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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 126 123 126
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 15 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 7
Average salary £22,000 £28,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £23,100 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £45,000 £22,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
2295 2135 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.25% 93.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1694 1561
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) SUSE
5 5 (25.00%) Debian
5 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (25.00%) CentOS
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (20.00%) PDA
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) French Language
7 2 (10.00%) German Language
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) VBScript
7 2 (10.00%) J2EE

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) French Language
1 2 (10.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) PDA
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) CentOS
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (25.00%) SUSE
3 5 (25.00%) Debian
3 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Intel
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos