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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 32 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 347 282 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.30% 5.15% 7.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.72% 5.48% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 234 204 290
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
5167 5143 4887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.77% 93.94% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3888 3772 3972
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +6 158 £32,500 - 16
Bracknell +13 74 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Slough +10 48 £35,000 +9.37% 4
Maidenhead +17 26 £35,000 +32.07% 6
Newbury -6 3 £36,000 +38.46%
Windsor -13 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Wokingham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 542 (63.76%) Windows
2 310 (36.47%) Microsoft
2 310 (36.47%) Active Directory
3 272 (32.00%) Linux
4 229 (26.94%) VMware
5 224 (26.35%) SQL
6 204 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 184 (21.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 179 (21.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 168 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 167 (19.65%) DV Cleared
11 165 (19.41%) TCP/IP
12 158 (18.59%) Windows 7
13 156 (18.35%) SC Cleared
14 149 (17.53%) MS Excel
15 148 (17.41%) MS Exchange
16 140 (16.47%) UNIX
17 136 (16.00%) Firewall
18 133 (15.65%) Cisco
19 126 (14.82%) Telecoms
20 118 (13.88%) ITIL
21 117 (13.76%) DNS
22 109 (12.82%) HP
23 108 (12.71%) Windows XP
24 105 (12.35%) SAN
25 104 (12.24%) Finance
26 92 (10.82%) Oracle
27 84 (9.88%) LAN
28 83 (9.76%) SQL Server
29 82 (9.65%) Citrix

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 148 (17.41%) MS Exchange
2 80 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 62 (7.29%) IIS
5 51 (6.00%) Apache
6 47 (5.53%) SharePoint
7 39 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 38 (4.47%) Lotus Domino
9 34 (4.00%) Live Communications Server
10 31 (3.65%) WebSphere
11 28 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 23 (2.71%) IBM Notes
13 23 (2.71%) WebSphere Application Server
14 22 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
15 21 (2.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 21 (2.47%) Quickr
15 21 (2.47%) Lync
15 21 (2.47%) WebSphere Portal
16 13 (1.53%) nginx
Applications
1 149 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 73 (8.59%) MS Office
3 9 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) FileNet Content Manager
2 1 (0.12%) Nortel Periphonics
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.59%) Office 365
2 11 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
2 11 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
2 11 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (1.29%) Amazon S3
2 11 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.06%) SaaS
4 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 165 (19.41%) TCP/IP
2 136 (16.00%) Firewall
3 117 (13.76%) DNS
4 105 (12.35%) SAN
5 84 (9.88%) LAN
6 79 (9.29%) WAN
7 77 (9.06%) DHCP
8 47 (5.53%) VPN
8 47 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
9 43 (5.06%) Internet
10 40 (4.71%) Ethernet
11 30 (3.53%) VoIP
12 29 (3.41%) Wireless
13 23 (2.71%) GSM
13 23 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
14 22 (2.59%) SSL
15 20 (2.35%) UMTS
16 18 (2.12%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (2.00%) MPLS
17 17 (2.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.18%) MySQL
3 26 (3.06%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.94%) EDRMS
5 24 (2.82%) IDOL
6 20 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (1.41%) MS Access
9 11 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (1.29%) Redis
10 10 (1.18%) DB2
10 10 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.59%) Big Data
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.35%) Subversion
2 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) CruiseControl
General
1 126 (14.82%) Telecoms
2 104 (12.24%) Finance
3 62 (7.29%) Retail
4 28 (3.29%) French Language
5 26 (3.06%) German Language
6 25 (2.94%) Marketing
7 17 (2.00%) Spanish Language
8 10 (1.18%) Back Office
9 7 (0.82%) Front Office
10 6 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.71%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.24%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.24%) Publishing
11 2 (0.24%) Legal
11 2 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.12%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Military
12 1 (0.12%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.71%) Web Services
2 15 (1.76%) .NET
3 8 (0.94%) XML
3 8 (0.94%) Esper
4 7 (0.82%) HTML
5 6 (0.71%) LAMP
6 4 (0.47%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.35%) JSON
7 3 (0.35%) ODBC
7 3 (0.35%) J2EE
7 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.24%) SOAP
8 2 (0.24%) FreeMarker
8 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.24%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.24%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.12%) COM
9 1 (0.12%) CSS
9 1 (0.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.24%) Clustering
3 42 (4.94%) Replication
4 37 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 33 (3.88%) Statistics
6 28 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.18%) Open Source
10 10 (1.18%) FlexPod
10 10 (1.18%) IVR
10 10 (1.18%) e-Health
11 9 (1.06%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.06%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.82%) PKI
13 6 (0.71%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 542 (63.76%) Windows
2 272 (32.00%) Linux
3 184 (21.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 179 (21.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 158 (18.59%) Windows 7
6 140 (16.47%) UNIX
7 108 (12.71%) Windows XP
8 58 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 50 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (4.00%) CentOS
12 32 (3.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 30 (3.53%) Solaris
14 28 (3.29%) Mac OS X
15 25 (2.94%) Ubuntu
16 23 (2.71%) Windows 2000
17 20 (2.35%) Debian
18 15 (1.76%) SUSE
19 12 (1.41%) Apple iOS
20 11 (1.29%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (13.88%) ITIL
2 68 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 58 (6.82%) Release Management
4 53 (6.24%) Time Management
4 53 (6.24%) Software Distribution
5 47 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 43 (5.06%) Service Delivery
8 36 (4.24%) Software Deployment
9 35 (4.12%) Coaching
10 33 (3.88%) Performance Monitoring
11 32 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 31 (3.65%) Change Management
13 30 (3.53%) High Availability
14 27 (3.18%) Configuration Management
15 25 (2.94%) Problem Management
15 25 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
16 22 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (2.12%) Project Management
18 17 (2.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 224 (26.35%) SQL
2 55 (6.47%) PowerShell
3 31 (3.65%) Java
4 30 (3.53%) C
4 30 (3.53%) Perl
5 26 (3.06%) Python
6 21 (2.47%) Ruby
7 20 (2.35%) C++
8 18 (2.12%) VBScript
9 15 (1.76%) VB
10 14 (1.65%) PHP
11 10 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.59%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.35%) C#
14 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.12%) X++
15 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 204 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 167 (19.65%) DV Cleared
3 156 (18.35%) SC Cleared
4 58 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (5.65%) Degree
6 41 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (4.47%) MCSE
8 31 (3.65%) CISSP
9 29 (3.41%) MCP
10 27 (3.18%) CCNA
11 25 (2.94%) CEH
12 20 (2.35%) CCNP
13 19 (2.24%) MCSA
14 18 (2.12%) MCITP
15 15 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (1.65%) MCTS
16 14 (1.65%) RHCE
17 12 (1.41%) VCP4
18 11 (1.29%) HND
19 10 (1.18%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.29%) SLA
2 12 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 310 (36.47%) Active Directory
2 168 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (8.12%) Hyper-V
4 37 (4.35%) vSphere
5 32 (3.76%) VMware ESX
6 26 (3.06%) XenApp
7 24 (2.82%) ISA Server
8 19 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.53%) KVM
10 12 (1.41%) VMware Server
10 12 (1.41%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.18%) NDS
11 10 (1.18%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.06%) XenServer
13 5 (0.59%) Kamailio
13 5 (0.59%) OpenSIPS
14 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.24%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 75 (8.82%) SCCM
2 54 (6.35%) SCOM
3 50 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 48 (5.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 35 (4.12%) NetBackup
6 32 (3.76%) EMC NetWorker
7 26 (3.06%) WSUS
8 14 (1.65%) Plesk
8 14 (1.65%) cPanel
9 13 (1.53%) Webmin
10 11 (1.29%) logstash
10 11 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (1.29%) Nagios
11 10 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 9 (1.06%) EdgeSight
13 8 (0.94%) Netcool
13 8 (0.94%) Unicenter
14 6 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
15 5 (0.59%) SCOrch
15 5 (0.59%) SCSM
Vendors
1 310 (36.47%) Microsoft
2 229 (26.94%) VMware
3 133 (15.65%) Cisco
4 109 (12.82%) HP
5 92 (10.82%) Oracle
6 82 (9.65%) Citrix
6 82 (9.65%) Fujitsu
7 51 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 51 (6.00%) McAfee
8 43 (5.06%) IBM
9 42 (4.94%) Veritas
10 41 (4.82%) EMC
11 36 (4.24%) Sun
12 35 (4.12%) Juniper
13 34 (4.00%) Sophos
14 33 (3.88%) Meridio
15 23 (2.71%) Lotus
16 22 (2.59%) Sybase
16 22 (2.59%) Avaya
17 17 (2.00%) Dell
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Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LANDESK
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitve
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £29,000 per annum Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago