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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 143 172 187
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 80 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.51% 0.83% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.89% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 78 36 33
Average salary £27,250 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £20,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £33,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
4947 4971 4824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.60% 93.76% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 3664 3899
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +12 38 £27,500 - 5
Newbury +6 13 £26,000 +1.96% 2
Slough +10 12 £22,500 -29.68% 2
Maidenhead +1 8 £31,000 +12.72%
Wokingham - 1 £18,000 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 94 (71.21%) Windows
2 52 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 51 (38.64%) Active Directory
4 45 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 41 (31.06%) VMware
6 38 (28.79%) MS Excel
7 32 (24.24%) Linux
7 32 (24.24%) Cisco
8 31 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (22.73%) TCP/IP
10 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
11 27 (20.45%) Firewall
12 26 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (18.18%) SQL
14 23 (17.42%) MS Office
15 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (12.88%) SAN
16 17 (12.88%) Finance
17 16 (12.12%) Red Hat
17 16 (12.12%) ITIL
17 16 (12.12%) LAN
17 16 (12.12%) CentOS
17 16 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (11.36%) Hyper-V
18 15 (11.36%) Windows XP
18 15 (11.36%) MCSE
18 15 (11.36%) MCSA
18 15 (11.36%) Citrix
18 15 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (10.61%) MCP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.30%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.79%) IIS
5 5 (3.79%) Lync
6 4 (3.03%) Apache
6 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.27%) Quickr
8 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.52%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (28.79%) MS Excel
2 23 (17.42%) MS Office
3 3 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.52%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 27 (20.45%) Firewall
3 17 (12.88%) SAN
4 16 (12.12%) LAN
5 13 (9.85%) WAN
6 10 (7.58%) VPN
7 7 (5.30%) Internet
8 6 (4.55%) DNS
8 6 (4.55%) VoIP
8 6 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.79%) NetScreen
10 4 (3.03%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.27%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.27%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (2.27%) NAS
11 3 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.52%) Network Security
12 2 (1.52%) Wireless
13 1 (0.76%) SMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (12.88%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) LAMP
2 3 (2.27%) JSON
2 3 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.27%) EqualLogic
2 3 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.52%) DTV
3 2 (1.52%) EPoS
3 2 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 94 (71.21%) Windows
2 52 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 32 (24.24%) Linux
4 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.12%) CentOS
5 16 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (11.36%) Windows XP
7 13 (9.85%) Windows 8
8 12 (9.09%) Debian
8 12 (9.09%) Ubuntu
9 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.79%) SUSE
10 5 (3.79%) UNIX
11 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.12%) ITIL
2 8 (6.06%) Change Management
3 6 (4.55%) Data Analysis
3 6 (4.55%) Project Management
3 6 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (3.79%) Load Balancing
4 5 (3.79%) Time Management
5 4 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (1.52%) Change Control
7 2 (1.52%) CRM
7 2 (1.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (1.52%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.76%) Release Management
8 1 (0.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (0.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (3.03%) PHP
3 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.36%) MCSE
2 15 (11.36%) MCSA
2 15 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (10.61%) MCP
4 12 (9.09%) CCNA
5 10 (7.58%) VCP4
6 7 (5.30%) MCTS
7 6 (4.55%) Degree
8 5 (3.79%) MCITP
9 4 (3.03%) MCDST
10 3 (2.27%) BC Cleared
10 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.76%) Server+ Certification
11 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.52%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 31 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.82%) vSphere
5 4 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.27%) SCCM
2 3 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.27%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.06%) VMware
3 32 (24.24%) Cisco
4 16 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 15 (11.36%) Citrix
6 10 (7.58%) HP
7 9 (6.82%) Juniper
8 8 (6.06%) Avaya
9 7 (5.30%) i2
10 6 (4.55%) IBM
10 6 (4.55%) Lotus
11 5 (3.79%) SAP
11 5 (3.79%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.03%) Symantec
12 4 (3.03%) Apple
13 3 (2.27%) Dell
13 3 (2.27%) Veeam
13 3 (2.27%) Sophos
14 2 (1.52%) Websense
14 2 (1.52%) F5
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