The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 651 590 646
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 248 347 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 232 296 228
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%

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
101264 109979 101860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.19% 94.54% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84172 88959 84461
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015 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 27 August 2015. 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 -63 240 £32,500 +8.33% 39
South East -35 115 £35,000 +1.44% 13
Berkshire -6 66 £38,500 +2.66% 3
London -11 61 £35,000 +20.68% 10
Reading +5 41 £40,000 +15.10%
East of England +15 23 £35,000 - 3
Surrey +12 18 £32,500 +32.65% 7
City of London +23 13 £29,000 -3.33% 2
Hampshire +21 13 £30,000 +9.09%
Bracknell +18 13 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 13 £27,500 -12.00% 2
North West +2 12 £27,500 +5.76% 4
West Midlands 0 11 £25,500 -15.00% 4
South West -19 11 £25,000 -7.40% 3
Bristol -8 10 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cambridge +17 7 £40,000 -15.78%
Manchester +10 7 £23,000 -11.53% 3
Hertfordshire -4 7 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Staines - 6 £35,000 -
Chiswick - 6 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 6 £31,750 -
Bedfordshire +5 5 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £24,000 -
Cheshire +10 4 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Southampton +10 4 £45,000 +59.29%
Hemel Hempstead +8 4 £30,000 -33.33%
East Midlands +4 4 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £24,000 -
Guildford +8 3 £25,000 +11.11% 3

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 360 (63.83%) Windows
2 268 (47.52%) Microsoft
3 202 (35.82%) Active Directory
4 191 (33.87%) VMware
5 181 (32.09%) Linux
6 156 (27.66%) Firewall
7 155 (27.48%) MS Exchange
8 153 (27.13%) Cisco
9 150 (26.60%) SQL
9 150 (26.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 149 (26.42%) MS Excel
11 133 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 125 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 123 (21.81%) TCP/IP
14 113 (20.04%) DNS
14 113 (20.04%) LAN
15 108 (19.15%) WAN
15 108 (19.15%) Citrix
16 92 (16.31%) MS Office
17 91 (16.13%) ITIL
18 89 (15.78%) Windows Server 2003
19 87 (15.43%) UNIX
20 84 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
21 83 (14.72%) SQL Server
22 79 (14.01%) Hyper-V
23 73 (12.94%) DHCP
24 70 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
25 69 (12.23%) Office 365
26 68 (12.06%) Data Centre
27 67 (11.88%) SAN

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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
1 155 (27.48%) MS Exchange
2 70 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (8.51%) IIS
5 39 (6.91%) SharePoint
6 31 (5.50%) Lync
7 22 (3.90%) Apache
8 21 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (3.37%) Tomcat
10 18 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (2.13%) JBoss
12 9 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.71%) Site Server
16 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
17 2 (0.35%) CMS
17 2 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
17 2 (0.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 149 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 92 (16.31%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.23%) Office 365
2 27 (4.79%) IaaS
3 14 (2.48%) SaaS
4 7 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.53%) Yammer
7 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 156 (27.66%) Firewall
2 123 (21.81%) TCP/IP
3 113 (20.04%) DNS
3 113 (20.04%) LAN
4 108 (19.15%) WAN
5 73 (12.94%) DHCP
6 67 (11.88%) SAN
7 51 (9.04%) VoIP
8 49 (8.69%) VPN
9 32 (5.67%) Internet
10 29 (5.14%) MPLS
11 22 (3.90%) Wireless
11 22 (3.90%) NAS
12 21 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (3.55%) VLAN
14 13 (2.30%) Ethernet
15 11 (1.95%) iSCSI
16 10 (1.77%) Wireshark
16 10 (1.77%) Network Security
17 9 (1.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.32%) MySQL
3 23 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.24%) MS Access
8 7 (1.24%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.89%) DB2
11 3 (0.53%) Big Data
12 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.35%) Firebug
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.18%) Maven
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 42 (7.45%) German Language
2 38 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.21%) French Language
4 31 (5.50%) Finance
5 22 (3.90%) Marketing
6 17 (3.01%) Retail
7 16 (2.84%) Spanish Language
8 14 (2.48%) Italian Language
9 11 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.95%) Back Office
9 11 (1.95%) Electronics
10 7 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.06%) Games
12 4 (0.71%) Hebrew Language
13 2 (0.35%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.35%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.35%) Local Government
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.08%) .NET
2 18 (3.19%) HTML
3 17 (3.01%) XML
4 16 (2.84%) Application Packaging
4 16 (2.84%) Web Services
5 9 (1.60%) CSS
6 7 (1.24%) Servlets
7 5 (0.89%) J2EE
8 4 (0.71%) JSON
9 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.35%) Spring
10 2 (0.35%) ODBC
10 2 (0.35%) jQuery
10 2 (0.35%) HTML5
11 1 (0.18%) FFmpeg
11 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.18%) Flash
11 1 (0.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.06%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.91%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.32%) Blackberry
5 11 (1.95%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.77%) Clustering
7 9 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.42%) PKI
8 8 (1.42%) HP Storage
9 6 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.89%) DTV
11 4 (0.71%) EPoS
11 4 (0.71%) CCTV
11 4 (0.71%) Replication
12 3 (0.53%) New Media
12 3 (0.53%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.53%) User Experience
13 2 (0.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 360 (63.83%) Windows
2 181 (32.09%) Linux
3 150 (26.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 133 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (15.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 87 (15.43%) UNIX
7 58 (10.28%) Windows 7
8 54 (9.57%) Windows 8
9 44 (7.80%) Windows XP
10 20 (3.55%) Mac OS X
11 14 (2.48%) Solaris
12 13 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.95%) Android
14 9 (1.60%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.06%) AIX
15 6 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.89%) CentOS
16 5 (0.89%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (16.13%) ITIL
2 38 (6.74%) Service Delivery
3 29 (5.14%) Mentoring
4 27 (4.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 26 (4.61%) Service Management
6 25 (4.43%) CRM
7 23 (4.08%) Server Building
8 21 (3.72%) Software Engineering
9 20 (3.55%) Incident Management
10 19 (3.37%) Project Management
11 16 (2.84%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (2.66%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (2.48%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (2.48%) Web Development
14 12 (2.13%) Time Management
14 12 (2.13%) Configuration Management
15 11 (1.95%) ITSM
16 10 (1.77%) Software Deployment
16 10 (1.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 150 (26.60%) SQL
2 38 (6.74%) Java
3 28 (4.96%) Perl
4 26 (4.61%) C
5 24 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.84%) JavaScript
7 15 (2.66%) VBScript
8 14 (2.48%) Python
8 14 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.95%) C++
10 9 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.42%) Ruby
12 7 (1.24%) C#
13 6 (1.06%) R
14 5 (0.89%) PHP
15 4 (0.71%) VB
15 4 (0.71%) VBA
16 2 (0.35%) Tcl
16 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 84 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (11.35%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (9.93%) MCSE
4 52 (9.22%) CCNA
4 52 (9.22%) Degree
5 27 (4.79%) MCP
6 26 (4.61%) CISSP
6 26 (4.61%) CEH
6 26 (4.61%) MCITP
7 25 (4.43%) MCSA
8 16 (2.84%) SC Cleared
8 16 (2.84%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (2.13%) CCA
11 11 (1.95%) MCTS
12 8 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.24%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.24%) CCNP
14 6 (1.06%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (11.52%) SLA
2 14 (2.48%) QA
3 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 202 (35.82%) Active Directory
2 125 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (14.01%) Hyper-V
4 42 (7.45%) XenApp
4 42 (7.45%) VMware ESX
5 26 (4.61%) vSphere
6 20 (3.55%) Terminal Server
7 19 (3.37%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (2.30%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.95%) ISA Server
10 10 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (1.24%) UAG
12 7 (1.24%) XenServer
13 5 (0.89%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.71%) NFS
15 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.35%) Firmware
15 2 (0.35%) qmail
Systems Management
1 43 (7.62%) SCCM
2 22 (3.90%) WSUS
3 19 (3.37%) Backup Exec
4 17 (3.01%) SCOM
5 14 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (1.42%) Nagios
7 7 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.06%) EdgeSight
8 6 (1.06%) Nmap
9 5 (0.89%) Dollar Universe
10 3 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.53%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.35%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 268 (47.52%) Microsoft
2 191 (33.87%) VMware
3 153 (27.13%) Cisco
4 108 (19.15%) Citrix
5 55 (9.75%) Oracle
6 54 (9.57%) HP
7 31 (5.50%) Apple
8 28 (4.96%) Dell
9 20 (3.55%) Juniper
10 19 (3.37%) EMC
11 17 (3.01%) Symantec
11 17 (3.01%) McAfee
11 17 (3.01%) SonicWALL
12 15 (2.66%) LANDesk
13 14 (2.48%) Red Hat
13 14 (2.48%) IBM
13 14 (2.48%) NetApp
14 13 (2.30%) Meraki
15 12 (2.13%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.13%) Remedy
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £17,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shepperton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum + 8-16% bonus, pension, life, hol
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
EXCELerate
Salary: To £36,000 plus Health care, life cover & pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + .
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, 29 days holida
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16500 - £22500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: £25k-£30k + Pension, Life Insurance, Healthcare Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 7 days ago