The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 666 652 665
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 199 265 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 163 247 263
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65838 76079 82656
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in England

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in England

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support Engineer in England

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 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
South East +4 75 £32,500 - 5
London +8 46 £35,000 -5.40% 5
East of England -12 31 £25,500 -10.52% 2
North West -28 20 £22,500 -30.76% 2
Yorkshire +7 9 £29,250 +9.34% 1
West Midlands +11 7 £31,000 +15.46% 1
South West -8 7 £32,500 +30.00% 2
East Midlands +26 3 £25,331 -30.12% 3
North East +9 1 £21,500 -8.11% 1
Technical Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 213 (53.79%) Windows
2 155 (39.14%) Active Directory
3 127 (32.07%) Microsoft
4 104 (26.26%) Windows Server
5 101 (25.51%) SQL
6 97 (24.49%) Linux
7 96 (24.24%) VMware
8 76 (19.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 73 (18.43%) Degree
10 69 (17.42%) Java
11 59 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (13.89%) SQL Server
13 54 (13.64%) Cisco
14 52 (13.13%) Firewall
15 51 (12.88%) TCP/IP
16 50 (12.63%) DNS
16 50 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 49 (12.37%) Tomcat
18 46 (11.62%) Office 365
18 46 (11.62%) Hyper-V
19 44 (11.11%) Oracle
20 42 (10.61%) MS Exchange
20 42 (10.61%) Finance
21 41 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification
22 40 (10.10%) HTTP
23 39 (9.85%) Web Services
23 39 (9.85%) Windows 7
23 39 (9.85%) Enterprise Software
24 36 (9.09%) XML
24 36 (9.09%) LAN

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 49 (12.37%) Tomcat
2 42 (10.61%) MS Exchange
3 32 (8.08%) WebSphere
4 29 (7.32%) IIS
5 26 (6.57%) JBoss
6 25 (6.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 24 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (4.80%) Apache
10 8 (2.02%) Skype for Business
11 7 (1.77%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.77%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.77%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.01%) CMS
12 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.76%) Confluence
14 2 (0.51%) Drupal
14 2 (0.51%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.51%) nginx
14 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.51%) Actimize
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.51%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Exstream
3 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.62%) Office 365
2 18 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.79%) SaaS
4 10 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.01%) GitHub
6 2 (0.51%) G Suite
6 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.13%) Firewall
2 51 (12.88%) TCP/IP
3 50 (12.63%) DNS
4 40 (10.10%) HTTP
5 36 (9.09%) LAN
6 35 (8.84%) Internet
6 35 (8.84%) WAN
7 32 (8.08%) DHCP
8 28 (7.07%) FTP
9 17 (4.29%) SAN
10 16 (4.04%) Wireless
11 15 (3.79%) SSL
12 14 (3.54%) VPN
13 11 (2.78%) VoIP
14 9 (2.27%) LDAP
15 7 (1.77%) H.323
15 7 (1.77%) SSH
15 7 (1.77%) Wireshark
16 6 (1.52%) Skype
16 6 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.29%) MySQL
3 8 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.01%) GIS
4 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.76%) Big Data
5 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.51%) DB2
6 2 (0.51%) Informix
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.25%) QlikView
7 1 (0.25%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (7.32%) Maven
2 25 (6.31%) Eclipse
2 25 (6.31%) IntelliJ
2 25 (6.31%) NetBeans
3 13 (3.28%) JIRA
4 5 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.26%) Selenium
5 4 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.01%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.51%) Firebug
6 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) Ant
7 1 (0.25%) GitLab
General
1 42 (10.61%) Finance
2 24 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 23 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.30%) French Language
5 17 (4.29%) Marketing
6 12 (3.03%) Electronics
7 9 (2.27%) German Language
8 7 (1.77%) Banking
9 6 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.26%) Portuguese Language
10 5 (1.26%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.51%) Back Office
11 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.51%) Games
11 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.85%) Web Services
2 36 (9.09%) XML
3 30 (7.58%) SOAP
4 26 (6.57%) REST
5 25 (6.31%) Java EE
5 25 (6.31%) Java SE
5 25 (6.31%) JMS
5 25 (6.31%) Spring
6 18 (4.55%) HTML
7 16 (4.04%) .NET
8 13 (3.28%) CSS
9 8 (2.02%) J2EE
10 4 (1.01%) JSON
10 4 (1.01%) Middleware
10 4 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.01%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.76%) COM
11 3 (0.76%) iOS SDK
11 3 (0.76%) JSP
12 2 (0.51%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.85%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (7.32%) Clustering
3 28 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.78%) Social Media
6 8 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.77%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.01%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.01%) PKI
10 3 (0.76%) Fintech
10 3 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.76%) iPad
11 2 (0.51%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.51%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.25%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 213 (53.79%) Windows
2 104 (26.26%) Windows Server
3 97 (24.49%) Linux
4 76 (19.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (9.85%) Windows 7
7 31 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (7.58%) Unix
9 23 (5.81%) Windows 10
10 16 (4.04%) Windows 8
11 14 (3.54%) Android
11 14 (3.54%) Mac OS X
12 13 (3.28%) Apple iOS
13 12 (3.03%) Windows XP
14 8 (2.02%) AIX
14 8 (2.02%) HPUX
14 8 (2.02%) Solaris
15 7 (1.77%) IRIX
15 7 (1.77%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (8.08%) ITIL
2 27 (6.82%) Open Source
3 25 (6.31%) SOA
4 23 (5.81%) Service Delivery
5 21 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (3.79%) Service Management
6 15 (3.79%) Software Engineering
6 15 (3.79%) Time Management
7 14 (3.54%) Customer Engagement
7 14 (3.54%) Mentoring
7 14 (3.54%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (3.28%) CRM
9 12 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (3.03%) Problem Management
9 12 (3.03%) Programme Management
10 11 (2.78%) DevOps
10 11 (2.78%) Information Security
11 10 (2.53%) Line Management
11 10 (2.53%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 101 (25.51%) SQL
2 69 (17.42%) Java
3 22 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 20 (5.05%) Python
5 19 (4.80%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.28%) C++
6 13 (3.28%) PHP
7 12 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.53%) Perl
9 9 (2.27%) C
9 9 (2.27%) C#
9 9 (2.27%) VB
10 7 (1.77%) Ruby
10 7 (1.77%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.26%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.25%) JCL
13 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (18.43%) Degree
2 41 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (8.08%) MCSE
5 27 (6.82%) CCNA
6 19 (4.80%) MCP
7 11 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.02%) MCSA
9 7 (1.77%) MCITP
9 7 (1.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (1.52%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (1.26%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.01%) CEH
12 4 (1.01%) CISSP
12 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.51%) LPIC
13 2 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.29%) SLA
2 7 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.25%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 155 (39.14%) Active Directory
2 59 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (11.62%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.78%) vSphere
6 4 (1.01%) Samba
6 4 (1.01%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.51%) NFS
8 2 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.51%) XenApp
9 1 (0.25%) Docker
9 1 (0.25%) LXC
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (6.57%) SCCM
2 25 (6.31%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (2.02%) vCenter Server
4 8 (2.02%) WSUS
5 7 (1.77%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (1.26%) Puppet
7 4 (1.01%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.51%) Ansible
9 2 (0.51%) Kibana
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.51%) SCOM
10 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 127 (32.07%) Microsoft
2 96 (24.24%) VMware
3 54 (13.64%) Cisco
4 44 (11.11%) Oracle
5 31 (7.83%) IBM
6 25 (6.31%) BEA
6 25 (6.31%) TIBCO
7 22 (5.56%) Citrix
7 22 (5.56%) HP
8 17 (4.29%) Veritas
9 15 (3.79%) EMC
9 15 (3.79%) Veeam
10 13 (3.28%) CheckPoint
10 13 (3.28%) NetApp
10 13 (3.28%) Symantec
11 12 (3.03%) SAP
12 11 (2.78%) Dell
12 11 (2.78%) Juniper
13 10 (2.53%) Apple
13 10 (2.53%) F5
West London
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Bens + 5K shift
Posted: 2 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £16000 - £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
North West
Avecto Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Smarterways Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheddar
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £49,400 - £54,600
Posted: 18 days ago