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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
South East / Berkshire
Rank 141 162 138
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 50 67 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 1.25% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.31% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 81
Median salary £31,750 £31,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.79% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%

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
3514 5128 5081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.81% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2761 4175 3660
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Slough +40 13 £32,500 -4.41%
Reading +32 12 £26,000 -5.45% 4
Maidenhead +9 12 £45,000 +104.54% 1
Bracknell 0 4 £27,500 -35.67% 1
Ascot - 3 £40,000 -
Newbury +9 2 £33,000 +8.19% 1
Hungerford -10 1 £31,500 - 2
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 77 (80.21%) Windows
2 52 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 47 (48.96%) Windows Server
4 37 (38.54%) Microsoft
5 29 (30.21%) Windows 7
6 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (22.92%) MS Excel
8 21 (21.88%) VMware
9 20 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 20 (20.83%) MS Office
9 20 (20.83%) Windows 8
10 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 18 (18.75%) Firewall
11 17 (17.71%) Cisco
12 14 (14.58%) DNS
12 14 (14.58%) DHCP
12 14 (14.58%) Windows XP
12 14 (14.58%) Windows 10
13 13 (13.54%) SQL
13 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
15 11 (11.46%) LAN
15 11 (11.46%) WAN
15 11 (11.46%) Linux
15 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (10.42%) ITIL
16 10 (10.42%) MCP
17 9 (9.38%) SAN
17 9 (9.38%) Windows 2000 Server

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 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.13%) IIS
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Foundation
6 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 20 (20.83%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 18 (18.75%) Firewall
3 14 (14.58%) DHCP
3 14 (14.58%) DNS
4 11 (11.46%) LAN
4 11 (11.46%) WAN
5 9 (9.38%) SAN
6 8 (8.33%) VPN
7 7 (7.29%) VoIP
8 4 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.13%) ADSL
9 3 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.13%) Network Security
9 3 (3.13%) PBX
9 3 (3.13%) Skype
9 3 (3.13%) Wireless
10 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.08%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.04%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) InfluxDB
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) Big Data
General
1 8 (8.33%) Games
2 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.17%) German Language
4 3 (3.13%) Finance
4 3 (3.13%) French Language
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (5.21%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Clustering
4 3 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.13%) iPad
4 3 (3.13%) iPhone
4 3 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.04%) CCTV
6 1 (1.04%) CMDB
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (80.21%) Windows
2 47 (48.96%) Windows Server
3 29 (30.21%) Windows 7
4 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (20.83%) Windows 8
6 14 (14.58%) Windows 10
6 14 (14.58%) Windows XP
7 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (11.46%) Linux
9 9 (9.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (6.25%) Android
11 4 (4.17%) Windows Phone
11 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
12 3 (3.13%) CentOS
13 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.04%) Unix
13 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.42%) ITIL
2 9 (9.38%) Analytics
3 8 (8.33%) SIEM
4 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.17%) Post-Production
5 3 (3.13%) CRM
5 3 (3.13%) Event Correlation
5 3 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (3.13%) Performance Management
5 3 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.08%) Presales
7 1 (1.04%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing Automation
7 1 (1.04%) Migration
7 1 (1.04%) People Management
7 1 (1.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.04%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.04%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) Java
2 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.04%) C
3 1 (1.04%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.42%) MCP
3 8 (8.33%) MCSE
4 7 (7.29%) CISSP
5 6 (6.25%) CCNA
5 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.21%) MCITP
6 5 (5.21%) MCSA
7 4 (4.17%) Degree
7 4 (4.17%) MCTS
8 2 (2.08%) MOS
8 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.04%) CEH
9 1 (1.04%) GCIA
9 1 (1.04%) GCIH
9 1 (1.04%) HND
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.04%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) HL7
System Software
1 52 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.08%) vSphere
6 2 (2.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Grafana
1 6 (6.25%) Graphite
2 3 (3.13%) Kibana
3 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (38.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.88%) VMware
3 17 (17.71%) Cisco
4 8 (8.33%) LogRhythm
5 3 (3.13%) arcserve
5 3 (3.13%) Dell
5 3 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) IBM
5 3 (3.13%) Kaspersky
5 3 (3.13%) NetApp
5 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.13%) Symantec
5 3 (3.13%) Xerox
6 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.08%) Citrix
6 2 (2.08%) Google
6 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.04%) Juniper
7 1 (1.04%) Sage
7 1 (1.04%) SAP
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venn Group
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £48k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £21000 - £24200.00 per annum + Paid for certs, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
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Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £280 - £335 per day
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