The median annual salary for a 1st Line Support Engineer was £21,250 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 127 140
Rank change year-on-year +32 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 12 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.92% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 9
Median salary £21,250 £22,500 £23,341
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -3.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £21,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,800 £27,100
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £20,750 £21,700
% change year-on-year +1.20% -4.37%  

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 1272 1711 2221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.10% 96.39% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 1353 1658
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Office 365
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) SLA
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) MCP
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
7 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (5.56%) iPhone
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Firewall

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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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