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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 162 132 148
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 64 92 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 1.66% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.73% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 56 86 76
Average salary £31,000 £27,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.76% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
4899 5316 5189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.85% 95.94% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3943 3820
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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
Bracknell - 19 £42,750 - 1
Reading -16 14 £29,250 +7.33% 5
Wokingham -6 8 £21,500 +3.61% 3
Maidenhead -15 7 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Slough -12 6 £34,000 +51.11% 1
Newbury +9 5 £31,000 +19.23%
Ascot - 1 £29,000 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 120 (82.76%) Windows
2 96 (66.21%) Active Directory
3 76 (52.41%) Windows Server
4 68 (46.90%) Microsoft
5 54 (37.24%) VMware
6 52 (35.86%) MS Exchange
7 48 (33.10%) Linux
8 47 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (29.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (25.52%) MS Excel
11 30 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 29 (20.00%) Cisco
12 29 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 27 (18.62%) Firewall
14 26 (17.93%) SQL
15 25 (17.24%) LAN
15 25 (17.24%) WAN
16 23 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (14.48%) DHCP
17 21 (14.48%) DNS
18 20 (13.79%) SLA
19 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (13.10%) Windows 7
19 19 (13.10%) Data Centre
20 18 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2013
20 18 (12.41%) Citrix
20 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
20 18 (12.41%) MS Office
21 15 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
22 14 (9.66%) Debian

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 52 (35.86%) MS Exchange
2 30 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.76%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.69%) Apache
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (25.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.69%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 27 (18.62%) Firewall
3 25 (17.24%) LAN
3 25 (17.24%) WAN
4 21 (14.48%) DHCP
4 21 (14.48%) DNS
5 9 (6.21%) Wireless
6 5 (3.45%) Internet
6 5 (3.45%) VoIP
7 4 (2.76%) FTP
7 4 (2.76%) SAN
7 4 (2.76%) VPN
8 3 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.38%) WebEx
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.69%) NAS
10 1 (0.69%) Network Security
10 1 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (5.52%) German Language
2 7 (4.83%) Finance
3 5 (3.45%) Marketing
4 4 (2.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.07%) Advertising
5 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) .NET
2 2 (1.38%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
3 1 (0.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.07%) Life Science
6 2 (1.38%) Clustering
6 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) EPoS
7 1 (0.69%) Handset
7 1 (0.69%) iPhone
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) PACS
7 1 (0.69%) PDA
7 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 120 (82.76%) Windows
2 76 (52.41%) Windows Server
3 48 (33.10%) Linux
4 47 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (29.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (13.10%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (9.66%) CentOS
7 14 (9.66%) Debian
7 14 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (9.66%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.52%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.52%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.76%) Unix
10 3 (2.07%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.69%) Android
11 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (8.28%) ITIL
2 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
3 6 (4.14%) Service Management
4 5 (3.45%) CRM
4 5 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 4 (2.76%) Coaching
5 4 (2.76%) Software Licensing
6 3 (2.07%) ERP
6 3 (2.07%) ITSM
6 3 (2.07%) Presales
6 3 (2.07%) Project Management
6 3 (2.07%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.38%) Change Management
7 2 (1.38%) Information Security
7 2 (1.38%) People Management
7 2 (1.38%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.38%) SIEM
7 2 (1.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.93%) SQL
2 5 (3.45%) Java
3 3 (2.07%) C#
3 3 (2.07%) C++
4 2 (1.38%) C
5 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.69%) Perl
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.76%) MCSE
4 3 (2.07%) CCNA
4 3 (2.07%) MCP
5 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.38%) MCITP
5 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CCIE
6 1 (0.69%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.69%) MCSA
6 1 (0.69%) MCSD
6 1 (0.69%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) DICOM
2 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (66.21%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.45%) XenServer
5 4 (2.76%) vSphere
5 4 (2.76%) XenApp
6 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.69%) NFS
7 1 (0.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.76%) cPanel
2 4 (2.76%) Plesk
3 2 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.38%) WSUS
4 1 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.69%) Nagios
4 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (46.90%) Microsoft
2 54 (37.24%) VMware
3 29 (20.00%) Cisco
4 18 (12.41%) Citrix
5 14 (9.66%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.52%) HP
7 7 (4.83%) Dell
8 4 (2.76%) Google
8 4 (2.76%) NetApp
8 4 (2.76%) Supermicro
8 4 (2.76%) Symantec
9 3 (2.07%) Apple
9 3 (2.07%) IBM
9 3 (2.07%) JD Edwards
9 3 (2.07%) Juniper
10 1 (0.69%) Avaya
10 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.69%) EMC
10 1 (0.69%) Sage
10 1 (0.69%) Veritas
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