The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 65 100 101
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 46 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.69% 2.11% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 2.25% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 36
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.42% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% -  

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 1211 1823 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1472 1534
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 £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in Reading

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (66.67%) Windows
2 43 (49.43%) Windows Server
3 42 (48.28%) Linux
4 38 (43.68%) Microsoft
5 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
6 35 (40.23%) VMware
7 23 (26.44%) SQL
8 19 (21.84%) Tomcat
8 19 (21.84%) MS Exchange
8 19 (21.84%) Degree
9 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
9 17 (19.54%) Oracle
9 17 (19.54%) Internet
10 16 (18.39%) IBM
10 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
10 16 (18.39%) HTTP
10 16 (18.39%) Data Protection
10 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
11 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (16.09%) Veeam
12 14 (16.09%) DNS
12 14 (16.09%) Java
13 13 (14.94%) Backup Exec
14 12 (13.79%) Web Services
15 11 (12.64%) XML
15 11 (12.64%) JBoss
15 11 (12.64%) SOAP
15 11 (12.64%) SOA
15 11 (12.64%) Eclipse

Technical 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 19 (21.84%) MS Exchange
1 19 (21.84%) Tomcat
2 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
3 11 (12.64%) JBoss
3 11 (12.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (10.34%) IIS
5 7 (8.05%) Apache
6 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Office 365
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) Internet
1 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
2 16 (18.39%) HTTP
3 14 (16.09%) DNS
4 11 (12.64%) Firewall
4 11 (12.64%) FTP
5 6 (6.90%) VPN
6 5 (5.75%) SAN
6 5 (5.75%) SMTP
6 5 (5.75%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.60%) NAS
7 4 (4.60%) SSL
8 3 (3.45%) DHCP
8 3 (3.45%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.30%) BGP
9 2 (2.30%) H.323
9 2 (2.30%) IPsec
9 2 (2.30%) MPLS
9 2 (2.30%) OSPF
9 2 (2.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Big Data
2 1 (1.15%) DB2
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Eclipse
1 11 (12.64%) IntelliJ
1 11 (12.64%) Maven
1 11 (12.64%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (12.64%) Italian Language
2 6 (6.90%) French Language
2 6 (6.90%) German Language
2 6 (6.90%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Law
4 2 (2.30%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.15%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.15%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.15%) Korean Language
5 1 (1.15%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) Web Services
2 11 (12.64%) Java EE
2 11 (12.64%) Java SE
2 11 (12.64%) JMS
2 11 (12.64%) REST
2 11 (12.64%) SOAP
2 11 (12.64%) Spring
2 11 (12.64%) XML
3 1 (1.15%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.20%) Clustering
3 7 (8.05%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.75%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.60%) PKI
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.15%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 58 (66.67%) Windows
2 43 (49.43%) Windows Server
3 42 (48.28%) Linux
4 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.90%) Unix
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.45%) AIX
9 3 (3.45%) HPUX
9 3 (3.45%) Solaris
10 2 (2.30%) CentOS
11 1 (1.15%) Android
11 1 (1.15%) Debian
11 1 (1.15%) IRIX
11 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.15%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) Data Protection
2 11 (12.64%) Open Source
2 11 (12.64%) SOA
3 9 (10.34%) Data Management
4 4 (4.60%) Case Management
4 4 (4.60%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (4.60%) Time Management
5 3 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (2.30%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.30%) High Availability
6 2 (2.30%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.30%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.30%) Network Management
6 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.15%) Data Security
7 1 (1.15%) ITIL
7 1 (1.15%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) SQL
2 14 (16.09%) Java
3 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.15%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) C++
4 1 (1.15%) Perl
4 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.60%) CCNP
3 4 (4.60%) MCSE
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.45%) CCNA
5 2 (2.30%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (2.30%) CCVP
5 2 (2.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.15%) CEH
6 1 (1.15%) CISSP
6 1 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) Backup Exec
2 8 (9.20%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.75%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (5.75%) SCCM
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco CME
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Nessus
6 1 (1.15%) Nmap
6 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (43.68%) Microsoft
2 35 (40.23%) VMware
3 17 (19.54%) Oracle
4 16 (18.39%) IBM
5 14 (16.09%) Veeam
6 11 (12.64%) BEA
6 11 (12.64%) Cisco
6 11 (12.64%) TIBCO
7 10 (11.49%) HP
8 9 (10.34%) EMC
8 9 (10.34%) Veritas
9 8 (9.20%) arcserve
9 8 (9.20%) CommVault
10 6 (6.90%) NetApp
10 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.75%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.60%) Forcepoint
13 3 (3.45%) Citrix
14 2 (2.30%) Sun
14 2 (2.30%) Verint
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