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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 578 617 520
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -97
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 338 270 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 297 245 350
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,200 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.95%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
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 £26,500 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +24 317 £30,000 -7.69% 42
South East -3 146 £37,000 +5.71% 19
Berkshire 0 84 £38,750 +10.71% 9
London -15 72 £27,500 -21.42% 10
Reading -9 36 £37,000 +5.71% 5
South West +7 34 £27,000 -8.47% 2
East of England +3 33 £35,000 +30.84% 3
Bracknell -10 21 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Surrey -11 21 £32,500 -10.95% 1
Scotland -12 15 £27,500 -17.29% 1
Hampshire -2 13 £37,500 - 1
Somerset - 13 £27,000 -
Cambridgeshire +6 12 £40,000 +48.14% 1
Hertfordshire -10 12 £35,000 +75.00%
Cambridge -1 11 £40,000 +48.14% 1
Kent +5 10 £27,500 +1.85% 1
Bristol - 10 £28,000 -
West Midlands +18 9 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Letchworth +6 9 £35,000 +32.07%
Wiltshire -2 9 £26,500 +7.07% 1
East Midlands -3 9 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Edinburgh -3 9 £24,750 -27.73% 1
Bath - 9 £27,000 -
City of London -8 8 £26,250 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £27,500 - 2
North East -1 7 £25,500 +2.00% 1
Swindon -8 7 £26,500 +7.07% 1
Luton - 7 £35,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 7 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £35,000 - 1

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 419 (61.98%) Windows
2 268 (39.64%) Microsoft
3 216 (31.95%) Linux
4 202 (29.88%) Active Directory
5 171 (25.30%) VMware
6 169 (25.00%) SQL
7 157 (23.22%) UNIX
8 132 (19.53%) MS Excel
9 128 (18.93%) SQL Server
10 121 (17.90%) TCP/IP
11 120 (17.75%) Degree
12 106 (15.68%) MS Exchange
13 103 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 93 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 90 (13.31%) MS Office
16 89 (13.17%) Firewall
17 88 (13.02%) Oracle
18 84 (12.43%) ITIL
18 84 (12.43%) Internet
19 79 (11.69%) SAN
20 74 (10.95%) Cisco
21 71 (10.50%) DNS
21 71 (10.50%) German Language
22 69 (10.21%) French Language
22 69 (10.21%) Java
23 67 (9.91%) Telecoms
24 65 (9.62%) Relational Database
25 64 (9.47%) SharePoint
26 62 (9.17%) VPN
27 60 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 106 (15.68%) MS Exchange
2 64 (9.47%) SharePoint
3 50 (7.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (6.07%) IIS
5 39 (5.77%) Lotus Domino
6 25 (3.70%) Lync
7 19 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (1.92%) Apache
10 9 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.04%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
17 1 (0.15%) SAS
17 1 (0.15%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 132 (19.53%) MS Excel
2 90 (13.31%) MS Office
3 13 (1.92%) PowerPivot
4 12 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.14%) SaaS
2 14 (2.07%) Office 365
3 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.44%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (17.90%) TCP/IP
2 89 (13.17%) Firewall
3 84 (12.43%) Internet
4 79 (11.69%) SAN
5 71 (10.50%) DNS
6 62 (9.17%) VPN
7 55 (8.14%) DHCP
8 47 (6.95%) LAN
9 42 (6.21%) WAN
10 39 (5.77%) VoIP
11 28 (4.14%) LDAP
12 22 (3.25%) Ethernet
13 19 (2.81%) HTTP
13 19 (2.81%) SMTP
13 19 (2.81%) Wireless
13 19 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (2.66%) MPLS
14 18 (2.66%) SSL
15 15 (2.22%) ATM
16 12 (1.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (18.93%) SQL Server
2 65 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 41 (6.07%) RDBMS
4 27 (3.99%) MySQL
5 24 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.66%) DB2
7 13 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.74%) Big Data
10 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.30%) DB2 UDB
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.30%) MS Access
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.15%) NonStop SQL
13 1 (0.15%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.15%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Eclipse
1 5 (0.74%) InstallShield
2 4 (0.59%) WATIR
2 4 (0.59%) Selenium
2 4 (0.59%) SilkTest
2 4 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (0.59%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.15%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.15%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.15%) JIRA
General
1 71 (10.50%) German Language
2 69 (10.21%) French Language
3 67 (9.91%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.14%) Spanish Language
5 26 (3.85%) Finance
6 24 (3.55%) Russian Language
7 13 (1.92%) Marketing
8 12 (1.78%) Electronics
9 9 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.18%) Italian Language
10 8 (1.18%) Banking
11 7 (1.04%) Games
12 4 (0.59%) Billing
12 4 (0.59%) Advertising
13 2 (0.30%) Swedish Language
13 2 (0.30%) Retail
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
14 1 (0.15%) Legal
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.54%) XML
2 44 (6.51%) .NET
3 43 (6.36%) HTML
4 19 (2.81%) Web Services
5 17 (2.51%) CSS
6 9 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.33%) COM
7 8 (1.18%) Ajax
7 8 (1.18%) J2EE
7 8 (1.18%) XSL
8 7 (1.04%) WCF
8 7 (1.04%) Java EE
9 6 (0.89%) MSMQ
9 6 (0.89%) XHTML
9 6 (0.89%) Classic ASP
10 5 (0.74%) WPF
10 5 (0.74%) .NET Remoting
11 4 (0.59%) LAMP
12 3 (0.44%) Flash
12 3 (0.44%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.36%) Clustering
2 42 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.81%) Client/Server
5 17 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.78%) Replication
7 10 (1.48%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.48%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.04%) Social Media
8 7 (1.04%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.04%) Smartcard
8 7 (1.04%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.04%) PKI
9 6 (0.89%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.74%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.74%) CCTV
11 4 (0.59%) iPhone
11 4 (0.59%) CMDB
11 4 (0.59%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 419 (61.98%) Windows
2 216 (31.95%) Linux
3 157 (23.22%) UNIX
4 103 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (8.73%) Windows 7
6 57 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 56 (8.28%) Solaris
8 43 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (4.59%) Windows XP
10 15 (2.22%) Windows 8
11 13 (1.92%) Ubuntu
11 13 (1.92%) CentOS
12 12 (1.78%) Windows Vista
13 11 (1.63%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (1.18%) Android
15 8 (1.18%) AIX
15 8 (1.18%) HPUX
16 5 (0.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (12.43%) ITIL
2 38 (5.62%) Validation
3 23 (3.40%) ITSM
4 21 (3.11%) Product Management
5 20 (2.96%) Service Management
5 20 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (2.66%) CRM
7 15 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (2.22%) Service Delivery
8 13 (1.92%) Incident Management
9 11 (1.63%) Information Security
10 10 (1.48%) Time Management
10 10 (1.48%) Project Management
10 10 (1.48%) OO
10 10 (1.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (1.33%) Change Management
11 9 (1.33%) Online Security
11 9 (1.33%) Configuration Management
11 9 (1.33%) Software Engineering
12 8 (1.18%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (25.00%) SQL
2 69 (10.21%) Java
3 53 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 29 (4.29%) Python
5 21 (3.11%) C++
6 20 (2.96%) Perl
7 16 (2.37%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.37%) C#
8 15 (2.22%) C
8 15 (2.22%) PHP
9 7 (1.04%) Ruby
10 5 (0.74%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.30%) VB
12 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.15%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 120 (17.75%) Degree
2 60 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (7.25%) CCNA
5 37 (5.47%) MCSE
6 33 (4.88%) MCP
7 26 (3.85%) CCNP
8 25 (3.70%) Security Cleared
9 21 (3.11%) MCITP
10 17 (2.51%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.92%) CISSP
12 12 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (1.78%) MCSA
13 10 (1.48%) HNC
14 9 (1.33%) JNCIA
14 9 (1.33%) SCSA
15 8 (1.18%) CEH
15 8 (1.18%) Sun Certification
16 7 (1.04%) Avaya Certification
16 7 (1.04%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.43%) SLA
2 6 (0.89%) QA
3 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 202 (29.88%) Active Directory
2 93 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.81%) VMware ESX
5 12 (1.78%) vSphere
5 12 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (1.63%) XenApp
7 10 (1.48%) UAG
8 7 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (1.04%) XenServer
9 5 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.74%) Squid
10 4 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.59%) NFS
11 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.15%) Openswan
12 1 (0.15%) Postfix
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 31 (4.59%) SCCM
2 10 (1.48%) SCOM
3 6 (0.89%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (0.59%) WSUS
5 4 (0.59%) MOM
5 4 (0.59%) Nagios
6 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.30%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.15%) OpenView
8 1 (0.15%) Legato
8 1 (0.15%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 268 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 171 (25.30%) VMware
3 88 (13.02%) Oracle
4 74 (10.95%) Cisco
5 45 (6.66%) Sun
6 42 (6.21%) Juniper
7 39 (5.77%) HP
8 32 (4.73%) Citrix
9 26 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 21 (3.11%) EMC
10 21 (3.11%) Symantec
11 18 (2.66%) Dell
12 15 (2.22%) Avaya
13 14 (2.07%) SolarWinds
14 11 (1.63%) IBM
14 11 (1.63%) Sybase
14 11 (1.63%) NetApp
14 11 (1.63%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.48%) JBoss
16 9 (1.33%) F5
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Denbighshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25K to 40K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16500.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago