Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Technical Support Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 185 210
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 51 119 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.81% 1.39% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.45% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45 108 124
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -20.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,550 £22,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £49,500 £45,000 £47,500
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6015 8216 10616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4820 6441 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -22 27 £26,000 -11.11% 1
Bracknell -3 11 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Maidenhead +26 4 £45,000 +63.64%
Wokingham - 3 £23,000 -
Slough +1 2 £46,250 +32.14%
Thatcham - 1 £30,000 -
Ascot - 1 £37,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
4 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 21 (41.18%) VMware
5 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
6 18 (35.29%) SQL
6 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (29.41%) Linux
8 13 (25.49%) Cisco
9 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 12 (23.53%) Backup Exec
10 11 (21.57%) Clustering
10 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
11 10 (19.61%) Juniper
11 10 (19.61%) Veritas
11 10 (19.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (19.61%) Altiris
11 10 (19.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (19.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (19.61%) Firewall
11 10 (19.61%) Forcepoint
11 10 (19.61%) Symantec
11 10 (19.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (19.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 10 (19.61%) vCenter Server
11 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (19.61%) F5

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (15.69%) Tomcat
4 7 (13.73%) IIS
5 5 (9.80%) Apache
5 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
6 4 (7.84%) JBoss
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.96%) Documentum
9 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Office 365
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.61%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) FTP
3 4 (7.84%) HTTP
3 4 (7.84%) Internet
3 4 (7.84%) VoIP
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.92%) SMS
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) Informix
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.84%) IntelliJ
1 4 (7.84%) Maven
1 4 (7.84%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.84%) Advertising
1 4 (7.84%) Games
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Java EE
1 4 (7.84%) Java SE
1 4 (7.84%) JMS
1 4 (7.84%) REST
1 4 (7.84%) SOAP
1 4 (7.84%) Spring
1 4 (7.84%) Web Services
1 4 (7.84%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) jQuery
3 1 (1.96%) Raphaël
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) EPoS
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (9.80%) CentOS
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.84%) Android
6 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.84%) Debian
6 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.96%) Unix
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (7.84%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (7.84%) Open Source
3 4 (7.84%) SIEM
3 4 (7.84%) SOA
3 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.88%) Time Management
5 2 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.96%) Migration
6 1 (1.96%) MVC
6 1 (1.96%) OO
6 1 (1.96%) Project Management
6 1 (1.96%) SEO
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (19.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) HND
3 2 (3.92%) MCP
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.96%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Backup Exec
2 10 (19.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (19.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 10 (19.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (19.61%) vCenter Server
3 3 (5.88%) SCCM
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 21 (41.18%) VMware
2 13 (25.49%) Cisco
3 10 (19.61%) Altiris
3 10 (19.61%) F5
3 10 (19.61%) Forcepoint
3 10 (19.61%) Juniper
3 10 (19.61%) Symantec
3 10 (19.61%) Veritas
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle
5 5 (9.80%) IBM
5 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.84%) BEA
6 4 (7.84%) LogRhythm
6 4 (7.84%) TIBCO
7 3 (5.88%) Veeam
8 2 (3.92%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) Citrix
9 1 (1.96%) Dell
9 1 (1.96%) EMC