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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 120 135 126
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 29 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 7
Average salary £22,500 £29,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.72% -4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,750 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
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
2153 2169 2041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.85% 92.65% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1579 1655
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows 7
3 32 (62.75%) Linux
4 29 (56.86%) TCP/IP
5 26 (50.98%) Red Hat
5 26 (50.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
7 23 (45.10%) CentOS
8 19 (37.25%) Ubuntu
8 19 (37.25%) Debian
8 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
9 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 18 (35.29%) VMware
10 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (23.53%) Firewall
12 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (21.57%) Windows 8
13 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (19.61%) Cisco
13 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (19.61%) SAN
13 10 (19.61%) MS Office
13 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
14 9 (17.65%) Windows XP
15 8 (15.69%) SCCM
16 7 (13.73%) SQL
16 7 (13.73%) HP
16 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
17 6 (11.76%) Office 365
17 6 (11.76%) A+ Certification

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (11.76%) Lotus Domino
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 5 (9.80%) Lync
3 4 (7.84%) Apache
4 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) TCP/IP
2 12 (23.53%) Firewall
3 10 (19.61%) SAN
4 6 (11.76%) Internet
5 5 (9.80%) NetScreen
5 5 (9.80%) DNS
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.92%) VPN
6 2 (3.92%) LAN
6 2 (3.92%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows 7
3 32 (62.75%) Linux
4 26 (50.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (45.10%) CentOS
6 19 (37.25%) Debian
6 19 (37.25%) Ubuntu
7 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (21.57%) Windows 8
8 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (17.65%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.96%) SUSE
10 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
2 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) A+ Certification
1 6 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (11.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Red Hat
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 10 (19.61%) Cisco
4 7 (13.73%) HP
5 5 (9.80%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) Avaya
5 5 (9.80%) Juniper
5 5 (9.80%) Apple
6 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.92%) Websense
6 2 (3.92%) Dell
6 2 (3.92%) F5
Reading
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago