The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

IT Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 118 124
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 10 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.84% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.87% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 25
Median salary £25,500 £26,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +6.12%  

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 1257 1733 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.99% 96.49% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1375 1634
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT 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 IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 15 (57.69%) DHCP
6 14 (53.85%) DNS
7 11 (42.31%) VMware
8 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
8 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (30.77%) Cisco
10 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
10 8 (30.77%) LAN
10 8 (30.77%) WAN
11 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (23.08%) Office 365
12 6 (23.08%) Marketing
12 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 6 (23.08%) CCNA
12 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
12 6 (23.08%) Backup Exec
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (19.23%) MCP
14 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
14 4 (15.38%) Veeam
14 4 (15.38%) SQL
14 4 (15.38%) Clustering
15 3 (11.54%) EMC

IT 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) DHCP
2 14 (53.85%) DNS
3 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 8 (30.77%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) ADSL
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.85%) ATM
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.85%) Firewall
7 1 (3.85%) NAS
7 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) Informix
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (23.08%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.69%) Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery Management
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Data Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CCNA
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCTS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) Veeam
5 3 (11.54%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) CommVault
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) Veritas
7 1 (3.85%) arcserve
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) Lotus
7 1 (3.85%) NetIQ
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) Sybase
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