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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 129 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 17 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 0.98% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.06% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 10
Average salary £23,579 £29,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.69% +0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
2103 2179 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.56% 92.72% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1556 1702
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (96.88%) Active Directory
3 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
4 23 (71.88%) Windows 7
5 15 (46.88%) HP
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (43.75%) MCSE
6 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (40.63%) DV Cleared
7 13 (40.63%) Linux
7 13 (40.63%) ITIL
7 13 (40.63%) MCP
7 13 (40.63%) MS Visio
7 13 (40.63%) SLA
7 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
7 13 (40.63%) Symantec
7 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
8 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
13 6 (18.75%) MS Office
13 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (15.63%) CentOS
15 4 (12.50%) Android
15 4 (12.50%) VMware
15 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Visio
2 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
3 6 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) PBX
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Windows 7
3 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (15.63%) CentOS
8 4 (12.50%) Android
8 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
9 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
1 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.25%) Service Management
2 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
2 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (43.75%) MCSE
2 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) DV Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) MCP
4 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (96.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) HP
3 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
3 13 (40.63%) Symantec
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago