The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 28 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 107 128 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.28% 7.15% 7.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.53% 7.41% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 85 127 132
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +46.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £61,250 £45,875
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year -1.66% +3.44%  

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 1254 1728 2205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.98% 96.59% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4415 7383 9339
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 117 (56.25%) Windows
2 76 (36.54%) Active Directory
3 73 (35.10%) Windows Server
4 64 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 61 (29.33%) VMware
6 48 (23.08%) Linux
7 39 (18.75%) Oracle
7 39 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 38 (18.27%) HTTP
8 38 (18.27%) Java
8 38 (18.27%) Cisco
9 37 (17.79%) DNS
10 36 (17.31%) Internet
11 34 (16.35%) Degree
12 33 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (15.87%) Office 365
13 31 (14.90%) WebSphere
13 31 (14.90%) Tomcat
14 30 (14.42%) Firewall
15 29 (13.94%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (13.94%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (13.46%) IBM
16 28 (13.46%) VPN
16 28 (13.46%) ITIL
17 27 (12.98%) Web Services
17 27 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (12.50%) SQL
19 24 (11.54%) Perl
19 24 (11.54%) Unix

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 31 (14.90%) Tomcat
1 31 (14.90%) WebSphere
2 23 (11.06%) JBoss
2 23 (11.06%) MS Exchange
3 21 (10.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (7.21%) IIS
5 13 (6.25%) Apache
6 8 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (2.88%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.92%) SAS
10 3 (1.44%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.87%) Office 365
2 22 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 38 (18.27%) HTTP
3 37 (17.79%) DNS
4 36 (17.31%) Internet
5 30 (14.42%) Firewall
6 28 (13.46%) VPN
7 23 (11.06%) WAN
8 20 (9.62%) DHCP
8 20 (9.62%) FTP
9 18 (8.65%) SSL
10 16 (7.69%) IPsec
10 16 (7.69%) LAN
11 15 (7.21%) MPLS
12 14 (6.73%) BGP
12 14 (6.73%) OSPF
12 14 (6.73%) Wireshark
13 10 (4.81%) Broadband
13 10 (4.81%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (4.33%) SAN
15 8 (3.85%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.85%) DB2
3 4 (1.92%) MySQL
4 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.96%) Big Data
5 2 (0.96%) Informix
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (10.10%) Maven
2 20 (9.62%) Eclipse
2 20 (9.62%) IntelliJ
2 20 (9.62%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.48%) Ant
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.48%) Gradle
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 20 (9.62%) Finance
2 8 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.88%) Marketing
4 4 (1.92%) Banking
4 4 (1.92%) German Language
5 3 (1.44%) French Language
5 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.48%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.98%) Web Services
2 21 (10.10%) Java EE
2 21 (10.10%) Spring
2 21 (10.10%) XML
3 20 (9.62%) Java SE
3 20 (9.62%) JMS
3 20 (9.62%) REST
3 20 (9.62%) SOAP
4 6 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.92%) .NET
6 3 (1.44%) CSS
6 3 (1.44%) HTML
7 2 (0.96%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.96%) LAMP
8 1 (0.48%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.48%) Mason
8 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.94%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (9.62%) Clustering
3 19 (9.13%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (4.33%) Virtual Team
7 8 (3.85%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.88%) Blog
8 6 (2.88%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.92%) PKI
11 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.48%) iPad
11 1 (0.48%) iPhone
11 1 (0.48%) Replication
11 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 117 (56.25%) Windows
2 73 (35.10%) Windows Server
3 48 (23.08%) Linux
4 29 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.54%) Unix
7 17 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (7.21%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.33%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.37%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.37%) Solaris
12 6 (2.88%) Android
13 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.96%) AIX
14 2 (0.96%) HPUX
14 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.48%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.46%) ITIL
2 21 (10.10%) Open Source
2 21 (10.10%) SOA
3 15 (7.21%) Customer Engagement
4 14 (6.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (6.73%) Service Delivery
5 12 (5.77%) Data Protection
6 11 (5.29%) Software Engineering
7 10 (4.81%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (4.33%) DevOps
8 9 (4.33%) High Availability
8 9 (4.33%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.33%) Service Delivery Management
8 9 (4.33%) Time Management
9 8 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.85%) Identity Management
9 8 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (3.37%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.88%) Case Management
11 6 (2.88%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.27%) Java
2 26 (12.50%) SQL
3 24 (11.54%) Perl
4 17 (8.17%) Python
4 17 (8.17%) Shell Script
5 11 (5.29%) C++
6 10 (4.81%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.88%) AWK
7 6 (2.88%) Korn
7 6 (2.88%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.88%) sed
8 4 (1.92%) C
8 4 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.96%) C#
10 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (16.35%) Degree
2 29 (13.94%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (8.17%) CCNA
3 17 (8.17%) CCNP
4 13 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 12 (5.77%) JNCIA
6 7 (3.37%) CCIE
6 7 (3.37%) CCSP
6 7 (3.37%) MCP
7 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.40%) MCSE
9 4 (1.92%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.92%) PMP
10 3 (1.44%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.44%) MCSA
11 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.48%) MCTS
12 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.33%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) SAS 70
3 3 (1.44%) QA
4 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (36.54%) Active Directory
2 33 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.85%) Docker
5 7 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 4 (1.92%) Firmware
7 4 (1.92%) vSphere
7 4 (1.92%) XenApp
8 3 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (8.65%) Backup Exec
2 12 (5.77%) SCCM
3 8 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.37%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.88%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.40%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.44%) Puppet
8 2 (0.96%) Ansible
8 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Nagios
9 1 (0.48%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.48%) Salt
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 61 (29.33%) VMware
3 39 (18.75%) Oracle
4 38 (18.27%) Cisco
5 28 (13.46%) IBM
6 23 (11.06%) Juniper
7 20 (9.62%) BEA
7 20 (9.62%) TIBCO
8 19 (9.13%) Veeam
9 18 (8.65%) F5
9 18 (8.65%) NetApp
10 15 (7.21%) HP
11 11 (5.29%) CheckPoint
12 9 (4.33%) EMC
13 8 (3.85%) Sun
14 7 (3.37%) CommVault
14 7 (3.37%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.37%) Veritas
15 6 (2.88%) arcserve
15 6 (2.88%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 15 days ago