The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 553 612 540
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 360 265 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 311 238 347
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 1 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +17 338 £30,000 -7.69% 33
South East +3 152 £36,000 +2.85% 11
Berkshire +6 87 £37,500 +7.14% 6
London +5 87 £27,500 -21.42% 10
Reading -11 39 £36,500 +4.28% 4
East of England +4 36 £35,000 +35.92% 3
South West +4 35 £27,000 -8.47% 1
Bracknell 0 19 £40,000 +31.14%
Surrey -29 19 £30,000 -18.36%
Scotland -1 16 £27,500 -12.69% 1
Hampshire -1 14 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Somerset - 14 £27,000 -
Hertfordshire -11 13 £35,000 +75.00%
Kent +1 12 £24,500 -9.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £40,000 +48.14% 2
Letchworth +11 10 £35,000 +32.07%
Cambridge -1 10 £42,500 +57.40% 1
City of London -5 10 £27,500 +4.76% 1
Edinburgh -6 10 £22,000 -30.15% 1
Bath - 10 £27,000 -
Bristol - 9 £27,750 -
Luton - 9 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +15 8 £27,500 -19.11%
West Midlands +9 8 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Wiltshire 0 8 £26,500 -11.66%
Maidenhead -5 8 £50,000 +44.92%
East Midlands -14 8 £29,250 +4.46% 2
North East 0 7 £25,500 +8.51% 4
Swindon -5 7 £26,500 +7.07%

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 429 (61.82%) Windows
2 274 (39.48%) Microsoft
3 219 (31.56%) Linux
4 210 (30.26%) Active Directory
5 176 (25.36%) VMware
6 173 (24.93%) SQL
7 159 (22.91%) UNIX
8 134 (19.31%) MS Excel
9 130 (18.73%) SQL Server
10 121 (17.44%) TCP/IP
11 119 (17.15%) Degree
12 116 (16.71%) MS Exchange
13 105 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 97 (13.98%) MS Office
14 97 (13.98%) Firewall
15 96 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 92 (13.26%) ITIL
17 88 (12.68%) Oracle
18 82 (11.82%) Cisco
19 81 (11.67%) Internet
20 79 (11.38%) SAN
21 73 (10.52%) DNS
22 72 (10.37%) Java
23 69 (9.94%) SharePoint
23 69 (9.94%) French Language
24 68 (9.80%) German Language
25 66 (9.51%) SLA
25 66 (9.51%) Telecoms
26 63 (9.08%) Microsoft Certification
26 63 (9.08%) Relational Database

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 116 (16.71%) MS Exchange
2 69 (9.94%) SharePoint
3 56 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (6.05%) IIS
5 41 (5.91%) Lotus Domino
6 27 (3.89%) Lync
7 23 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (1.73%) Apache
11 6 (0.86%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.14%) SAS
16 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
16 1 (0.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 134 (19.31%) MS Excel
2 97 (13.98%) MS Office
3 13 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.87%) PowerPivot
4 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.75%) SaaS
2 16 (2.31%) Office 365
3 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.43%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 121 (17.44%) TCP/IP
2 97 (13.98%) Firewall
3 81 (11.67%) Internet
4 79 (11.38%) SAN
5 73 (10.52%) DNS
6 61 (8.79%) VPN
7 57 (8.21%) DHCP
8 49 (7.06%) LAN
9 43 (6.20%) WAN
10 37 (5.33%) VoIP
11 25 (3.60%) LDAP
12 22 (3.17%) Ethernet
13 21 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (2.74%) SMTP
15 18 (2.59%) Wireless
15 18 (2.59%) HTTP
16 17 (2.45%) SSL
17 16 (2.31%) MPLS
18 15 (2.16%) ATM
19 12 (1.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 63 (9.08%) Relational Database
3 39 (5.62%) RDBMS
4 27 (3.89%) MySQL
5 24 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.59%) DB2
7 13 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.86%) Big Data
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.29%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (0.29%) MS Access
11 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.14%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.14%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.14%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Eclipse
1 5 (0.72%) InstallShield
2 4 (0.58%) WATIR
2 4 (0.58%) Selenium
2 4 (0.58%) SilkTest
2 4 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (0.58%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.29%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.14%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.14%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.14%) JIRA
General
1 69 (9.94%) French Language
2 68 (9.80%) German Language
3 66 (9.51%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.47%) Spanish Language
5 29 (4.18%) Finance
6 25 (3.60%) Russian Language
7 14 (2.02%) Marketing
8 13 (1.87%) Electronics
9 8 (1.15%) Italian Language
9 8 (1.15%) Banking
9 8 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.01%) Games
11 5 (0.72%) Billing
12 4 (0.58%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Norwegian Language
13 2 (0.29%) Danish Language
13 2 (0.29%) Swedish Language
13 2 (0.29%) Retail
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.20%) XML
2 45 (6.48%) HTML
3 44 (6.34%) .NET
4 18 (2.59%) Web Services
5 17 (2.45%) CSS
6 10 (1.44%) COM
7 9 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.30%) J2EE
8 8 (1.15%) Ajax
8 8 (1.15%) XSL
9 7 (1.01%) Classic ASP
9 7 (1.01%) WCF
9 7 (1.01%) Java EE
10 6 (0.86%) XHTML
11 5 (0.72%) MSMQ
11 5 (0.72%) WPF
11 5 (0.72%) .NET Remoting
12 4 (0.58%) LAMP
13 3 (0.43%) Flash
13 3 (0.43%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.20%) Clustering
1 43 (6.20%) Computer Science
2 20 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (2.74%) Client/Server
4 17 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.59%) Data Integration
6 10 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.30%) Replication
8 8 (1.15%) Social Media
9 7 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.01%) Smartcard
9 7 (1.01%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.01%) PKI
10 6 (0.86%) EqualLogic
10 6 (0.86%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.86%) IVR
11 4 (0.58%) iPhone
11 4 (0.58%) CCTV
11 4 (0.58%) CMDB
12 3 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 429 (61.82%) Windows
2 219 (31.56%) Linux
3 159 (22.91%) UNIX
4 105 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (8.65%) Windows 7
6 53 (7.64%) Solaris
6 53 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (4.47%) Windows XP
8 17 (2.45%) Windows 8
9 14 (2.02%) Windows Vista
10 13 (1.87%) CentOS
10 13 (1.87%) Ubuntu
11 12 (1.73%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (1.15%) AIX
14 7 (1.01%) HPUX
14 7 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.72%) Android
16 4 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (13.26%) ITIL
2 36 (5.19%) Validation
3 22 (3.17%) ITSM
4 20 (2.88%) Service Management
4 20 (2.88%) CRM
5 19 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (2.74%) Product Management
6 18 (2.59%) Service Delivery
7 16 (2.31%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (2.02%) Incident Management
8 14 (2.02%) Change Management
9 11 (1.59%) OO
10 10 (1.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (1.44%) Information Security
10 10 (1.44%) Project Management
11 9 (1.30%) Configuration Management
11 9 (1.30%) Online Security
11 9 (1.30%) Software Engineering
11 9 (1.30%) Time Management
11 9 (1.30%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (24.93%) SQL
2 72 (10.37%) Java
3 54 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 31 (4.47%) Python
5 21 (3.03%) C++
6 20 (2.88%) Perl
7 18 (2.59%) C#
8 15 (2.16%) C
8 15 (2.16%) PHP
8 15 (2.16%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.01%) Ruby
9 7 (1.01%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.29%) VB
10 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.14%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) Jython
Qualifications
1 119 (17.15%) Degree
2 63 (9.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (7.64%) CCNA
5 36 (5.19%) MCSE
6 34 (4.90%) MCP
7 28 (4.03%) Security Cleared
8 26 (3.75%) CCNP
9 21 (3.03%) MCITP
10 18 (2.59%) SC Cleared
11 16 (2.31%) MCSA
12 14 (2.02%) CISSP
13 12 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (1.59%) JNCIA
15 9 (1.30%) HNC
15 9 (1.30%) CCSA
15 9 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
15 9 (1.30%) CEH
16 8 (1.15%) SCSA
17 7 (1.01%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (9.51%) SLA
2 6 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (0.86%) QA
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 210 (30.26%) Active Directory
2 96 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (7.93%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.74%) VMware ESX
5 13 (1.87%) vSphere
6 12 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (1.59%) XenApp
8 10 (1.44%) UAG
9 8 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (1.01%) XenServer
10 7 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.72%) Squid
12 4 (0.58%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.58%) NFS
13 2 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.14%) Postfix
14 1 (0.14%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 33 (4.76%) SCCM
2 10 (1.44%) SCOM
3 7 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.86%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.72%) WSUS
6 4 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.58%) MOM
7 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.29%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.29%) Nagios
9 1 (0.14%) OpenView
9 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 274 (39.48%) Microsoft
2 176 (25.36%) VMware
3 88 (12.68%) Oracle
4 82 (11.82%) Cisco
5 45 (6.48%) Juniper
6 40 (5.76%) Sun
7 38 (5.48%) HP
8 36 (5.19%) Citrix
9 26 (3.75%) Red Hat
10 24 (3.46%) Symantec
11 17 (2.45%) EMC
12 16 (2.31%) Dell
13 15 (2.16%) Avaya
14 14 (2.02%) SolarWinds
15 13 (1.87%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.59%) Sybase
16 11 (1.59%) F5
17 10 (1.44%) NetApp
17 10 (1.44%) JBoss
17 10 (1.44%) IBM
London
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
David Bruce Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum £27.5K + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Pitney Bowes Software Ltd
Salary: Excellet Base+25 annual leave days +Pvt Ins+Pension+Life Assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, 25 d/h
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago