Period
to 5 December 2019

The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Engineer was £29,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Second Line Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 234 208
Rank change year-on-year +25 -26 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 25 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.47% 0.52% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.55% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 47
Berkshire median annual salary £29,250 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% +3.77% -4.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,925 £21,500
90th Percentile £39,125 £33,750 £34,250
South East median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,132 5,817 6,124
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 94.96% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4,123 4,644 4,904
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

2nd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Berkshire

2nd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Berkshire

2nd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for 2nd Line Engineer in Berkshire

2nd Line Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 5 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 16 £28,500 +14.00% 5
Newbury +14 2 - -
Slough - 2 £29,500 - 2
Wokingham -3 1 £29,500 -1.67%
Windsor - 1 £32,500 -
2nd Line Engineer
South East

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 2nd Line Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring 2nd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (40.00%) Office 365
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 10
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
8 4 (16.00%) Retail
8 4 (16.00%) Juniper
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) Unix
9 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.00%) SLA
9 3 (12.00%) SAP
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (12.00%) Internet
9 3 (12.00%) HP
9 3 (12.00%) Dell
9 3 (12.00%) Marketing
9 3 (12.00%) Degree

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Azure
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Electronics
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Law
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Unix
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 7 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) ITSM
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Fintech
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Proactive Maintenance
5 1 (4.00%) Server Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Juniper
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Huawei
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) ConnectWise