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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 140 155 188
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 73 67 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 1.19% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.28% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 73 55 26
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £20,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,750 £23,980
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.21%
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
4712 5228 5155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 92.94% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3687 4089
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 £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +40 51 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Slough -6 7 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Newbury -2 4 £31,250 +35.86%
Bracknell +11 3 £14,000 -37.77%
Windsor +10 3 £25,000 -9.09%
Wokingham - 3 £29,000 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 98 (68.53%) Windows
2 59 (41.26%) Active Directory
3 43 (30.07%) Linux
4 42 (29.37%) TCP/IP
5 40 (27.97%) Microsoft
6 37 (25.87%) Windows 7
7 35 (24.48%) VMware
8 29 (20.28%) Red Hat
8 29 (20.28%) MS Excel
8 29 (20.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (18.18%) CentOS
11 25 (17.48%) Windows XP
12 24 (16.78%) SQL
13 21 (14.69%) MS Office
14 19 (13.29%) Debian
14 19 (13.29%) Ubuntu
15 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (12.59%) Firewall
16 14 (9.79%) Finance
16 14 (9.79%) Windows 2000 Server
16 14 (9.79%) ITIL
16 14 (9.79%) Cisco
16 14 (9.79%) Hyper-V
16 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (9.09%) Windows 8
17 13 (9.09%) SLA
17 13 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
17 13 (9.09%) MS Exchange
18 12 (8.39%) SAN

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
1 13 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.59%) Lync
2 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.90%) IBM Notes
4 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.80%) IIS
6 3 (2.10%) Apache
6 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.40%) Quickr
7 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.70%) Site Server
Applications
1 29 (20.28%) MS Excel
2 21 (14.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Office 365
2 3 (2.10%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.37%) TCP/IP
2 18 (12.59%) Firewall
3 12 (8.39%) SAN
4 9 (6.29%) Internet
4 9 (6.29%) LAN
5 8 (5.59%) DNS
6 6 (4.20%) Wireless
6 6 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (4.20%) WAN
7 4 (2.80%) DHCP
7 4 (2.80%) VPN
7 4 (2.80%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.70%) Junos
8 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) MySQL
General
1 14 (9.79%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Retail
3 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.10%) Legal
4 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Arabic Language
5 2 (1.40%) French Language
5 2 (1.40%) German Language
5 2 (1.40%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (1.40%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.80%) LAMP
2 3 (2.10%) .NET
3 1 (0.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.80%) Client/Server
1 4 (2.80%) Mathematics
1 4 (2.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.10%) FMCG
2 3 (2.10%) Statistics
2 3 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (2.10%) EPoS
3 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.70%) Social Media
4 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.70%) Physics
4 1 (0.70%) NHS
4 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 98 (68.53%) Windows
2 43 (30.07%) Linux
3 37 (25.87%) Windows 7
4 29 (20.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (18.18%) CentOS
7 25 (17.48%) Windows XP
8 19 (13.29%) Debian
8 19 (13.29%) Ubuntu
9 14 (9.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (9.09%) Windows 8
11 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.40%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.70%) UNIX
13 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.79%) ITIL
2 8 (5.59%) Time Management
3 7 (4.90%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (3.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (2.80%) Line Management
5 4 (2.80%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (2.80%) Load Balancing
5 4 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.10%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.10%) CRM
6 3 (2.10%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (2.10%) Analytics
7 2 (1.40%) Cyber Security
7 2 (1.40%) Data Privacy
7 2 (1.40%) Coaching
7 2 (1.40%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.40%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.78%) SQL
2 3 (2.10%) PHP
2 3 (2.10%) C
3 1 (0.70%) C#
3 1 (0.70%) Java
3 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.99%) Degree
2 8 (5.59%) MCITP
3 7 (4.90%) MCP
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.20%) A+ Certification
4 6 (4.20%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (4.20%) MCSA
5 5 (3.50%) CCNA
5 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.50%) MCSE
6 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) HL7
System Software
1 59 (41.26%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.20%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (3.50%) vSphere
6 4 (2.80%) XenApp
7 3 (2.10%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 35 (24.48%) VMware
3 29 (20.28%) Red Hat
4 14 (9.79%) Cisco
5 10 (6.99%) IBM
6 8 (5.59%) HP
7 7 (4.90%) i2
7 7 (4.90%) Lotus
8 6 (4.20%) Apple
8 6 (4.20%) Citrix
9 5 (3.50%) Juniper
10 3 (2.10%) Mitel
10 3 (2.10%) DataCore
11 2 (1.40%) Avaya
11 2 (1.40%) Dell
12 1 (0.70%) Adobe
12 1 (0.70%) SAP
12 1 (0.70%) NetApp
12 1 (0.70%) Sage
12 1 (0.70%) McAfee
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