Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £33,250 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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

Support Engineer
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 42 46
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 29 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.89% 4.50% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 4.62% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 52
Slough median annual salary £33,250 £31,750 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% -1.55% -0.77%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £20,800
90th Percentile £38,750 £53,125 £50,000
Berkshire median annual salary £33,500 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.47% -9.33% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Permanent vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 436 628 1,135
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 97.36% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 378 547 988
Slough median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £27,350 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,150 £73,750 £79,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Slough

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Slough

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Slough over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Slough region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) SLA
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) MySQL
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) CCNA
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (22.73%) Resource Management
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 5 (22.73%) Smart Meter
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (22.73%) OpenUP
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (22.73%) Office 365
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
6 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Intel
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Smart Meter
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) OpenUP
2 5 (22.73%) Resource Management
3 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CCNA
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSA
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Intel
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Snow
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam