The median annual salary for a 1st Line Support Engineer was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

First Line Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 137 141
Rank change year-on-year +37 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 6 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.48% 0.10% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.11% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 9
Median salary £21,500 £22,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +2.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,400 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,600 £22,200
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1212 1836 2305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.35% 93.87% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1487 1577
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Reading

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in Reading.

Salary trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Reading

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 1st Line 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 Reading region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (14.29%) iPhone
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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