Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £34,750 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 49 47
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 33 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.87% 4.09% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 4.31% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 54
Slough median annual salary £34,750 £37,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.33% -5.66% +13.57%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,550 £27,200
90th Percentile £43,750 £53,000 £48,750
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%

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 676 765 1276
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 94.80% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 595 675 1045
Slough median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £25,850 £30,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Slough region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (25.00%) SCVMM
6 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) WAN
8 3 (15.00%) LAN
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (15.00%) Product Management
8 3 (15.00%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
9 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
9 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
9 2 (10.00%) System Testing

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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.00%) SMS
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Raphaël
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (15.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Product Management
3 2 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp