (19.68%) Firewall
9 84 (19.00%) ITIL
10 83 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 77 (17.42%) Cisco
12 75 (16.97%) TCP/IP
13 73 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 73 (16.52%) Windows 7
14 71 (16.06%) SQL Server
15 67 (15.16%) MS Office
16 59 (13.35%) Citrix
17 57 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 53 (11.99%) Cisco Certification
19 52 (11.76%) DNS
19 52 (11.76%) Unix
20 51 (11.54%) Hyper-V
20 51 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
21 48 (10.86%) LAN
21 48 (10.86%) WAN
22 45 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (9.95%) MCSE
24 43 (9.73%) IIS

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
1 112 (25.34%) MS Exchange
2 43 (9.73%) IIS
3 33 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (5.88%) Apache
5 25 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (5.20%) WebSphere
8 22 (4.98%) Tomcat
9 20 (4.52%) WebLogic
10 14 (3.17%) SharePoint
11 12 (2.71%) Skype for Business
12 11 (2.49%) IBM Notes
13 5 (1.13%) CMS
14 4 (0.90%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.90%) JBoss
14 4 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.68%) Confluence
15 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 107 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 67 (15.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) MetaTrader
1 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.28%) Office 365
2 16 (3.62%) SaaS
3 13 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.36%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.90%) GitHub
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 87 (19.68%) Firewall
2 75 (16.97%) TCP/IP
3 52 (11.76%) DNS
4 48 (10.86%) LAN
4 48 (10.86%) WAN
5 42 (9.50%) SAN
6 39 (8.82%) Internet
7 33 (7.47%) DHCP
8 27 (6.11%) VoIP
9 25 (5.66%) Wireless
10 13 (2.94%) HTTP
10 13 (2.94%) VPN
11 12 (2.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (2.71%) LDAP
11 12 (2.71%) NAS
11 12 (2.71%) SNMP
11 12 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (2.26%) Network Security
12 10 (2.26%) Skype
13 9 (2.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.85%) MySQL
3 10 (2.26%) DB2
4 9 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.81%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.45%) Big Data
9 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.45%) Redis
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.23%) UniData
Development Applications
1 12 (2.71%) JIRA
2 5 (1.13%) Firebug
2 5 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.45%) NetBeans
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.23%) ProC
5 1 (0.23%) PROIV
General
1 43 (9.73%) Finance
2 30 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.30%) Spanish Language
4 17 (3.85%) Italian Language
5 14 (3.17%) French Language
6 13 (2.94%) German Language
7 8 (1.81%) Banking
8 7 (1.58%) Portuguese Language
9 5 (1.13%) Marketing
10 4 (0.90%) Electronics
10 4 (0.90%) Publishing
11 3 (0.68%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.45%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
12 2 (0.45%) Law
12 2 (0.45%) Legal
12 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.45%) Turkish Language
13 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.62%) .NET
2 15 (3.39%) Web Services
3 14 (3.17%) HTML
4 12 (2.71%) Regular Expression
5 7 (1.58%) CSS
6 6 (1.36%) RESTful
7 5 (1.13%) JSON
7 5 (1.13%) XML
8 4 (0.90%) Spring
8 4 (0.90%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.45%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (0.45%) Middleware
10 2 (0.45%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.45%) Sensu
10 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
11 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.23%) COM
11 1 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.98%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.75%) Replication
4 18 (4.07%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.39%) Clustering
6 13 (2.94%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.26%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.58%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.36%) IVR
9 6 (1.36%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.90%) Equities
11 4 (0.90%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.90%) Handset
11 4 (0.90%) iPad
11 4 (0.90%) PKI
11 4 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 281 (63.57%) Windows
2 169 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 147 (33.26%) Linux
4 83 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (16.52%) Windows 7
6 57 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (11.76%) Unix
8 37 (8.37%) Windows 10
9 34 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (6.11%) Windows 8
11 19 (4.30%) Mac OS
12 14 (3.17%) AIX
13 13 (2.94%) Android
13 13 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (2.71%) Windows XP
15 11 (2.49%) Windows NT
16 9 (2.04%) Apple iOS
16 9 (2.04%) Solaris
17 8 (1.81%) CentOS
17 8 (1.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.00%) ITIL
2 26 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 25 (5.66%) Service Management
4 22 (4.98%) Mentoring
5 16 (3.62%) Incident Management
6 15 (3.39%) CRM
7 14 (3.17%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (2.94%) Coaching
8 13 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 13 (2.94%) Project Management
9 11 (2.49%) Line Management
10 10 (2.26%) Change Management
10 10 (2.26%) Migration
10 10 (2.26%) Product Management
11 9 (2.04%) Data Management
11 9 (2.04%) E-Commerce
11 9 (2.04%) Identity Management
11 9 (2.04%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.04%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (1.81%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 112 (25.34%) SQL
2 26 (5.88%) Python
3 25 (5.66%) Java
4 20 (4.52%) C#
5 18 (4.07%) Perl
6 17 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.71%) PHP
8 11 (2.49%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.49%) Ruby
9 10 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.04%) C
11 8 (1.81%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.13%) C++
12 5 (1.13%) VBScript
13 4 (0.90%) VB
14 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.23%) VBA
15 1 (0.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 73 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (11.99%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (9.95%) MCSE
4 39 (8.82%) CCNA
5 37 (8.37%) Degree
6 25 (5.66%) MCP
7 18 (4.07%) MCSA
8 17 (3.85%) CISSP
9 15 (3.39%) CEH
10 11 (2.49%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.26%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (2.26%) MCITP
11 10 (2.26%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.26%) Security+ Certification
12 8 (1.81%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.58%) CCNP
14 6 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.90%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.28%) SLA
2 9 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) DICOM
3 1 (0.23%) HL7
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 169 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 51 (11.54%) Hyper-V
2 51 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (2.94%) XenApp
4 9 (2.04%) Samba
5 8 (1.81%) vSphere
6 7 (1.58%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.58%) XenServer
7 6 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.36%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.90%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.90%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.90%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.68%) Firmware
10 3 (0.68%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (5.43%) SCCM
2 21 (4.75%) Backup Exec
3 14 (3.17%) Nagios
3 14 (3.17%) Tivoli
4 10 (2.26%) HP Data Protector
5 9 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.04%) Nmap
5 9 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (1.81%) SCSM
7 7 (1.58%) Nessus
8 6 (1.36%) SCOM
9 5 (1.13%) Puppet
9 5 (1.13%) WSUS
10 4 (0.90%) Icinga
10 4 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.90%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.68%) Legato
11 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 224 (50.68%) Microsoft
2 131 (29.64%) VMware
3 77 (17.42%) Cisco
4 59 (13.35%) Citrix
5 35 (7.92%) Oracle
6 27 (6.11%) HP
7 21 (4.75%) Apple
7 21 (4.75%) Red Hat
8 19 (4.30%) Veeam
9 17 (3.85%) EMC
9 17 (3.85%) Sophos
9 17 (3.85%) Symantec
10 12 (2.71%) Intel Security
10 12 (2.71%) NetApp
11 11 (2.49%) IBM
11 11 (2.49%) Lotus
11 11 (2.49%) Novell
11 11 (2.49%) Sage
12 9 (2.04%) Mitel
12 9 (2.04%) Splunk
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £32k - 37k per year + Benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Networkers
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (c.7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Grimsby
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + flexible benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car allowance + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexleyheath, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 25,000-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 5% company bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Portishead, Bristol, Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea,...
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000 + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Portishead, Bristol, Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea,...
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000 + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Harrogate
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago