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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 33 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 361 275 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.15% 5.02% 6.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.66% 5.40% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 246 181 301
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £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
5421 5097 5234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.40% 92.98% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3781 3985 4360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +6 141 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Bracknell +8 99 £34,750 +5.30% 3
Slough -14 24 £31,500 -16.00% 5
Maidenhead -2 15 £47,500 +37.68%
Windsor - 9 £26,000 - 2
Newbury -7 8 £29,250 -16.42% 1
Wokingham - 8 £30,000 - 1
Ascot - 2 £40,000 -
Hungerford +1 1 £27,000 -22.85%
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 480 (70.38%) Windows
2 289 (42.38%) Microsoft
3 238 (34.90%) SQL
4 216 (31.67%) Linux
5 211 (30.94%) Active Directory
6 176 (25.81%) VMware
7 161 (23.61%) Security Cleared
8 149 (21.85%) UNIX
9 142 (20.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 138 (20.23%) DV Cleared
10 138 (20.23%) TCP/IP
11 135 (19.79%) Oracle
11 135 (19.79%) SC Cleared
12 134 (19.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 131 (19.21%) MS Exchange
14 125 (18.33%) MS Excel
15 117 (17.16%) DNS
16 94 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 94 (13.78%) Windows 7
17 88 (12.90%) SharePoint
18 87 (12.76%) SQL Server
19 85 (12.46%) Windows XP
20 81 (11.88%) Telecoms
21 80 (11.73%) HP
22 77 (11.29%) SAN
23 75 (11.00%) Relational Database
24 74 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
25 73 (10.70%) Firewall
26 68 (9.97%) French Language
26 68 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2003

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 131 (19.21%) MS Exchange
2 88 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 68 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 57 (8.36%) IIS
4 57 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (5.13%) Lotus Domino
6 33 (4.84%) Apache
7 31 (4.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 28 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (3.96%) Live Communications Server
10 26 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 24 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (2.79%) Lync
13 16 (2.35%) Tomcat
14 14 (2.05%) WebSphere
15 13 (1.91%) IBM Notes
16 9 (1.32%) WebLogic
16 9 (1.32%) Drupal
17 8 (1.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 125 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 43 (6.30%) MS Office
3 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.59%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.17%) Office 365
2 6 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.44%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (20.23%) TCP/IP
2 117 (17.16%) DNS
3 77 (11.29%) SAN
4 73 (10.70%) Firewall
5 57 (8.36%) Internet
6 56 (8.21%) DHCP
7 35 (5.13%) WAN
8 34 (4.99%) LAN
9 30 (4.40%) VPN
10 28 (4.11%) VoIP
11 18 (2.64%) NAS
11 18 (2.64%) UMTS
11 18 (2.64%) GSM
12 17 (2.49%) SMS
13 16 (2.35%) Wireless
14 13 (1.91%) VLAN
15 12 (1.76%) SS7
15 12 (1.76%) SSL
15 12 (1.76%) HTTP
16 11 (1.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 75 (11.00%) Relational Database
3 49 (7.18%) RDBMS
4 38 (5.57%) DB2
5 28 (4.11%) MySQL
6 18 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.64%) EDRMS
7 13 (1.91%) IDOL
8 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.73%) MS Access
9 5 (0.73%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (0.73%) Big Data
10 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.59%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.47%) Subversion
2 5 (0.73%) MSI
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (11.88%) Telecoms
2 68 (9.97%) French Language
3 61 (8.94%) German Language
4 47 (6.89%) Finance
5 38 (5.57%) Retail
6 24 (3.52%) Spanish Language
7 22 (3.23%) Russian Language
8 16 (2.35%) Marketing
9 15 (2.20%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.61%) Back Office
11 4 (0.59%) Billing
11 4 (0.59%) Legal
12 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.29%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.08%) J2EE
2 19 (2.79%) HTML
3 18 (2.64%) Web Services
4 12 (1.76%) .NET
5 10 (1.47%) XML
6 8 (1.17%) Servlets
7 4 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.59%) Spring
7 4 (0.59%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.44%) CSS
8 3 (0.44%) Middleware
8 3 (0.44%) Java EE
9 2 (0.29%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.15%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.15%) DCOM
10 1 (0.15%) JSP
10 1 (0.15%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.38%) Clustering
2 31 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (3.52%) Blackberry
4 22 (3.23%) Data Integration
5 20 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.49%) Statistics
7 8 (1.17%) PKI
7 8 (1.17%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.03%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.03%) Replication
8 7 (1.03%) Social Media
8 7 (1.03%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.73%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.59%) PDA
10 4 (0.59%) IPTV
10 4 (0.59%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.44%) Handset
12 2 (0.29%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 480 (70.38%) Windows
2 216 (31.67%) Linux
3 149 (21.85%) UNIX
4 142 (20.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (19.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 94 (13.78%) Windows 7
7 85 (12.46%) Windows XP
8 48 (7.04%) Solaris
9 47 (6.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (5.13%) Windows 2000
12 31 (4.55%) CentOS
13 30 (4.40%) Windows 8
14 25 (3.67%) Ubuntu
15 21 (3.08%) AIX
16 17 (2.49%) HPUX
17 15 (2.20%) SUSE
18 13 (1.91%) Debian
19 5 (0.73%) IRIX
19 5 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 47 (6.89%) ITIL
3 44 (6.45%) Time Management
4 41 (6.01%) Software Distribution
5 38 (5.57%) Incident Management
5 38 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 29 (4.25%) Validation
8 22 (3.23%) High Availability
9 17 (2.49%) Product Management
9 17 (2.49%) Software Deployment
10 16 (2.35%) CRM
11 15 (2.20%) Service Management
12 14 (2.05%) Configuration Management
12 14 (2.05%) Service Delivery
12 14 (2.05%) Change Management
13 12 (1.76%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (1.76%) Release Management
14 11 (1.61%) Migration
14 11 (1.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 238 (34.90%) SQL
2 53 (7.77%) Java
3 42 (6.16%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 19 (2.79%) VBScript
5 19 (2.79%) C#
6 14 (2.05%) C++
7 12 (1.76%) VB
8 11 (1.61%) Perl
9 9 (1.32%) Korn
10 7 (1.03%) C
11 6 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.73%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.59%) PHP
14 3 (0.44%) Python
14 3 (0.44%) Google Apps Script
15 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 161 (23.61%) Security Cleared
2 138 (20.23%) DV Cleared
3 135 (19.79%) SC Cleared
4 74 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (6.89%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (6.74%) MCSE
7 42 (6.16%) CCNA
8 41 (6.01%) MCP
9 35 (5.13%) MCSA
10 30 (4.40%) Degree
11 24 (3.52%) MCTS
11 24 (3.52%) CISSP
12 21 (3.08%) MCITP
13 17 (2.49%) CCNP
14 14 (2.05%) CEH
15 10 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (1.32%) HNC
16 9 (1.32%) HND
17 7 (1.03%) MCDBA
17 7 (1.03%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.57%) SLA
2 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.29%) QA
3 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 211 (30.94%) Active Directory
2 94 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.79%) VMware ESX
5 15 (2.20%) ISA Server
6 13 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.76%) XenApp
8 9 (1.32%) NDS
9 8 (1.17%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.03%) Samba
10 7 (1.03%) vSphere
11 6 (0.88%) KVM
11 6 (0.88%) XenServer
11 6 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.73%) NFS
12 5 (0.73%) vCloud
13 4 (0.59%) Xen
14 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.44%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 40 (5.87%) EMC NetWorker
2 35 (5.13%) SCCM
3 30 (4.40%) WSUS
4 23 (3.37%) SCOM
5 22 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 16 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 16 (2.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (1.76%) Plesk
8 11 (1.61%) HP SIM
9 7 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.73%) Cisco IPCC
10 5 (0.73%) Unicenter
10 5 (0.73%) Netcool
10 5 (0.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 5 (0.73%) NSN NetAct
10 5 (0.73%) nmon
11 4 (0.59%) Legato
11 4 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 289 (42.38%) Microsoft
2 176 (25.81%) VMware
3 135 (19.79%) Oracle
4 80 (11.73%) HP
5 60 (8.80%) Cisco
6 53 (7.77%) Fujitsu
7 50 (7.33%) Citrix
8 46 (6.74%) EMC
9 45 (6.60%) Red Hat
10 31 (4.55%) Veritas
11 30 (4.40%) Sun
12 25 (3.67%) Sybase
13 21 (3.08%) IBM
13 21 (3.08%) Meridio
14 16 (2.35%) Juniper
15 14 (2.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 14 (2.05%) F5
16 13 (1.91%) McAfee
16 13 (1.91%) Lotus
17 12 (1.76%) TIBCO
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + on-call allowance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CEM
Salary: From £24,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + great opportunity
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Fujitsu
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago