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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 114 134 132
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 22 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 7
Average salary £23,500 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,800 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
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
2097 2196 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.63% 92.54% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1550 1717
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (77.55%) Linux
3 35 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 33 (67.35%) Windows 7
5 30 (61.22%) Red Hat
5 30 (61.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (55.10%) CentOS
7 24 (48.98%) VMware
8 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 19 (38.78%) Debian
9 19 (38.78%) Ubuntu
10 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
10 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
11 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (24.49%) Firewall
13 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (20.41%) MS Office
13 10 (20.41%) SAN
14 9 (18.37%) SQL
14 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
14 9 (18.37%) Office 365
14 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
14 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (16.33%) Lync
15 8 (16.33%) SCCM
15 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
15 8 (16.33%) Cisco
16 7 (14.29%) HP
16 7 (14.29%) MySQL

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (16.33%) Lync
2 6 (12.24%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (10.20%) IIS
4 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.16%) Apache
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 12 (24.49%) Firewall
3 10 (20.41%) SAN
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (12.24%) Internet
6 5 (10.20%) NetScreen
6 5 (10.20%) DNS
7 4 (8.16%) LAN
8 2 (4.08%) WAN
8 2 (4.08%) DHCP
8 2 (4.08%) VPN
9 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (77.55%) Linux
3 33 (67.35%) Windows 7
4 30 (61.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (55.10%) CentOS
6 19 (38.78%) Debian
6 19 (38.78%) Ubuntu
7 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
8 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
2 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) A+ Certification
1 6 (12.24%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (12.24%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.24%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (8.16%) vSphere
6 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.08%) XenApp
6 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Red Hat
2 24 (48.98%) VMware
3 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) Cisco
5 7 (14.29%) HP
6 5 (10.20%) Juniper
6 5 (10.20%) Apple
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.04%) Avaya