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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 30 33 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 42 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.55% 6.21% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.16% 6.35% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 13
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +13.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
587 583 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 91.58% 97.82% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 479 505 465
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (60.26%) Linux
2 35 (44.87%) SQL
3 28 (35.90%) ITIL
4 27 (34.62%) Windows
5 25 (32.05%) Microsoft
6 24 (30.77%) VMware
7 22 (28.21%) MS Excel
7 22 (28.21%) MySQL
8 20 (25.64%) IIS
8 20 (25.64%) Apache
9 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
10 18 (23.08%) Plesk
10 18 (23.08%) cPanel
10 18 (23.08%) Change Management
11 17 (21.79%) Oracle
11 17 (21.79%) UNIX
11 17 (21.79%) OpenUP
11 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (20.51%) nginx
12 16 (20.51%) Webmin
12 16 (20.51%) DNS
13 14 (17.95%) Ethernet
13 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
13 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
14 13 (16.67%) Cisco
15 12 (15.38%) DHCP
15 12 (15.38%) Project Management
15 12 (15.38%) Finance
15 12 (15.38%) WSUS
15 12 (15.38%) KVM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (25.64%) IIS
1 20 (25.64%) Apache
2 16 (20.51%) nginx
3 10 (12.82%) Lync
4 2 (2.56%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.56%) WordPress
4 2 (2.56%) Drupal
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) DNS
2 14 (17.95%) Ethernet
3 12 (15.38%) DHCP
4 10 (12.82%) SAN
5 9 (11.54%) WAN
5 9 (11.54%) LAN
5 9 (11.54%) Firewall
5 9 (11.54%) Wireless
6 8 (10.26%) Broadband
6 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.26%) VPN
6 8 (10.26%) SSL
7 7 (8.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (7.69%) FCoE
8 6 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.41%) WLAN
9 5 (6.41%) MPLS
9 5 (6.41%) L2TP
9 5 (6.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) MySQL
2 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
3 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Regular Expression
1 2 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) FlexPod
1 6 (7.69%) e-Health
2 4 (5.13%) Smart Meter
2 4 (5.13%) Replication
2 4 (5.13%) Clustering
3 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 47 (60.26%) Linux
2 27 (34.62%) Windows
3 17 (21.79%) UNIX
4 7 (8.97%) Ubuntu
4 7 (8.97%) CentOS
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.56%) Android
6 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.56%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) ITIL
2 18 (23.08%) Change Management
3 17 (21.79%) OpenUP
4 12 (15.38%) Project Management
5 11 (14.10%) CRM
6 10 (12.82%) Line Management
6 10 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.69%) Coaching
7 6 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.41%) Migration
8 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.13%) Service Management
10 3 (3.85%) System Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Database Tuning
11 2 (2.56%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
12 1 (1.28%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.13%) Python
3 4 (5.13%) Perl
3 4 (5.13%) PHP
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (6.41%) CCIE
4 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.85%) MCSE
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.85%) CCNA
6 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) CEH
6 2 (2.56%) CISSP
7 1 (1.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) RHCE
7 1 (1.28%) MCITP
7 1 (1.28%) MCTS
7 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.38%) KVM
4 10 (12.82%) vSphere
5 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.56%) Nmap
6 2 (2.56%) Samba
7 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (23.08%) Plesk
1 18 (23.08%) cPanel
2 16 (20.51%) Webmin
3 12 (15.38%) WSUS
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.77%) VMware
3 17 (21.79%) Oracle
4 13 (16.67%) Cisco
5 10 (12.82%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.69%) CA
6 6 (7.69%) NetApp
6 6 (7.69%) IBM
7 5 (6.41%) BT
8 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.56%) Dell
8 2 (2.56%) Novell
8 2 (2.56%) Lotus
8 2 (2.56%) McAfee
9 1 (1.28%) Juniper
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix
9 1 (1.28%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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