The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 91 106
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 35 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.72% 2.32% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.40% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 41
Median salary £33,750 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.89% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,375 £26,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% -7.69%  

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 1248 1751 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.97% 96.63% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4379 7459 9255
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 £24,000 £28,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 45 (56.25%) Windows
2 43 (53.75%) Active Directory
3 28 (35.00%) Tomcat
4 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
5 26 (32.50%) Oracle
5 26 (32.50%) Windows Server
6 25 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (30.00%) Degree
7 24 (30.00%) Java
8 23 (28.75%) Internet
8 23 (28.75%) WebSphere
9 22 (27.50%) IBM
9 22 (27.50%) HTTP
10 21 (26.25%) Linux
11 20 (25.00%) JBoss
11 20 (25.00%) SOAP
11 20 (25.00%) Web Services
11 20 (25.00%) XML
11 20 (25.00%) FTP
11 20 (25.00%) JMS
11 20 (25.00%) SOA
11 20 (25.00%) Eclipse
11 20 (25.00%) IntelliJ
11 20 (25.00%) BEA
11 20 (25.00%) TIBCO
11 20 (25.00%) NetBeans
11 20 (25.00%) Spring
11 20 (25.00%) Maven
11 20 (25.00%) Java SE
11 20 (25.00%) Java EE

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 28 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 23 (28.75%) WebSphere
3 20 (25.00%) JBoss
3 20 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (16.25%) IIS
5 7 (8.75%) Apache
6 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Office 365
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) Internet
2 22 (27.50%) HTTP
3 20 (25.00%) FTP
4 16 (20.00%) DNS
5 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
6 10 (12.50%) Firewall
7 6 (7.50%) VPN
8 4 (5.00%) DHCP
8 4 (5.00%) Wireshark
9 3 (3.75%) SAN
10 2 (2.50%) LDAP
10 2 (2.50%) SMTP
10 2 (2.50%) SSL
10 2 (2.50%) VoIP
11 1 (1.25%) DSLAM
11 1 (1.25%) GPON
11 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) DB2
2 2 (2.50%) Informix
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 20 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 20 (25.00%) Maven
1 20 (25.00%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (5.00%) German Language
2 3 (3.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) French Language
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.25%) Korean Language
4 1 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) Java EE
1 20 (25.00%) Java SE
1 20 (25.00%) JMS
1 20 (25.00%) REST
1 20 (25.00%) SOAP
1 20 (25.00%) Spring
1 20 (25.00%) Web Services
1 20 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) CSS
2 1 (1.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.25%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (16.25%) Clustering
3 7 (8.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.00%) PKI
6 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.25%) Windows
2 26 (32.50%) Windows Server
3 21 (26.25%) Linux
4 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.75%) Unix
7 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.50%) AIX
8 2 (2.50%) Android
8 2 (2.50%) HPUX
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.50%) Solaris
8 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.25%) IRIX
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Open Source
1 20 (25.00%) SOA
2 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (11.25%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (6.25%) Data Management
4 5 (6.25%) High Availability
4 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery Management
4 5 (6.25%) Time Management
4 5 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (3.75%) Data Security
5 3 (3.75%) ITIL
5 3 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.50%) Case Management
6 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.50%) Presales
6 2 (2.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) Java
2 12 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.25%) C++
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) Python
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) MCSA
2 2 (2.50%) MCSE
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (53.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.75%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Backup Exec
2 7 (8.75%) NetBackup
2 7 (8.75%) SCCM
3 5 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.50%) Oracle
3 22 (27.50%) IBM
4 20 (25.00%) BEA
4 20 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 17 (21.25%) VMware
6 15 (18.75%) Veeam
7 8 (10.00%) HP
8 7 (8.75%) CommVault
8 7 (8.75%) EMC
9 6 (7.50%) NetApp
10 5 (6.25%) arcserve
10 5 (6.25%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.25%) Cisco
10 5 (6.25%) Veritas
11 4 (5.00%) Dell
12 3 (3.75%) Sun
13 2 (2.50%) Citrix
13 2 (2.50%) Lotus
13 2 (2.50%) Sybase