The median annual salary for a Senior Support Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 94 129 144
Rank change year-on-year +35 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 13 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.05% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.87% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 9
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +52.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  

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 1205 1829 2302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.26% 93.84% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1479 1574
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 £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Support Engineer in Reading

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Senior Support Engineer in Reading

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Java
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
1 14 (70.00%) Web Services
1 14 (70.00%) JBoss
1 14 (70.00%) Tomcat
1 14 (70.00%) WebSphere
1 14 (70.00%) Open Source
2 11 (55.00%) REST
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (55.00%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (55.00%) Java SE
2 11 (55.00%) Java EE
2 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) NetBeans
2 11 (55.00%) Spring
2 11 (55.00%) Maven
2 11 (55.00%) JMS
2 11 (55.00%) SOA
2 11 (55.00%) Eclipse
2 11 (55.00%) IntelliJ
2 11 (55.00%) SOAP
2 11 (55.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) TIBCO
2 11 (55.00%) IBM
2 11 (55.00%) FTP
2 11 (55.00%) HTTP
2 11 (55.00%) BEA
2 11 (55.00%) Internet
3 8 (40.00%) Perl
4 7 (35.00%) Linux

Senior 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 14 (70.00%) JBoss
1 14 (70.00%) Tomcat
1 14 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) FTP
1 11 (55.00%) HTTP
1 11 (55.00%) Internet
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) LDAP
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) Broadband
5 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) IPv4
5 1 (5.00%) L2TP
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) PPP
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Eclipse
1 11 (55.00%) IntelliJ
1 11 (55.00%) Maven
1 11 (55.00%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) Java EE
2 11 (55.00%) Java SE
2 11 (55.00%) JMS
2 11 (55.00%) REST
2 11 (55.00%) SOAP
2 11 (55.00%) Spring
2 11 (55.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) LAMP
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
1 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Open Source
2 11 (55.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCSP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) BEA
2 11 (55.00%) IBM
2 11 (55.00%) TIBCO
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft