Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Support Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Senior Support Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 174 192
Rank change year-on-year +32 +18 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 15 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.65% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 29
Reading median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +45.25% +59.82%
10th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £47,500
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +8.33% +34.08% +44.35%

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 2227 3330 4428
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.10% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 2496 3519
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 £26,700
90th Percentile £74,000 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Senior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Support Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 11 (73.33%) Firewall
1 11 (73.33%) F5
1 11 (73.33%) WAN
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
1 11 (73.33%) MPLS
1 11 (73.33%) OSPF
1 11 (73.33%) BGP
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (73.33%) Juniper
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) tcpdump
3 7 (46.67%) Wireshark
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) BIG-IP
3 7 (46.67%) Incident Management
3 7 (46.67%) NetScout
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (46.67%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (46.67%) Virtual Team
4 6 (40.00%) CCIE
5 4 (26.67%) CCSP
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) IPv4
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) TIBCO
5 4 (26.67%) BEA
5 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
5 4 (26.67%) L2TP
5 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ

Senior 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 4 (26.67%) JBoss
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) BGP
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
1 11 (73.33%) MPLS
1 11 (73.33%) OSPF
1 11 (73.33%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) BIG-IP
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (46.67%) tcpdump
2 7 (46.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (26.67%) Broadband
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (26.67%) FTP
3 4 (26.67%) HTTP
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
3 4 (26.67%) IPsec
3 4 (26.67%) IPv4
3 4 (26.67%) L2TP
3 4 (26.67%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
1 4 (26.67%) NetBeans
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Java EE
1 4 (26.67%) Java SE
1 4 (26.67%) JMS
1 4 (26.67%) REST
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
1 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Virtual Team
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Incident Management
1 7 (46.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) CCIE
4 4 (26.67%) CCSP
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
1 11 (73.33%) F5
1 11 (73.33%) Juniper
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) NetScout
3 4 (26.67%) BEA
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) TIBCO
3 4 (26.67%) VMware