The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 254 300
Rank change year-on-year +28 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 9 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.063% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.065% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 11
Median salary £34,000 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.48% +23.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £60,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.66% -7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in the City of London

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in the City of London

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support Engineer in the City of London

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 City of London region featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) CCNA
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (38.10%) HP
4 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) Dell
5 7 (33.33%) MCP
5 7 (33.33%) MCSE
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (23.81%) vSphere
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) EMC
7 5 (23.81%) NetApp
7 5 (23.81%) Veritas
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) Python
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) VPLS
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Firebug
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Android
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) B2B
1 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 2 (9.52%) High Availability
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Software Audit
1 2 (9.52%) Web Development
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.76%) Network Management
2 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CCNA
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCP
2 7 (33.33%) MCSE
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) Dell
5 5 (23.81%) EMC
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 5 (23.81%) Veritas
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) Apple
7 2 (9.52%) Brocade
7 2 (9.52%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (4.76%) Aruba
8 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper
8 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
8 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto