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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 23 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 49 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 7.81% 5.63% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 5.78% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £23,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £41,550 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
576 606 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 91.87% 97.43% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 485 527 500
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,325 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £72,500
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 27 February 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (55.00%) Linux
2 36 (45.00%) ITIL
3 33 (41.25%) SQL
4 30 (37.50%) Windows
5 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 25 (31.25%) VMware
6 19 (23.75%) Change Management
6 19 (23.75%) MS Excel
7 18 (22.50%) Ethernet
7 18 (22.50%) MySQL
7 18 (22.50%) Cisco
8 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
8 17 (21.25%) OpenUP
9 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (18.75%) vSphere
9 15 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (18.75%) IIS
9 15 (18.75%) Oracle
9 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 15 (18.75%) SAN
10 14 (17.50%) DNS
10 14 (17.50%) UNIX
10 14 (17.50%) Apache
10 14 (17.50%) Finance
10 14 (17.50%) Lync
10 14 (17.50%) Plesk
10 14 (17.50%) Oracle Database
10 14 (17.50%) cPanel
11 13 (16.25%) Webmin
11 13 (16.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (18.75%) IIS
2 14 (17.50%) Apache
2 14 (17.50%) Lync
3 13 (16.25%) nginx
4 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.25%) Drupal
5 1 (1.25%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.25%) WordPress
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (23.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) Ethernet
2 15 (18.75%) SAN
3 14 (17.50%) DNS
4 13 (16.25%) DHCP
4 13 (16.25%) Firewall
5 12 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (13.75%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (13.75%) VPN
7 10 (12.50%) FCoE
7 10 (12.50%) Wireless
8 8 (10.00%) Broadband
8 8 (10.00%) LAN
8 8 (10.00%) WAN
9 7 (8.75%) SSL
10 6 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (6.25%) IPsec
11 5 (6.25%) MPLS
11 5 (6.25%) L2TP
11 5 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) MySQL
2 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
3 14 (17.50%) Oracle Database
4 10 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) e-Health
1 10 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 5 (6.25%) iPad
2 5 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.00%) Replication
3 4 (5.00%) Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.25%) Physics
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (55.00%) Linux
2 30 (37.50%) Windows
3 14 (17.50%) UNIX
4 7 (8.75%) Mac OS X
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.25%) CentOS
6 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.50%) Android
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) ITIL
2 19 (23.75%) Change Management
3 17 (21.25%) OpenUP
4 15 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (16.25%) Line Management
6 12 (15.00%) Project Management
7 11 (13.75%) Risk Analysis
8 10 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 10 (12.50%) CRM
8 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 10 (12.50%) Coaching
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.25%) Service Management
10 4 (5.00%) Migration
10 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.75%) Database Tuning
11 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.75%) System Testing
12 2 (2.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.00%) Python
3 4 (5.00%) Perl
3 4 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.50%) CCIE
4 4 (5.00%) MCSE
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
6 1 (1.25%) VCP4
6 1 (1.25%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.25%) MCTS
6 1 (1.25%) MCITP
6 1 (1.25%) RHCE
6 1 (1.25%) MCSA
6 1 (1.25%) CCNP
6 1 (1.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) SLA
2 10 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (18.75%) vSphere
2 9 (11.25%) KVM
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.25%) Samba
4 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) Plesk
1 14 (17.50%) cPanel
2 13 (16.25%) Webmin
3 12 (15.00%) WSUS
4 5 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.75%) DameWare
5 3 (3.75%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 25 (31.25%) VMware
2 18 (22.50%) Cisco
3 15 (18.75%) Oracle
4 10 (12.50%) IBM
4 10 (12.50%) CA
5 9 (11.25%) NetApp
6 7 (8.75%) Dell
6 7 (8.75%) McAfee
6 7 (8.75%) ServiceNow
7 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.25%) Juniper
8 5 (6.25%) BT
9 3 (3.75%) Dell KACE
9 3 (3.75%) Bomgar
9 3 (3.75%) Apple
10 1 (1.25%) Brocade
10 1 (1.25%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
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