The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 121 140 145
Rank change year-on-year +19 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 63 79 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.89% 1.60% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.69% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 46 76 65
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3164 4679 5148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.90% 94.64% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 3816 3820
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in Berkshire

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in Berkshire

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support Engineer in Berkshire

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +45 46 £31,000 -11.42% 4
Slough +25 2 £30,000 +26.31% 1
Bracknell -6 2 £38,000 +16.92%
Thatcham - 1 £30,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £31,500 - 1
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 85 (71.43%) Windows
2 62 (52.10%) Linux
3 56 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 55 (46.22%) Microsoft
5 51 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 45 (37.82%) VMware
7 39 (32.77%) SQL
8 28 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 27 (22.69%) SQL Server
9 27 (22.69%) Tomcat
9 27 (22.69%) Firewall
10 26 (21.85%) DNS
11 25 (21.01%) TCP/IP
11 25 (21.01%) Oracle
12 24 (20.17%) HTTP
12 24 (20.17%) WebSphere
12 24 (20.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
14 22 (18.49%) Unix
15 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (16.81%) French Language
15 20 (16.81%) Web Services
15 20 (16.81%) Cisco
16 19 (15.97%) Degree
17 18 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (14.29%) IIS
18 17 (14.29%) Internet
19 16 (13.45%) IBM
19 16 (13.45%) Data Protection
20 15 (12.61%) Open Source

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 28 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 27 (22.69%) Tomcat
3 24 (20.17%) WebSphere
4 17 (14.29%) IIS
5 15 (12.61%) Apache
6 13 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (10.92%) WebLogic
7 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (9.24%) JBoss
7 11 (9.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (7.56%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Office 365
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.69%) Firewall
2 26 (21.85%) DNS
3 25 (21.01%) TCP/IP
4 24 (20.17%) HTTP
5 17 (14.29%) Internet
6 13 (10.92%) LAN
6 13 (10.92%) WAN
7 12 (10.08%) SSL
8 11 (9.24%) FTP
9 9 (7.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (7.56%) SAN
10 8 (6.72%) SSH
11 6 (5.04%) VPN
12 5 (4.20%) SMTP
12 5 (4.20%) Wireshark
13 4 (3.36%) NAS
13 4 (3.36%) Wireless
14 3 (2.52%) DHCP
14 3 (2.52%) IP Telephony
14 3 (2.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.84%) Big Data
3 1 (0.84%) DB2
3 1 (0.84%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Eclipse
1 11 (9.24%) IntelliJ
1 11 (9.24%) Maven
1 11 (9.24%) NetBeans
2 8 (6.72%) JIRA
General
1 20 (16.81%) French Language
2 14 (11.76%) German Language
2 14 (11.76%) Spanish Language
3 11 (9.24%) Italian Language
4 10 (8.40%) Portuguese Language
5 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.68%) Finance
7 2 (1.68%) Law
8 1 (0.84%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.84%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.84%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.84%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.81%) Web Services
2 11 (9.24%) Java EE
2 11 (9.24%) Java SE
2 11 (9.24%) JMS
2 11 (9.24%) REST
2 11 (9.24%) SOAP
2 11 (9.24%) Spring
2 11 (9.24%) XML
3 8 (6.72%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.84%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Clustering
1 15 (12.61%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.20%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.36%) PKI
8 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.68%) CMDB
10 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.84%) iPhone
10 1 (0.84%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 85 (71.43%) Windows
2 62 (52.10%) Linux
3 51 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 24 (20.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (18.49%) Unix
6 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.56%) AIX
8 9 (7.56%) HPUX
8 9 (7.56%) Mac OS
8 9 (7.56%) Solaris
8 9 (7.56%) Windows NT
9 7 (5.88%) IRIX
10 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.36%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.84%) Debian
13 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.45%) Data Protection
2 15 (12.61%) Open Source
3 11 (9.24%) SOA
4 9 (7.56%) Data Management
5 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (6.72%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (6.72%) OWASP
5 8 (6.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (4.20%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (3.36%) Case Management
7 4 (3.36%) DevOps
7 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.36%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.36%) Time Management
8 3 (2.52%) B2B
8 3 (2.52%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.52%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.52%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (1.68%) ITIL
9 2 (1.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.77%) SQL
2 14 (11.76%) Java
3 10 (8.40%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.56%) Python
5 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.84%) C#
6 1 (0.84%) C++
6 1 (0.84%) Perl
6 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Degree
2 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (10.08%) CCNA
3 12 (10.08%) MCSE
3 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.56%) CEH
4 9 (7.56%) CISSP
5 8 (6.72%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (6.72%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.36%) CCNP
8 2 (1.68%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.68%) CCVP
8 2 (1.68%) MCSA
8 2 (1.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.84%) HND
9 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.24%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.56%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.72%) Samba
6 7 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.84%) XenApp
8 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (12.61%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.72%) NetBackup
3 7 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (5.04%) SCCM
5 4 (3.36%) Ansible
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.84%) Nessus
8 1 (0.84%) Nmap
8 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 45 (37.82%) VMware
3 25 (21.01%) Oracle
4 20 (16.81%) Cisco
5 16 (13.45%) IBM
6 14 (11.76%) Veeam
7 13 (10.92%) HP
8 11 (9.24%) BEA
8 11 (9.24%) TIBCO
8 11 (9.24%) Veritas
9 10 (8.40%) EMC
10 9 (7.56%) Lotus
10 9 (7.56%) Novell
10 9 (7.56%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (7.56%) Splunk
11 8 (6.72%) arcserve
11 8 (6.72%) CommVault
11 8 (6.72%) Dell KACE
11 8 (6.72%) Sun
12 7 (5.88%) NetApp
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