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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 47 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 248 359 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.88% 6.13% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 6.60% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 216 244 181
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,790 £22,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
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 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 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 28 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 -9 115 £32,500 - 12
Slough +10 39 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Bracknell -11 33 £37,000 +5.71% 4
Newbury +23 22 £25,000 -14.52%
Maidenhead +5 8 £26,250 -44.73% 3
Windsor +11 2 £58,750 +125.96%
Wokingham -10 2 £30,000 -
Hungerford -1 1 £22,500 -16.66%
Thatcham - 1 £25,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 322 (61.92%) Windows
2 222 (42.69%) Linux
3 217 (41.73%) Microsoft
4 208 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 163 (31.35%) TCP/IP
5 163 (31.35%) VMware
6 130 (25.00%) Cisco
7 117 (22.50%) SQL
8 113 (21.73%) Firewall
9 98 (18.85%) Windows 7
10 96 (18.46%) ITIL
11 91 (17.50%) DNS
12 90 (17.31%) MS Excel
12 90 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 85 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 81 (15.58%) Security Cleared
15 80 (15.38%) MS Exchange
16 79 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
17 76 (14.62%) Data Centre
18 75 (14.42%) WAN
19 74 (14.23%) LAN
20 72 (13.85%) UNIX
21 70 (13.46%) HP
22 62 (11.92%) Red Hat
23 59 (11.35%) Cisco Certification
24 57 (10.96%) SQL Server
25 56 (10.77%) Juniper
26 55 (10.58%) vSphere
27 54 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
28 53 (10.19%) SAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 80 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 54 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (6.15%) Apache
5 31 (5.96%) Lync
6 29 (5.58%) IIS
7 26 (5.00%) Tomcat
8 21 (4.04%) JBoss
9 15 (2.88%) SharePoint
9 15 (2.88%) nginx
10 14 (2.69%) WebLogic
11 13 (2.50%) OpenStack
12 11 (2.12%) Lotus Domino
12 11 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (1.54%) CMS
14 8 (1.54%) Drupal
14 8 (1.54%) Alfresco
14 8 (1.54%) WordPress
15 5 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 90 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 47 (9.04%) MS Office
3 10 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.42%) Office 365
2 14 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.69%) SaaS
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.19%) Yammer
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 163 (31.35%) TCP/IP
2 113 (21.73%) Firewall
3 91 (17.50%) DNS
4 75 (14.42%) WAN
5 74 (14.23%) LAN
6 53 (10.19%) SAN
7 52 (10.00%) DHCP
8 30 (5.77%) VPN
8 30 (5.77%) SSL
9 29 (5.58%) Internet
10 26 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (4.04%) OSPF
13 19 (3.65%) MPLS
13 19 (3.65%) HTTP
14 17 (3.27%) VoIP
15 16 (3.08%) BGP
15 16 (3.08%) VLAN
16 15 (2.88%) LDAP
16 15 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.73%) MySQL
3 12 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.96%) DB2
5 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.19%) Redis
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.19%) MS Access
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.96%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.38%) Subversion
2 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 45 (8.65%) German Language
2 33 (6.35%) French Language
2 33 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.08%) Finance
4 14 (2.69%) Spanish Language
5 8 (1.54%) Italian Language
6 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.35%) Retail
7 5 (0.96%) Arabic Language
8 3 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.42%) Web Services
2 20 (3.85%) .NET
3 12 (2.31%) MCollective
4 8 (1.54%) XML
5 7 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.35%) Servlets
6 5 (0.96%) HTML
6 5 (0.96%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.58%) LINQ
7 3 (0.58%) CSS
7 3 (0.58%) Flash
7 3 (0.58%) LAMP
7 3 (0.58%) Ajax
8 2 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.38%) XSLT
8 2 (0.38%) COM
8 2 (0.38%) DCOM
8 2 (0.38%) jQuery
8 2 (0.38%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.62%) Data Centre
2 43 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.04%) FlexPod
5 16 (3.08%) Enterprise Cloud
6 12 (2.31%) Replication
7 11 (2.12%) Blackberry
7 11 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.73%) Clustering
9 8 (1.54%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.54%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.35%) e-Health
10 7 (1.35%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.77%) IVR
12 4 (0.77%) iPad
13 3 (0.58%) Social Media
13 3 (0.58%) iPhone
13 3 (0.58%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 322 (61.92%) Windows
2 222 (42.69%) Linux
3 98 (18.85%) Windows 7
4 90 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (13.85%) UNIX
7 52 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 51 (9.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (8.65%) Windows XP
9 45 (8.65%) CentOS
10 42 (8.08%) Windows 8
11 29 (5.58%) Ubuntu
12 28 (5.38%) Mac OS X
13 22 (4.23%) Debian
14 21 (4.04%) Data ONTAP
15 13 (2.50%) Solaris
16 9 (1.73%) Apple iOS
17 6 (1.15%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.96%) Android
19 4 (0.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (18.46%) ITIL
2 36 (6.92%) Configuration Management
3 34 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 31 (5.96%) Vulnerability Management
5 27 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
5 27 (5.19%) Incident Management
6 23 (4.42%) Mentoring
7 19 (3.65%) Capacity Management
8 16 (3.08%) Time Management
8 16 (3.08%) Service Delivery
9 15 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (2.50%) Service Management
10 13 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (2.31%) Software Engineering
11 12 (2.31%) Migration
11 12 (2.31%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (2.12%) Web Development
13 9 (1.73%) Change Management
13 9 (1.73%) Problem Management
13 9 (1.73%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 117 (22.50%) SQL
2 30 (5.77%) Perl
3 27 (5.19%) Python
4 25 (4.81%) Java
5 11 (2.12%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.92%) C#
7 9 (1.73%) VB
7 9 (1.73%) Ruby
8 8 (1.54%) C
8 8 (1.54%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.96%) C++
12 3 (0.58%) PHP
13 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.19%) Tcl
14 1 (0.19%) Korn
14 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (15.58%) Security Cleared
2 59 (11.35%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (9.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (9.81%) Degree
4 49 (9.42%) SC Cleared
5 44 (8.46%) DV Cleared
6 43 (8.27%) CCNA
7 33 (6.35%) MCP
7 33 (6.35%) MCSE
8 30 (5.77%) CISSP
8 30 (5.77%) CEH
9 19 (3.65%) MCSA
10 15 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (2.88%) MCITP
11 14 (2.69%) A+ Certification
12 11 (2.12%) NCDA
12 11 (2.12%) CCNP
13 9 (1.73%) CCA
13 9 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.27%) SLA
2 6 (1.15%) QA
3 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 208 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 79 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (10.58%) vSphere
4 35 (6.73%) Hyper-V
5 32 (6.15%) VMware ESX
6 19 (3.65%) Terminal Services
7 17 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (2.88%) XenApp
9 14 (2.69%) qmail
9 14 (2.69%) Squid
10 8 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.54%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.96%) XenServer
13 3 (0.58%) KVM
14 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.19%) vCloud
14 1 (0.19%) pfSense
14 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (9.04%) SCCM
2 32 (6.15%) SCOM
3 27 (5.19%) EMC NetWorker
4 18 (3.46%) WSUS
5 16 (3.08%) Nagios
5 16 (3.08%) HP SIM
6 14 (2.69%) Puppet
7 13 (2.50%) ZABBIX
7 13 (2.50%) logstash
8 12 (2.31%) collectd
8 12 (2.31%) Graphite
8 12 (2.31%) Cacti
8 12 (2.31%) Ganglia
9 9 (1.73%) Plesk
9 9 (1.73%) Nmap
9 9 (1.73%) cPanel
10 7 (1.35%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.58%) DameWare
11 3 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 217 (41.73%) Microsoft
2 163 (31.35%) VMware
3 130 (25.00%) Cisco
4 70 (13.46%) HP
5 62 (11.92%) Red Hat
6 56 (10.77%) Juniper
7 41 (7.88%) Oracle
8 30 (5.77%) NetApp
9 26 (5.00%) Citrix
10 22 (4.23%) Sun
11 20 (3.85%) Dell
12 19 (3.65%) Symantec
12 19 (3.65%) Brocade
13 17 (3.27%) SolarWinds
13 17 (3.27%) EMC
14 16 (3.08%) Lumension
14 16 (3.08%) ArcSight
15 14 (2.69%) F5
16 13 (2.50%) IBM
17 12 (2.31%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £190 - £250 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Up to £24,000 - £28,000 Depending on
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum basic + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + £2k shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions UK Limited
Salary: Package dependent on experience including BUPA and company pension.
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 19 days ago