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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 639 662 660
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 299 305 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 272 274 304
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -5 253 £32,500 - 37
South East +20 117 £32,500 -9.72% 11
London +20 70 £37,000 +14.72% 5
Berkshire 0 63 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Reading +16 42 £36,250 -3.33% 4
East of England +26 23 £37,500 +48.51% 3
Surrey +18 19 £31,750 -14.18% 2
Wales +16 19 £26,000 -5.45%
Hampshire +16 18 £31,250 +20.19% 2
Cardiff +17 17 £26,000 +11.82%
South Wales +17 17 £26,000 -5.45%
North West +18 13 £32,500 +3.17% 7
Bracknell -4 13 £40,000 +11.88%
Guildford +15 12 £30,000 +7.14% 2
Hertfordshire +28 11 £37,500 +47.05% 1
Stevenage - 10 £37,500 -
South West -7 8 £25,000 -3.84% 5
West Midlands -11 8 £26,849 +19.32%
Cheshire +41 7 £25,500 -25.00% 3
Kent +18 7 £26,000 -5.45%
Yorkshire +23 6 £26,750 -28.66% 3
West Yorkshire +9 6 £26,750 -28.66% 1
Oxfordshire -11 6 £28,000 -5.08%
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £28,500 +20.00%
Birmingham -5 5 £27,500 -21.42%
Basingstoke -9 5 £18,000 -28.00%
Knutsford - 5 £25,500 - 1
City of London +48 4 £46,250 +23.33%
Nottingham +13 4 £36,250 +27.19% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £36,250 +27.19% 2

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 395 (58.78%) Windows
2 290 (43.15%) Microsoft
3 249 (37.05%) Active Directory
4 242 (36.01%) Windows Server
5 230 (34.23%) VMware
6 171 (25.45%) Linux
7 164 (24.40%) Firewall
8 148 (22.02%) SQL
9 143 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 139 (20.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 139 (20.68%) MS Exchange
11 137 (20.39%) TCP/IP
12 135 (20.09%) Cisco
13 125 (18.60%) Degree
14 114 (16.96%) MS Excel
15 105 (15.63%) LAN
16 100 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
17 94 (13.99%) SQL Server
18 93 (13.84%) MS Office
19 90 (13.39%) Hyper-V
20 86 (12.80%) WAN
21 84 (12.50%) ITIL
22 81 (12.05%) SAN
22 81 (12.05%) Windows 7
23 75 (11.16%) DNS
24 72 (10.71%) Unix
25 66 (9.82%) Office 365
26 65 (9.67%) SLA
27 64 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
28 63 (9.38%) Oracle

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
1 139 (20.68%) MS Exchange
2 61 (9.08%) IIS
3 55 (8.18%) SharePoint
4 52 (7.74%) Apache
5 45 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (4.46%) Tomcat
8 24 (3.57%) WebSphere
9 19 (2.83%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.23%) JBoss
11 11 (1.64%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
13 7 (1.04%) Site Server
14 6 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.89%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.74%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.60%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 114 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 93 (13.84%) MS Office
3 7 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (9.82%) Office 365
2 25 (3.72%) SaaS
3 10 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 164 (24.40%) Firewall
2 137 (20.39%) TCP/IP
3 105 (15.63%) LAN
4 86 (12.80%) WAN
5 81 (12.05%) SAN
6 75 (11.16%) DNS
7 52 (7.74%) DHCP
8 36 (5.36%) NAS
9 34 (5.06%) Internet
9 34 (5.06%) VoIP
10 23 (3.42%) HTTP
10 23 (3.42%) Wireless
11 22 (3.27%) VPN
12 21 (3.13%) SMTP
13 20 (2.98%) iSCSI
13 20 (2.98%) SNMP
14 18 (2.68%) VLAN
15 16 (2.38%) WebEx
16 15 (2.23%) LDAP
17 14 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.25%) MySQL
3 13 (1.93%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.19%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (0.74%) DB2
6 5 (0.74%) MariaDB
6 5 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.30%) MS Access
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.30%) MSI
1 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.15%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.15%) Selenium
2 1 (0.15%) SilkTest
2 1 (0.15%) Subversion
2 1 (0.15%) WATIR
General
1 49 (7.29%) Telecoms
2 45 (6.70%) Finance
3 31 (4.61%) German Language
4 21 (3.13%) French Language
5 14 (2.08%) Electronics
6 13 (1.93%) Retail
7 7 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.89%) Banking
8 6 (0.89%) Marketing
8 6 (0.89%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.60%) Law
10 3 (0.45%) Back Office
10 3 (0.45%) Hebrew Language
10 3 (0.45%) Military
10 3 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.51%) HTML
2 26 (3.87%) XML
3 15 (2.23%) Web Services
4 8 (1.19%) CSS
4 8 (1.19%) LAMP
5 7 (1.04%) .NET
5 7 (1.04%) Regular Expression
6 6 (0.89%) J2EE
7 4 (0.60%) Tapestry
8 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.45%) jQuery
8 3 (0.45%) Middleware
8 3 (0.45%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.30%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.30%) REST
9 2 (0.30%) SOAP
9 2 (0.30%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (0.30%) XSLT
10 1 (0.15%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.15%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 23 (3.42%) Clustering
5 20 (2.98%) Private Cloud
6 19 (2.83%) Driving Licence
7 17 (2.53%) Blackberry
8 14 (2.08%) e-Learning
8 14 (2.08%) Learning Management System
8 14 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.08%) SCORM
9 12 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.64%) Handset
10 11 (1.64%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.49%) PKI
12 9 (1.34%) Replication
13 7 (1.04%) Cybercrime
13 7 (1.04%) Tandem
14 6 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 395 (58.78%) Windows
2 242 (36.01%) Windows Server
3 171 (25.45%) Linux
4 139 (20.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (12.05%) Windows 7
7 72 (10.71%) Unix
8 63 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (5.36%) Windows 8
10 35 (5.21%) Windows XP
11 23 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (3.27%) Windows 10
13 14 (2.08%) AIX
14 13 (1.93%) Debian
15 12 (1.79%) Android
16 11 (1.64%) Mac OS
17 10 (1.49%) Solaris
17 10 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (1.04%) Apple iOS
18 7 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (12.50%) ITIL
2 43 (6.40%) Project Management
3 22 (3.27%) Change Control
3 22 (3.27%) Risk Assessment
3 22 (3.27%) Service Delivery
4 20 (2.98%) Incident Management
4 20 (2.98%) Service Management
4 20 (2.98%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 19 (2.83%) CRM
5 19 (2.83%) Data Management
6 18 (2.68%) Mentoring
6 18 (2.68%) Problem Management
7 17 (2.53%) Case Management
8 16 (2.38%) Migration
9 15 (2.23%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (2.08%) Change Management
11 13 (1.93%) Clinical Data Management
11 13 (1.93%) Data Migration
11 13 (1.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 148 (22.02%) SQL
2 55 (8.18%) JavaScript
3 42 (6.25%) Java
4 34 (5.06%) PowerShell
5 17 (2.53%) PL/SQL
5 17 (2.53%) VBScript
6 14 (2.08%) Python
7 12 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.49%) PHP
9 9 (1.34%) Perl
10 8 (1.19%) C
11 7 (1.04%) C#
11 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.89%) C++
13 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.15%) VB
13 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 125 (18.60%) Degree
2 64 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (9.23%) CCNA
4 48 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (4.46%) Security Cleared
6 26 (3.87%) MCSE
7 23 (3.42%) SC Cleared
8 19 (2.83%) CEH
8 19 (2.83%) CISSP
8 19 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (1.93%) MCSA
10 12 (1.79%) CCNP
10 12 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (1.79%) MCDST
10 12 (1.79%) MCITP
11 11 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.19%) MCP
14 7 (1.04%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.89%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.67%) SLA
2 13 (1.93%) QA
3 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) GAMP
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 249 (37.05%) Active Directory
2 143 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (13.39%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.95%) Terminal Services
5 26 (3.87%) VMware ESX
6 23 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.98%) BitLocker
7 20 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (1.93%) XenApp
9 12 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (1.64%) vSphere
11 10 (1.49%) VMware Server
12 9 (1.34%) NFS
13 8 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.19%) XenServer
14 7 (1.04%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.74%) Samba
15 5 (0.74%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (3.87%) Backup Exec
2 23 (3.42%) SCCM
3 20 (2.98%) Icinga
4 12 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
4 12 (1.79%) Tivoli
5 11 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (1.34%) Nagios
7 8 (1.19%) Nmap
8 7 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.74%) Nessus
10 4 (0.60%) Legato
10 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.60%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.60%) Simpana
11 3 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.45%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 290 (43.15%) Microsoft
2 230 (34.23%) VMware
3 135 (20.09%) Cisco
4 63 (9.38%) Oracle
5 58 (8.63%) Citrix
6 37 (5.51%) EMC
6 37 (5.51%) HP
7 35 (5.21%) Red Hat
8 28 (4.17%) Veeam
9 22 (3.27%) NetApp
10 21 (3.13%) Fortinet
11 19 (2.83%) Dell
12 15 (2.23%) Mitel
13 13 (1.93%) Informatica
13 13 (1.93%) Sun
13 13 (1.93%) TIBCO
14 12 (1.79%) Avaya
14 12 (1.79%) IBM
14 12 (1.79%) Juniper
15 11 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
Guildford, Surrey
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Salford Quays
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 19000-23000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexleyheath, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Salary: Depending on experience + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum BUPA Denplan Pension Income Protection Life
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexley, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckhurst Hill, Essex
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea, Portishead,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £27-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea, Portishead,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £27-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Aylesbury, UK
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IMEX Technical Services Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Optional 24/7 On-Call Rota
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £28-33,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Tadcaster
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Knutsford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 25000-28000 Per Annum 25-28K
Posted: 20 days ago