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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 30 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 431 302 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.37% 5.30% 6.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.98% 5.69% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 279 208 298
Average salary £30,250 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,975 £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
5400 5303 5167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.29% 93.04% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 4053 4282
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +13 163 £28,000 -20.00% 15
Bracknell +6 130 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Slough -7 29 £30,500 -18.66% 3
Maidenhead -1 19 £45,000 +20.80% 3
Windsor -11 12 £27,500 -43.29%
Newbury +5 7 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Wokingham -6 6 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Ascot - 2 £40,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 539 (70.92%) Windows
2 318 (41.84%) Microsoft
3 244 (32.11%) Active Directory
4 238 (31.32%) SQL
5 218 (28.68%) Linux
6 207 (27.24%) VMware
7 199 (26.18%) Security Cleared
8 169 (22.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 168 (22.11%) DV Cleared
9 168 (22.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 165 (21.71%) SC Cleared
11 153 (20.13%) TCP/IP
12 151 (19.87%) MS Exchange
13 147 (19.34%) UNIX
14 138 (18.16%) MS Excel
15 135 (17.76%) DNS
16 129 (16.97%) Oracle
17 124 (16.32%) Windows 7
18 122 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 102 (13.42%) Windows XP
20 101 (13.29%) HP
21 100 (13.16%) Telecoms
22 97 (12.76%) SQL Server
23 91 (11.97%) Firewall
24 89 (11.71%) Cisco
25 86 (11.32%) SAN
26 84 (11.05%) SharePoint
27 76 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
27 76 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
28 72 (9.47%) Fujitsu

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 151 (19.87%) MS Exchange
2 84 (11.05%) SharePoint
3 76 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 67 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (8.29%) IIS
6 38 (5.00%) Apache
7 35 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (4.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 34 (4.47%) Live Communications Server
9 30 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 29 (3.82%) Lotus Domino
11 28 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (2.76%) Lync
14 20 (2.63%) WebSphere
15 16 (2.11%) IBM Notes
16 12 (1.58%) Tomcat
17 11 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
18 9 (1.18%) WebLogic
18 9 (1.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 138 (18.16%) MS Excel
2 59 (7.76%) MS Office
3 8 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) FileNet Content Manager
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.45%) Office 365
2 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.39%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (20.13%) TCP/IP
2 135 (17.76%) DNS
3 91 (11.97%) Firewall
4 86 (11.32%) SAN
5 71 (9.34%) DHCP
6 58 (7.63%) WAN
7 57 (7.50%) LAN
8 51 (6.71%) Internet
9 32 (4.21%) VPN
10 30 (3.95%) VoIP
11 21 (2.76%) SMS
12 18 (2.37%) GSM
13 17 (2.24%) UMTS
14 16 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.97%) SS7
15 15 (1.97%) NAS
16 14 (1.84%) Network Security
17 13 (1.71%) PBX
17 13 (1.71%) VLAN
18 12 (1.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.03%) Relational Database
3 49 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 41 (5.39%) DB2
5 31 (4.08%) MySQL
6 24 (3.16%) EDRMS
7 19 (2.50%) IDOL
8 16 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.92%) MS Access
11 6 (0.79%) DB2 UDB
12 5 (0.66%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.66%) Big Data
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (1.58%) Subversion
2 5 (0.66%) MSI
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 100 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 66 (8.68%) Finance
3 53 (6.97%) French Language
4 52 (6.84%) Retail
5 51 (6.71%) German Language
6 21 (2.76%) Spanish Language
7 19 (2.50%) Marketing
8 17 (2.24%) Russian Language
9 16 (2.11%) Back Office
10 14 (1.84%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.05%) Front Office
12 7 (0.92%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.53%) Legal
14 3 (0.39%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.89%) J2EE
2 15 (1.97%) HTML
3 10 (1.32%) Web Services
4 8 (1.05%) Servlets
5 7 (0.92%) .NET
6 5 (0.66%) XML
7 4 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.39%) Middleware
8 3 (0.39%) Java EE
9 2 (0.26%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.26%) CSS
10 1 (0.13%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.13%) COM
10 1 (0.13%) DCOM
10 1 (0.13%) JSP
10 1 (0.13%) MAPI
10 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.13%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.42%) Clustering
2 63 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 25 (3.29%) Statistics
6 23 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.89%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.71%) Replication
8 13 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.32%) Smartphone
9 10 (1.32%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.32%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.79%) Social Media
11 4 (0.53%) PDA
11 4 (0.53%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.39%) Handset
13 2 (0.26%) IPTV
13 2 (0.26%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.26%) CMDB
13 2 (0.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 539 (70.92%) Windows
2 218 (28.68%) Linux
3 169 (22.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 168 (22.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 147 (19.34%) UNIX
6 124 (16.32%) Windows 7
7 102 (13.42%) Windows XP
8 46 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (5.79%) Windows 8
10 43 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (5.00%) Windows 2000
12 35 (4.61%) Solaris
13 34 (4.47%) CentOS
14 28 (3.68%) Ubuntu
15 21 (2.76%) SUSE
16 20 (2.63%) Debian
16 20 (2.63%) AIX
17 16 (2.11%) HPUX
18 11 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
19 5 (0.66%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 65 (8.55%) ITIL
3 59 (7.76%) Time Management
4 56 (7.37%) Incident Management
5 54 (7.11%) Software Distribution
6 36 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (4.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 30 (3.95%) High Availability
8 30 (3.95%) Mentoring
9 28 (3.68%) Software Deployment
10 27 (3.55%) Release Management
11 24 (3.16%) Validation
11 24 (3.16%) Coaching
12 22 (2.89%) Service Delivery
13 20 (2.63%) Change Management
14 18 (2.37%) Configuration Management
14 18 (2.37%) Service Management
15 17 (2.24%) CRM
16 16 (2.11%) Vulnerability Management
16 16 (2.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 238 (31.32%) SQL
2 51 (6.71%) PowerShell
3 44 (5.79%) Java
4 21 (2.76%) VBScript
5 16 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.97%) C
7 13 (1.71%) VB
7 13 (1.71%) C#
8 12 (1.58%) C++
9 9 (1.18%) Perl
10 6 (0.79%) Python
11 5 (0.66%) Korn
12 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.39%) Google Apps Script
13 2 (0.26%) Ruby
13 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.26%) PHP
13 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 199 (26.18%) Security Cleared
2 168 (22.11%) DV Cleared
3 165 (21.71%) SC Cleared
4 76 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (6.58%) MCSE
7 47 (6.18%) CCNA
8 41 (5.39%) MCP
9 29 (3.82%) MCSA
10 26 (3.42%) CISSP
11 23 (3.03%) MCTS
12 22 (2.89%) Degree
13 20 (2.63%) MCITP
14 19 (2.50%) CCNP
15 18 (2.37%) CEH
16 12 (1.58%) HND
17 11 (1.45%) HNC
17 11 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.92%) CCVP
18 7 (0.92%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.39%) SLA
2 12 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.26%) QA
3 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 244 (32.11%) Active Directory
2 122 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.76%) VMware ESX
4 21 (2.76%) ISA Server
5 19 (2.50%) XenApp
6 17 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (1.97%) vSphere
8 12 (1.58%) VMware Server
9 11 (1.45%) NDS
10 9 (1.18%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.05%) KVM
12 7 (0.92%) Samba
12 7 (0.92%) XenServer
13 6 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.66%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.66%) NFS
14 5 (0.66%) vCloud
15 4 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 47 (6.18%) SCCM
2 40 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 36 (4.74%) SCOM
4 30 (3.95%) WSUS
5 29 (3.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 29 (3.82%) NetBackup
6 28 (3.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (1.45%) Plesk
8 10 (1.32%) HP SIM
9 7 (0.92%) Unicenter
9 7 (0.92%) Netcool
9 7 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
11 5 (0.66%) nmon
12 3 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.39%) NSN NetAct
12 3 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 318 (41.84%) Microsoft
2 207 (27.24%) VMware
3 129 (16.97%) Oracle
4 101 (13.29%) HP
5 89 (11.71%) Cisco
6 72 (9.47%) Fujitsu
7 67 (8.82%) Citrix
8 49 (6.45%) EMC
8 49 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 36 (4.74%) Veritas
10 29 (3.82%) Meridio
11 27 (3.55%) Sybase
12 26 (3.42%) IBM
13 25 (3.29%) Sun
14 24 (3.16%) McAfee
15 21 (2.76%) Juniper
16 16 (2.11%) Lotus
17 15 (1.97%) Huawei
18 14 (1.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 14 (1.84%) Sophos
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000-£27,000 per annum basic + Up to 15% Bonus, Flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + on-call allowance, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago