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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 157 172 194
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 71 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.87% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68 39 25
Average salary £23,750 £26,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% -8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,900 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,800 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%
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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £67,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +10 31 £24,500 -10.90% 4
Newbury +4 13 £26,000 +20.93%
Slough +2 12 £22,500 -16.66% 1
Maidenhead +8 10 £31,750 +19.81% 2
Bracknell -14 2 £24,750 +3.12%
Wokingham - 2 £20,750 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 106 (81.54%) Windows
2 62 (47.69%) Windows 7
3 58 (44.62%) Active Directory
4 44 (33.85%) Microsoft
5 40 (30.77%) VMware
6 36 (27.69%) MS Excel
7 32 (24.62%) TCP/IP
8 30 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (21.54%) Linux
9 28 (21.54%) MS Office
10 26 (20.00%) Cisco
10 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (18.46%) SQL Server
12 23 (17.69%) Windows XP
13 22 (16.92%) SQL
13 22 (16.92%) Firewall
14 19 (14.62%) MCSE
14 19 (14.62%) Citrix
15 16 (12.31%) Finance
16 15 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (11.54%) SAN
16 15 (11.54%) LAN
16 15 (11.54%) MCSA
16 15 (11.54%) MCP
17 14 (10.77%) MS Exchange
17 14 (10.77%) VPN
17 14 (10.77%) Windows 8
18 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (9.23%) CCNA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.31%) Lync
6 2 (1.54%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.77%) IIS
7 1 (0.77%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (27.69%) MS Excel
2 28 (21.54%) MS Office
3 3 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.77%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.62%) TCP/IP
2 22 (16.92%) Firewall
3 15 (11.54%) SAN
3 15 (11.54%) LAN
4 14 (10.77%) VPN
5 12 (9.23%) WAN
6 6 (4.62%) VoIP
7 5 (3.85%) Internet
8 4 (3.08%) DNS
8 4 (3.08%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.31%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (2.31%) NAS
9 3 (2.31%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.31%) Network Security
9 3 (2.31%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.54%) Wireless
10 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.77%) SMDS
11 1 (0.77%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.77%) MySQL
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (12.31%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Marketing
2 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.54%) German Language
5 1 (0.77%) French Language
5 1 (0.77%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) JSON
1 3 (2.31%) XML
2 1 (0.77%) LAMP
2 1 (0.77%) HTML
2 1 (0.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.08%) Mathematics
1 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.31%) EqualLogic
2 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.77%) DTV
3 1 (0.77%) EPoS
3 1 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 106 (81.54%) Windows
2 62 (47.69%) Windows 7
3 28 (21.54%) Linux
4 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (17.69%) Windows XP
6 14 (10.77%) Windows 8
7 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (9.23%) CentOS
8 12 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (8.46%) Ubuntu
9 11 (8.46%) Debian
10 7 (5.38%) SUSE
11 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (3.85%) Windows Vista
12 5 (3.85%) Mac OS X
12 5 (3.85%) UNIX
13 3 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.77%) IRIX
14 1 (0.77%) AIX
14 1 (0.77%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.46%) ITIL
2 6 (4.62%) Project Management
2 6 (4.62%) Time Management
2 6 (4.62%) Performance Management
2 6 (4.62%) Asset Management
2 6 (4.62%) Data Analysis
3 5 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 5 (3.85%) Change Management
3 5 (3.85%) SOA
4 4 (3.08%) CRM
5 3 (2.31%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (2.31%) Incident Management
5 3 (2.31%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2
6 2 (1.54%) Service Management
6 2 (1.54%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.54%) Change Control
7 1 (0.77%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.92%) SQL
2 2 (1.54%) Python
3 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.77%) PHP
3 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (14.62%) MCSE
3 15 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (11.54%) MCSA
3 15 (11.54%) MCP
4 12 (9.23%) CCNA
5 10 (7.69%) MCTS
6 8 (6.15%) MCITP
7 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.31%) MCDST
9 3 (2.31%) Degree
9 3 (2.31%) BC Cleared
9 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.77%) Server+ Certification
11 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) HL7
System Software
1 58 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 30 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.15%) vSphere
5 7 (5.38%) XenApp
6 4 (3.08%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.31%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.31%) SCCM
2 3 (2.31%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 44 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 40 (30.77%) VMware
3 26 (20.00%) Cisco
4 19 (14.62%) Citrix
5 12 (9.23%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.38%) Avaya
7 6 (4.62%) Dell
8 5 (3.85%) AppDynamics
8 5 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.85%) HP
8 5 (3.85%) Juniper
9 4 (3.08%) SAP
9 4 (3.08%) Symantec
10 3 (2.31%) Veeam
10 3 (2.31%) Sophos
10 3 (2.31%) Apple
11 2 (1.54%) Oracle
11 2 (1.54%) Websense
11 2 (1.54%) F5
12 1 (0.77%) Remedy
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