Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 57 48
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.25% 2.89% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 2.97% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 34
Slough median annual salary £37,500 £34,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.91% -10.32% -1.27%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,750 £49,250
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +14.29%

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 596 674 792
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.26% 97.26% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 465 594 704
Slough median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -19.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,550 £27,500 £30,400
90th Percentile £74,000 £68,750 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.37% -5.00% +3.09%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) SLA
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 6 (28.57%) Citrix
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 6 (28.57%) Ansible
6 5 (23.81%) Office 365
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (23.81%) XenApp
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Life Science
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
7 4 (19.05%) Automotive
7 4 (19.05%) Retail
7 4 (19.05%) Service Management
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (19.05%) Unix

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 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (14.29%) 3G
3 2 (9.52%) 2G
3 2 (9.52%) 4G
3 2 (9.52%) GSM
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) LTE
3 2 (9.52%) Node B
3 2 (9.52%) RNC
3 2 (9.52%) UMTS
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) WiMAX
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
2 4 (19.05%) Automotive
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Life Science
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.76%) Discrete Manufacturing
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) XenApp
2 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) KVM
3 2 (9.52%) Xen
3 2 (9.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Ansible
2 4 (19.05%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
6 2 (9.52%) Huawei
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel
6 2 (9.52%) Nokia
6 2 (9.52%) Nortel
7 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com