The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 141 129 133
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 5 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.53% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 9
Average salary £36,000 £41,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.25% -9.78%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.10%
Senior 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
2296 2264 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.58% 93.28% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1686 1671
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Senior Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title.

1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
4 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
5 14 (45.16%) Windows 8
5 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
5 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (35.48%) Cisco
7 8 (25.81%) HP
7 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) MCSE
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (22.58%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) VMware
9 6 (19.35%) Avaya
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
10 5 (16.13%) IIS
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) MySQL
10 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) Juniper
10 5 (16.13%) SAN
10 5 (16.13%) LAMP
10 5 (16.13%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) IIS
1 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) NetScreen
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Military
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
3 14 (45.16%) Windows 8
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) CentOS
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (22.58%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) MCP
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 8 (25.81%) HP
4 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Avaya
5 5 (16.13%) Juniper
6 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
7 3 (9.68%) Symantec