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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 123 128 130
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 16 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 9
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
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
2079 2289 2112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.16% 92.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1621 1677
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) TCP/IP
3 32 (74.42%) Linux
4 30 (69.77%) Windows 7
5 24 (55.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (55.81%) Red Hat
6 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
6 21 (48.84%) CentOS
6 21 (48.84%) VMware
7 17 (39.53%) Ubuntu
7 17 (39.53%) Debian
8 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
9 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
12 9 (20.93%) MS Office
12 9 (20.93%) Office 365
12 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (18.60%) SCCM
13 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
13 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (16.28%) Cisco
14 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
15 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
15 6 (13.95%) Lotus Domino
15 6 (13.95%) A+ Certification
15 6 (13.95%) Internet
15 6 (13.95%) Lync
15 6 (13.95%) MCITP
15 6 (13.95%) VMware Workstation

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.95%) Lync
1 6 (13.95%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 6 (13.95%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.65%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) NetScreen
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) Linux
3 30 (69.77%) Windows 7
4 24 (55.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (48.84%) CentOS
6 17 (39.53%) Debian
6 17 (39.53%) Ubuntu
7 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) A+ Certification
1 6 (13.95%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (13.95%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.30%) vSphere
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.65%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Red Hat
2 21 (48.84%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco
5 5 (11.63%) Apple
6 3 (6.98%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Dell
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago