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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 126 117 132
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 8 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 1.35% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 10
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -23.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £36,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -2.00%
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
1797 2338 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.88% 95.31% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1602 1697
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) DHCP
8 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 5 (25.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) LAN
9 5 (25.00%) XenServer
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (20.00%) Office 365
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (15.00%) Cisco
11 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (15.00%) WAN
11 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
12 2 (10.00%) CentOS
12 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (10.00%) Confluence
12 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) LDAP
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.00%) Handset
1 1 (5.00%) PACS
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (10.00%) CentOS
8 2 (10.00%) Debian
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Escalation Management
3 1 (5.00%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCDST
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) DICOM
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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