The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 217 262
Rank change year-on-year -8 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 30 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 28
Median salary £25,500 £28,500 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +10.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £37,500 £37,650
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 East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6024 6552 8038
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.22% 96.28% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4914 5554 6629
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,400
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 East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in the East of England

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in the East of England

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

Salary histogram for Technical Support Engineer in the East of England

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Cambridgeshire +4 22 £25,500 -10.52% 2
Hertfordshire -25 7 £18,500 -14.94% 1
Essex 0 1 £26,000 -25.71%
Technical Support Engineer
England

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.00%) Windows
3 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.73%) VMware
4 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (21.82%) Marketing
5 12 (21.82%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (21.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (21.82%) SAP
5 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (21.82%) Programme Management
5 12 (21.82%) Electronics
5 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
5 12 (21.82%) Finance
5 12 (21.82%) Manufacturing
6 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
9 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
9 8 (14.55%) IIS
9 8 (14.55%) .NET
10 7 (12.73%) Java
10 7 (12.73%) Linux
10 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
10 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
10 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
10 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
11 6 (10.91%) Mentoring

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (14.55%) IIS
2 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.91%) Apache
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (21.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) G Suite
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) DHCP
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
3 3 (5.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.64%) LDAP
4 2 (3.64%) Network Security
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (21.82%) Electronics
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
1 12 (21.82%) Manufacturing
1 12 (21.82%) Marketing
1 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Social Media
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.73%) Linux
5 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Digital Marketing
1 12 (21.82%) Programme Management
2 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
3 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
3 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.64%) CRM
6 2 (3.64%) Line Management
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.82%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) LPIC
2 2 (3.64%) MCSA
2 2 (3.64%) MCSE
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) RHCE
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
1 18 (32.73%) VMware
2 12 (21.82%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) Apple
3 2 (3.64%) F5
3 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
3 2 (3.64%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) HP
3 2 (3.64%) Twitter
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