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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 610 633 655
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 328 344 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 291 295 325
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
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 £67,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -15 289 £32,500 +3.17% 37
South East -11 120 £32,500 -7.14% 14
London +30 89 £37,500 +17.18% 10
Berkshire +5 62 £40,000 +5.96% 5
Reading +15 33 £30,750 -23.12% 5
Surrey -4 27 £33,500 -16.25% 4
East of England +14 24 £37,500 +44.23% 2
Wales +16 18 £26,500 -3.63%
South Wales +15 14 £26,500 -3.63%
Cardiff +13 14 £26,500 -3.63%
Hampshire +13 14 £21,500 -15.68% 2
Guildford +4 14 £40,000 +42.85% 1
West Midlands -11 14 £31,250 +38.88%
Bracknell -1 13 £40,000 +21.21%
Hertfordshire +19 12 £37,500 +63.04% 1
North West +12 12 £26,250 -7.89% 5
Kent +7 10 £26,000 -5.45%
Stevenage - 9 £37,500 -
North East +6 8 £23,000 -1.70% 2
Tyne and Wear -1 8 £23,000 -1.70% 1
City of London +33 7 £30,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +11 7 £40,000 +45.45%
West Yorkshire +2 7 £23,500 -37.33% 4
Staffordshire -2 7 £35,000 +55.55%
Yorkshire -4 7 £23,500 -37.33% 4
South West -14 7 £25,000 -3.84%
Burton-upon-Trent - 7 £35,000 -
Nottingham +12 6 £40,000 +40.35%
Nottinghamshire +7 6 £40,000 +40.35%
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 6 £23,200 -0.85% 1

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 415 (59.54%) Windows
2 303 (43.47%) Microsoft
3 256 (36.73%) Active Directory
4 248 (35.58%) Windows Server
5 244 (35.01%) VMware
6 170 (24.39%) Firewall
7 159 (22.81%) Linux
8 157 (22.53%) MS Exchange
9 155 (22.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 146 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 144 (20.66%) SQL
12 140 (20.09%) Degree
13 133 (19.08%) TCP/IP
13 133 (19.08%) Cisco
14 119 (17.07%) MS Excel
15 118 (16.93%) LAN
16 112 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 100 (14.35%) WAN
18 95 (13.63%) SQL Server
19 94 (13.49%) MS Office
20 90 (12.91%) Hyper-V
21 85 (12.20%) Windows 7
22 78 (11.19%) Unix
22 78 (11.19%) ITIL
23 74 (10.62%) SAN
24 72 (10.33%) SLA
25 71 (10.19%) DNS
25 71 (10.19%) Oracle
25 71 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
26 69 (9.90%) Office 365

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
1 157 (22.53%) MS Exchange
2 60 (8.61%) IIS
3 55 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 51 (7.32%) SharePoint
6 50 (7.17%) Apache
7 35 (5.02%) Tomcat
8 27 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 26 (3.73%) WebSphere
10 18 (2.58%) JBoss
11 16 (2.30%) WebLogic
12 14 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2000
13 9 (1.29%) Skype for Business
13 9 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (1.15%) Site Server
15 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.86%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.72%) GlassFish
17 5 (0.72%) OpenStack
18 4 (0.57%) Jetty
Applications
1 119 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 94 (13.49%) MS Office
3 7 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (9.90%) Office 365
2 37 (5.31%) SaaS
3 7 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.00%) IaaS
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 170 (24.39%) Firewall
2 133 (19.08%) TCP/IP
3 118 (16.93%) LAN
4 100 (14.35%) WAN
5 74 (10.62%) SAN
6 71 (10.19%) DNS
7 48 (6.89%) DHCP
8 40 (5.74%) VoIP
9 31 (4.45%) NAS
10 27 (3.87%) Internet
11 26 (3.73%) Wireless
12 23 (3.30%) iSCSI
13 22 (3.16%) SMTP
14 19 (2.73%) HTTP
14 19 (2.73%) VPN
15 18 (2.58%) VLAN
16 17 (2.44%) SNMP
17 16 (2.30%) GSM
17 16 (2.30%) LDAP
17 16 (2.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.31%) MySQL
3 17 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 13 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (1.29%) MariaDB
6 9 (1.29%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.29%) DB2
11 2 (0.29%) MS Access
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.43%) JIRA
3 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.29%) MSI
3 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.14%) Selenium
4 1 (0.14%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
4 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.14%) WATIR
General
1 55 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 48 (6.89%) Finance
3 32 (4.59%) German Language
4 28 (4.02%) French Language
5 16 (2.30%) Electronics
6 14 (2.01%) Retail
7 8 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.15%) Marketing
8 6 (0.86%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.72%) Banking
9 5 (0.72%) Legal
10 4 (0.57%) Back Office
10 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.57%) Law
10 4 (0.57%) Military
11 3 (0.43%) Hebrew Language
11 3 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.29%) Advertising
12 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.16%) HTML
2 33 (4.73%) XML
3 18 (2.58%) Web Services
4 13 (1.87%) LAMP
5 11 (1.58%) .NET
5 11 (1.58%) J2EE
6 9 (1.29%) CSS
7 6 (0.86%) REST
7 6 (0.86%) SOAP
8 5 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.72%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.57%) Tapestry
9 4 (0.57%) Unreal Engine
10 3 (0.43%) jQuery
10 3 (0.43%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.29%) Ajax
11 2 (0.29%) Classic ASP
11 2 (0.29%) Middleware
11 2 (0.29%) XSLT
12 1 (0.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (9.04%) Computer Science
3 37 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.30%) Clustering
4 16 (2.30%) Driving Licence
4 16 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.15%) Private Cloud
6 14 (2.01%) e-Learning
6 14 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
6 14 (2.01%) Learning Management System
6 14 (2.01%) SCORM
7 12 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.43%) PKI
9 7 (1.00%) Cybercrime
9 7 (1.00%) Handset
9 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.00%) Tandem
10 6 (0.86%) Smartcard
10 6 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 415 (59.54%) Windows
2 248 (35.58%) Windows Server
3 159 (22.81%) Linux
4 146 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 85 (12.20%) Windows 7
7 78 (11.19%) Unix
8 71 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (7.17%) Windows 8
10 36 (5.16%) Windows XP
11 21 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (2.58%) Windows 10
13 16 (2.30%) Android
13 16 (2.30%) Debian
14 15 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (1.87%) Solaris
16 12 (1.72%) Apple iOS
17 11 (1.58%) Ubuntu
18 9 (1.29%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (11.19%) ITIL
2 42 (6.03%) Project Management
3 24 (3.44%) Data Management
4 23 (3.30%) Mentoring
5 21 (3.01%) Service Management
6 20 (2.87%) CRM
7 19 (2.73%) Migration
7 19 (2.73%) Service Delivery
8 18 (2.58%) Case Management
9 17 (2.44%) Clinical Data Management
9 17 (2.44%) Data Migration
9 17 (2.44%) SDLC
10 16 (2.30%) Change Control
10 16 (2.30%) Incident Management
10 16 (2.30%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (2.30%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (2.15%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (2.15%) Software Engineering
12 13 (1.87%) Change Management
12 13 (1.87%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (20.66%) SQL
2 66 (9.47%) JavaScript
3 45 (6.46%) Java
4 29 (4.16%) PowerShell
5 21 (3.01%) PL/SQL
6 20 (2.87%) VBScript
7 17 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 16 (2.30%) Python
9 10 (1.43%) C#
10 9 (1.29%) PHP
11 8 (1.15%) C++
11 8 (1.15%) Perl
12 6 (0.86%) C
13 2 (0.29%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.29%) VB
14 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (20.09%) Degree
2 58 (8.32%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (8.03%) CCNA
4 51 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (3.87%) MCSE
6 24 (3.44%) Security Cleared
7 21 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (2.58%) SC Cleared
9 17 (2.44%) CEH
9 17 (2.44%) CISSP
10 13 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.87%) MCSA
11 11 (1.58%) CCNP
11 11 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (1.58%) MCITP
12 8 (1.15%) CCA
12 8 (1.15%) MCDST
13 7 (1.00%) ACTC
13 7 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.33%) SLA
2 16 (2.30%) QA
3 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) GAMP
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 256 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 155 (22.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (12.91%) Hyper-V
4 44 (6.31%) Terminal Services
5 35 (5.02%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (3.59%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.15%) BitLocker
7 15 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (1.87%) XenApp
9 12 (1.72%) VMware Server
9 12 (1.72%) vSphere
10 9 (1.29%) NFS
10 9 (1.29%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.15%) XenServer
12 6 (0.86%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.86%) Xen
13 5 (0.72%) Samba
14 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 22 (3.16%) Backup Exec
2 19 (2.73%) SCCM
3 15 (2.15%) Icinga
4 9 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.15%) Nmap
6 6 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (0.72%) Legato
7 5 (0.72%) Nessus
7 5 (0.72%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.57%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.57%) Simpana
9 3 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.43%) Nagios
9 3 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.43%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.29%) WSUS
11 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 303 (43.47%) Microsoft
2 244 (35.01%) VMware
3 133 (19.08%) Cisco
4 71 (10.19%) Oracle
5 65 (9.33%) Citrix
6 32 (4.59%) HP
7 30 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 29 (4.16%) EMC
9 23 (3.30%) NetApp
10 22 (3.16%) Dell
10 22 (3.16%) Veeam
11 17 (2.44%) Apple
11 17 (2.44%) Avaya
11 17 (2.44%) Fortinet
11 17 (2.44%) Informatica
11 17 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (2.44%) TIBCO
12 16 (2.30%) IBM
13 14 (2.01%) Juniper
14 13 (1.87%) Mitel
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum + Overtime + Benefits + Career Progr
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 - 27,000 + on - call allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Isle of Man
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum £20-23k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 Per Annum + Benefits + Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Bens + 5K shift
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £17000 - £19000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £42,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (home-working after probation)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum with great benefits and package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Gemalto
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago