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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 28 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 431 294 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.29% 5.22% 6.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.94% 5.61% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 285 198 311
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
5429 5241 5250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.81% 93.06% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3731 4032 4384
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,950 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +11 163 £30,000 -14.28% 18
Bracknell +4 125 £27,500 -15.38% 7
Slough -10 29 £30,500 -18.66% 4
Maidenhead -2 18 £45,000 +20.80% 2
Windsor -11 12 £27,500 -43.29%
Newbury +8 9 £27,000 -22.85% 2
Wokingham -6 7 £30,000 +50.00%
Ascot - 2 £40,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 519 (69.85%) Windows
2 313 (42.13%) Microsoft
3 237 (31.90%) SQL
4 233 (31.36%) Active Directory
5 224 (30.15%) Linux
6 202 (27.19%) VMware
7 191 (25.71%) Security Cleared
8 163 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 160 (21.53%) DV Cleared
9 160 (21.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 159 (21.40%) SC Cleared
11 154 (20.73%) UNIX
12 148 (19.92%) TCP/IP
13 146 (19.65%) MS Exchange
14 138 (18.57%) MS Excel
15 134 (18.03%) Oracle
16 131 (17.63%) DNS
17 116 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 116 (15.61%) Windows 7
18 98 (13.19%) Telecoms
19 97 (13.06%) HP
20 96 (12.92%) Windows XP
21 94 (12.65%) SQL Server
22 88 (11.84%) SharePoint
23 85 (11.44%) Firewall
23 85 (11.44%) SAN
24 79 (10.63%) Cisco
25 76 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
26 75 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2003
27 68 (9.15%) DHCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 146 (19.65%) MS Exchange
2 88 (11.84%) SharePoint
3 75 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 65 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (8.48%) IIS
6 40 (5.38%) Apache
7 35 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 33 (4.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 32 (4.31%) Live Communications Server
10 29 (3.90%) Lotus Domino
11 28 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
12 27 (3.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 24 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 20 (2.69%) Lync
15 18 (2.42%) WebSphere
16 14 (1.88%) IBM Notes
16 14 (1.88%) Tomcat
17 9 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
17 9 (1.21%) WebLogic
18 8 (1.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 138 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 56 (7.54%) MS Office
3 7 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (0.81%) FileNet Content Manager
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.35%) Office 365
2 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.40%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
4 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (19.92%) TCP/IP
2 131 (17.63%) DNS
3 85 (11.44%) Firewall
3 85 (11.44%) SAN
4 68 (9.15%) DHCP
5 53 (7.13%) Internet
6 52 (7.00%) WAN
7 51 (6.86%) LAN
8 31 (4.17%) VoIP
9 30 (4.04%) VPN
10 21 (2.83%) SMS
11 20 (2.69%) GSM
12 19 (2.56%) UMTS
13 16 (2.15%) NAS
14 15 (2.02%) VLAN
15 14 (1.88%) SS7
15 14 (1.88%) Wireless
16 12 (1.62%) PBX
17 11 (1.48%) ISDN
17 11 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.88%) Relational Database
3 50 (6.73%) RDBMS
4 42 (5.65%) DB2
5 33 (4.44%) MySQL
6 24 (3.23%) EDRMS
7 19 (2.56%) IDOL
8 17 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.94%) MS Access
10 6 (0.81%) DB2 UDB
11 5 (0.67%) Big Data
11 5 (0.67%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.48%) Subversion
2 5 (0.67%) MSI
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 98 (13.19%) Telecoms
2 61 (8.21%) Finance
2 61 (8.21%) French Language
3 54 (7.27%) German Language
4 49 (6.59%) Retail
5 22 (2.96%) Spanish Language
6 19 (2.56%) Marketing
6 19 (2.56%) Russian Language
7 16 (2.15%) Back Office
8 14 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.94%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.81%) Front Office
11 4 (0.54%) Legal
12 3 (0.40%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.13%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.96%) J2EE
2 17 (2.29%) HTML
3 13 (1.75%) Web Services
4 9 (1.21%) .NET
5 8 (1.08%) XML
5 8 (1.08%) Servlets
6 4 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.40%) Middleware
7 3 (0.40%) Java EE
8 2 (0.27%) Spring
8 2 (0.27%) CSS
8 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.27%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.27%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.13%) MAPI
9 1 (0.13%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.13%) COM
9 1 (0.13%) DCOM
9 1 (0.13%) JSP
9 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (8.61%) Clustering
3 35 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 25 (3.36%) Statistics
6 23 (3.10%) Data Integration
7 22 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.35%) Replication
10 9 (1.21%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.21%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.21%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.81%) Social Media
12 4 (0.54%) PDA
13 3 (0.40%) Handset
13 3 (0.40%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.40%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.40%) PKI
14 2 (0.27%) IPTV
14 2 (0.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 519 (69.85%) Windows
2 224 (30.15%) Linux
3 163 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 160 (21.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 154 (20.73%) UNIX
6 116 (15.61%) Windows 7
7 96 (12.92%) Windows XP
8 48 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (5.38%) Solaris
10 40 (5.38%) Windows 8
11 37 (4.98%) Windows 2000
12 34 (4.58%) CentOS
13 28 (3.77%) Ubuntu
14 21 (2.83%) AIX
14 21 (2.83%) SUSE
15 19 (2.56%) Debian
16 17 (2.29%) HPUX
17 7 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.67%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
2 57 (7.67%) Time Management
3 55 (7.40%) ITIL
4 54 (7.27%) Incident Management
5 50 (6.73%) Software Distribution
6 38 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (4.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 31 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 28 (3.77%) High Availability
10 26 (3.50%) Validation
11 24 (3.23%) Coaching
11 24 (3.23%) Software Deployment
12 22 (2.96%) Release Management
13 20 (2.69%) Service Delivery
14 19 (2.56%) CRM
15 18 (2.42%) Change Management
16 17 (2.29%) Service Management
17 16 (2.15%) Configuration Management
18 15 (2.02%) Product Management
18 15 (2.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (31.90%) SQL
2 51 (6.86%) PowerShell
3 49 (6.59%) Java
4 20 (2.69%) VBScript
5 18 (2.42%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.15%) C#
7 13 (1.75%) C++
8 12 (1.62%) C
8 12 (1.62%) VB
9 11 (1.48%) Perl
10 7 (0.94%) Korn
11 5 (0.67%) Python
11 5 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.54%) PHP
12 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.40%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 191 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 160 (21.53%) DV Cleared
3 159 (21.40%) SC Cleared
4 76 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (6.73%) MCSE
6 48 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (5.92%) CCNA
8 40 (5.38%) MCP
9 32 (4.31%) MCSA
10 26 (3.50%) CISSP
11 24 (3.23%) Degree
12 23 (3.10%) MCTS
13 20 (2.69%) MCITP
14 18 (2.42%) CCNP
15 17 (2.29%) CEH
16 12 (1.62%) HND
17 11 (1.48%) HNC
17 11 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.94%) CCVP
18 7 (0.94%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.38%) SLA
2 11 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 233 (31.36%) Active Directory
2 116 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.83%) ISA Server
5 20 (2.69%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.15%) XenApp
7 15 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.75%) vSphere
9 11 (1.48%) NDS
10 9 (1.21%) VMware Server
10 9 (1.21%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.08%) KVM
12 7 (0.94%) Samba
12 7 (0.94%) XenServer
13 6 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.67%) vCloud
14 5 (0.67%) NFS
15 4 (0.54%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 43 (5.79%) SCCM
2 42 (5.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 33 (4.44%) SCOM
4 30 (4.04%) WSUS
5 29 (3.90%) NetBackup
6 25 (3.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 23 (3.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (1.48%) HP SIM
8 11 (1.48%) Plesk
9 7 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.94%) Netcool
9 7 (0.94%) Unicenter
9 7 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.67%) nmon
11 5 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
12 4 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
13 3 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 313 (42.13%) Microsoft
2 202 (27.19%) VMware
3 134 (18.03%) Oracle
4 97 (13.06%) HP
5 79 (10.63%) Cisco
6 67 (9.02%) Fujitsu
7 64 (8.61%) Citrix
8 51 (6.86%) Red Hat
9 50 (6.73%) EMC
10 37 (4.98%) Veritas
11 29 (3.90%) Meridio
12 27 (3.63%) Sybase
12 27 (3.63%) Sun
13 24 (3.23%) IBM
14 20 (2.69%) McAfee
15 19 (2.56%) Juniper
16 15 (2.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 15 (2.02%) Huawei
17 14 (1.88%) Lotus
17 14 (1.88%) TIBCO
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