The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 121 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 18 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 0.39% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.43% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 13
Average salary £23,750 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £27,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
IT 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
2218 2110 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.98% 91.66% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1607 1577
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows 7
3 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
6 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
6 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
6 10 (27.03%) Debian
6 10 (27.03%) Ubuntu
6 10 (27.03%) CentOS
6 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (24.32%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) Firewall
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
9 7 (18.92%) SUSE
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (16.22%) LAN
10 6 (16.22%) WAN
10 6 (16.22%) Citrix
11 5 (13.51%) Avaya
11 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
11 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
11 5 (13.51%) VMware
12 4 (10.81%) Project Management
12 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (10.81%) MCSE

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) LAN
3 6 (16.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) French Language
2 1 (2.70%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows 7
3 11 (29.73%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Debian
4 10 (27.03%) Ubuntu
4 10 (27.03%) CentOS
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (18.92%) SUSE
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 1 (2.70%) Service Management
3 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.70%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) MCSE
1 4 (10.81%) CCNA
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) Avaya
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.41%) Websense
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle