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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 683 679 628
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 231 298 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 196 279 333
Median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -4 220 £30,000 -3.22% 28
South East +45 112 £30,000 -7.69% 11
Berkshire +15 57 £30,000 -22.07% 4
London +10 52 £33,000 -5.71% 7
Reading +27 37 £28,500 -28.75% 3
Surrey +37 25 £30,000 +8.10% 4
South West +1 14 £28,000 +12.00% 1
Guildford +25 13 £30,000 +20.00% 4
East of England +5 11 £28,000 -15.15% 3
Hampshire +4 11 £25,500 -15.00%
West Midlands -12 10 £24,000 -9.43% 2
Bracknell -8 9 £29,000 -24.67%
Birmingham -25 8 £24,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +38 7 £40,000 -
North West -7 7 £28,500 +3.63% 3
West Yorkshire +33 6 £40,000 -
West Sussex +26 6 £26,750 -4.46% 1
Scotland +17 6 £34,500 +72.50%
Oxfordshire +10 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Leeds +44 5 £40,000 -
Kent +18 5 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol +3 5 £25,000 -
Manchester -7 5 £35,000 +20.68%
Somerset - 5 £28,000 -
Abingdon - 5 - -
Clevedon - 5 £28,000 -
Dorset +18 4 £35,000 +40.00% 1
North East +2 4 £21,500 -5.28% 1
Tyne and Wear +1 4 £21,500 -5.28% 1
Sunderland - 4 £21,500 -

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 331 (62.93%) Windows
2 256 (48.67%) Microsoft
3 198 (37.64%) Active Directory
4 194 (36.88%) Windows Server
5 171 (32.51%) Linux
6 154 (29.28%) VMware
7 125 (23.76%) SQL
8 119 (22.62%) MS Excel
9 113 (21.48%) MS Exchange
9 113 (21.48%) Cisco
10 111 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 107 (20.34%) Firewall
12 103 (19.58%) TCP/IP
13 93 (17.68%) MS Office
13 93 (17.68%) ITIL
14 92 (17.49%) Windows 7
15 83 (15.78%) SQL Server
16 74 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 73 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
18 70 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
19 63 (11.98%) Citrix
19 63 (11.98%) LAN
20 60 (11.41%) WAN
20 60 (11.41%) SAN
20 60 (11.41%) Degree
21 59 (11.22%) Hyper-V
21 59 (11.22%) DNS
22 58 (11.03%) IIS
22 58 (11.03%) Unix
23 56 (10.65%) Cisco Certification

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
1 113 (21.48%) MS Exchange
2 58 (11.03%) IIS
3 43 (8.17%) SharePoint
4 39 (7.41%) Apache
5 35 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (4.37%) Tomcat
8 20 (3.80%) WebSphere
9 19 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (3.61%) WebLogic
10 17 (3.23%) Skype for Business
11 8 (1.52%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.14%) JBoss
13 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.76%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.76%) Confluence
14 4 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 119 (22.62%) MS Excel
2 93 (17.68%) MS Office
3 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) MetaTrader
1 4 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.65%) Office 365
2 13 (2.47%) SaaS
3 12 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.14%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.38%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 107 (20.34%) Firewall
2 103 (19.58%) TCP/IP
3 63 (11.98%) LAN
4 60 (11.41%) SAN
4 60 (11.41%) WAN
5 59 (11.22%) DNS
6 40 (7.60%) Internet
7 35 (6.65%) VoIP
8 34 (6.46%) DHCP
9 27 (5.13%) Wireless
10 26 (4.94%) NAS
11 22 (4.18%) HTTP
11 22 (4.18%) VPN
12 17 (3.23%) SMTP
12 17 (3.23%) SNMP
13 15 (2.85%) VLAN
14 14 (2.66%) LDAP
15 12 (2.28%) PBX
16 11 (2.09%) Skype
16 11 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.70%) MySQL
3 9 (1.71%) DB2
3 9 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.19%) Big Data
7 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.19%) MS Access
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.19%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.19%) ProC
2 1 (0.19%) PROIV
2 1 (0.19%) Selenium
2 1 (0.19%) SilkTest
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) WATIR
General
1 45 (8.56%) Finance
2 32 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.23%) German Language
4 15 (2.85%) French Language
5 13 (2.47%) Spanish Language
6 10 (1.90%) Banking
7 6 (1.14%) Electronics
8 5 (0.95%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (0.76%) Publishing
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Marketing
11 2 (0.38%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.23%) HTML
2 13 (2.47%) .NET
2 13 (2.47%) Web Services
3 10 (1.90%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.76%) Spring
4 4 (0.76%) XML
4 4 (0.76%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.38%) CSS
6 2 (0.38%) Middleware
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.19%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.32%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.61%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.61%) Clustering
5 18 (3.42%) Replication
6 17 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 16 (3.04%) Private Cloud
8 11 (2.09%) Handset
9 8 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.14%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.14%) IVR
11 6 (1.14%) Learning Management System
11 6 (1.14%) SCORM
12 5 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.95%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 331 (62.93%) Windows
2 194 (36.88%) Windows Server
3 171 (32.51%) Linux
4 111 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (17.49%) Windows 7
6 70 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (11.03%) Unix
8 50 (9.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (6.65%) Windows 8
10 27 (5.13%) Windows 10
11 26 (4.94%) Windows XP
12 22 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (3.61%) AIX
14 17 (3.23%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.90%) Solaris
15 10 (1.90%) SUSE
16 8 (1.52%) CentOS
16 8 (1.52%) Debian
16 8 (1.52%) Windows NT
17 7 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.68%) ITIL
2 27 (5.13%) Service Management
3 26 (4.94%) Project Management
4 20 (3.80%) Mentoring
4 20 (3.80%) Risk Assessment
5 19 (3.61%) Change Control
5 19 (3.61%) Incident Management
6 16 (3.04%) Problem Management
6 16 (3.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 15 (2.85%) Coaching
8 14 (2.66%) CRM
9 13 (2.47%) E-Commerce
10 12 (2.28%) Change Management
10 12 (2.28%) Data Protection
10 12 (2.28%) Line Management
10 12 (2.28%) Service Delivery
10 12 (2.28%) Validation
11 11 (2.09%) Product Management
11 11 (2.09%) Software Testing
12 10 (1.90%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 125 (23.76%) SQL
2 31 (5.89%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.32%) Java
4 17 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.04%) Python
6 15 (2.85%) C#
7 12 (2.28%) Perl
7 12 (2.28%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.90%) C
9 8 (1.52%) PHP
10 7 (1.33%) VBScript
11 6 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.95%) C++
13 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.57%) Ruby
14 2 (0.38%) VB
15 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.19%) VBA
15 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 73 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (11.41%) Degree
3 56 (10.65%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (9.70%) CCNA
5 41 (7.79%) MCSE
6 27 (5.13%) MCP
7 19 (3.61%) MCSA
7 19 (3.61%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.04%) CEH
8 16 (3.04%) CISSP
8 16 (3.04%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (2.28%) MCITP
11 11 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.09%) MCDST
12 9 (1.71%) CCNP
13 5 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (0.95%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.37%) SLA
2 11 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) GAMP
System Software
1 198 (37.64%) Active Directory
2 74 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (11.22%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.61%) Terminal Services
5 18 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (3.04%) BitLocker
8 14 (2.66%) XenApp
9 10 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (1.90%) VMware ESX
10 9 (1.71%) vSphere
11 8 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.52%) XenServer
12 7 (1.33%) Samba
12 7 (1.33%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (1.14%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (5.51%) SCCM
2 27 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 17 (3.23%) Nagios
4 16 (3.04%) Icinga
4 16 (3.04%) Tivoli
5 13 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
5 13 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (1.90%) Nmap
7 9 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.33%) Nessus
9 6 (1.14%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.76%) SCOM
10 4 (0.76%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.57%) Puppet
11 3 (0.57%) SCSM
11 3 (0.57%) WSUS
12 2 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.38%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 256 (48.67%) Microsoft
2 154 (29.28%) VMware
3 113 (21.48%) Cisco
4 63 (11.98%) Citrix
5 36 (6.84%) Oracle
6 32 (6.08%) Red Hat
7 30 (5.70%) EMC
8 28 (5.32%) HP
9 26 (4.94%) Veeam
10 18 (3.42%) Apple
11 17 (3.23%) Fortinet
11 17 (3.23%) Sophos
12 14 (2.66%) Symantec
13 12 (2.28%) Sage
14 11 (2.09%) Becrypt
14 11 (2.09%) Mitel
14 11 (2.09%) Novell
15 8 (1.52%) Avaya
15 8 (1.52%) Lotus
15 8 (1.52%) Sybase
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Romford, Essex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum 29days hols,pension,private health
Posted: 3 days ago
Bexley, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, bonus, on call
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £300 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago