The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 23 44 38
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 105 118 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.53% 6.06% 6.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.76% 6.47% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 81 112 100
Median salary £28,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +19.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.83% -  

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 1198 1823 2224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.32% 93.68% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1473 1524
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 £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%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Reading

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 151 (67.11%) Windows
2 101 (44.89%) Windows Server
3 91 (40.44%) Active Directory
4 90 (40.00%) Linux
4 90 (40.00%) VMware
5 68 (30.22%) Microsoft
6 49 (21.78%) TCP/IP
7 45 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 44 (19.56%) MS Exchange
9 43 (19.11%) SQL
9 43 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (18.67%) Cisco
11 39 (17.33%) DNS
12 37 (16.44%) SAN
13 36 (16.00%) Firewall
14 35 (15.56%) Data Protection
14 35 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (15.11%) Tomcat
15 34 (15.11%) VPN
16 33 (14.67%) Unix
17 31 (13.78%) Java
17 31 (13.78%) Oracle
17 31 (13.78%) Windows 7
18 30 (13.33%) ITIL
19 29 (12.89%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
21 27 (12.00%) HTTP
22 26 (11.56%) CCNA
22 26 (11.56%) WebSphere
22 26 (11.56%) Degree

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 44 (19.56%) MS Exchange
2 34 (15.11%) Tomcat
3 26 (11.56%) WebSphere
4 20 (8.89%) Apache
4 20 (8.89%) JBoss
5 12 (5.33%) IIS
5 12 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (5.33%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.67%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.78%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.33%) Documentum
8 3 (1.33%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.78%) Office 365
2 21 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.11%) SaaS
5 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 49 (21.78%) TCP/IP
2 39 (17.33%) DNS
3 37 (16.44%) SAN
4 36 (16.00%) Firewall
5 34 (15.11%) VPN
6 27 (12.00%) HTTP
7 25 (11.11%) Internet
7 25 (11.11%) NAS
8 21 (9.33%) LAN
8 21 (9.33%) WAN
9 15 (6.67%) DHCP
10 14 (6.22%) SSL
10 14 (6.22%) VLAN
11 11 (4.89%) FTP
11 11 (4.89%) Wireless
12 8 (3.56%) IPsec
12 8 (3.56%) LDAP
13 7 (3.11%) Wireshark
14 5 (2.22%) SMTP
15 4 (1.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.33%) MySQL
3 5 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.78%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.89%) Big Data
6 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) DB2
7 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (5.33%) Maven
2 11 (4.89%) Eclipse
2 11 (4.89%) IntelliJ
2 11 (4.89%) NetBeans
3 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.44%) Ant
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.44%) Gradle
4 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) JIRA
4 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 19 (8.44%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Italian Language
3 9 (4.00%) Marketing
4 7 (3.11%) French Language
4 7 (3.11%) German Language
4 7 (3.11%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.33%) Billing
7 2 (0.89%) Back Office
7 2 (0.89%) Law
7 2 (0.89%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.44%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.78%) Web Services
2 12 (5.33%) Spring
3 11 (4.89%) Java EE
3 11 (4.89%) Java SE
3 11 (4.89%) JMS
3 11 (4.89%) LAMP
3 11 (4.89%) REST
3 11 (4.89%) SOAP
3 11 (4.89%) XML
4 10 (4.44%) Middleware
5 3 (1.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.33%) J2EE
5 3 (1.33%) jQuery
5 3 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.89%) CSS
6 2 (0.89%) HTML
7 1 (0.44%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.44%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.11%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.22%) Clustering
4 9 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.11%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.11%) PKI
6 6 (2.67%) Blog
6 6 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.67%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.33%) Fintech
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.44%) iPhone
9 1 (0.44%) IVR
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 151 (67.11%) Windows
2 101 (44.89%) Windows Server
3 90 (40.00%) Linux
4 35 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (14.67%) Unix
6 31 (13.78%) Windows 7
7 28 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.56%) CentOS
10 8 (3.56%) Solaris
11 6 (2.67%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.33%) AIX
12 3 (1.33%) HPUX
12 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.44%) Debian
13 1 (0.44%) IRIX
13 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.56%) Data Protection
2 30 (13.33%) ITIL
3 15 (6.67%) Open Source
4 14 (6.22%) Service Delivery
5 13 (5.78%) DevOps
6 12 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (5.33%) SOA
7 10 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.00%) Data Management
8 9 (4.00%) Network Architecture
8 9 (4.00%) Network Design
8 9 (4.00%) Network Planning
9 8 (3.56%) Identity Management
9 8 (3.56%) Migration
10 7 (3.11%) High Availability
11 6 (2.67%) Change Management
11 6 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (2.67%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (2.22%) Network Management
12 5 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.11%) SQL
2 31 (13.78%) Java
3 23 (10.22%) Perl
4 20 (8.89%) Bash Shell
5 17 (7.56%) Python
6 15 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.11%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.33%) C
9 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.33%) Tcl
9 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) C#
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (12.89%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (11.56%) CCNA
2 26 (11.56%) Degree
3 15 (6.67%) CCNP
3 15 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.33%) MCP
5 10 (4.44%) CCIE
6 9 (4.00%) CCIP
6 9 (4.00%) CCSA
6 9 (4.00%) CCSP
6 9 (4.00%) MCSE
7 6 (2.67%) AWS Certification
7 6 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.22%) MCTS
9 4 (1.78%) MCSA
10 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.33%) HND
10 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.89%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (40.44%) Active Directory
2 45 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 43 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.67%) Docker
4 6 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.44%) vSphere
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (7.11%) Backup Exec
2 12 (5.33%) Puppet
3 11 (4.89%) SCCM
4 8 (3.56%) NetBackup
4 8 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.67%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.78%) OpenAM
7 4 (1.78%) WSUS
8 3 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.89%) Ansible
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco CME
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.44%) Nagios
10 1 (0.44%) Nessus
10 1 (0.44%) Nmap
10 1 (0.44%) Salt
10 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (40.00%) VMware
2 68 (30.22%) Microsoft
3 42 (18.67%) Cisco
4 31 (13.78%) Oracle
5 25 (11.11%) NetApp
6 20 (8.89%) Red Hat
7 19 (8.44%) CheckPoint
8 16 (7.11%) IBM
9 15 (6.67%) Citrix
9 15 (6.67%) Veeam
10 14 (6.22%) TIBCO
11 13 (5.78%) HP
12 11 (4.89%) BEA
13 10 (4.44%) EMC
13 10 (4.44%) Veritas
14 8 (3.56%) arcserve
14 8 (3.56%) CommVault
15 7 (3.11%) Juniper
16 6 (2.67%) Sun
17 4 (1.78%) Forcepoint
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