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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 140 148 190
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 78 65 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.54% 1.19% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.27% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 78 58 31
Average salary £23,000 £25,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.91% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £20,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,980
% change year-on-year
- +0.08%
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
4733 5108 5030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.50% 93.18% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3583 3687 4026
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +35 51 £22,500 -23.72% 4
Slough -5 7 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Bracknell +8 5 £14,000 -44.00%
Wokingham - 5 £29,000 -
Windsor - 4 £25,000 -
Maidenhead -10 2 £31,000 +21.56%
Newbury -12 2 £42,500 +112.50%
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 103 (66.45%) Windows
2 56 (36.13%) Active Directory
3 49 (31.61%) Linux
4 44 (28.39%) TCP/IP
5 43 (27.74%) Microsoft
5 43 (27.74%) Windows 7
6 42 (27.10%) VMware
7 33 (21.29%) MS Excel
8 31 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 31 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (18.06%) CentOS
10 25 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (14.84%) SQL
12 22 (14.19%) Windows XP
13 21 (13.55%) MS Office
13 21 (13.55%) Debian
13 21 (13.55%) Ubuntu
14 20 (12.90%) Firewall
15 17 (10.97%) Cisco
15 17 (10.97%) Hyper-V
16 16 (10.32%) ITIL
16 16 (10.32%) Finance
17 15 (9.68%) SAN
18 14 (9.03%) Lotus Domino
19 13 (8.39%) SQL Server
19 13 (8.39%) SLA
19 13 (8.39%) Windows 2000 Server
19 13 (8.39%) Windows 8
19 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (9.03%) Lotus Domino
2 11 (7.10%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.81%) Lync
4 7 (4.52%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.52%) IBM Notes
5 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.23%) IIS
7 4 (2.58%) Apache
7 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.94%) Quickr
9 1 (0.65%) Site Server
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (21.29%) MS Excel
2 21 (13.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.65%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Office 365
2 3 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.39%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.90%) Firewall
3 15 (9.68%) SAN
4 11 (7.10%) Internet
5 10 (6.45%) LAN
6 7 (4.52%) DNS
7 6 (3.87%) WAN
7 6 (3.87%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.23%) NetScreen
9 4 (2.58%) VPN
9 4 (2.58%) DHCP
9 4 (2.58%) Wireless
10 3 (1.94%) VoIP
11 2 (1.29%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.65%) SMDS
12 1 (0.65%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.65%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.65%) Network Security
12 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.87%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (10.32%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) Retail
3 5 (3.23%) Marketing
3 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.94%) Legal
5 3 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.29%) Banking
6 2 (1.29%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.29%) French Language
6 2 (1.29%) German Language
6 2 (1.29%) Norwegian Language
6 2 (1.29%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.65%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.23%) LAMP
2 2 (1.29%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.94%) FMCG
3 3 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.94%) EPoS
3 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.94%) Statistics
4 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.65%) NHS
5 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.65%) DTV
5 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 103 (66.45%) Windows
2 49 (31.61%) Linux
3 43 (27.74%) Windows 7
4 31 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (18.06%) CentOS
6 25 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (14.19%) Windows XP
8 21 (13.55%) Debian
8 21 (13.55%) Ubuntu
9 13 (8.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 13 (8.39%) Windows 8
9 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.94%) UNIX
12 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.32%) ITIL
2 9 (5.81%) Service Delivery
2 9 (5.81%) Time Management
3 6 (3.87%) Change Management
4 5 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 5 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 4 (2.58%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (2.58%) Line Management
6 3 (1.94%) Mentoring
6 3 (1.94%) Analytics
6 3 (1.94%) CRM
6 3 (1.94%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (1.94%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (1.94%) Project Management
6 3 (1.94%) Asset Management
6 3 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.29%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.29%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.84%) SQL
2 4 (2.58%) PHP
3 3 (1.94%) C
4 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.45%) Degree
3 8 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.16%) MCITP
3 8 (5.16%) MCP
3 8 (5.16%) MCSA
4 7 (4.52%) CCNA
4 7 (4.52%) MCSE
5 6 (3.87%) A+ Certification
5 6 (3.87%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (1.94%) MCDST
6 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) MCTS
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 56 (36.13%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.97%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.52%) vSphere
5 6 (3.87%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.94%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.94%) XenApp
7 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 43 (27.74%) Microsoft
2 42 (27.10%) VMware
3 31 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 17 (10.97%) Cisco
5 11 (7.10%) HP
6 10 (6.45%) IBM
7 8 (5.16%) Apple
7 8 (5.16%) Juniper
7 8 (5.16%) i2
8 7 (4.52%) Lotus
8 7 (4.52%) Citrix
9 3 (1.94%) Dell
9 3 (1.94%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.94%) Mitel
9 3 (1.94%) DataCore
10 2 (1.29%) F5
10 2 (1.29%) Sophos
10 2 (1.29%) Websense
10 2 (1.29%) Symantec
10 2 (1.29%) Avaya
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
ABRS
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 26 days ago