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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 47 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.60% 1.98% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.00% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 21
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £31,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,950 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.84% -0.16%
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
509 500 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 94.43% 99.01% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 411 418 539
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 35 (56.45%) Linux
2 25 (40.32%) Windows
3 24 (38.71%) VMware
4 23 (37.10%) ITIL
5 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
6 17 (27.42%) SQL
6 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
6 17 (27.42%) Data Centre
7 16 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (25.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 16 (25.81%) vSphere
7 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 15 (24.19%) Mac OS X
8 15 (24.19%) Finance
9 14 (22.58%) Firewall
9 14 (22.58%) McAfee
9 14 (22.58%) Dell
9 14 (22.58%) Cisco
9 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (22.58%) ServiceNow
10 13 (20.97%) Line Management
10 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (19.35%) nginx
11 12 (19.35%) Plesk
11 12 (19.35%) Lync
11 12 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (19.35%) cPanel
11 12 (19.35%) Webmin
11 12 (19.35%) IIS
11 12 (19.35%) MySQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (19.35%) IIS
1 12 (19.35%) Apache
1 12 (19.35%) nginx
1 12 (19.35%) Lync
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Firewall
2 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (19.35%) SAN
4 11 (17.74%) Ethernet
4 11 (17.74%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (16.13%) FCoE
6 9 (14.52%) VPN
7 7 (11.29%) DNS
7 7 (11.29%) DHCP
7 7 (11.29%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (9.68%) Internet
9 3 (4.84%) Wireless
9 3 (4.84%) VLAN
10 2 (3.23%) LTE
10 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
10 2 (3.23%) WiMAX
10 2 (3.23%) 802.11
10 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) MySQL
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Cloud
2 11 (17.74%) FlexPod
3 10 (16.13%) e-Health
4 6 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (9.68%) iPhone
4 6 (9.68%) iPad
4 6 (9.68%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.45%) Replication
5 4 (6.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (56.45%) Linux
2 25 (40.32%) Windows
3 15 (24.19%) Mac OS X
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.29%) UNIX
6 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.45%) CentOS
7 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) ITIL
2 16 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (20.97%) Line Management
4 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
4 11 (17.74%) Coaching
4 11 (17.74%) Problem Management
4 11 (17.74%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (14.52%) Project Management
6 7 (11.29%) CRM
7 6 (9.68%) Change Management
7 6 (9.68%) Asset Management
7 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.06%) OpenUP
9 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.45%) Migration
10 3 (4.84%) Database Tuning
11 2 (3.23%) Application Performance Management
11 2 (3.23%) Performance Management
12 1 (1.61%) System Testing
12 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.45%) Python
3 4 (6.45%) Perl
3 4 (6.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (11.29%) MCSE
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.23%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
6 1 (1.61%) CCIE
6 1 (1.61%) RHCE
6 1 (1.61%) MCTS
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) MCP
6 1 (1.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) SLA
2 10 (16.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) vSphere
2 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.90%) KVM
4 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.61%) Xen
5 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.61%) Samba
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.61%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Plesk
1 12 (19.35%) cPanel
1 12 (19.35%) Webmin
2 6 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (9.68%) DameWare
3 5 (8.06%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) Iperf
4 1 (1.61%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) VMware
2 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.58%) Cisco
3 14 (22.58%) Dell
3 14 (22.58%) McAfee
3 14 (22.58%) ServiceNow
4 10 (16.13%) CA
4 10 (16.13%) NetApp
4 10 (16.13%) IBM
5 8 (12.90%) Juniper
6 7 (11.29%) Oracle
7 6 (9.68%) Apple
7 6 (9.68%) Bomgar
7 6 (9.68%) Dell KACE
8 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.61%) HP
9 1 (1.61%) Brocade
9 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
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