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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 42 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 286 338 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.32% 6.00% 8.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.74% 6.44% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 212 214 340
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,600 £46,000
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
4982 5245 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.15% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 3819 3900
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -2 162 £32,500 -7.14% 21
Bracknell -15 34 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Maidenhead +3 27 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Slough +4 18 £29,000 -5.69% 4
Newbury +4 6 £33,000 +11.86% 2
Wokingham +9 3 £35,250 -11.87%
Thatcham - 2 - -
Windsor -15 1 £31,000 -15.06%
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 404 (60.75%) Windows
2 260 (39.10%) Linux
3 259 (38.95%) Microsoft
4 232 (34.89%) Active Directory
5 164 (24.66%) SQL
5 164 (24.66%) Security Cleared
6 159 (23.91%) VMware
7 155 (23.31%) TCP/IP
8 134 (20.15%) Windows 7
9 131 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 129 (19.40%) MS Excel
11 123 (18.50%) DV Cleared
12 117 (17.59%) SC Cleared
13 115 (17.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 112 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 110 (16.54%) UNIX
16 109 (16.39%) ITIL
17 107 (16.09%) HP
17 107 (16.09%) Cisco
18 101 (15.19%) Firewall
19 96 (14.44%) DNS
20 92 (13.83%) MS Exchange
21 88 (13.23%) SAN
22 87 (13.08%) Oracle
23 82 (12.33%) Telecoms
24 81 (12.18%) SQL Server
25 79 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
26 78 (11.73%) Windows XP
27 70 (10.53%) SCCM
28 68 (10.23%) Red Hat

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 92 (13.83%) MS Exchange
2 49 (7.37%) IIS
3 45 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (6.32%) Apache
5 41 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 35 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
7 29 (4.36%) SharePoint
8 25 (3.76%) Lync
8 25 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 23 (3.46%) Live Communications Server
10 20 (3.01%) WebSphere
11 17 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 14 (2.11%) IBM Notes
12 14 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (2.11%) WebSphere Portal
12 14 (2.11%) Quickr
13 13 (1.95%) nginx
13 13 (1.95%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 12 (1.80%) Tomcat
14 12 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 129 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 54 (8.12%) MS Office
3 14 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) SPSS
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.76%) Office 365
2 13 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.80%) Amazon S3
3 12 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 12 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
4 11 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (23.31%) TCP/IP
2 101 (15.19%) Firewall
3 96 (14.44%) DNS
4 88 (13.23%) SAN
5 58 (8.72%) DHCP
6 45 (6.77%) LAN
7 39 (5.86%) WAN
8 35 (5.26%) Internet
9 33 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
10 26 (3.91%) VPN
11 23 (3.46%) Ethernet
12 22 (3.31%) OSPF
13 21 (3.16%) BGP
13 21 (3.16%) Wireless
13 21 (3.16%) SSL
14 20 (3.01%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (2.71%) VoIP
16 17 (2.56%) MPLS
17 15 (2.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.22%) MySQL
3 14 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (1.80%) Redis
6 11 (1.65%) MS Access
6 11 (1.65%) EDRMS
7 10 (1.50%) IDOL
7 10 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.05%) DB2
10 7 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.30%) Subversion
3 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 82 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 63 (9.47%) Finance
3 35 (5.26%) French Language
4 32 (4.81%) German Language
5 26 (3.91%) Retail
6 23 (3.46%) Spanish Language
7 10 (1.50%) Marketing
8 8 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.05%) Arabic Language
9 7 (1.05%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.76%) Web Services
2 18 (2.71%) .NET
3 8 (1.20%) Esper
4 7 (1.05%) LAMP
5 5 (0.75%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.75%) XML
6 4 (0.60%) ODBC
6 4 (0.60%) Servlets
6 4 (0.60%) HTML
6 4 (0.60%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.45%) Flash
8 2 (0.30%) SOAP
8 2 (0.30%) J2EE
8 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.30%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.30%) FreeMarker
8 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.30%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.30%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.02%) Clustering
3 34 (5.11%) Replication
4 30 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 29 (4.36%) Blackberry
6 19 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.56%) Statistics
8 15 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (2.11%) IVR
10 12 (1.80%) Enterprise Cloud
11 11 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.65%) Thin Client
11 11 (1.65%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.50%) e-Health
12 10 (1.50%) FlexPod
13 7 (1.05%) iPad
13 7 (1.05%) PKI
14 6 (0.90%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.90%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 404 (60.75%) Windows
2 260 (39.10%) Linux
3 134 (20.15%) Windows 7
4 131 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 110 (16.54%) UNIX
7 78 (11.73%) Windows XP
8 59 (8.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 57 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (6.32%) CentOS
10 42 (6.32%) Windows 8
11 39 (5.86%) Mac OS X
12 35 (5.26%) Ubuntu
13 26 (3.91%) Solaris
14 25 (3.76%) Debian
15 21 (3.16%) Windows 2000
16 15 (2.26%) Apple iOS
17 12 (1.80%) Amazon Linux
18 10 (1.50%) SUSE
19 9 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (16.39%) ITIL
2 53 (7.97%) Incident Management
3 42 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 39 (5.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 38 (5.71%) Time Management
6 36 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 29 (4.36%) Mentoring
9 28 (4.21%) Service Delivery
10 26 (3.91%) Release Management
11 24 (3.61%) Vulnerability Management
11 24 (3.61%) Software Distribution
12 23 (3.46%) Coaching
13 22 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (3.31%) Problem Management
14 19 (2.86%) Capacity Management
15 18 (2.71%) High Availability
16 16 (2.41%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (2.41%) Line Management
17 14 (2.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (24.66%) SQL
2 40 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 35 (5.26%) Perl
4 32 (4.81%) Java
5 30 (4.51%) Python
6 23 (3.46%) Ruby
7 19 (2.86%) VB
8 18 (2.71%) C
9 15 (2.26%) C++
9 15 (2.26%) VBScript
10 13 (1.95%) PHP
11 10 (1.50%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.60%) C#
13 4 (0.60%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.15%) Korn
15 1 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 164 (24.66%) Security Cleared
2 123 (18.50%) DV Cleared
3 117 (17.59%) SC Cleared
4 55 (8.27%) Degree
5 52 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (5.26%) MCSE
8 34 (5.11%) MCP
9 31 (4.66%) CCNA
10 26 (3.91%) CISSP
11 24 (3.61%) CEH
12 18 (2.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 16 (2.41%) MCITP
13 16 (2.41%) RHCE
13 16 (2.41%) CCNP
14 12 (1.80%) MCSA
15 11 (1.65%) CCA
15 11 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.92%) SLA
2 10 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.75%) QA
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 232 (34.89%) Active Directory
2 115 (17.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (8.12%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.21%) vSphere
5 18 (2.71%) XenApp
5 18 (2.71%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.41%) Terminal Services
7 14 (2.11%) KVM
8 12 (1.80%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.50%) ISA Server
9 10 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.50%) XenServer
10 8 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.60%) Kamailio
12 4 (0.60%) OpenSIPS
12 4 (0.60%) NDS
13 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.15%) qmail
14 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 70 (10.53%) SCCM
2 41 (6.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 39 (5.86%) SCOM
4 27 (4.06%) WSUS
5 24 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 21 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 18 (2.71%) NetBackup
7 18 (2.71%) Plesk
7 18 (2.71%) cPanel
8 15 (2.26%) Nagios
9 14 (2.11%) HP SIM
10 13 (1.95%) logstash
11 12 (1.80%) Webmin
11 12 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (1.50%) EdgeSight
13 9 (1.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 8 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.90%) DameWare
15 6 (0.90%) Netcool
15 6 (0.90%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 259 (38.95%) Microsoft
2 159 (23.91%) VMware
3 107 (16.09%) Cisco
3 107 (16.09%) HP
4 87 (13.08%) Oracle
5 68 (10.23%) Red Hat
6 49 (7.37%) Citrix
7 43 (6.47%) Juniper
8 37 (5.56%) EMC
9 36 (5.41%) Fujitsu
10 35 (5.26%) IBM
11 32 (4.81%) Sun
11 32 (4.81%) McAfee
12 27 (4.06%) Dell
13 26 (3.91%) Veritas
14 25 (3.76%) Brocade
15 21 (3.16%) Symantec
15 21 (3.16%) Sybase
16 18 (2.71%) Lumension
17 17 (2.56%) ServiceNow
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woodley, Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago