The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 113 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 24 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.56% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 9
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2209 2131 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.58% 94.25% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1707 1762
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
2nd Line Support Engineer
Berkshire

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 24 July 2014, 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 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (60.61%) MCP
4 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
5 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
6 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
7 13 (39.39%) MCSA
7 13 (39.39%) MCTS
8 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
9 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
9 8 (24.24%) HP
10 7 (21.21%) Symantec
10 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
10 7 (21.21%) MCSE
10 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
10 7 (21.21%) ITIL
10 7 (21.21%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) SLA
10 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
11 6 (18.18%) Firewall
12 5 (15.15%) VMware
12 5 (15.15%) SAP
12 5 (15.15%) IBM Notes
12 5 (15.15%) Lotus
12 5 (15.15%) Salesforce.com

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) IBM Notes
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) German Language
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (60.61%) MCP
2 13 (39.39%) MCSA
2 13 (39.39%) MCTS
3 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) MCSE
4 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) HP
3 7 (21.21%) Symantec
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) SAP
4 5 (15.15%) Lotus
4 5 (15.15%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.03%) Sun