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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 129 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 18 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 0.61% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.65% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 14
Average salary £23,579 £29,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.38% -24.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,700 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,750 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -2.94%
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
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 £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (62.50%) HP
7 14 (58.33%) MCSE
7 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
8 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
8 13 (54.17%) DV Cleared
8 13 (54.17%) ITIL
8 13 (54.17%) MCP
8 13 (54.17%) MS Visio
8 13 (54.17%) SLA
8 13 (54.17%) Symantec
8 13 (54.17%) Configuration Management
9 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (20.83%) MS Office
10 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.83%) Linux
10 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (12.50%) Internet
13 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
13 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Visio
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
1 13 (54.17%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (8.33%) Service Management
2 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (58.33%) MCSE
2 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) DV Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) MCP
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) HP
3 13 (54.17%) Symantec
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago