The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 April 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 317 315
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 90 149 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.76% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.79% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 72 125 142
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £46,350
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -1.53% +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14444 18861 21165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.74% 96.78% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12145 16055 17004
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in the South East

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in the South East

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support Engineer in the South East

Technical Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Berkshire +8 57 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Surrey +45 20 £38,000 +13.43% 1
Hampshire +8 6 £27,500 +27.90% 2
Oxfordshire 0 4 £32,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £22,500 -6.25% 1
West Sussex +11 1 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 98 (58.68%) Windows
2 72 (43.11%) Active Directory
3 58 (34.73%) Microsoft
4 52 (31.14%) Linux
5 49 (29.34%) Windows Server
6 45 (26.95%) SQL
7 41 (24.55%) VMware
8 37 (22.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (21.56%) Firewall
9 36 (21.56%) DNS
10 33 (19.76%) Java
10 33 (19.76%) Cisco
11 31 (18.56%) Tomcat
12 29 (17.37%) HTTP
13 28 (16.77%) Degree
14 26 (15.57%) TCP/IP
15 24 (14.37%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (14.37%) Oracle
15 24 (14.37%) SQL Server
15 24 (14.37%) Internet
16 23 (13.77%) WebSphere
17 22 (13.17%) Clustering
17 22 (13.17%) MS Exchange
18 21 (12.57%) Unix
18 21 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (11.98%) Web Services
19 20 (11.98%) XML
19 20 (11.98%) Backup Exec
19 20 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (11.38%) Open Source

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 31 (18.56%) Tomcat
2 23 (13.77%) WebSphere
3 22 (13.17%) MS Exchange
4 16 (9.58%) JBoss
5 15 (8.98%) IIS
5 15 (8.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (6.59%) Apache
7 11 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.79%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.99%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.60%) Exstream
2 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.18%) Office 365
2 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.56%) DNS
1 36 (21.56%) Firewall
2 29 (17.37%) HTTP
3 26 (15.57%) TCP/IP
4 24 (14.37%) Internet
5 18 (10.78%) FTP
6 16 (9.58%) LAN
7 14 (8.38%) WAN
8 9 (5.39%) DHCP
8 9 (5.39%) Wireless
9 8 (4.79%) SAN
9 8 (4.79%) SSL
10 7 (4.19%) SMTP
10 7 (4.19%) VPN
11 6 (3.59%) IPsec
11 6 (3.59%) VoIP
12 4 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (2.40%) Network Security
12 4 (2.40%) SSH
12 4 (2.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.80%) MySQL
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) Big Data
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.60%) UniData
Development Applications
1 15 (8.98%) Eclipse
1 15 (8.98%) IntelliJ
1 15 (8.98%) Maven
1 15 (8.98%) NetBeans
2 8 (4.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Selenium
3 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (8.38%) Finance
1 14 (8.38%) French Language
2 9 (5.39%) German Language
2 9 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.19%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.19%) Spanish Language
4 5 (2.99%) Italian Language
4 5 (2.99%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.60%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.98%) Web Services
1 20 (11.98%) XML
2 15 (8.98%) Java EE
2 15 (8.98%) Java SE
2 15 (8.98%) JMS
2 15 (8.98%) REST
2 15 (8.98%) SOAP
2 15 (8.98%) Spring
3 4 (2.40%) HTML
3 4 (2.40%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.80%) JSP
5 1 (0.60%) .NET
5 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.60%) CSS
5 1 (0.60%) Mason
5 1 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (13.17%) Clustering
3 12 (7.19%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.59%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.59%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.99%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.40%) PKI
9 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.20%) CMDB
11 1 (0.60%) AS400
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.60%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.60%) EPoS
11 1 (0.60%) Fintech
11 1 (0.60%) iPhone
11 1 (0.60%) iSeries
11 1 (0.60%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 98 (58.68%) Windows
2 52 (31.14%) Linux
3 49 (29.34%) Windows Server
4 37 (22.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (12.57%) Unix
5 21 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.79%) AIX
7 8 (4.79%) HPUX
7 8 (4.79%) Solaris
8 7 (4.19%) IRIX
9 6 (3.59%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.59%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.40%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.40%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.80%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.60%) Android
13 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.38%) Open Source
2 15 (8.98%) SOA
3 10 (5.99%) Service Delivery
4 9 (5.39%) Problem Management
5 8 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (4.79%) Data Management
5 8 (4.79%) E-Commerce
6 7 (4.19%) ITIL
7 6 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.59%) Mentoring
8 5 (2.99%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.99%) High Availability
8 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (2.99%) Service Management
8 5 (2.99%) Software Engineering
8 5 (2.99%) Time Management
9 4 (2.40%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (2.40%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.40%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.40%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.95%) SQL
2 33 (19.76%) Java
3 6 (3.59%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.99%) Perl
4 5 (2.99%) Python
5 4 (2.40%) C
5 4 (2.40%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.80%) C#
6 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.20%) PHP
7 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (16.77%) Degree
2 16 (9.58%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.19%) CCNA
3 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.59%) MCSE
5 10 (5.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.99%) CISSP
6 5 (2.99%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (2.99%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (2.40%) CCNP
7 4 (2.40%) CEH
7 4 (2.40%) MCSA
7 4 (2.40%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.20%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.20%) CCVP
8 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) SLA
2 4 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (43.11%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (5.39%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (2.99%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.40%) Samba
7 1 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.60%) vSphere
7 1 (0.60%) XenApp
7 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (11.98%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.79%) SCCM
3 7 (4.19%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (4.19%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (2.99%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.40%) Ansible
6 4 (2.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco CME
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.60%) SCOM
9 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (34.73%) Microsoft
2 41 (24.55%) VMware
3 33 (19.76%) Cisco
4 24 (14.37%) Oracle
5 18 (10.78%) IBM
6 15 (8.98%) BEA
6 15 (8.98%) TIBCO
7 14 (8.38%) Veeam
8 13 (7.78%) HP
9 12 (7.19%) Veritas
10 10 (5.99%) EMC
11 9 (5.39%) Sun
12 8 (4.79%) arcserve
12 8 (4.79%) Forcepoint
13 7 (4.19%) CheckPoint
13 7 (4.19%) CommVault
13 7 (4.19%) Juniper
13 7 (4.19%) Symantec
14 6 (3.59%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
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