The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Software Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 194 213 219
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 19 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 7
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.50%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Software 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
4325 4896 5599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.28% 95.96% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3448 3767 3864
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +19 11 £35,000 +20.68%
Maidenhead - 6 £37,500 -
Slough +15 1 £35,000 -
Software Support Engineer
South East

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Software 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 Berkshire region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (26.09%) Presales
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) MySQL
8 5 (21.74%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Games
8 5 (21.74%) Apple
8 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (21.74%) Analytics
8 5 (21.74%) SIEM
8 5 (21.74%) Big Data
8 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (21.74%) ZeroMQ
8 5 (21.74%) Cyberthreat

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (21.74%) nginx
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 3 (13.04%) LDAP
3 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Games
2 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) XML
1 5 (21.74%) ZeroMQ
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) Java EE
3 3 (13.04%) LAMP
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) CentOS
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Presales
2 5 (21.74%) Analytics
2 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
2 5 (21.74%) SIEM
3 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Web Operations
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Document Management
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) OpenAM
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Apple
2 5 (21.74%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam