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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 39 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 273 327 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.47% 5.99% 7.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 6.43% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 214 209 304
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
4676 5082 5089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.61% 93.04% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3656 4071
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 £27,500 £26,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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 +1 161 £32,500 -4.41% 13
Bracknell -4 38 £32,750 -13.81% 3
Slough -1 18 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Newbury +17 16 £37,500 +27.11%
Maidenhead -1 11 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Windsor -7 2 £23,750 -5.00%
Wokingham -12 2 - -
Thatcham - 2 - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 372 (61.79%) Windows
2 274 (45.51%) Linux
3 244 (40.53%) Microsoft
4 223 (37.04%) Active Directory
5 185 (30.73%) TCP/IP
6 169 (28.07%) VMware
7 134 (22.26%) SQL
8 130 (21.59%) Windows 7
9 123 (20.43%) MS Excel
10 120 (19.93%) Cisco
10 120 (19.93%) Firewall
11 117 (19.44%) Security Cleared
12 105 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 103 (17.11%) DNS
14 102 (16.94%) ITIL
15 101 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
16 98 (16.28%) HP
17 92 (15.28%) UNIX
18 82 (13.62%) Red Hat
19 80 (13.29%) DV Cleared
20 79 (13.12%) Data Centre
21 77 (12.79%) MS Exchange
22 76 (12.62%) SC Cleared
23 74 (12.29%) SAN
23 74 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
24 71 (11.79%) SQL Server
24 71 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 70 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
26 67 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
27 65 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 77 (12.79%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (6.81%) Lync
4 38 (6.31%) Apache
5 36 (5.98%) IIS
6 30 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (3.32%) Lotus Domino
8 19 (3.16%) Tomcat
8 19 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.33%) JBoss
10 13 (2.16%) SharePoint
10 13 (2.16%) nginx
11 11 (1.83%) Live Communications Server
12 9 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (1.50%) WebLogic
13 8 (1.33%) CMS
13 8 (1.33%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.33%) Drupal
13 8 (1.33%) Alfresco
Applications
1 123 (20.43%) MS Excel
2 55 (9.14%) MS Office
3 15 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.98%) Office 365
2 16 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.33%) SaaS
4 8 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.33%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 185 (30.73%) TCP/IP
2 120 (19.93%) Firewall
3 103 (17.11%) DNS
4 74 (12.29%) SAN
5 64 (10.63%) LAN
6 62 (10.30%) DHCP
7 60 (9.97%) WAN
8 39 (6.48%) Internet
9 33 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (4.49%) VPN
11 26 (4.32%) SSL
11 26 (4.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (4.15%) Fibre Channel
13 21 (3.49%) OSPF
14 18 (2.99%) BGP
14 18 (2.99%) MPLS
15 17 (2.82%) VLAN
15 17 (2.82%) VoIP
16 16 (2.66%) Wireless
16 16 (2.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.64%) MySQL
3 12 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.33%) DB2
5 8 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.33%) Redis
5 8 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.00%) MS Access
6 6 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (0.83%) HP UFT
2 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.33%) Subversion
3 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (8.64%) Telecoms
2 50 (8.31%) German Language
3 36 (5.98%) French Language
4 28 (4.65%) Finance
5 19 (3.16%) Spanish Language
6 9 (1.50%) Italian Language
7 7 (1.16%) Arabic Language
7 7 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.16%) Retail
8 3 (0.50%) Marketing
9 2 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.82%) Web Services
2 16 (2.66%) .NET
3 8 (1.33%) MCollective
4 7 (1.16%) XML
4 7 (1.16%) LAMP
5 6 (1.00%) Esper
6 5 (0.83%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.66%) ODBC
7 4 (0.66%) HTML
7 4 (0.66%) Servlets
8 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.50%) Flash
9 2 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.33%) COM
9 2 (0.33%) CSS
9 2 (0.33%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.33%) FreeMarker
9 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.12%) Data Centre
2 67 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.15%) Replication
5 20 (3.32%) Clustering
6 18 (2.99%) Blackberry
7 16 (2.66%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
9 13 (2.16%) FlexPod
9 13 (2.16%) IVR
9 13 (2.16%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.66%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.66%) e-Health
10 10 (1.66%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.16%) iPad
12 7 (1.16%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.00%) iPhone
14 4 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 372 (61.79%) Windows
2 274 (45.51%) Linux
3 130 (21.59%) Windows 7
4 101 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (15.28%) UNIX
6 74 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 70 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 61 (10.13%) Windows XP
10 55 (9.14%) CentOS
11 46 (7.64%) Windows 8
12 38 (6.31%) Ubuntu
13 36 (5.98%) Mac OS X
14 29 (4.82%) Debian
15 15 (2.49%) Solaris
16 14 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
17 13 (2.16%) Apple iOS
18 12 (1.99%) Windows 2000
19 8 (1.33%) Amazon Linux
20 7 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (16.94%) ITIL
2 42 (6.98%) Incident Management
3 41 (6.81%) Configuration Management
3 41 (6.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 39 (6.48%) Performance Monitoring
5 35 (5.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 29 (4.82%) Time Management
7 27 (4.49%) Mentoring
8 25 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (3.49%) Problem Management
9 21 (3.49%) Capacity Management
10 20 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (2.66%) Service Management
12 14 (2.33%) Migration
12 14 (2.33%) Coaching
12 14 (2.33%) Cyber Security
13 13 (2.16%) Risk Analysis
13 13 (2.16%) Service Delivery
14 12 (1.99%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (1.83%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (22.26%) SQL
2 33 (5.48%) Perl
3 29 (4.82%) Python
4 27 (4.49%) Java
5 19 (3.16%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.82%) C
6 17 (2.82%) Ruby
7 11 (1.83%) C++
7 11 (1.83%) VB
7 11 (1.83%) PHP
8 7 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.00%) VBScript
9 6 (1.00%) C#
9 6 (1.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.17%) Tcl
13 1 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 117 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 80 (13.29%) DV Cleared
3 76 (12.62%) SC Cleared
4 65 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (9.30%) Degree
7 46 (7.64%) CCNA
8 42 (6.98%) MCP
9 41 (6.81%) MCSE
10 34 (5.65%) CISSP
10 34 (5.65%) CEH
11 23 (3.82%) MCSA
12 21 (3.49%) MCITP
13 16 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (2.33%) A+ Certification
14 14 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 13 (2.16%) RHCE
15 13 (2.16%) CCNP
16 11 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
17 10 (1.66%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.31%) SLA
2 8 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 223 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 105 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 37 (6.15%) vSphere
5 23 (3.82%) VMware ESX
6 17 (2.82%) Terminal Services
7 16 (2.66%) XenApp
8 11 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.66%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.50%) KVM
11 8 (1.33%) qmail
11 8 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.33%) Squid
12 6 (1.00%) XenServer
13 2 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.17%) vCloud
14 1 (0.17%) pfSense
14 1 (0.17%) Xen
14 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (10.47%) SCCM
2 43 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 33 (5.48%) SCOM
4 26 (4.32%) WSUS
5 20 (3.32%) HP SIM
6 18 (2.99%) Nagios
7 16 (2.66%) logstash
8 13 (2.16%) cPanel
8 13 (2.16%) Plesk
9 10 (1.66%) Puppet
10 9 (1.50%) Nmap
11 8 (1.33%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.33%) Cacti
11 8 (1.33%) Ganglia
11 8 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (1.33%) collectd
11 8 (1.33%) EdgeSight
11 8 (1.33%) Graphite
12 7 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (1.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 244 (40.53%) Microsoft
2 169 (28.07%) VMware
3 120 (19.93%) Cisco
4 98 (16.28%) HP
5 82 (13.62%) Red Hat
6 61 (10.13%) Oracle
7 56 (9.30%) Juniper
8 29 (4.82%) EMC
8 29 (4.82%) Sun
9 28 (4.65%) Citrix
9 28 (4.65%) Dell
10 27 (4.49%) Brocade
11 22 (3.65%) SolarWinds
12 21 (3.49%) Lumension
12 21 (3.49%) McAfee
13 20 (3.32%) ArcSight
14 19 (3.16%) Symantec
14 19 (3.16%) Apple
14 19 (3.16%) NetApp
14 19 (3.16%) IBM
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum basic + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £32k, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago