The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 97 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 8 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.70% 0.093% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.097% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 10
Average salary £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Technical Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region. 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1102 1029 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.99% 95.81% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 941 874 968
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,691 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Wiltshire region.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
Chippenham - 6 £24,000 -
Swindon +7 2 £32,500 +54.76%
Technical Support Engineer
South West

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 10 (76.92%) MS Office
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) Service Management
6 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
6 6 (46.15%) Change Control
6 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Vista
6 6 (46.15%) SLA
6 6 (46.15%) IIS
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
7 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) MOM
7 4 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (30.77%) SCCM
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) SaaS

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
3 4 (30.77%) LDAP
3 4 (30.77%) SMTP
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Vista
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) MOM
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) IBM