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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 149 130 157
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 76 99 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.58% 1.84% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.94% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 67 88 58
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.04%
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
4593 5115 5445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.77% 95.15% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3759 3772 3946
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +1 28 £27,500 +20.87% 4
Bracknell +15 17 £29,250 -2.50% 1
Wokingham -15 8 £25,000 -23.07%
Slough -1 7 £29,000 +5.45% 2
Maidenhead -9 7 £30,000 -3.22% 1
Windsor +25 4 £37,500 +53.06%
Newbury +2 1 £22,000 -32.82% 1
Ascot - 1 £25,500 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (76.26%) Windows
2 85 (61.15%) Active Directory
3 74 (53.24%) Microsoft
4 63 (45.32%) Windows Server
5 56 (40.29%) VMware
6 49 (35.25%) MS Excel
7 46 (33.09%) MS Exchange
8 45 (32.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (29.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (25.18%) LAN
11 33 (23.74%) WAN
12 30 (21.58%) Firewall
13 29 (20.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (20.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 28 (20.14%) Windows 7
15 27 (19.42%) Linux
16 25 (17.99%) MS Office
17 24 (17.27%) Cisco
18 21 (15.11%) DNS
18 21 (15.11%) ITIL
19 20 (14.39%) DHCP
19 20 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2013
20 19 (13.67%) VMware ESXi
20 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
21 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
22 17 (12.23%) Citrix
22 17 (12.23%) Data Centre
23 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
24 15 (10.79%) SQL
24 15 (10.79%) SLA

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 46 (33.09%) MS Exchange
2 28 (20.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.32%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.16%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.44%) Apache
8 2 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.44%) Confluence
8 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.44%) IIS
9 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (35.25%) MS Excel
2 25 (17.99%) MS Office
3 3 (2.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.07%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.18%) LAN
2 33 (23.74%) WAN
3 30 (21.58%) Firewall
4 21 (15.11%) DNS
5 20 (14.39%) DHCP
6 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.19%) SAN
8 8 (5.76%) Internet
8 8 (5.76%) VPN
9 7 (5.04%) Wireless
10 5 (3.60%) LDAP
11 4 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.88%) FTP
11 4 (2.88%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.88%) NAS
11 4 (2.88%) VoIP
12 2 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.44%) Skype
12 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) MySQL
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) MS Access
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (6.47%) Finance
2 3 (2.16%) Publishing
2 3 (2.16%) Retail
3 2 (1.44%) German Language
3 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Automotive
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Games
4 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.32%) PMI
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Licensing
4 3 (2.16%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.44%) Clustering
5 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.44%) iPad
5 2 (1.44%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.72%) EPoS
6 1 (0.72%) Handset
6 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.72%) PACS
6 1 (0.72%) PDA
6 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 106 (76.26%) Windows
2 63 (45.32%) Windows Server
3 45 (32.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (29.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (20.14%) Windows 7
6 27 (19.42%) Linux
7 15 (10.79%) Windows 8
8 14 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (8.63%) Windows XP
10 7 (5.04%) CentOS
10 7 (5.04%) Windows 10
11 6 (4.32%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.88%) Unix
13 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.44%) Debian
15 1 (0.72%) AIX
15 1 (0.72%) HPUX
15 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.11%) ITIL
2 10 (7.19%) Service Delivery
3 6 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (4.32%) CRM
3 6 (4.32%) PRINCE2
3 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
3 6 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (4.32%) Software Delivery
4 5 (3.60%) Coaching
4 5 (3.60%) Project Management
5 4 (2.88%) ITSM
5 4 (2.88%) Network Management
5 4 (2.88%) Software Licensing
6 3 (2.16%) ERP
6 3 (2.16%) Information Security
6 3 (2.16%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.16%) Presales
6 3 (2.16%) Service Management
6 3 (2.16%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.79%) SQL
2 2 (1.44%) C++
3 1 (0.72%) C#
3 1 (0.72%) Java
3 1 (0.72%) Perl
3 1 (0.72%) PHP
3 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.19%) Degree
3 9 (6.47%) MCSE
4 8 (5.76%) MCP
5 7 (5.04%) MCSA
6 6 (4.32%) PMI Certification
7 5 (3.60%) CCNA
7 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.88%) MCITP
8 4 (2.88%) MCTS
9 3 (2.16%) MOS
9 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.44%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.44%) MCDST
10 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.72%) CCDA
11 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) SLA
2 5 (3.60%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) DICOM
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (61.15%) Active Directory
2 29 (20.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.67%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.32%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.60%) vSphere
5 5 (3.60%) XenServer
6 4 (2.88%) Firmware
6 4 (2.88%) XenApp
7 3 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.72%) NFS
9 1 (0.72%) Samba
9 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) SCCM
2 4 (2.88%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.88%) cPanel
2 4 (2.88%) Plesk
3 3 (2.16%) Nagios
3 3 (2.16%) WSUS
4 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (53.24%) Microsoft
2 56 (40.29%) VMware
3 24 (17.27%) Cisco
4 17 (12.23%) Citrix
5 9 (6.47%) HP
6 7 (5.04%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.32%) Oracle
8 5 (3.60%) Apple
8 5 (3.60%) Dell
9 4 (2.88%) Juniper
9 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.88%) Supermicro
10 3 (2.16%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.16%) Google
10 3 (2.16%) IBM
10 3 (2.16%) NetApp
11 2 (1.44%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.44%) NetIQ
11 2 (1.44%) Symantec
11 2 (1.44%) Veeam
Slough, Berkshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
greywood
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Mint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: c£18,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
TDA Group
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
JS Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Salary based on experience.
Posted: 25 days ago