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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 634 619 592
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 269 327 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 244 291 268
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £22,875
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -5 257 £32,500 - 26
South East -2 132 £37,500 +1.35% 8
Berkshire -6 74 £38,500 +2.66% 4
London +18 56 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Reading +3 42 £40,000 +8.10% 3
Surrey +18 29 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East of England -1 25 £25,000 -28.57% 4
South West -14 16 £26,000 -3.70% 2
Bracknell +13 14 £38,500 -14.44%
City of London +43 12 £37,500 +7.14%
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £25,000 -44.44%
Hampshire +5 9 £25,500 -32.00% 2
West Midlands -4 9 £22,500 -23.72% 2
Bedfordshire +14 8 £30,500 -12.85%
Kent +7 7 £27,500 -
Wales 0 7 £27,500 +15.78%
South Wales - 7 £27,500 -
Staines - 7 £32,500 -
Guildford +18 6 £28,000 -27.27%
North West +11 6 £30,750 +4.23% 1
Maidstone +10 6 £27,500 +30.95%
Yorkshire +7 6 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Hertfordshire -1 6 £23,000 -34.28% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £24,000 -40.00% 3
Manchester +4 5 £30,000 -21.56% 1
Suffolk +3 5 £22,000 -32.30%
East Midlands -3 5 £28,500 -12.30% 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 5 £22,500 -
Woking +27 4 £28,000 -37.77%

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 424 (65.94%) Windows
2 318 (49.46%) Microsoft
3 231 (35.93%) Active Directory
4 230 (35.77%) VMware
5 207 (32.19%) Linux
6 205 (31.88%) MS Excel
7 176 (27.37%) SQL
8 175 (27.22%) MS Exchange
9 168 (26.13%) Firewall
10 166 (25.82%) Cisco
11 157 (24.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 155 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 153 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 143 (22.24%) Citrix
15 135 (21.00%) TCP/IP
16 120 (18.66%) DNS
17 117 (18.20%) Windows Server 2003
18 110 (17.11%) LAN
19 108 (16.80%) UNIX
20 106 (16.49%) WAN
21 104 (16.17%) SQL Server
22 101 (15.71%) MS Office
22 101 (15.71%) ITIL
23 97 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
24 81 (12.60%) IIS
25 80 (12.44%) Data Centre
26 77 (11.98%) Oracle
27 76 (11.82%) Windows 8
28 75 (11.66%) SAN
29 71 (11.04%) VPN

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 175 (27.22%) MS Exchange
2 81 (12.60%) IIS
3 69 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (8.55%) SharePoint
5 45 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (5.91%) Lync
7 31 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (3.11%) Apache
9 13 (2.02%) JBoss
10 12 (1.87%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.09%) MS Project Server
14 5 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.62%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.31%) CMS
16 2 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 205 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 101 (15.71%) MS Office
3 11 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.02%) Office 365
2 35 (5.44%) IaaS
3 10 (1.56%) SaaS
4 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.62%) Yammer
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 168 (26.13%) Firewall
2 135 (21.00%) TCP/IP
3 120 (18.66%) DNS
4 110 (17.11%) LAN
5 106 (16.49%) WAN
6 75 (11.66%) SAN
7 71 (11.04%) VPN
8 70 (10.89%) DHCP
9 68 (10.58%) VoIP
10 43 (6.69%) MPLS
11 42 (6.53%) Internet
12 38 (5.91%) Wireless
13 19 (2.95%) NAS
13 19 (2.95%) Ethernet
14 17 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (2.49%) Network Security
16 15 (2.33%) Wireshark
17 11 (1.71%) iSCSI
17 11 (1.71%) VLAN
17 11 (1.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (4.20%) MySQL
4 23 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (3.42%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.87%) MS Access
8 8 (1.24%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.78%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.78%) Big Data
11 3 (0.47%) DB2
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.31%) MSBuild
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.31%) Firebug
3 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 49 (7.62%) Finance
2 38 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.60%) German Language
4 32 (4.98%) French Language
5 21 (3.27%) Retail
5 21 (3.27%) Marketing
6 15 (2.33%) Spanish Language
7 13 (2.02%) Italian Language
7 13 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.02%) Back Office
8 9 (1.40%) Games
9 8 (1.24%) Electronics
10 7 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.09%) Advertising
11 3 (0.47%) Publishing
11 3 (0.47%) Legal
12 2 (0.31%) Automotive
12 2 (0.31%) Local Government
12 2 (0.31%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.16%) Hebrew Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.89%) HTML
2 22 (3.42%) XML
3 21 (3.27%) .NET
3 21 (3.27%) Web Services
4 16 (2.49%) Application Packaging
5 11 (1.71%) CSS
6 7 (1.09%) J2EE
6 7 (1.09%) Esper
7 4 (0.62%) Servlets
7 4 (0.62%) COM
7 4 (0.62%) ODBC
8 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.47%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.31%) JSON
9 2 (0.31%) HTML5
9 2 (0.31%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.31%) FreeMarker
9 2 (0.31%) jQuery
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.44%) Data Centre
2 55 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (7.31%) Computer Science
4 35 (5.44%) Blackberry
5 26 (4.04%) Clustering
6 15 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.02%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.71%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.40%) PKI
9 9 (1.40%) HP Storage
10 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
12 4 (0.62%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.62%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.62%) CCTV
12 4 (0.62%) EPoS
12 4 (0.62%) DTV
13 3 (0.47%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.47%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 424 (65.94%) Windows
2 207 (32.19%) Linux
3 157 (24.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 155 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 117 (18.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 108 (16.80%) UNIX
7 76 (11.82%) Windows 8
8 69 (10.73%) Windows XP
9 66 (10.26%) Windows 7
10 29 (4.51%) Mac OS X
11 21 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (2.80%) Solaris
13 16 (2.49%) Windows Vista
14 11 (1.71%) AIX
15 10 (1.56%) Android
16 9 (1.40%) Mac OS
17 8 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.78%) CentOS
18 5 (0.78%) HPUX
19 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (15.71%) ITIL
2 52 (8.09%) Service Delivery
3 30 (4.67%) Service Management
3 30 (4.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 29 (4.51%) Mentoring
5 24 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (3.58%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (3.11%) Incident Management
8 19 (2.95%) Time Management
9 18 (2.80%) Server Building
10 17 (2.64%) CRM
11 16 (2.49%) Change Management
11 16 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (2.02%) Project Management
12 13 (2.02%) Product Management
13 12 (1.87%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (1.87%) Configuration Management
13 12 (1.87%) Information Security
14 11 (1.71%) Software Engineering
15 10 (1.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 176 (27.37%) SQL
2 44 (6.84%) Java
3 37 (5.75%) Perl
4 31 (4.82%) C
5 30 (4.67%) PowerShell
6 21 (3.27%) C++
7 19 (2.95%) Python
7 19 (2.95%) Shell Script
7 19 (2.95%) Ruby
8 17 (2.64%) VBScript
9 12 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.40%) C#
10 9 (1.40%) PHP
11 7 (1.09%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.78%) VB
13 4 (0.62%) VBA
14 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.31%) Tcl
15 1 (0.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (10.58%) Degree
3 60 (9.33%) MCSE
4 56 (8.71%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (7.15%) CCNA
6 36 (5.60%) MCP
6 36 (5.60%) MCITP
7 29 (4.51%) CISSP
7 29 (4.51%) CEH
8 27 (4.20%) Security Cleared
9 24 (3.73%) MCSA
10 17 (2.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 17 (2.64%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (2.18%) CCA
13 13 (2.02%) MCTS
14 11 (1.71%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.24%) RHCSA
16 8 (1.24%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.89%) SLA
2 17 (2.64%) QA
3 6 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 231 (35.93%) Active Directory
2 153 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 66 (10.26%) XenApp
5 34 (5.29%) Terminal Server
6 29 (4.51%) vSphere
7 25 (3.89%) VMware ESX
8 24 (3.73%) XenDesktop
9 19 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (2.49%) Terminal Services
10 16 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (1.87%) VMware Server
12 11 (1.71%) XenServer
13 9 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 8 (1.24%) ISA Server
14 8 (1.24%) NFS
15 7 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (1.09%) UAG
16 6 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 48 (7.47%) SCCM
2 21 (3.27%) WSUS
3 20 (3.11%) SCOM
4 15 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.33%) Nagios
5 9 (1.40%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.24%) EdgeSight
7 7 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.93%) Nmap
8 6 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.78%) Dollar Universe
10 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.31%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.31%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 318 (49.46%) Microsoft
2 230 (35.77%) VMware
3 166 (25.82%) Cisco
4 143 (22.24%) Citrix
5 77 (11.98%) Oracle
6 68 (10.58%) HP
7 41 (6.38%) Apple
8 30 (4.67%) Dell
9 27 (4.20%) Red Hat
10 25 (3.89%) EMC
11 18 (2.80%) NetApp
11 18 (2.80%) LANDesk
12 17 (2.64%) IBM
13 16 (2.49%) Juniper
13 16 (2.49%) Meraki
14 15 (2.33%) Symantec
14 15 (2.33%) Remedy
15 12 (1.87%) McAfee
15 12 (1.87%) SonicWALL
16 10 (1.56%) SolarWinds
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