The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 125 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 87 88 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.96% 1.76% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.84% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76 88 78
Median salary £29,500 £25,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £19,250 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £38,150 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £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
4287 4776 5271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.75% 95.69% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 3635 3719
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 24 £27,500 +20.87% 1
Maidenhead +3 17 £31,250 -11.97%
Windsor +8 13 £47,500 +90.00%
Slough +12 11 £40,000 +60.00%
Bracknell -11 8 £25,000 +28.20%
Newbury +2 4 £22,000 -45.34% 1
Hungerford - 2 £31,500 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 106 (70.67%) Windows
2 82 (54.67%) Active Directory
3 72 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 56 (37.33%) Windows Server
5 50 (33.33%) VMware
6 48 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 42 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (24.67%) Windows 7
9 36 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (22.67%) Linux
11 28 (18.67%) MS Office
11 28 (18.67%) LAN
12 27 (18.00%) MS Exchange
13 26 (17.33%) ITIL
14 22 (14.67%) WAN
15 21 (14.00%) Office 365
16 19 (12.67%) CentOS
16 19 (12.67%) SCCM
16 19 (12.67%) Data Centre
17 18 (12.00%) TCP/IP
17 18 (12.00%) DNS
18 17 (11.33%) Cisco
18 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (11.33%) DHCP
18 17 (11.33%) SQL
18 17 (11.33%) Firewall
18 17 (11.33%) Windows 8
19 16 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (10.67%) vSphere

IT 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 27 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.67%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.00%) MS Project Server
7 3 (2.00%) nginx
8 2 (1.33%) Apache
8 2 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.33%) Confluence
8 2 (1.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 28 (18.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.67%) LAN
2 22 (14.67%) WAN
3 18 (12.00%) DNS
3 18 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (11.33%) DHCP
4 17 (11.33%) Firewall
5 13 (8.67%) SAN
6 11 (7.33%) VPN
7 8 (5.33%) LDAP
8 7 (4.67%) IP Telephony
8 7 (4.67%) Skype
9 4 (2.67%) Internet
9 4 (2.67%) NAS
10 3 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.00%) Wireless
11 2 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.33%) VLAN
11 2 (1.33%) VoIP
11 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) Big Data
2 3 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.67%) MS Access
4 1 (0.67%) MySQL
4 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (8.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Banking
2 6 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.00%) Publishing
3 3 (2.00%) Games
3 3 (2.00%) German Language
3 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.00%) Retail
4 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) .NET
2 3 (2.00%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (0.67%) EDI
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.33%) Smartphone
3 7 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.00%) PMI
5 4 (2.67%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.00%) Clustering
6 3 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.00%) Fintech
7 2 (1.33%) iPad
7 2 (1.33%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.67%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 106 (70.67%) Windows
2 56 (37.33%) Windows Server
3 48 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (24.67%) Windows 7
6 34 (22.67%) Linux
7 19 (12.67%) CentOS
8 17 (11.33%) Windows 8
9 15 (10.00%) Ubuntu
10 14 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (8.67%) Windows XP
12 8 (5.33%) Unix
13 7 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (4.67%) Windows 10
14 3 (2.00%) AIX
14 3 (2.00%) Android
14 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.00%) HPUX
14 3 (2.00%) Solaris
14 3 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) ITIL
2 15 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
3 13 (8.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (4.67%) Escalation Management
4 7 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (4.00%) Presales
5 6 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (4.00%) Software Delivery
6 5 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 5 (3.33%) Planning and Forecasting
7 4 (2.67%) CRM
7 4 (2.67%) Information Security
7 4 (2.67%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.00%) ERP
8 3 (2.00%) Project Management
8 3 (2.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.33%) SQL
2 11 (7.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
3 8 (5.33%) Python
4 3 (2.00%) VBA
5 1 (0.67%) C#
5 1 (0.67%) C++
5 1 (0.67%) Java
5 1 (0.67%) Perl
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
5 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.00%) MCP
3 11 (7.33%) Degree
4 9 (6.00%) MCSE
5 7 (4.67%) MCSA
6 6 (4.00%) MOS
6 6 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.33%) MCITP
7 5 (3.33%) MCTS
8 4 (2.67%) CCNA
8 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.67%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.00%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.33%) MCDST
11 1 (0.67%) CCDA
11 1 (0.67%) HND
11 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) SLA
2 5 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 82 (54.67%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.67%) vSphere
4 15 (10.00%) Firmware
5 10 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.67%) XenApp
8 6 (4.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.67%) NFS
10 1 (0.67%) Samba
10 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (12.67%) SCCM
2 6 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.67%) DameWare
3 4 (2.67%) WSUS
4 3 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.00%) Nagios
4 3 (2.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (33.33%) VMware
3 17 (11.33%) Cisco
4 16 (10.67%) Red Hat
5 15 (10.00%) Citrix
6 9 (6.00%) Apple
6 9 (6.00%) Google
7 8 (5.33%) Oracle
8 6 (4.00%) HP
9 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.67%) Symantec
10 3 (2.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.00%) IBM
10 3 (2.00%) NCR
10 3 (2.00%) Novell
10 3 (2.00%) Veritas
10 3 (2.00%) VocaLink
11 2 (1.33%) Juniper
11 2 (1.33%) NetIQ
11 2 (1.33%) Veeam
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car, bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
John Smith Son
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago