The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 96 135 133
Rank change year-on-year +39 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 15 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.20% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.33% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 5
Median salary £28,000 £25,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.73% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £34,000 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +4.00%  

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 1211 1823 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1472 1534
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 £26,000 £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%  

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

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 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (37.50%) DHCP
6 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 9 (37.50%) DNS
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) MCP
7 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
8 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (25.00%) Marketing
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.83%) SLA
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.83%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) WAN
9 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
9 5 (20.83%) Firewall
10 4 (16.67%) VLAN
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) VPN
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (16.67%) CCNA
11 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
2 9 (37.50%) DHCP
2 9 (37.50%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) VLAN
4 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.17%) Skype
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
General
1 6 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) MCP
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
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