Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 62 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.91% 2.79% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 2.86% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 40
Slough median annual salary £32,500 £34,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.80% -4.83% -7.05%
10th Percentile £24,325 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £39,125 £43,750 £47,500
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +17.65%

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 514 665 912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.16% 97.65% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 454 572 812
Slough median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,400 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
4 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) ITIL
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
6 8 (30.77%) Office 365
6 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (30.77%) SLA
7 6 (23.08%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) XenApp
8 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
8 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (15.38%) CCNA
9 4 (15.38%) Retail
9 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
10 3 (11.54%) OpenUP
10 3 (11.54%) Smart Meter
10 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Exadata

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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) 3G
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Exadata
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) OpenUP
3 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.69%) PHP
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (15.38%) CCNA
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) MCSA
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) XenApp
3 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (7.69%) KVM
5 2 (7.69%) Xen
5 2 (7.69%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) Firmware
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Intel
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam