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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 594 534 523
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 333 379 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 290 340 380
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -72 314 £34,000 -2.85% 17
South East -43 169 £37,000 +5.71% 6
Berkshire -12 114 £38,000 +8.57% 5
London -16 71 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Reading -13 55 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Bracknell +4 37 £42,500 +39.34% 2
East of England -14 32 £25,000 - 3
Surrey +12 23 £32,500 -7.14%
Cambridgeshire +18 18 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Cambridge +14 18 £25,000 +5.82% 2
Scotland +9 14 £31,000 -
Oxfordshire +6 14 £25,500 +37.83%
Hampshire -12 14 £35,500 +1.42%
North West -7 13 £23,000 -38.66% 1
South West -11 13 £40,000 +61.61% 1
City of London -21 12 £37,500 -9.63%
Manchester +2 10 £23,000 -38.66% 1
Oxford +7 9 £25,500 +37.83%
Salford +3 8 £23,000 +19.48%
Maidenhead -14 8 £32,500 -27.77%
Edinburgh -17 8 £27,500 -
Guildford +8 7 £30,000 -14.28%
Basingstoke -5 7 £30,000 -4.00%
Farnborough - 7 £36,000 -
Bristol +6 6 £26,500 +9.27% 1
East Midlands -6 6 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands +14 5 £28,500 -18.57%
North East -3 5 £26,000 +9.01% 1
Somerset - 5 £40,000 -
South Wales +3 4 £21,500 -21.81%

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 369 (61.60%) Windows
2 254 (42.40%) Microsoft
3 224 (37.40%) Linux
4 193 (32.22%) SQL
5 175 (29.22%) UNIX
6 165 (27.55%) Active Directory
7 156 (26.04%) VMware
8 115 (19.20%) Degree
9 114 (19.03%) MS Excel
10 103 (17.20%) MS Exchange
11 100 (16.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 97 (16.19%) TCP/IP
13 96 (16.03%) Oracle
14 90 (15.03%) SQL Server
15 83 (13.86%) SAN
16 81 (13.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 77 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 71 (11.85%) Firewall
19 69 (11.52%) Telecoms
20 68 (11.35%) DNS
21 66 (11.02%) Cisco
21 66 (11.02%) French Language
21 66 (11.02%) German Language
22 65 (10.85%) SharePoint
23 64 (10.68%) Clustering
24 63 (10.52%) LAN
25 62 (10.35%) DHCP
26 58 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
27 57 (9.52%) SLA
27 57 (9.52%) VPN

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 103 (17.20%) MS Exchange
2 65 (10.85%) SharePoint
3 54 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (8.01%) Lotus Domino
5 41 (6.84%) IIS
6 36 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (4.51%) Apache
9 16 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (2.67%) Lync
10 12 (2.00%) IBM Notes
10 12 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.67%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.33%) SAS
14 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.17%) Liferay
Applications
1 114 (19.03%) MS Excel
2 56 (9.35%) MS Office
3 9 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.83%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.17%) SaaS
2 14 (2.34%) Office 365
3 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (16.19%) TCP/IP
2 83 (13.86%) SAN
3 71 (11.85%) Firewall
4 68 (11.35%) DNS
5 63 (10.52%) LAN
6 62 (10.35%) DHCP
7 57 (9.52%) VPN
8 56 (9.35%) Internet
9 44 (7.35%) WAN
10 31 (5.18%) VoIP
11 21 (3.51%) LDAP
12 19 (3.17%) VLAN
13 18 (3.01%) HTTP
13 18 (3.01%) Wireless
14 17 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (2.84%) MPLS
15 15 (2.50%) 802.11
16 14 (2.34%) Ethernet
17 13 (2.17%) SSL
17 13 (2.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.68%) Relational Database
3 31 (5.18%) MySQL
4 28 (4.67%) RDBMS
5 24 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.17%) DB2
7 11 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.33%) MS Access
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.17%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.17%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.17%) DB2 UDB
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.17%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (0.17%) IDOL
12 1 (0.17%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.83%) InstallShield
2 4 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (0.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.67%) SilkTest
2 4 (0.67%) WATIR
2 4 (0.67%) Selenium
3 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.17%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.17%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.17%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
General
1 69 (11.52%) Telecoms
2 66 (11.02%) French Language
2 66 (11.02%) German Language
3 24 (4.01%) Finance
4 20 (3.34%) Spanish Language
5 19 (3.17%) Marketing
6 17 (2.84%) Italian Language
7 13 (2.17%) Russian Language
8 10 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.17%) Local Government
9 7 (1.17%) Advertising
9 7 (1.17%) Electronics
9 7 (1.17%) Legal
10 5 (0.83%) Retail
11 3 (0.50%) Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Games
12 2 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.84%) XML
2 31 (5.18%) .NET
3 25 (4.17%) HTML
4 15 (2.50%) CSS
4 15 (2.50%) Web Services
5 8 (1.34%) Ajax
6 7 (1.17%) WCF
7 6 (1.00%) MSMQ
7 6 (1.00%) XHTML
8 5 (0.83%) WPF
8 5 (0.83%) FreeMarker
8 5 (0.83%) .NET Remoting
9 4 (0.67%) COM
9 4 (0.67%) Middleware
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.50%) DOM
10 3 (0.50%) J2EE
11 2 (0.33%) SOAP
11 2 (0.33%) LAMP
11 2 (0.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.68%) Clustering
2 32 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 18 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.34%) Replication
6 13 (2.17%) iPhone
7 8 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.17%) iPad
9 6 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.00%) PKI
9 6 (1.00%) Cryptography
10 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.83%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.83%) CCTV
10 5 (0.83%) Firmware
11 4 (0.67%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.67%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.67%) Wiki
12 3 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 369 (61.60%) Windows
2 224 (37.40%) Linux
3 175 (29.22%) UNIX
4 100 (16.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (8.85%) Solaris
7 48 (8.01%) Windows 7
8 34 (5.68%) Windows XP
9 29 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (4.17%) Windows 8
11 21 (3.51%) Android
12 19 (3.17%) Mac OS X
13 14 (2.34%) Ubuntu
14 12 (2.00%) CentOS
14 12 (2.00%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.84%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (1.67%) Windows Vista
17 9 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 7 (1.17%) AIX
18 7 (1.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (9.52%) ITIL
2 29 (4.84%) Validation
3 19 (3.17%) Product Management
4 18 (3.01%) CRM
4 18 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (2.67%) ITSM
5 16 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (1.84%) Incident Management
7 10 (1.67%) E-Commerce
7 10 (1.67%) Project Management
7 10 (1.67%) Time Management
8 9 (1.50%) Change Management
8 9 (1.50%) Service Management
8 9 (1.50%) Online Security
8 9 (1.50%) Analytics
9 8 (1.34%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (1.34%) Load Balancing
10 7 (1.17%) E-Discovery
10 7 (1.17%) Service Delivery
11 6 (1.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 193 (32.22%) SQL
2 42 (7.01%) Java
2 42 (7.01%) JavaScript
3 19 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.01%) C++
5 17 (2.84%) PHP
6 16 (2.67%) Perl
7 15 (2.50%) Python
8 11 (1.84%) C#
9 10 (1.67%) C
9 10 (1.67%) VBScript
10 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.67%) Ruby
13 2 (0.33%) VB
13 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.17%) Jython
14 1 (0.17%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (19.20%) Degree
2 81 (13.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (8.85%) CCNA
5 49 (8.18%) MCSE
6 37 (6.18%) CCNP
7 35 (5.84%) MCP
8 31 (5.18%) MCITP
9 23 (3.84%) MCSA
10 22 (3.67%) Security Cleared
11 16 (2.67%) MCTS
12 15 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (2.34%) SC Cleared
14 12 (2.00%) SCSA
15 11 (1.84%) Sun Certification
16 9 (1.50%) DV Cleared
16 9 (1.50%) HNC
16 9 (1.50%) A+ Certification
17 6 (1.00%) MCDBA
17 6 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.52%) SLA
2 4 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 165 (27.55%) Active Directory
2 77 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (7.68%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.84%) XenApp
4 23 (3.84%) vSphere
5 18 (3.01%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.84%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.00%) UAG
8 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.50%) XenServer
10 3 (0.50%) NFS
11 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.33%) Xen
12 1 (0.17%) Openswan
12 1 (0.17%) Postfix
12 1 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (4.51%) SCCM
2 17 (2.84%) NetBackup
3 16 (2.67%) SCOM
4 11 (1.84%) SCSM
4 11 (1.84%) SCVMM
5 10 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (1.50%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.67%) Nagios
7 4 (0.67%) WSUS
7 4 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.33%) Legato
9 2 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 254 (42.40%) Microsoft
2 156 (26.04%) VMware
3 96 (16.03%) Oracle
4 66 (11.02%) Cisco
5 50 (8.35%) Sun
6 44 (7.35%) Citrix
7 43 (7.18%) HP
8 25 (4.17%) Dell
8 25 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 24 (4.01%) Juniper
10 19 (3.17%) EMC
11 17 (2.84%) Symantec
12 15 (2.50%) NetApp
13 13 (2.17%) Apple
14 12 (2.00%) Avaya
14 12 (2.00%) Lotus
15 11 (1.84%) Veritas
15 11 (1.84%) Hitachi
15 11 (1.84%) Remedy
15 11 (1.84%) McAfee
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
David Bruce Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30K + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Awesome Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Full Corp Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + +O/T+bonus+profit share+25 days annual leave
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Avecto Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Wymondham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + +O/T+bonus+profit share+25 days annual leave
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £19,000 - £24,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago