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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 42 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.21% 3.43% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 3.49% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 23
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,700 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
533 544 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 93.51% 98.19% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 464 467 553
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 21 April 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 36 (55.38%) Linux
2 26 (40.00%) ITIL
3 24 (36.92%) Windows
4 23 (35.38%) VMware
5 22 (33.85%) SQL
6 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
7 18 (27.69%) Finance
8 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
9 16 (24.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 16 (24.62%) Line Management
10 15 (23.08%) vSphere
10 15 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (23.08%) Cisco
11 14 (21.54%) Dell
11 14 (21.54%) Mac OS X
11 14 (21.54%) McAfee
11 14 (21.54%) Ethernet
11 14 (21.54%) ServiceNow
12 13 (20.00%) Lync
12 13 (20.00%) Firewall
12 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 12 (18.46%) IIS
13 12 (18.46%) Project Management
13 12 (18.46%) SAN
13 12 (18.46%) SLA
13 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (18.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (16.92%) cPanel
14 11 (16.92%) Webmin

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 13 (20.00%) Lync
2 12 (18.46%) IIS
3 11 (16.92%) Apache
3 11 (16.92%) nginx
4 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) Ethernet
2 13 (20.00%) Firewall
3 12 (18.46%) SAN
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (16.92%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (15.38%) FCoE
5 10 (15.38%) VPN
6 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (10.77%) DHCP
7 7 (10.77%) DNS
8 6 (9.23%) Wireless
8 6 (9.23%) Internet
9 4 (6.15%) WAN
9 4 (6.15%) Broadband
9 4 (6.15%) LAN
10 3 (4.62%) 802.11
10 3 (4.62%) SSL
10 3 (4.62%) WiMAX
10 3 (4.62%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) MySQL
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) e-Health
1 10 (15.38%) FlexPod
1 10 (15.38%) Enterprise Cloud
2 7 (10.77%) iPad
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.23%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (9.23%) iPhone
4 4 (6.15%) Replication
4 4 (6.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (55.38%) Linux
2 24 (36.92%) Windows
3 14 (21.54%) Mac OS X
4 10 (15.38%) UNIX
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.15%) CentOS
7 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) ITIL
2 16 (24.62%) Line Management
3 15 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (18.46%) Project Management
5 11 (16.92%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (15.38%) CRM
6 10 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.38%) Coaching
7 9 (13.85%) Change Management
8 8 (12.31%) OpenUP
9 6 (9.23%) Asset Management
9 6 (9.23%) Incident Management
10 4 (6.15%) Migration
10 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.62%) Database Tuning
12 2 (3.08%) Performance Management
12 2 (3.08%) System Testing
12 2 (3.08%) Application Performance Management
12 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.15%) Python
3 4 (6.15%) Perl
3 4 (6.15%) PHP
4 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (10.77%) MCSE
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.62%) CCIE
6 1 (1.54%) CCNP
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
6 1 (1.54%) RHCE
6 1 (1.54%) MCTS
6 1 (1.54%) MCITP
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) SLA
2 10 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) vSphere
2 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (10.77%) KVM
5 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.54%) Samba
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Plesk
1 11 (16.92%) cPanel
1 11 (16.92%) Webmin
2 6 (9.23%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (9.23%) DameWare
2 6 (9.23%) WSUS
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.08%) Iperf
4 1 (1.54%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) VMware
2 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.08%) Cisco
4 14 (21.54%) Dell
4 14 (21.54%) McAfee
4 14 (21.54%) ServiceNow
5 10 (15.38%) Oracle
5 10 (15.38%) CA
5 10 (15.38%) IBM
6 9 (13.85%) NetApp
7 8 (12.31%) Juniper
8 6 (9.23%) Apple
8 6 (9.23%) Dell KACE
8 6 (9.23%) Bomgar
9 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.08%) BT
11 1 (1.54%) Brocade
11 1 (1.54%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.54%) 3PAR