The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 32 41
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 164 277 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.02% 6.22% 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 6.44% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 134 255 225
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £45,300
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 3108 4301 4931
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.05% 96.56% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2506 3474 3725
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 £25,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Berkshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Berkshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Berkshire

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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +1 105 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Maidenhead +12 14 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Slough -5 12 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Newbury -4 9 £32,000 +10.34% 1
Wokingham +19 6 £22,750 -9.00%
Bracknell -9 6 £22,500 -43.75% 3
Thatcham -6 1 £28,000 -13.84%
Windsor -16 1 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 214 (61.85%) Windows
2 148 (42.77%) Active Directory
3 126 (36.42%) Windows Server
4 105 (30.35%) Microsoft
5 104 (30.06%) Linux
6 96 (27.75%) VMware
7 78 (22.54%) Firewall
8 71 (20.52%) SQL
9 66 (19.08%) SQL Server
9 66 (19.08%) Cisco
10 62 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 59 (17.05%) TCP/IP
12 56 (16.18%) DNS
13 54 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 52 (15.03%) Office 365
15 50 (14.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 48 (13.87%) Oracle
17 46 (13.29%) HTTP
18 45 (13.01%) Java
19 44 (12.72%) Hyper-V
20 42 (12.14%) Unix
20 42 (12.14%) Tomcat
20 42 (12.14%) Cisco Certification
21 39 (11.27%) WebSphere
22 38 (10.98%) Degree
22 38 (10.98%) Internet
22 38 (10.98%) VPN
23 37 (10.69%) Juniper
24 36 (10.40%) MS Exchange
24 36 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure

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 42 (12.14%) Tomcat
2 39 (11.27%) WebSphere
3 36 (10.40%) MS Exchange
4 30 (8.67%) JBoss
5 26 (7.51%) IIS
6 23 (6.65%) Apache
7 21 (6.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (4.62%) WebLogic
9 14 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (2.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (2.02%) IBM Notes
12 7 (2.02%) OpenStack
12 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.16%) SAS
13 4 (1.16%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.03%) Office 365
2 36 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.34%) SaaS
5 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.54%) Firewall
2 59 (17.05%) TCP/IP
3 56 (16.18%) DNS
4 46 (13.29%) HTTP
5 38 (10.98%) Internet
5 38 (10.98%) VPN
6 29 (8.38%) WAN
7 24 (6.94%) DHCP
8 23 (6.65%) LAN
8 23 (6.65%) SAN
9 22 (6.36%) SSL
10 21 (6.07%) FTP
11 20 (5.78%) IPsec
12 19 (5.49%) MPLS
13 18 (5.20%) Wireshark
14 16 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (4.05%) BGP
15 14 (4.05%) OSPF
16 12 (3.47%) Wireless
17 11 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.18%) DB2
2 11 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.60%) Big Data
3 9 (2.60%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.73%) MySQL
4 6 (1.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.87%) InfluxDB
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.58%) Informix
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.29%) QlikView
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (6.07%) Maven
2 20 (5.78%) Eclipse
2 20 (5.78%) IntelliJ
2 20 (5.78%) NetBeans
3 5 (1.45%) JIRA
4 3 (0.87%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) Ant
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.29%) Gradle
5 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (7.23%) Finance
2 15 (4.34%) French Language
3 12 (3.47%) Games
4 10 (2.89%) German Language
5 9 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.02%) Marketing
7 7 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.73%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.45%) Portuguese Language
10 4 (1.16%) Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Publishing
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.29%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.12%) Web Services
2 24 (6.94%) XML
3 22 (6.36%) Spring
4 21 (6.07%) Java EE
5 20 (5.78%) Java SE
5 20 (5.78%) JMS
5 20 (5.78%) REST
5 20 (5.78%) SOAP
6 8 (2.31%) .NET
6 8 (2.31%) HTML
7 6 (1.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.73%) ZeroMQ
8 5 (1.45%) CSS
8 5 (1.45%) LAMP
8 5 (1.45%) Regular Expression
9 4 (1.16%) J2EE
10 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.58%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (0.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (7.23%) Clustering
2 25 (7.23%) Data Centre
3 23 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
5 11 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.60%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.60%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.31%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.73%) Blog
9 6 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.73%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.16%) PKI
10 4 (1.16%) User Experience
11 3 (0.87%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.29%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.29%) iPad
12 1 (0.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 214 (61.85%) Windows
2 126 (36.42%) Windows Server
3 104 (30.06%) Linux
4 62 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (12.14%) Unix
7 29 (8.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (8.09%) Windows 7
9 15 (4.34%) Solaris
10 14 (4.05%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.89%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.60%) CentOS
12 9 (2.60%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.31%) AIX
13 8 (2.31%) HPUX
14 7 (2.02%) Android
14 7 (2.02%) IRIX
15 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (9.83%) ITIL
2 25 (7.23%) Open Source
3 21 (6.07%) SOA
4 20 (5.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 19 (5.49%) Service Delivery
6 16 (4.62%) Analytics
7 15 (4.34%) Customer Engagement
8 14 (4.05%) SIEM
8 14 (4.05%) Time Management
9 13 (3.76%) Presales
10 11 (3.18%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (3.18%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.18%) Software Engineering
11 10 (2.89%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (2.89%) Change Management
11 10 (2.89%) Data Protection
11 10 (2.89%) DevOps
11 10 (2.89%) Mentoring
11 10 (2.89%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (2.60%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.52%) SQL
2 45 (13.01%) Java
3 24 (6.94%) Perl
3 24 (6.94%) Python
4 18 (5.20%) Bash Shell
5 17 (4.91%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.89%) C++
7 9 (2.60%) C
8 8 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.02%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.73%) AWK
10 6 (1.73%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.73%) Korn
10 6 (1.73%) sed
11 4 (1.16%) C#
12 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (12.14%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (10.98%) Degree
3 25 (7.23%) CCNA
4 24 (6.94%) CCNP
5 22 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (5.49%) Security Cleared
7 18 (5.20%) CISSP
7 18 (5.20%) SC Cleared
8 16 (4.62%) MCSE
9 12 (3.47%) CEH
9 12 (3.47%) JNCIA
10 9 (2.60%) MCP
11 8 (2.31%) CCIE
11 8 (2.31%) CCSP
11 8 (2.31%) GCIA
12 5 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.16%) CCA
13 4 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.16%) Security+ Certification
13 4 (1.16%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.62%) SLA
2 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.16%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 148 (42.77%) Active Directory
2 50 (14.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (12.72%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.18%) XenApp
6 9 (2.60%) vSphere
7 7 (2.02%) Docker
8 6 (1.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 5 (1.45%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.16%) Firmware
10 4 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.16%) Samba
10 4 (1.16%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.16%) XenServer
11 3 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (7.51%) Backup Exec
2 20 (5.78%) SCCM
3 7 (2.02%) Ansible
3 7 (2.02%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.02%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.02%) Puppet
4 6 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.73%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.45%) Grafana
5 5 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (1.45%) SCOM
5 5 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.16%) EdgeSight
6 4 (1.16%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.16%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.87%) Graphite
7 3 (0.87%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (30.35%) Microsoft
2 96 (27.75%) VMware
3 66 (19.08%) Cisco
4 48 (13.87%) Oracle
5 37 (10.69%) Juniper
6 33 (9.54%) F5
7 31 (8.96%) IBM
8 24 (6.94%) Veeam
9 23 (6.65%) BEA
10 21 (6.07%) NetApp
11 20 (5.78%) TIBCO
12 18 (5.20%) CheckPoint
13 17 (4.91%) HP
14 15 (4.34%) Citrix
15 14 (4.05%) Sun
16 11 (3.18%) EMC
16 11 (3.18%) Veritas
17 9 (2.60%) LogRhythm
17 9 (2.60%) Red Hat
18 8 (2.31%) Google
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Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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LogRhythm
Salary: Up to £40kpa + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + 25 days' holiday, pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
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