The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 177 161 212
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 31 65 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 1.11% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.20% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 14
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,900 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,750 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
2nd Line Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4725 5426 5081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.99% 92.59% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3756 3759 3959
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 20 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Slough +2 6 £45,000 +80.00%
Newbury - 2 £20,000 - 1
Hungerford - 1 £22,500 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
South East

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 55 (91.67%) Windows
2 44 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 35 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 24 (40.00%) Linux
5 23 (38.33%) Windows 7
6 20 (33.33%) VMware
7 19 (31.67%) ITIL
8 18 (30.00%) Cisco
9 17 (28.33%) TCP/IP
9 17 (28.33%) SLA
9 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
9 17 (28.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
10 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (21.67%) HP
11 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
12 12 (20.00%) Firewall
12 12 (20.00%) DV Cleared
13 11 (18.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (18.33%) MCSE
13 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
14 10 (16.67%) MCP
14 10 (16.67%) NetApp
14 10 (16.67%) Symantec
14 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 10 (16.67%) vSphere
15 9 (15.00%) Windows 8
15 9 (15.00%) Data Centre

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.33%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) Lync
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) TCP/IP
2 12 (20.00%) Firewall
3 11 (18.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (10.00%) SAN
6 5 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (5.00%) DNS
7 3 (5.00%) FCoE
7 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.33%) VoIP
8 2 (3.33%) DHCP
9 1 (1.67%) LAN
9 1 (1.67%) WAN
9 1 (1.67%) Intranet
9 1 (1.67%) Internet
9 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) FlexPod
2 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 7 (11.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.00%) e-Health
4 2 (3.33%) PDA
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (91.67%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Linux
3 23 (38.33%) Windows 7
4 17 (28.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (15.00%) CentOS
7 9 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 7 (11.67%) Data ONTAP
8 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (8.33%) Android
9 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
10 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.67%) Debian
12 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) ITIL
2 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.33%) Service Management
3 5 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) Time Management
5 2 (3.33%) High Availability
5 2 (3.33%) Change Management
5 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.67%) Coaching
6 1 (1.67%) Process Management
6 1 (1.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
1 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) MCSE
3 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (16.67%) MCP
5 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.67%) MCITP
7 1 (1.67%) Degree
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) vSphere
3 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.33%) VMware
3 18 (30.00%) Cisco
4 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
5 13 (21.67%) HP
6 10 (16.67%) NetApp
6 10 (16.67%) Symantec
7 4 (6.67%) Dell
8 3 (5.00%) CA
8 3 (5.00%) IBM
8 3 (5.00%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.33%) Dell KACE
9 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
Reading, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday