The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 43 40 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 182 264 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.39% 5.34% 6.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 5.64% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 156 240 231
Median salary £34,500 £35,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% -2.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 3207 4678 5136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.97% 94.62% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3815 3811
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 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 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 +19 105 £28,000 -30.00% 8
Maidenhead +10 15 £40,000 +33.33%
Slough +20 13 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Bracknell -24 13 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Wokingham +4 7 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Newbury +10 5 £27,500 -24.13%
Thatcham - 1 £30,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 294 (71.19%) Windows
2 197 (47.70%) Active Directory
3 170 (41.16%) Windows Server
4 167 (40.44%) Linux
5 133 (32.20%) VMware
6 129 (31.23%) Microsoft
7 100 (24.21%) Firewall
8 96 (23.24%) SQL
9 94 (22.76%) SQL Server
10 92 (22.28%) TCP/IP
11 81 (19.61%) Cisco
12 75 (18.16%) Windows 7
13 74 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 74 (17.92%) MS Exchange
14 71 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 70 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
16 64 (15.50%) MS Excel
17 63 (15.25%) DNS
18 60 (14.53%) Hyper-V
19 53 (12.83%) Unix
20 51 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
21 50 (12.11%) ITIL
22 49 (11.86%) Tomcat
22 49 (11.86%) LAN
23 48 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
23 48 (11.62%) CCNA
24 46 (11.14%) WAN
25 44 (10.65%) Oracle
25 44 (10.65%) SAN
26 41 (9.93%) Java

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 74 (17.92%) MS Exchange
2 49 (11.86%) Tomcat
3 38 (9.20%) WebSphere
4 35 (8.47%) Apache
5 32 (7.75%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (6.54%) JBoss
7 25 (6.05%) IIS
8 24 (5.81%) WebLogic
9 23 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (2.18%) IBM Notes
13 7 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (1.69%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (1.45%) OpenStack
14 6 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 64 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.78%) MS Office
3 7 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.72%) Office 365
2 26 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.66%) SaaS
5 5 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
7 1 (0.24%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 100 (24.21%) Firewall
2 92 (22.28%) TCP/IP
3 63 (15.25%) DNS
4 49 (11.86%) LAN
5 46 (11.14%) WAN
6 44 (10.65%) SAN
7 40 (9.69%) VPN
8 38 (9.20%) HTTP
9 27 (6.54%) NAS
10 26 (6.30%) Internet
11 25 (6.05%) DHCP
12 22 (5.33%) SSL
12 22 (5.33%) Wireless
13 17 (4.12%) VLAN
14 15 (3.63%) Network Security
15 11 (2.66%) FTP
16 10 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (2.18%) MPLS
17 9 (2.18%) SSH
18 8 (1.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.12%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.87%) Big Data
4 14 (3.39%) MySQL
5 9 (2.18%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.94%) InfluxDB
7 7 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.97%) DB2
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (2.91%) Maven
2 11 (2.66%) Eclipse
2 11 (2.66%) IntelliJ
2 11 (2.66%) NetBeans
3 9 (2.18%) JIRA
4 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.24%) Ant
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.24%) Gradle
6 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.24%) MSI
6 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 26 (6.30%) French Language
2 24 (5.81%) Finance
2 24 (5.81%) German Language
3 19 (4.60%) Games
4 16 (3.87%) Manufacturing
5 15 (3.63%) Spanish Language
6 12 (2.91%) Italian Language
7 11 (2.66%) Marketing
7 11 (2.66%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.42%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (0.97%) Billing
9 4 (0.97%) Law
10 3 (0.73%) Back Office
10 3 (0.73%) Electronics
10 3 (0.73%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Avionics
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.24%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.51%) Web Services
2 14 (3.39%) LAMP
3 13 (3.15%) Spring
3 13 (3.15%) XML
4 12 (2.91%) ZeroMQ
5 11 (2.66%) Java EE
5 11 (2.66%) Java SE
5 11 (2.66%) JMS
5 11 (2.66%) Regular Expression
5 11 (2.66%) REST
5 11 (2.66%) SOAP
6 10 (2.42%) Middleware
7 7 (1.69%) J2EE
8 4 (0.97%) CSS
8 4 (0.97%) HTML
9 3 (0.73%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.73%) jQuery
9 3 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.48%) .NET
10 2 (0.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.30%) Clustering
2 24 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.12%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (2.66%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.94%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.69%) PKI
9 6 (1.45%) Blog
9 6 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.21%) e-Health
11 4 (0.97%) iPhone
11 4 (0.97%) Replication
11 4 (0.97%) User Experience
12 3 (0.73%) Fintech
12 3 (0.73%) iPad
12 3 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 294 (71.19%) Windows
2 170 (41.16%) Windows Server
3 167 (40.44%) Linux
4 75 (18.16%) Windows 7
5 71 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (12.83%) Unix
8 34 (8.23%) Windows 8
8 34 (8.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (7.26%) Windows 10
10 26 (6.30%) CentOS
11 19 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (3.87%) Solaris
13 10 (2.42%) Windows XP
14 9 (2.18%) AIX
14 9 (2.18%) HPUX
14 9 (2.18%) Mac OS
14 9 (2.18%) Windows NT
15 7 (1.69%) IRIX
16 6 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (12.11%) ITIL
2 37 (8.96%) Data Protection
3 23 (5.57%) Analytics
3 23 (5.57%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (4.84%) Open Source
4 20 (4.84%) SIEM
5 19 (4.60%) Service Delivery
6 18 (4.36%) Presales
7 17 (4.12%) DevOps
7 17 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (3.87%) Mentoring
9 14 (3.39%) Network Design
10 13 (3.15%) Migration
11 12 (2.91%) SOA
12 10 (2.42%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (2.42%) Digital Forensics
13 9 (2.18%) Data Management
13 9 (2.18%) Network Architecture
13 9 (2.18%) Network Planning
14 8 (1.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 96 (23.24%) SQL
2 41 (9.93%) Java
3 31 (7.51%) Bash Shell
4 28 (6.78%) Python
5 23 (5.57%) Perl
6 16 (3.87%) C
7 15 (3.63%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.63%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.18%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.97%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.73%) Tcl
11 1 (0.24%) C#
11 1 (0.24%) C++
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (11.62%) CCNA
2 48 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (7.99%) Degree
3 33 (7.99%) MCSE
4 31 (7.51%) CISSP
5 25 (6.05%) CEH
6 21 (5.08%) MCP
7 16 (3.87%) CCNP
7 16 (3.87%) Security Cleared
8 15 (3.63%) GCIA
8 15 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (3.39%) MCSA
10 13 (3.15%) SC Cleared
11 10 (2.42%) CCIE
11 10 (2.42%) CCSA
12 9 (2.18%) CCIP
12 9 (2.18%) CCSP
12 9 (2.18%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.02%) SLA
2 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 197 (47.70%) Active Directory
2 74 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (14.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.94%) Samba
5 8 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (1.94%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.45%) Docker
7 4 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.97%) XenApp
8 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.73%) vSphere
9 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (4.60%) Backup Exec
2 16 (3.87%) Puppet
2 16 (3.87%) SCCM
3 12 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.42%) Grafana
5 9 (2.18%) Ansible
6 8 (1.94%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.69%) Graphite
7 7 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (1.45%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.45%) WSUS
9 4 (0.97%) Kibana
9 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.97%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.73%) SCOM
10 3 (0.73%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 133 (32.20%) VMware
2 129 (31.23%) Microsoft
3 81 (19.61%) Cisco
4 44 (10.65%) Oracle
5 27 (6.54%) NetApp
6 26 (6.30%) Juniper
7 25 (6.05%) CheckPoint
8 24 (5.81%) Citrix
9 22 (5.33%) IBM
9 22 (5.33%) Red Hat
10 19 (4.60%) HP
11 17 (4.12%) Veeam
12 16 (3.87%) Google
13 14 (3.39%) BEA
13 14 (3.39%) TIBCO
14 13 (3.15%) F5
14 13 (3.15%) Sun
15 12 (2.91%) Apple
15 12 (2.91%) EMC
15 12 (2.91%) Veritas
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