The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 31 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 39 24 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.13% 4.79% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.53% 5.01% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 33
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,200 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
597 479 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 93.87% 95.61% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 497 425 521
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Slough

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) VMware
3 21 (41.18%) vSphere
3 21 (41.18%) Cisco
3 21 (41.18%) NetApp
4 19 (37.25%) ITIL
5 17 (33.33%) Linux
6 16 (31.37%) Root Cause Analysis
6 16 (31.37%) FlexPod
6 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
6 16 (31.37%) Data ONTAP
7 14 (27.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
8 13 (25.49%) SLA
8 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (21.57%) Firewall
9 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
10 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (19.61%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (17.65%) IBM
11 9 (17.65%) SQL
11 9 (17.65%) Dell
11 9 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (15.69%) NCDA
12 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.73%) Finance
13 7 (13.73%) MS Office
13 7 (13.73%) MS Excel

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
4 3 (5.88%) Lync
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Office
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (21.57%) Firewall
3 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (13.73%) SAN
5 6 (11.76%) VPN
6 5 (9.80%) DNS
6 5 (9.80%) DHCP
7 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
7 4 (7.84%) FCoE
7 4 (7.84%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (5.88%) VLAN
8 3 (5.88%) FTP
8 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.88%) Internet
9 2 (3.92%) MPLS
9 2 (3.92%) OSPF
9 2 (3.92%) BGP
10 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.88%) LINQ
2 2 (3.92%) jQuery
2 2 (3.92%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) XSLT
2 2 (3.92%) LAMP
2 2 (3.92%) Ajax
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) FlexPod
1 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
2 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (11.76%) e-Health
4 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.88%) iPhone
4 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.88%) iPad
5 2 (3.92%) Symmetrix
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Linux
3 16 (31.37%) Data ONTAP
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.73%) Mac OS X
6 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.92%) CentOS
10 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) ITIL
2 16 (31.37%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (19.61%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.76%) Coaching
5 5 (9.80%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.88%) Line Management
6 3 (5.88%) Service Management
6 3 (5.88%) Change Management
6 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) OpenUP
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.92%) DevOps
8 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 3 (5.88%) C#
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) PHP
3 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (15.69%) NCDA
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) MCSE
5 2 (3.92%) CCNP
5 2 (3.92%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) vSphere
2 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
4 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) pfSense
5 1 (1.96%) KVM
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
1 4 (7.84%) SCOM
2 3 (5.88%) DameWare
2 3 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.92%) WSUS
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.96%) Plesk
4 1 (1.96%) cPanel
4 1 (1.96%) Webmin
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) VMware
2 21 (41.18%) NetApp
2 21 (41.18%) Cisco
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.65%) IBM
4 9 (17.65%) Dell
5 6 (11.76%) CA
5 6 (11.76%) ServiceNow
5 6 (11.76%) McAfee
6 5 (9.80%) Juniper
6 5 (9.80%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) Dell KACE
7 3 (5.88%) Bomgar
7 3 (5.88%) Apple
8 2 (3.92%) Symantec
8 2 (3.92%) Veritas
8 2 (3.92%) EMC
9 1 (1.96%) Citrix