The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 132 140 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 7 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.21% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.22% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 13
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.04%
2nd 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% -

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Reading region.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (46.43%) VMware
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (46.43%) Red Hat
5 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 12 (42.86%) CentOS
5 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (35.71%) Ubuntu
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 10 (35.71%) Debian
7 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) DHCP
9 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
10 4 (14.29%) Wireless
11 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
11 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
11 3 (10.71%) VPN
11 3 (10.71%) SQL
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL
11 3 (10.71%) Windows Vista
11 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (7.14%) Windows 8

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) Wireless
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.57%) FCoE
6 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) e-Health
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.57%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (42.86%) CentOS
4 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Debian
5 10 (35.71%) Ubuntu
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Vista
8 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (3.57%) Solaris
10 1 (3.57%) Unix
10 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) Coaching
2 1 (3.57%) High Availability
2 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
2 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.57%) Server Building
2 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.57%) MCP
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) DICOM
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Red Hat
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Dell KACE
6 1 (3.57%) Aruba
6 1 (3.57%) CA
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos