The median annual salary for a IT Support Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

IT Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 186 179
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 28 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 0.70% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.74% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 45
Median salary £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £41,800 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3205 4758 5225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.05% 94.80% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 3888 3873
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Berkshire

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Berkshire

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in Berkshire

IT Support 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 IT Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +45 16 £28,000 -13.84% 4
Newbury +17 5 £27,500 -11.29%
Maidenhead +9 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Slough +25 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Bracknell +4 1 £21,000 -47.50% 2
IT Support Engineer
South East

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 35 (64.81%) Windows Server
3 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (37.04%) Firewall
5 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
6 18 (33.33%) Cisco
7 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 15 (27.78%) SQL
8 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (25.93%) VMware
9 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
10 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
11 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
11 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (18.52%) MCSE
12 10 (18.52%) Linux
12 10 (18.52%) DNS
13 9 (16.67%) DHCP
14 8 (14.81%) Analytics
14 8 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (14.81%) VPN
14 8 (14.81%) LAN
14 8 (14.81%) WAN
14 8 (14.81%) MCP

IT Support 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 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) Firewall
2 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.52%) DNS
4 9 (16.67%) DHCP
5 8 (14.81%) LAN
5 8 (14.81%) VPN
5 8 (14.81%) WAN
6 4 (7.41%) Network Security
6 4 (7.41%) VoIP
6 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.56%) ADSL
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.56%) PBX
7 3 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.56%) Wireless
8 2 (3.70%) SAN
9 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.85%) Skype
9 1 (1.85%) VLAN
9 1 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) InfluxDB
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (12.96%) Games
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) German Language
3 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.56%) French Language
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) iPad
3 3 (5.56%) iPhone
3 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) Windows Server
3 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
5 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
8 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
9 10 (18.52%) Linux
10 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
11 5 (9.26%) Android
12 4 (7.41%) Windows 2000
12 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
13 3 (5.56%) Windows Phone
14 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
14 2 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Analytics
2 7 (12.96%) SIEM
3 4 (7.41%) Post-Production
3 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.56%) Event Correlation
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (1.85%) Data Management
6 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.85%) Presales
6 1 (1.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (18.52%) MCSE
3 8 (14.81%) MCP
4 6 (11.11%) CISSP
5 5 (9.26%) CCNA
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.56%) Degree
7 2 (3.70%) MCITP
7 2 (3.70%) MCSA
7 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.85%) CEH
8 1 (1.85%) GCIA
8 1 (1.85%) GCIH
8 1 (1.85%) HND
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.85%) MCTS
8 1 (1.85%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Grafana
1 6 (11.11%) Graphite
2 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.56%) Kibana
4 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) Cisco
3 14 (25.93%) VMware
4 7 (12.96%) LogRhythm
5 4 (7.41%) Dell
5 4 (7.41%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 3 (5.56%) Kaspersky
6 3 (5.56%) Xerox
7 2 (3.70%) EMC
7 2 (3.70%) Veritas
8 1 (1.85%) arcserve
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) CommVault
8 1 (1.85%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) Sage
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