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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 123 128 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 17 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.33% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 8
Average salary £29,000 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £26,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £26,950
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
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
2306 2113 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.65% 93.87% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1678 1601
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (45.45%) MCP
6 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) HP
8 9 (27.27%) VMware
9 8 (24.24%) MCTS
9 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (24.24%) MCSA
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
10 7 (21.21%) MCSE
10 7 (21.21%) ITIL
10 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
10 7 (21.21%) SLA
10 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) Symantec
10 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
11 6 (18.18%) Lotus
11 6 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (18.18%) IBM Notes
11 6 (18.18%) SAP
12 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
13 4 (12.12%) PDA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) IBM Notes
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.03%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) IRIX
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
1 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) MCP
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) MCSA
3 8 (24.24%) MCTS
4 7 (21.21%) MCSE
4 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) HP
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Symantec
4 6 (18.18%) SAP
4 6 (18.18%) Lotus
4 6 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.03%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £24,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago