Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Second Line Support Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 170 178
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 13 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.66% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 38
Reading median annual salary £28,000 £31,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -8.41%
10th Percentile £21,800 £22,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £36,000 £28,750
Berkshire median annual salary £28,000 £28,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.75% +14.00% -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2259 3310 4439
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.11% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 2482 3531
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,800 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Reading

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Reading.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Reading

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 2nd 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) Office 365
4 3 (23.08%) Capita
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (7.69%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008

2nd 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Capita
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.69%) SAP