The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had 2nd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
South East / Berkshire
Rank 164 163 144
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 27 66 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 1.23% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.29% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 56 51
Median salary £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £36,200
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,125 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.49% +0.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3514 5128 5081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.81% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2761 4175 3660
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Berkshire region.

2nd Line Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

2nd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

2nd Line Support Salary Histogram in Berkshire

2nd Line Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +34 11 £27,500 +3.77%
Slough +29 6 £25,500 -49.00%
Bracknell +4 3 £30,000 +3.44%
Maidenhead -2 2 - - 1
Newbury - 2 £27,500 - 1
Ascot - 2 £25,000 -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 2nd Line Support 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 Berkshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 37 (61.67%) Active Directory
3 25 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 24 (40.00%) VMware
5 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
6 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 17 (28.33%) TCP/IP
9 16 (26.67%) MS Office
9 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
12 13 (21.67%) Firewall
13 12 (20.00%) MCP
14 11 (18.33%) Windows 8
14 11 (18.33%) LAN
15 10 (16.67%) Cisco
15 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (15.00%) VPN
16 9 (15.00%) ITIL
16 9 (15.00%) Linux
16 9 (15.00%) Finance
17 8 (13.33%) WAN
17 8 (13.33%) Office 365
18 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
18 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
18 7 (11.67%) SLA
18 7 (11.67%) SQL
18 7 (11.67%) MCTS

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Foundation
5 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) MS Office
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (21.67%) Firewall
3 11 (18.33%) LAN
4 9 (15.00%) VPN
5 8 (13.33%) WAN
6 6 (10.00%) DHCP
6 6 (10.00%) DNS
6 6 (10.00%) VoIP
7 5 (8.33%) VLAN
8 3 (5.00%) PBX
8 3 (5.00%) Skype
8 3 (5.00%) Wireless
9 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.33%) NAS
9 2 (3.33%) Network Security
9 2 (3.33%) SAN
10 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.67%) SSL
10 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Law
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Publishing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (5.00%) iPad
1 3 (5.00%) iPhone
1 3 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.33%) NHS
2 2 (3.33%) PKI
2 2 (3.33%) Replication
2 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (18.33%) Windows 8
5 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (15.00%) Linux
7 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.67%) Windows Phone
9 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.67%) Unix
11 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (5.00%) Time Management
5 2 (3.33%) Data Management
5 2 (3.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (1.67%) Coaching
6 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.67%) ITSM
6 1 (1.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (1.67%) OO
6 1 (1.67%) Open Source
6 1 (1.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.67%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.67%) Service Management
6 1 (1.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) X++
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.00%) MCP
3 7 (11.67%) MCTS
4 6 (10.00%) MCSA
5 5 (8.33%) MCITP
6 4 (6.67%) MCSE
7 2 (3.33%) CCNA
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.33%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) MOS
8 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 37 (61.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.00%) Perfmon
3 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) VMware
2 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) HP
5 5 (8.33%) IBM
5 5 (8.33%) Symantec
6 4 (6.67%) Google
7 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.00%) Dell
7 3 (5.00%) Kaspersky
7 3 (5.00%) Veeam
7 3 (5.00%) Xerox
8 2 (3.33%) Citrix
8 2 (3.33%) CommVault
8 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) Juniper
8 2 (3.33%) NetApp
9 1 (1.67%) Avaya
9 1 (1.67%) Mitel
9 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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