The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 149 179 191
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 77 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.37% 0.71% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.75% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 75 33 39
Average salary £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,300 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £34,200
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
IT Support
South East

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
5238 5433 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.42% 93.56% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3907 3993 3994
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Berkshire

IT Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 38 £24,750 -10.08% 2
Newbury +16 11 £26,000 +1.96%
Maidenhead +4 9 £31,000 +12.72% 1
Slough +5 6 £22,500 -28.57% 1
Windsor - 1 £25,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £18,000 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title.

1 92 (67.15%) Windows
2 51 (37.23%) Active Directory
3 49 (35.77%) Windows 7
4 46 (33.58%) Microsoft
5 39 (28.47%) VMware
6 38 (27.74%) MS Excel
7 33 (24.09%) Linux
8 31 (22.63%) TCP/IP
8 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (21.90%) Cisco
10 29 (21.17%) SQL Server
11 27 (19.71%) Firewall
12 24 (17.52%) SQL
13 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (16.06%) MS Office
15 21 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (13.14%) ITIL
17 16 (11.68%) SAN
17 16 (11.68%) Red Hat
17 16 (11.68%) Finance
17 16 (11.68%) CentOS
17 16 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (11.68%) Hyper-V
18 15 (10.95%) MCSA
19 14 (10.22%) MCP
19 14 (10.22%) Windows XP
19 14 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
20 12 (8.76%) MCSE
20 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
20 12 (8.76%) LAN

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.57%) Lotus Domino
2 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.11%) Lync
3 7 (5.11%) IBM Notes
4 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.65%) IIS
6 4 (2.92%) Apache
7 3 (2.19%) Quickr
7 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.46%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.73%) Site Server
9 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (27.74%) MS Excel
2 22 (16.06%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.73%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.46%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.63%) TCP/IP
2 27 (19.71%) Firewall
3 16 (11.68%) SAN
4 12 (8.76%) LAN
5 10 (7.30%) VPN
6 9 (6.57%) Internet
7 8 (5.84%) DNS
7 8 (5.84%) WAN
8 6 (4.38%) VoIP
9 5 (3.65%) NetScreen
9 5 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.92%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.19%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.19%) NAS
11 3 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.19%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.19%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (1.46%) Network Security
12 2 (1.46%) Wireless
12 2 (1.46%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.84%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (11.68%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.38%) Marketing
3 3 (2.19%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Retail
3 3 (2.19%) Legal
4 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.46%) Electronics
5 1 (0.73%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) LAMP
2 3 (2.19%) JSON
2 3 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.92%) EPoS
1 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
1 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
1 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.19%) EqualLogic
2 3 (2.19%) Statistics
2 3 (2.19%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.46%) DTV
3 2 (1.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 92 (67.15%) Windows
2 49 (35.77%) Windows 7
3 33 (24.09%) Linux
4 21 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (11.68%) CentOS
5 16 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (10.22%) Windows XP
7 12 (8.76%) Debian
7 12 (8.76%) Ubuntu
8 11 (8.03%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.65%) UNIX
11 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.73%) SUSE
13 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.14%) ITIL
2 8 (5.84%) Change Management
3 7 (5.11%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.38%) Data Analysis
4 6 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.65%) Project Management
5 5 (3.65%) Load Balancing
5 5 (3.65%) Time Management
6 4 (2.92%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.92%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.19%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (2.19%) Line Management
8 2 (1.46%) Change Control
8 2 (1.46%) Programme Management
8 2 (1.46%) CRM
9 1 (0.73%) ERP
9 1 (0.73%) ETL
9 1 (0.73%) Service Management
9 1 (0.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.52%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) PHP
3 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.95%) MCSA
3 14 (10.22%) MCP
3 14 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.76%) MCSE
5 11 (8.03%) CCNA
6 9 (6.57%) Degree
7 7 (5.11%) MCTS
8 5 (3.65%) MCITP
9 4 (2.92%) MCDST
10 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.19%) BC Cleared
10 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.73%) Server+ Certification
12 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.46%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (37.23%) Active Directory
2 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.68%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.30%) vSphere
5 4 (2.92%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Backup Exec
1 4 (2.92%) SCCM
2 3 (2.19%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.19%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (33.58%) Microsoft
2 39 (28.47%) VMware
3 30 (21.90%) Cisco
4 16 (11.68%) Red Hat
5 12 (8.76%) Citrix
6 11 (8.03%) HP
7 8 (5.84%) Avaya
7 8 (5.84%) Juniper
7 8 (5.84%) i2
8 7 (5.11%) IBM
8 7 (5.11%) Lotus
9 5 (3.65%) SAP
9 5 (3.65%) Apple
9 5 (3.65%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.92%) Symantec
10 4 (2.92%) Dell
11 3 (2.19%) Veeam
11 3 (2.19%) Sophos
12 2 (1.46%) Websense
12 2 (1.46%) F5
Slough, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 27 days + Bank Hols, Medical,Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Blue Town Online
Salary: £27k - 30k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago