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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 39 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 274 339 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.48% 6.03% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 6.48% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 233 222 234
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
4712 5228 5155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 92.94% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3687 4089
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -4 132 £32,500 -1.51% 11
Slough +11 41 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Bracknell -6 39 £33,000 -12.00%
Newbury +28 22 £25,000 -14.52% 1
Maidenhead +4 10 £27,500 -43.58% 2
Windsor +5 3 £25,000 -
Wokingham -14 2 £30,000 -
Hungerford -2 1 £22,500 -16.66%
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 355 (63.17%) Windows
2 243 (43.24%) Linux
3 239 (42.53%) Microsoft
4 219 (38.97%) Active Directory
5 170 (30.25%) VMware
6 168 (29.89%) TCP/IP
7 133 (23.67%) SQL
8 131 (23.31%) Cisco
9 121 (21.53%) Firewall
10 112 (19.93%) Windows 7
11 111 (19.75%) MS Excel
12 110 (19.57%) ITIL
13 105 (18.68%) Security Cleared
14 100 (17.79%) DNS
15 95 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 93 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
17 86 (15.30%) HP
18 84 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
19 83 (14.77%) MS Exchange
20 82 (14.59%) Data Centre
21 78 (13.88%) UNIX
22 72 (12.81%) Red Hat
23 69 (12.28%) LAN
24 68 (12.10%) WAN
24 68 (12.10%) SAN
25 65 (11.57%) SQL Server
25 65 (11.57%) DV Cleared
26 64 (11.39%) SC Cleared
27 62 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
27 62 (11.03%) Juniper

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 83 (14.77%) MS Exchange
2 53 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (6.58%) Lync
5 33 (5.87%) Apache
6 32 (5.69%) IIS
7 24 (4.27%) Tomcat
8 20 (3.56%) JBoss
9 13 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
9 13 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.14%) nginx
11 11 (1.96%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.78%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.42%) Drupal
13 8 (1.42%) Alfresco
13 8 (1.42%) WordPress
13 8 (1.42%) CMS
14 6 (1.07%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 111 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 55 (9.79%) MS Office
3 13 (2.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.52%) Office 365
2 14 (2.49%) SaaS
3 11 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.18%) Yammer
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 168 (29.89%) TCP/IP
2 121 (21.53%) Firewall
3 100 (17.79%) DNS
4 69 (12.28%) LAN
5 68 (12.10%) WAN
5 68 (12.10%) SAN
6 59 (10.50%) DHCP
7 37 (6.58%) Internet
8 32 (5.69%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (5.16%) VPN
9 29 (5.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (4.09%) Fibre Channel
11 21 (3.74%) SSL
12 19 (3.38%) OSPF
13 17 (3.02%) MPLS
13 17 (3.02%) VLAN
14 15 (2.67%) HTTP
14 15 (2.67%) VoIP
15 14 (2.49%) BGP
15 14 (2.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.12%) MySQL
3 15 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.42%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.25%) DB2
7 4 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.71%) MS Access
7 4 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.18%) Redis
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.89%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.36%) Subversion
2 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 48 (8.54%) German Language
2 41 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 34 (6.05%) French Language
4 21 (3.74%) Finance
5 15 (2.67%) Spanish Language
6 7 (1.25%) Italian Language
6 7 (1.25%) Arabic Language
7 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.89%) Retail
8 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.18%) Billing
8 1 (0.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.18%) Automotive
8 1 (0.18%) Legal
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.91%) Web Services
2 20 (3.56%) .NET
3 10 (1.78%) MCollective
4 8 (1.42%) XML
4 8 (1.42%) LAMP
5 7 (1.25%) Servlets
6 6 (1.07%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.89%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.71%) HTML
8 4 (0.71%) ODBC
9 3 (0.53%) Flash
9 3 (0.53%) Ajax
9 3 (0.53%) LINQ
9 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.36%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.36%) Esper
10 2 (0.36%) FreeMarker
10 2 (0.36%) jQuery
10 2 (0.36%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 82 (14.59%) Data Centre
2 53 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.74%) FlexPod
5 18 (3.20%) Enterprise Cloud
6 17 (3.02%) Replication
7 15 (2.67%) Blackberry
8 14 (2.49%) Clustering
8 14 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (1.96%) e-Health
10 9 (1.60%) IVR
10 9 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.42%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.42%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.25%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.25%) iPad
13 6 (1.07%) iPhone
13 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 355 (63.17%) Windows
2 243 (43.24%) Linux
3 112 (19.93%) Windows 7
4 93 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (13.88%) UNIX
7 62 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (9.79%) Windows XP
10 50 (8.90%) CentOS
11 46 (8.19%) Windows 8
12 37 (6.58%) Mac OS X
13 32 (5.69%) Ubuntu
14 25 (4.45%) Debian
15 21 (3.74%) Data ONTAP
16 12 (2.14%) Apple iOS
17 11 (1.96%) Solaris
18 7 (1.25%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.89%) Android
20 4 (0.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (19.57%) ITIL
2 40 (7.12%) Configuration Management
3 39 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 34 (6.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 33 (5.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 31 (5.52%) Incident Management
7 25 (4.45%) Mentoring
8 23 (4.09%) Time Management
9 22 (3.91%) Capacity Management
10 18 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (2.67%) Service Delivery
12 15 (2.67%) Problem Management
12 15 (2.67%) Risk Analysis
13 13 (2.31%) Software Engineering
13 13 (2.31%) Service Management
13 13 (2.31%) Cyber Security
14 12 (2.14%) Coaching
14 12 (2.14%) Migration
14 12 (2.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 133 (23.67%) SQL
2 31 (5.52%) Java
3 29 (5.16%) Perl
4 26 (4.63%) Python
5 14 (2.49%) PowerShell
6 13 (2.31%) Ruby
7 11 (1.96%) C
8 10 (1.78%) PHP
8 10 (1.78%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.78%) VB
9 9 (1.60%) C#
9 9 (1.60%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.42%) C++
11 6 (1.07%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.71%) VBScript
12 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.18%) Tcl
14 1 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 105 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 65 (11.57%) DV Cleared
3 64 (11.39%) SC Cleared
4 62 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (9.61%) Degree
7 44 (7.83%) CCNA
8 43 (7.65%) MCP
9 40 (7.12%) MCSE
10 32 (5.69%) CISSP
10 32 (5.69%) CEH
11 23 (4.09%) MCSA
12 18 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (2.85%) A+ Certification
13 16 (2.85%) MCITP
13 16 (2.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
14 10 (1.78%) CCA
14 10 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.72%) SLA
2 8 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.07%) QA
System Software
1 219 (38.97%) Active Directory
2 95 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (9.61%) vSphere
4 42 (7.47%) Hyper-V
5 27 (4.80%) VMware ESX
6 18 (3.20%) Terminal Services
7 16 (2.85%) XenApp
7 16 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.96%) qmail
8 11 (1.96%) Squid
9 10 (1.78%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (1.78%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.07%) XenServer
12 5 (0.89%) KVM
13 1 (0.18%) vCloud
13 1 (0.18%) pfSense
13 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.18%) Xen
13 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 60 (10.68%) SCCM
2 36 (6.41%) SCOM
2 36 (6.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 22 (3.91%) WSUS
4 19 (3.38%) HP SIM
5 13 (2.31%) Nagios
6 12 (2.14%) Puppet
7 11 (1.96%) logstash
8 10 (1.78%) Graphite
8 10 (1.78%) collectd
8 10 (1.78%) ZABBIX
8 10 (1.78%) Cacti
8 10 (1.78%) Ganglia
9 9 (1.60%) Plesk
9 9 (1.60%) Nmap
9 9 (1.60%) cPanel
10 8 (1.42%) EdgeSight
11 6 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (1.07%) DameWare
12 5 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 239 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 170 (30.25%) VMware
3 131 (23.31%) Cisco
4 86 (15.30%) HP
5 72 (12.81%) Red Hat
6 62 (11.03%) Juniper
7 53 (9.43%) Oracle
8 28 (4.98%) NetApp
9 27 (4.80%) Citrix
10 24 (4.27%) Dell
11 23 (4.09%) Sun
11 23 (4.09%) Brocade
12 22 (3.91%) EMC
13 21 (3.74%) SolarWinds
14 20 (3.56%) Lumension
14 20 (3.56%) Symantec
15 19 (3.38%) ArcSight
16 18 (3.20%) McAfee
17 17 (3.02%) IBM
18 16 (2.85%) Apple
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum basic + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 plus excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 15 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
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Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
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TechnoRecruit
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