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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Engineer
UK
Rank 643 580 575
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 205 378 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 185 346 354
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
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 £41,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -47 193 £30,000 -7.69% 28
South East -3 85 £32,000 -1.53% 11
Berkshire +1 55 £31,500 -16.00% 3
London +8 41 £34,000 -9.33% 6
Reading +23 34 £30,500 -6.15% 2
East of England +28 20 £26,750 +1.90% 3
North West -14 15 £25,000 - 1
Manchester -22 12 £25,000 -33.33%
City of London +36 11 £28,500 -26.45%
Surrey +30 10 £36,500 -8.75% 2
West Midlands +25 9 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Bedfordshire +22 8 £25,750 -7.20%
Oxfordshire +19 8 £32,500 - 2
South West +6 8 £22,750 -9.00% 4
North East - 8 £21,500 - 1
Sunderland - 8 £21,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £21,500 - 1
Staffordshire +8 7 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Slough +31 6 £30,000 +39.53%
Bedford +16 6 £26,500 -4.50%
Cambridge +11 5 £27,000 +28.57%
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £27,000 +28.57%
Burton-upon-Trent +2 5 £35,000 +40.00%
Oxford - 5 £35,000 - 1
Camberley +13 4 £38,000 +15.15%
Hampshire +9 4 £31,250 +25.00% 2
Devon +8 4 £20,500 -21.15%
Bracknell -5 4 £39,000 -2.50%
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £30,000 - 1
Suffolk - 4 £30,000 - 1

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 231 (58.33%) Windows
2 188 (47.47%) Microsoft
3 153 (38.64%) Active Directory
4 123 (31.06%) Windows Server
5 119 (30.05%) VMware
6 117 (29.55%) Linux
7 94 (23.74%) SQL
8 87 (21.97%) MS Excel
9 85 (21.46%) MS Exchange
10 73 (18.43%) Firewall
11 70 (17.68%) Cisco
12 68 (17.17%) Degree
13 66 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 65 (16.41%) SQL Server
15 63 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
16 62 (15.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 58 (14.65%) Windows 7
17 58 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
17 58 (14.65%) TCP/IP
18 57 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
19 53 (13.38%) DNS
20 51 (12.88%) ITIL
21 43 (10.86%) Computer Science
22 42 (10.61%) Hyper-V
23 41 (10.35%) Citrix
24 40 (10.10%) WAN
25 39 (9.85%) MS Office
26 38 (9.60%) LAN
26 38 (9.60%) Unix
26 38 (9.60%) MCSE

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 85 (21.46%) MS Exchange
2 36 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (8.08%) Tomcat
4 30 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (7.07%) IIS
6 27 (6.82%) WebSphere
7 21 (5.30%) Apache
8 16 (4.04%) WebLogic
9 13 (3.28%) IBM Notes
10 12 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (2.27%) JBoss
12 8 (2.02%) CMS
12 8 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.52%) SharePoint
14 5 (1.26%) Site Server
15 3 (0.76%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.76%) Skype for Business
16 2 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 87 (21.97%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.85%) MS Office
3 5 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.51%) 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 35 (8.84%) Office 365
2 16 (4.04%) SaaS
3 5 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.26%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.76%) GitHub
6 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.51%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 73 (18.43%) Firewall
2 58 (14.65%) TCP/IP
3 53 (13.38%) DNS
4 40 (10.10%) WAN
5 38 (9.60%) LAN
6 32 (8.08%) Internet
7 28 (7.07%) HTTP
8 27 (6.82%) SAN
9 25 (6.31%) DHCP
10 19 (4.80%) SSL
11 16 (4.04%) FTP
11 16 (4.04%) Wireless
12 15 (3.79%) LDAP
13 12 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (2.78%) SMTP
15 10 (2.53%) Wireshark
16 9 (2.27%) VLAN
16 9 (2.27%) VoIP
16 9 (2.27%) VPN
16 9 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.28%) MySQL
3 5 (1.26%) DB2
3 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.76%) Big Data
5 3 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.51%) Redis
6 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.25%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.25%) Power BI
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.25%) UniData
Development Applications
1 20 (5.05%) JIRA
2 11 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 10 (2.53%) NetBeans
4 8 (2.02%) Firebug
4 8 (2.02%) IntelliJ
4 8 (2.02%) Maven
5 5 (1.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.25%) Ant
7 1 (0.25%) GitLab
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (8.59%) Finance
2 29 (7.32%) French Language
3 23 (5.81%) Spanish Language
4 21 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.04%) German Language
5 16 (4.04%) Italian Language
6 12 (3.03%) Banking
7 10 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.53%) Marketing
7 10 (2.53%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (1.01%) Back Office
9 3 (0.76%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.51%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.56%) Web Services
2 19 (4.80%) HTML
3 14 (3.54%) XML
4 13 (3.28%) CSS
5 11 (2.78%) Spring
6 10 (2.53%) Regular Expression
7 9 (2.27%) REST
7 9 (2.27%) RESTful
8 8 (2.02%) .NET
8 8 (2.02%) Java EE
8 8 (2.02%) Java SE
8 8 (2.02%) JMS
8 8 (2.02%) JSON
8 8 (2.02%) SOAP
9 4 (1.01%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.01%) COM
10 3 (0.76%) iOS SDK
10 3 (0.76%) SailPoint
10 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
11 2 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.86%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (3.28%) Clustering
5 13 (3.28%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.02%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.77%) iPad
9 6 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.52%) Fintech
10 5 (1.26%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.26%) PKI
10 5 (1.26%) Replication
10 5 (1.26%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.76%) Life Science
11 3 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.51%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 231 (58.33%) Windows
2 123 (31.06%) Windows Server
3 117 (29.55%) Linux
4 66 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (15.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (14.65%) Windows 7
7 38 (9.60%) Unix
8 35 (8.84%) Windows 10
9 28 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (5.56%) Windows 8
11 17 (4.29%) Mac OS
12 15 (3.79%) Android
13 14 (3.54%) Apple iOS
14 12 (3.03%) Windows NT
15 11 (2.78%) Mac OS X
16 8 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (2.02%) Solaris
16 8 (2.02%) Windows XP
17 7 (1.77%) AIX
17 7 (1.77%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (12.88%) ITIL
2 26 (6.57%) Data Protection
3 17 (4.29%) Mentoring
4 16 (4.04%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (4.04%) Service Management
5 15 (3.79%) Open Source
6 13 (3.28%) Data Management
7 11 (2.78%) B2B
7 11 (2.78%) CRM
8 10 (2.53%) Web Development
9 9 (2.27%) DevOps
9 9 (2.27%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.27%) Project Management
10 8 (2.02%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (2.02%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 8 (2.02%) OWASP
10 8 (2.02%) SOA
10 8 (2.02%) Software Engineering
10 8 (2.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 94 (23.74%) SQL
2 28 (7.07%) Java
3 27 (6.82%) Python
4 16 (4.04%) C#
4 16 (4.04%) Perl
5 14 (3.54%) Bash Shell
5 14 (3.54%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.54%) Ruby
6 13 (3.28%) PHP
7 8 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.26%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.01%) C++
9 4 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.76%) VB
11 2 (0.51%) C
12 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.25%) VBScript
12 1 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 68 (17.17%) Degree
2 63 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (9.60%) MCSE
5 36 (9.09%) CCNA
6 15 (3.79%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (3.79%) Security+ Certification
7 14 (3.54%) CISSP
7 14 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (3.03%) CEH
9 11 (2.78%) MCP
10 9 (2.27%) MCSA
11 8 (2.02%) MCITP
12 7 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.26%) CCNP
14 4 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (1.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.51%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) DICOM
5 1 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 153 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 58 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (3.28%) vSphere
5 10 (2.53%) Samba
6 9 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.77%) XenApp
8 5 (1.26%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.26%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.25%) Docker
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 12 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.53%) SCCM
4 8 (2.02%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (1.52%) SCSM
5 6 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.26%) Puppet
7 4 (1.01%) Ansible
7 4 (1.01%) Nagios
7 4 (1.01%) Nessus
7 4 (1.01%) Nmap
7 4 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 188 (47.47%) Microsoft
2 119 (30.05%) VMware
3 70 (17.68%) Cisco
4 41 (10.35%) Citrix
5 27 (6.82%) HP
6 25 (6.31%) Oracle
7 21 (5.30%) IBM
7 21 (5.30%) Symantec
8 19 (4.80%) Veritas
9 18 (4.55%) EMC
9 18 (4.55%) NetApp
10 16 (4.04%) Intel Security
11 14 (3.54%) arcserve
11 14 (3.54%) Sophos
11 14 (3.54%) Veeam
12 12 (3.03%) Apple
12 12 (3.03%) CommVault
12 12 (3.03%) Lotus
12 12 (3.03%) Novell
13 10 (2.53%) Red Hat
Weybridge, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Offer Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Basic Salary as well as Award Winning Traini
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Award Winning Training + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £22,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £22,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 Per Annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24,000 to £28,000 DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Loadbalancer.org Limited
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Woodford Green, Essex
Goddard Veterinary Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum CPD, Health care, Car, Laptop, Phone, staff di
Posted: 17 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Clancy Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South West London
XLN Telecom
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 23 days ago