Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Technical Support Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 109 143
Rank change year-on-year -19 +34 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 27 88 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.13% 2.51% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 2.61% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 83 64
Reading median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -22.58% +9.15%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £45,000 £47,500
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -20.00% +1.35%

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 2283 3369 4386
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.17% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 2525 3487
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,850 £71,700 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
5 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) IIS
6 6 (22.22%) Apache
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) IBM
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) CentOS
7 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
8 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (14.81%) Open Source
8 4 (14.81%) REST
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (14.81%) Java SE
8 4 (14.81%) Java EE
8 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
8 4 (14.81%) Spring
8 4 (14.81%) Maven
8 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering

Technical 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 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) Apache
2 6 (22.22%) IIS
3 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
4 4 (14.81%) JBoss
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) FTP
2 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (14.81%) IntelliJ
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
1 4 (14.81%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (14.81%) Advertising
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Java EE
1 4 (14.81%) Java SE
1 4 (14.81%) JMS
1 4 (14.81%) REST
1 4 (14.81%) SOAP
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Currency
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) CentOS
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.81%) Debian
4 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
2 4 (14.81%) SOA
2 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Server Building
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery Management
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (7.41%) KVM
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) BEA
5 4 (14.81%) TIBCO
6 3 (11.11%) Veeam
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) CommVault
8 1 (3.70%) CyberSource
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Lotus
8 1 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) Sybase