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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 631 714 632
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 285 268 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 254 245 338
Median salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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 +29 247 £32,500 -3.19% 26
South East +4 118 £30,000 -14.28% 9
Berkshire -22 55 £40,000 +3.89% 4
London +31 52 £36,000 -4.00% 7
Reading +4 36 £36,750 -2.00% 2
Surrey +32 28 £30,000 -7.69% 3
East of England +10 21 £35,000 +12.00%
Guildford +29 20 £30,000 +4.34% 2
Hampshire +5 18 £30,000 +20.00%
South West +19 17 £27,750 +11.00% 2
North West +26 14 £32,500 +15.04% 5
Wales +11 13 £26,250 -4.54%
West Midlands +3 12 £27,500 +10.00%
Bracknell -9 12 £40,000 +3.89%
Cardiff +13 11 £26,250 +12.90%
South Wales +11 11 £26,250 -4.54%
Birmingham -4 10 £27,500 -21.42%
Hertfordshire +21 9 £37,500 +20.00%
Cheshire +45 7 £25,500 -7.27% 2
Yorkshire +40 7 £40,000 +39.13% 3
West Yorkshire +24 7 £40,000 +46.78% 3
Stevenage - 7 £37,500 -
Leeds +26 6 £40,000 +46.78% 1
Oxfordshire -9 6 £28,000 +12.00% 1
Manchester -11 5 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Oxford - 5 £28,000 - 1
Clevedon - 5 £27,500 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £28,000 -
Somerset - 5 £27,500 - 1
Knutsford - 5 £25,500 - 1

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 370 (58.27%) Windows
2 283 (44.57%) Microsoft
3 234 (36.85%) Windows Server
4 231 (36.38%) Active Directory
5 200 (31.50%) VMware
6 164 (25.83%) Linux
7 148 (23.31%) Firewall
8 143 (22.52%) SQL
9 132 (20.79%) TCP/IP
10 131 (20.63%) Cisco
11 126 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 124 (19.53%) MS Excel
13 121 (19.06%) MS Exchange
14 119 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 108 (17.01%) Degree
16 99 (15.59%) MS Office
17 96 (15.12%) SQL Server
18 95 (14.96%) ITIL
19 89 (14.02%) LAN
20 87 (13.70%) SAN
21 84 (13.23%) Windows 7
22 83 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
23 74 (11.65%) Hyper-V
24 73 (11.50%) WAN
25 71 (11.18%) DNS
26 64 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
27 61 (9.61%) Office 365
28 60 (9.45%) IIS
29 59 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
30 58 (9.13%) Unix

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
1 121 (19.06%) MS Exchange
2 60 (9.45%) IIS
3 56 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 45 (7.09%) Apache
5 37 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (3.15%) Tomcat
9 19 (2.99%) WebLogic
9 19 (2.99%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.20%) Skype for Business
11 8 (1.26%) JBoss
12 7 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.79%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.79%) Site Server
14 4 (0.63%) Confluence
14 4 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 124 (19.53%) MS Excel
2 99 (15.59%) MS Office
3 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.31%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.61%) Office 365
2 15 (2.36%) SaaS
3 9 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.47%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 148 (23.31%) Firewall
2 132 (20.79%) TCP/IP
3 89 (14.02%) LAN
4 87 (13.70%) SAN
5 73 (11.50%) WAN
6 71 (11.18%) DNS
7 47 (7.40%) DHCP
8 39 (6.14%) NAS
9 37 (5.83%) VoIP
10 33 (5.20%) Internet
11 24 (3.78%) VPN
12 23 (3.62%) HTTP
13 22 (3.46%) Wireless
14 21 (3.31%) SNMP
15 20 (3.15%) SMTP
16 19 (2.99%) VLAN
17 18 (2.83%) WebEx
18 16 (2.52%) iSCSI
18 16 (2.52%) PBX
19 13 (2.05%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.04%) MySQL
3 11 (1.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.10%) DB2
5 6 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.31%) MS Access
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.63%) JIRA
2 2 (0.31%) MSI
2 2 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.16%) ProC
3 1 (0.16%) Selenium
3 1 (0.16%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.16%) WATIR
General
1 45 (7.09%) Finance
2 43 (6.77%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.62%) German Language
4 15 (2.36%) French Language
5 13 (2.05%) Electronics
6 9 (1.42%) Banking
7 7 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.10%) Retail
8 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.94%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.63%) Law
9 4 (0.63%) Marketing
10 3 (0.47%) Back Office
10 3 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Legal
11 2 (0.31%) Military
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.51%) HTML
2 18 (2.83%) XML
3 14 (2.20%) .NET
4 11 (1.73%) Web Services
5 8 (1.26%) CSS
6 7 (1.10%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.63%) Tapestry
7 4 (0.63%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.47%) Middleware
8 3 (0.47%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.31%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.31%) jQuery
9 2 (0.31%) XSLT
10 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.16%) COM
10 1 (0.16%) J2EE
10 1 (0.16%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (0.16%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 26 (4.09%) Clustering
5 22 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.31%) Driving Licence
6 21 (3.31%) Private Cloud
7 19 (2.99%) Blackberry
7 19 (2.99%) Replication
8 14 (2.20%) e-Learning
8 14 (2.20%) Learning Management System
8 14 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.20%) SCORM
9 12 (1.89%) Handset
10 11 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.57%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.42%) PKI
13 7 (1.10%) Cybercrime
13 7 (1.10%) Tandem
13 7 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 370 (58.27%) Windows
2 234 (36.85%) Windows Server
3 164 (25.83%) Linux
4 126 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (13.23%) Windows 7
6 83 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (9.13%) Unix
8 53 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (4.88%) Windows XP
10 29 (4.57%) Windows 8
11 27 (4.25%) Windows 10
12 23 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (2.83%) AIX
14 10 (1.57%) Mac OS
14 10 (1.57%) SUSE
15 9 (1.42%) Debian
15 9 (1.42%) Solaris
16 8 (1.26%) Android
16 8 (1.26%) Mac OS X
17 7 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (14.96%) ITIL
2 36 (5.67%) Project Management
3 25 (3.94%) Risk Assessment
4 23 (3.62%) Change Control
5 21 (3.31%) Incident Management
5 21 (3.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 19 (2.99%) Mentoring
7 18 (2.83%) CRM
7 18 (2.83%) Problem Management
8 17 (2.68%) Case Management
8 17 (2.68%) Service Delivery
9 16 (2.52%) Change Management
9 16 (2.52%) Migration
9 16 (2.52%) Service Management
10 15 (2.36%) Coaching
10 15 (2.36%) Data Management
11 13 (2.05%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (2.05%) Presales
11 13 (2.05%) Product Management
11 13 (2.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 143 (22.52%) SQL
2 39 (6.14%) JavaScript
3 38 (5.98%) PowerShell
4 34 (5.35%) Java
5 15 (2.36%) VBScript
6 14 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 13 (2.05%) C#
8 11 (1.73%) C
9 10 (1.57%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.10%) Perl
10 7 (1.10%) Python
11 6 (0.94%) PHP
12 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.47%) C++
13 2 (0.31%) VB
13 2 (0.31%) VBA
14 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 108 (17.01%) Degree
2 64 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (8.82%) CCNA
5 36 (5.67%) MCSE
6 31 (4.88%) Security Cleared
7 24 (3.78%) SC Cleared
8 18 (2.83%) MCP
8 18 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (2.52%) CEH
9 16 (2.52%) CISSP
9 16 (2.52%) MCSA
10 14 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 13 (2.05%) MCDST
12 12 (1.89%) MCITP
13 11 (1.73%) CCNP
13 11 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (1.10%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.10%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.50%) SLA
2 13 (2.05%) QA
3 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 231 (36.38%) Active Directory
2 119 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.04%) Terminal Services
5 22 (3.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (3.31%) BitLocker
7 19 (2.99%) VMware ESX
8 15 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.89%) vSphere
9 12 (1.89%) XenApp
10 10 (1.57%) VMware Server
10 10 (1.57%) XenServer
11 9 (1.42%) NFS
11 9 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.79%) Samba
13 5 (0.79%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.79%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (4.72%) Backup Exec
2 29 (4.57%) SCCM
3 21 (3.31%) Icinga
4 16 (2.52%) Tivoli
5 15 (2.36%) Nagios
6 14 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
7 13 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (1.26%) Nmap
9 7 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.79%) Nessus
10 5 (0.79%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.63%) Legato
11 4 (0.63%) SCOM
11 4 (0.63%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.63%) Simpana
12 3 (0.47%) SCSM
12 3 (0.47%) WSUS
12 3 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 283 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 200 (31.50%) VMware
3 131 (20.63%) Cisco
4 53 (8.35%) Citrix
5 50 (7.87%) Oracle
6 38 (5.98%) EMC
7 34 (5.35%) HP
8 33 (5.20%) Red Hat
9 32 (5.04%) Veeam
10 22 (3.46%) Fortinet
11 19 (2.99%) Mitel
12 15 (2.36%) Sophos
13 14 (2.20%) Apple
14 13 (2.05%) NetApp
14 13 (2.05%) Sun
15 12 (1.89%) Avaya
15 12 (1.89%) Becrypt
15 12 (1.89%) Dell
16 11 (1.73%) Intel Security
16 11 (1.73%) Symantec
Dorchester, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 25,000-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £30,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 34k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: To £28,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + overtime, bonus, etc.
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Salary Negotiable)
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus profit and performance related
Posted: 23 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Dundee
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 22 days ago
Wakefield
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chertsey
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Health Insurance + Car
Posted: 24 days ago