The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Support Engineer
Rank 139 147 131
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.040% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.043% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +5.45%
Systems 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
2393 2300 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.44% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1748 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Systems Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Systems Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Systems Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Systems 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 Systems Support Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) SMTP
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) HTTPS
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) SLA

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Systems 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 Systems Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SMTP
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) HTTPS
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com