The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 67 90 97
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 34 55 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.75% 2.63% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 2.80% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 49 39
Median salary £30,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%

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
1208 1966 2279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.73% 94.07% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1553 1589
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Technical Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (72.09%) Windows
2 51 (59.30%) Linux
3 46 (53.49%) Windows Server
4 44 (51.16%) VMware
5 36 (41.86%) Microsoft
6 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
7 25 (29.07%) SQL
7 25 (29.07%) Data Protection
8 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
9 18 (20.93%) TCP/IP
10 16 (18.60%) IBM
10 16 (18.60%) Degree
11 15 (17.44%) Italian Language
11 15 (17.44%) Tomcat
12 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
13 13 (15.12%) Oracle
13 13 (15.12%) HTTP
13 13 (15.12%) DNS
13 13 (15.12%) WebSphere
13 13 (15.12%) Veeam
13 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (13.95%) HP
14 12 (13.95%) EMC
14 12 (13.95%) Internet
14 12 (13.95%) Data Management
14 12 (13.95%) Backup Exec
15 11 (12.79%) NetBackup
15 11 (12.79%) CommVault

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.44%) Tomcat
3 13 (15.12%) WebSphere
4 8 (9.30%) IIS
4 8 (9.30%) JBoss
4 8 (9.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (8.14%) Apache
6 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.12%) DNS
2 13 (15.12%) HTTP
3 12 (13.95%) Internet
4 10 (11.63%) Firewall
5 8 (9.30%) FTP
6 5 (5.81%) SAN
6 5 (5.81%) SMTP
6 5 (5.81%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.65%) DHCP
7 4 (4.65%) NAS
7 4 (4.65%) SSL
7 4 (4.65%) VPN
8 3 (3.49%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.33%) H.323
9 2 (2.33%) IPsec
9 2 (2.33%) MGCP
9 2 (2.33%) MPLS
9 2 (2.33%) OSPF
9 2 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) DB2
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Eclipse
1 8 (9.30%) IntelliJ
1 8 (9.30%) Maven
1 8 (9.30%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (17.44%) Italian Language
2 8 (9.30%) Spanish Language
3 7 (8.14%) French Language
4 5 (5.81%) German Language
5 3 (3.49%) Finance
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Law
6 2 (2.33%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.16%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.16%) Japanese Language
7 1 (1.16%) Korean Language
7 1 (1.16%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) Web Services
2 8 (9.30%) Java EE
2 8 (9.30%) Java SE
2 8 (9.30%) JMS
2 8 (9.30%) REST
2 8 (9.30%) SOAP
2 8 (9.30%) Spring
2 8 (9.30%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) CSS
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
3 1 (1.16%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.98%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) PKI
5 2 (2.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.09%) Windows
2 51 (59.30%) Linux
3 46 (53.49%) Windows Server
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.30%) Unix
7 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.33%) AIX
8 2 (2.33%) CentOS
8 2 (2.33%) HPUX
8 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.33%) Solaris
8 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.16%) Android
9 1 (1.16%) Debian
9 1 (1.16%) IRIX
9 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) Data Protection
2 12 (13.95%) Data Management
3 8 (9.30%) Open Source
3 8 (9.30%) SOA
4 5 (5.81%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (4.65%) Case Management
5 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (4.65%) Time Management
6 3 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.33%) ITIL
7 2 (2.33%) Network Management
7 2 (2.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.16%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.16%) Coaching
8 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.16%) Presales
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) SQL
2 9 (10.47%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.16%) C#
3 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.65%) CCNA
3 4 (4.65%) CCNP
4 3 (3.49%) MCSE
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (2.33%) CCVP
5 2 (2.33%) CEH
5 2 (2.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Backup Exec
2 11 (12.79%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.81%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco CME
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.33%) Nessus
5 2 (2.33%) Nmap
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.16%) SCCM
6 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) VMware
2 36 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.60%) IBM
4 13 (15.12%) Oracle
4 13 (15.12%) Veeam
5 12 (13.95%) EMC
5 12 (13.95%) HP
6 11 (12.79%) CommVault
7 10 (11.63%) Cisco
8 9 (10.47%) NetApp
8 9 (10.47%) Veritas
9 8 (9.30%) arcserve
9 8 (9.30%) BEA
9 8 (9.30%) TIBCO
10 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.65%) Forcepoint
11 4 (4.65%) Symantec
12 2 (2.33%) Lotus
12 2 (2.33%) Novell
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