The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 39 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 249 273 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.62% 5.47% 6.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 5.71% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 225 225 237
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
4284 4780 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.77% 95.73% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3461 3639 3736
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -3 111 £45,000 +38.46% 13
Maidenhead +13 30 £37,500 +36.36%
Bracknell -16 28 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Slough -2 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Windsor +4 14 £49,250 +97.00%
Newbury -11 5 £29,000 -22.66%
Wokingham -12 4 £31,250 - 1
Thatcham -4 2 £31,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 308 (58.11%) Windows
2 232 (43.77%) Linux
3 206 (38.87%) Active Directory
4 169 (31.89%) VMware
5 165 (31.13%) Microsoft
6 160 (30.19%) Firewall
7 157 (29.62%) Windows Server
8 144 (27.17%) Cisco
9 127 (23.96%) TCP/IP
10 117 (22.08%) SQL Server
11 111 (20.94%) SQL
12 102 (19.25%) Cisco Certification
13 98 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 94 (17.74%) DNS
15 92 (17.36%) WAN
16 85 (16.04%) MS Excel
17 84 (15.85%) LAN
18 83 (15.66%) SAN
19 81 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
20 80 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
21 78 (14.72%) MS Exchange
21 78 (14.72%) Unix
22 71 (13.40%) CCNA
23 67 (12.64%) Red Hat
23 67 (12.64%) Apache
24 65 (12.26%) ITIL
25 61 (11.51%) Tomcat
26 60 (11.32%) CCNP
27 59 (11.13%) DHCP
28 58 (10.94%) Oracle

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 78 (14.72%) MS Exchange
2 67 (12.64%) Apache
3 61 (11.51%) Tomcat
4 52 (9.81%) WebLogic
5 48 (9.06%) JBoss
6 41 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (7.74%) WebSphere
7 39 (7.36%) IIS
8 38 (7.17%) Skype for Business
9 25 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (4.53%) nginx
11 23 (4.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 21 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (3.77%) SharePoint
14 19 (3.58%) OpenStack
15 12 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (0.94%) Confluence
16 5 (0.94%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 85 (16.04%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.79%) Office 365
3 25 (4.72%) SaaS
4 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 160 (30.19%) Firewall
2 127 (23.96%) TCP/IP
3 94 (17.74%) DNS
4 92 (17.36%) WAN
5 84 (15.85%) LAN
6 83 (15.66%) SAN
7 59 (11.13%) DHCP
8 55 (10.38%) VPN
9 50 (9.43%) HTTP
10 47 (8.87%) MPLS
11 46 (8.68%) LDAP
12 45 (8.49%) OSPF
13 39 (7.36%) NAS
13 39 (7.36%) Wireless
14 31 (5.85%) BGP
15 30 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (4.91%) SSL
17 25 (4.72%) Wireshark
18 23 (4.34%) tcpdump
19 22 (4.15%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.74%) MySQL
3 34 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 29 (5.47%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.08%) Big Data
6 10 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.70%) DB2
7 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.19%) MS Access
11 1 (0.19%) OLAP
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.94%) JIRA
2 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (10.57%) Finance
2 20 (3.77%) German Language
3 18 (3.40%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.21%) Banking
5 16 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.64%) Games
7 9 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.51%) Marketing
9 6 (1.13%) French Language
9 6 (1.13%) Retail
10 5 (0.94%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.38%) Legal
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.68%) Web Services
2 34 (6.42%) LAMP
3 22 (4.15%) .NET
4 15 (2.83%) HTML
5 12 (2.26%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (2.26%) MCollective
5 12 (2.26%) Middleware
6 11 (2.08%) XML
6 11 (2.08%) ZeroMQ
7 7 (1.32%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.94%) CSS
9 4 (0.75%) XMPP
10 3 (0.57%) Classic ASP
10 3 (0.57%) jQuery
10 3 (0.57%) XSLT
11 2 (0.38%) J2EE
11 2 (0.38%) JSON
12 1 (0.19%) Ajax
12 1 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.68%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.47%) Clustering
4 28 (5.28%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.58%) Replication
6 16 (3.02%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.64%) Cyberthreat
9 13 (2.45%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.08%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.94%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.94%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.94%) IVR
13 5 (0.94%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.94%) Xbox
14 4 (0.75%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 308 (58.11%) Windows
2 232 (43.77%) Linux
3 157 (29.62%) Windows Server
4 81 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (14.72%) Unix
7 49 (9.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (8.49%) Windows 7
9 34 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (5.09%) CentOS
11 23 (4.34%) Windows 8
12 22 (4.15%) Windows 10
13 18 (3.40%) Ubuntu
14 12 (2.26%) HPUX
15 11 (2.08%) AIX
15 11 (2.08%) Android
15 11 (2.08%) Apple iOS
15 11 (2.08%) Mac OS X
15 11 (2.08%) Solaris
15 11 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (12.26%) ITIL
2 29 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
3 27 (5.09%) Incident Management
4 26 (4.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 25 (4.72%) Change Management
5 25 (4.72%) Service Delivery
6 24 (4.53%) Virtual Environments
7 22 (4.15%) Web Operations
8 19 (3.58%) Analytics
9 16 (3.02%) Network Design
9 16 (3.02%) Presales
10 15 (2.83%) Configuration Management
10 15 (2.83%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (2.83%) SIEM
11 14 (2.64%) Network Architecture
11 14 (2.64%) Network Management
11 14 (2.64%) Network Planning
12 13 (2.45%) Load Balancing
12 13 (2.45%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (2.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 111 (20.94%) SQL
2 51 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 40 (7.55%) Perl
4 30 (5.66%) Java
5 27 (5.09%) Python
6 26 (4.91%) Bash Shell
7 20 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 16 (3.02%) C
9 10 (1.89%) C#
10 9 (1.70%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.32%) C++
11 7 (1.32%) PHP
12 2 (0.38%) VBA
13 1 (0.19%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.19%) COBOL
13 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.19%) REXX
13 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.19%) VB
13 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (19.25%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (13.40%) CCNA
3 60 (11.32%) CCNP
4 57 (10.75%) Degree
5 47 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (7.36%) MCSE
7 24 (4.53%) Security Cleared
8 23 (4.34%) SC Cleared
9 19 (3.58%) CCIE
10 18 (3.40%) CISSP
11 16 (3.02%) CCIP
11 16 (3.02%) CCSP
11 16 (3.02%) CEH
11 16 (3.02%) MCSA
12 14 (2.64%) CCSA
13 13 (2.45%) MCP
14 11 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.51%) MCITP
16 6 (1.13%) CCVP
17 5 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.96%) SLA
2 3 (0.57%) SAS 70
3 2 (0.38%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) GAMP
4 1 (0.19%) GMP
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 206 (38.87%) Active Directory
2 98 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.92%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (5.47%) vSphere
5 24 (4.53%) Firmware
6 22 (4.15%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (3.77%) Hyper-V
8 15 (2.83%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.26%) qmail
9 12 (2.26%) Squid
10 10 (1.89%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.70%) XenServer
12 8 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.51%) XenApp
13 5 (0.94%) Samba
14 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.19%) iptables
15 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (6.79%) Puppet
2 19 (3.58%) OpenAM
2 19 (3.58%) SCCM
3 14 (2.64%) Nagios
4 12 (2.26%) Cacti
4 12 (2.26%) collectd
4 12 (2.26%) Ganglia
4 12 (2.26%) Graphite
4 12 (2.26%) logstash
4 12 (2.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 12 (2.26%) ZABBIX
5 11 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
5 11 (2.08%) Tivoli
6 10 (1.89%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (1.51%) Nmap
7 8 (1.51%) WSUS
8 7 (1.32%) DameWare
9 6 (1.13%) Legato
10 5 (0.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 169 (31.89%) VMware
2 165 (31.13%) Microsoft
3 144 (27.17%) Cisco
4 67 (12.64%) Red Hat
5 58 (10.94%) Oracle
6 50 (9.43%) Juniper
7 48 (9.06%) Citrix
8 42 (7.92%) F5
9 41 (7.74%) CheckPoint
10 34 (6.42%) Sun
11 33 (6.23%) HP
12 29 (5.47%) Apple
13 22 (4.15%) NetScout
14 15 (2.83%) EMC
15 14 (2.64%) Blue Coat
15 14 (2.64%) IBM
16 13 (2.45%) Brocade
16 13 (2.45%) Veeam
17 12 (2.26%) Avaya
17 12 (2.26%) Symantec
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