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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 130 117 138
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 9 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 1.16% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.22% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 8
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £36,000 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1983 2302 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.34% 95.76% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1603 1616
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
3 27 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (48.72%) VMware
5 19 (48.72%) Linux
6 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
8 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 13 (33.33%) Debian
8 13 (33.33%) CentOS
8 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (33.33%) Ubuntu
8 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
10 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco
11 9 (23.08%) SQL
11 9 (23.08%) Citrix
12 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
14 6 (15.38%) DHCP
14 6 (15.38%) DNS
14 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (15.38%) German Language
14 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
15 5 (12.82%) XenServer
16 3 (7.69%) Advertising
16 3 (7.69%) SCCM
16 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.38%) DHCP
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) German Language
2 3 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.56%) Handset
1 1 (2.56%) iPhone
1 1 (2.56%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (48.72%) Linux
5 13 (33.33%) CentOS
5 13 (33.33%) Debian
5 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.56%) Android
9 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL
1 1 (2.56%) Project Management
1 1 (2.56%) Server Building
1 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) CCNA
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
1 1 (2.56%) MCITP
1 1 (2.56%) MCSE
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) DICOM
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) XenServer
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) VMware
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco
4 9 (23.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky
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