The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 28 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 465 342 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.75% 5.83% 6.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.38% 6.27% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 294 247 315
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
5550 5455 5132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.52% 93.03% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4141 4209
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 +10 176 £28,000 -20.00% 24
Bracknell +7 146 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Slough +2 33 £30,250 -19.33% 2
Maidenhead -9 16 £37,500 -6.25%
Windsor -12 13 £27,500 -43.29%
Newbury +4 7 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Wokingham -3 6 £26,250 +5.00% 1
Ascot - 2 £40,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 572 (70.88%) Windows
2 328 (40.64%) Microsoft
3 273 (33.83%) Active Directory
4 236 (29.24%) SQL
5 221 (27.39%) Linux
6 209 (25.90%) VMware
7 207 (25.65%) Security Cleared
8 182 (22.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 181 (22.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 173 (21.44%) DV Cleared
11 168 (20.82%) SC Cleared
12 167 (20.69%) MS Exchange
13 159 (19.70%) TCP/IP
14 154 (19.08%) UNIX
15 140 (17.35%) DNS
16 137 (16.98%) MS Excel
17 130 (16.11%) Windows 7
18 128 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
19 116 (14.37%) Windows XP
20 114 (14.13%) Oracle
21 110 (13.63%) Telecoms
22 107 (13.26%) Firewall
23 102 (12.64%) Cisco
23 102 (12.64%) HP
24 95 (11.77%) SQL Server
25 83 (10.29%) Fujitsu
26 82 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2003
26 82 (10.16%) SAN
27 81 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010
28 78 (9.67%) Finance

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 167 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 82 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 81 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 77 (9.54%) SharePoint
5 60 (7.43%) IIS
6 42 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 39 (4.83%) Apache
8 38 (4.71%) Live Communications Server
9 36 (4.46%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 35 (4.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 28 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
12 26 (3.22%) Lotus Domino
13 24 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
14 22 (2.73%) Lync
15 20 (2.48%) WebSphere
16 18 (2.23%) IBM Notes
17 13 (1.61%) Tomcat
18 12 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
19 9 (1.12%) Documentum
20 7 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 137 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 67 (8.30%) MS Office
3 6 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) FileNet Content Manager
2 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.49%) Office 365
2 7 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.37%) SaaS
4 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (19.70%) TCP/IP
2 140 (17.35%) DNS
3 107 (13.26%) Firewall
4 82 (10.16%) SAN
5 77 (9.54%) WAN
6 76 (9.42%) LAN
7 74 (9.17%) DHCP
8 58 (7.19%) Internet
9 42 (5.20%) VPN
10 35 (4.34%) VoIP
11 24 (2.97%) SMS
12 22 (2.73%) GSM
13 21 (2.60%) UMTS
14 19 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (2.23%) SS7
16 17 (2.11%) Network Security
17 16 (1.98%) Wireless
18 15 (1.86%) Ethernet
19 14 (1.73%) PBX
20 13 (1.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (11.77%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.19%) Relational Database
3 46 (5.70%) RDBMS
4 36 (4.46%) DB2
5 25 (3.10%) MySQL
6 24 (2.97%) EDRMS
7 19 (2.35%) IDOL
8 15 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.99%) Big Data
11 7 (0.87%) MS Access
12 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.62%) DB2 UDB
13 5 (0.62%) SAP BW
14 4 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
15 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (1.61%) Subversion
2 5 (0.62%) MSI
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.12%) CruiseControl
General
1 110 (13.63%) Telecoms
2 78 (9.67%) Finance
3 62 (7.68%) Retail
4 53 (6.57%) German Language
5 45 (5.58%) French Language
6 26 (3.22%) Marketing
7 19 (2.35%) Spanish Language
8 16 (1.98%) Back Office
9 14 (1.73%) Russian Language
10 10 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.99%) Front Office
11 8 (0.99%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.50%) Legal
13 3 (0.37%) Billing
14 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.12%) Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.35%) J2EE
2 14 (1.73%) HTML
3 10 (1.24%) Web Services
4 8 (0.99%) .NET
4 8 (0.99%) Servlets
5 4 (0.50%) XML
5 4 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.37%) Java EE
6 3 (0.37%) CSS
7 2 (0.25%) Middleware
7 2 (0.25%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.12%) JSON
8 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.12%) Lucene
8 1 (0.12%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.12%) COM
8 1 (0.12%) DCOM
8 1 (0.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.68%) Clustering
2 56 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (4.46%) Blackberry
5 25 (3.10%) Statistics
6 24 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.11%) Data Integration
7 17 (2.11%) Replication
8 14 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.36%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.24%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.24%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.74%) Social Media
12 4 (0.50%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.37%) Open Source
13 3 (0.37%) PDA
13 3 (0.37%) Handset
13 3 (0.37%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.25%) IPTV
14 2 (0.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 572 (70.88%) Windows
2 221 (27.39%) Linux
3 182 (22.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 181 (22.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (19.08%) UNIX
6 130 (16.11%) Windows 7
7 116 (14.37%) Windows XP
8 50 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (5.95%) Windows 8
10 40 (4.96%) Windows 2000
11 38 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (3.97%) Solaris
13 31 (3.84%) CentOS
14 26 (3.22%) Ubuntu
15 24 (2.97%) Windows 2000 Server
16 18 (2.23%) SUSE
16 18 (2.23%) Debian
17 16 (1.98%) AIX
18 12 (1.49%) HPUX
19 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (8.92%) ITIL
2 63 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 63 (7.81%) Software Distribution
3 60 (7.43%) Time Management
4 56 (6.94%) Incident Management
5 40 (4.96%) Release Management
6 35 (4.34%) Software Deployment
6 35 (4.34%) High Availability
7 33 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (3.72%) Change Management
8 30 (3.72%) Mentoring
9 29 (3.59%) Performance Monitoring
9 29 (3.59%) Service Delivery
10 25 (3.10%) Validation
11 24 (2.97%) Coaching
12 20 (2.48%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (2.11%) Service Management
14 16 (1.98%) Configuration Management
15 15 (1.86%) Problem Management
15 15 (1.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 236 (29.24%) SQL
2 50 (6.20%) PowerShell
3 38 (4.71%) Java
4 22 (2.73%) VBScript
5 17 (2.11%) C
6 13 (1.61%) VB
7 11 (1.36%) C++
7 11 (1.36%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.24%) Perl
9 9 (1.12%) C#
9 9 (1.12%) Python
10 6 (0.74%) Ruby
11 3 (0.37%) Korn
11 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.25%) PHP
12 2 (0.25%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.12%) X++
13 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 207 (25.65%) Security Cleared
2 173 (21.44%) DV Cleared
3 168 (20.82%) SC Cleared
4 71 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (5.95%) CCNA
7 46 (5.70%) MCSE
8 37 (4.58%) MCP
9 31 (3.84%) CISSP
10 27 (3.35%) MCSA
11 25 (3.10%) Degree
12 22 (2.73%) CEH
13 20 (2.48%) MCTS
14 19 (2.35%) MCITP
14 19 (2.35%) CCNP
15 15 (1.86%) HND
16 14 (1.73%) HNC
17 10 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.87%) CCSA
18 7 (0.87%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.58%) SLA
2 16 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.37%) QA
4 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 273 (33.83%) Active Directory
2 128 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.59%) VMware ESX
5 21 (2.60%) ISA Server
6 20 (2.48%) XenApp
7 16 (1.98%) vSphere
7 16 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.73%) NDS
9 12 (1.49%) VMware Server
10 9 (1.12%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.99%) KVM
12 7 (0.87%) XenServer
12 7 (0.87%) Samba
12 7 (0.87%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.62%) vCloud
14 5 (0.62%) NFS
15 4 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 51 (6.32%) SCCM
2 40 (4.96%) SCOM
3 39 (4.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 38 (4.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 32 (3.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 29 (3.59%) NetBackup
7 28 (3.47%) WSUS
8 11 (1.36%) Plesk
9 7 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.87%) HP SIM
9 7 (0.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (0.87%) Unicenter
9 7 (0.87%) Netcool
10 6 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.62%) nmon
11 5 (0.62%) Cisco IPCC
12 4 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 328 (40.64%) Microsoft
2 209 (25.90%) VMware
3 114 (14.13%) Oracle
4 102 (12.64%) Cisco
4 102 (12.64%) HP
5 83 (10.29%) Fujitsu
6 73 (9.05%) Citrix
7 44 (5.45%) Red Hat
8 43 (5.33%) EMC
9 37 (4.58%) McAfee
10 35 (4.34%) Veritas
11 29 (3.59%) Meridio
12 27 (3.35%) Sybase
13 26 (3.22%) IBM
14 25 (3.10%) Sun
15 24 (2.97%) Sophos
16 22 (2.73%) Juniper
17 18 (2.23%) Lotus
18 16 (1.98%) TIBCO
18 16 (1.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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