The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 136 135 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 3 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 8
Average salary £23,500 £21,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £19,800 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,200 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,250 £21,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
1st Line Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1983 2302 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.34% 95.76% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1603 1616
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer across the Reading region.

1st Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

1st Line Support Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 1st Line 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 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) DICOM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) PACS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

1st Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 1st Line 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 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft