The table below looks at the statistics for the Security 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 Security Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Support Engineer
Rank 142 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Support Engineer 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £37,750 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -21.05%
Security 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
2326 2272 1918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.07% 93.11% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1792 1592
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Security Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Security Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Security Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security 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 Security Support Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (90.00%) HP
2 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 18 (90.00%) DV Cleared
2 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (35.00%) DNS
5 7 (35.00%) MCSE
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (35.00%) DHCP
5 7 (35.00%) SCCM
5 7 (35.00%) SCOM
5 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (35.00%) HP SIM
5 7 (35.00%) Lumension
5 7 (35.00%) ArcSight
5 7 (35.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (35.00%) WSUS
5 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) Symantec
6 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) MCP

Security Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security 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 Security Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 5 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.00%) SIEM
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (90.00%) DV Cleared
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) MCSE
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (30.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) CCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) SCOM
2 7 (35.00%) HP SIM
2 7 (35.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (90.00%) HP
3 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (35.00%) Lumension
3 7 (35.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (30.00%) Symantec
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (25.00%) EMC
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Nokia