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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 161 171 195
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 55 61 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 1.01% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.09% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 22
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,750 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
- -4.95%
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
5505 5614 5009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.69% 93.15% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3787 4238 4103
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -1 22 £22,000 -12.00% 6
Bracknell -16 13 £25,000 +10.49%
Maidenhead -2 8 £30,000 -10.44% 2
Wokingham +3 3 £24,500 +22.50% 1
Newbury +8 2 £24,000 +11.62%
Ascot +1 1 £40,000 +110.52%
Slough -9 1 £22,500 +7.14% 1
Windsor - 1 £23,500 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 92 (77.31%) Windows
2 56 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 45 (37.82%) Windows 7
4 44 (36.97%) Microsoft
5 34 (28.57%) MS Office
5 34 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 31 (26.05%) VMware
7 28 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (22.69%) SQL
9 25 (21.01%) TCP/IP
9 25 (21.01%) Firewall
10 24 (20.17%) Windows XP
11 23 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (15.97%) VPN
14 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
14 16 (13.45%) MCSE
14 16 (13.45%) Linux
15 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
15 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (11.76%) ITIL
16 14 (11.76%) LAN
17 13 (10.92%) Cisco
18 12 (10.08%) MCSA
18 12 (10.08%) MCP
18 12 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (10.08%) Windows 8
19 11 (9.24%) WAN
20 10 (8.40%) CCNA
20 10 (8.40%) SLA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.72%) Lync
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.68%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (28.57%) MS Office
1 34 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.01%) TCP/IP
1 25 (21.01%) Firewall
2 19 (15.97%) VPN
3 14 (11.76%) LAN
4 11 (9.24%) WAN
5 10 (8.40%) SAN
6 9 (7.56%) DNS
7 6 (5.04%) DHCP
8 3 (2.52%) Internet
8 3 (2.52%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.84%) Network Security
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.84%) PBX
9 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) German Language
3 3 (2.52%) French Language
4 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.84%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.84%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) XML
1 3 (2.52%) JSON
2 2 (1.68%) HTML
2 2 (1.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.84%) EPoS
2 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
2 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 92 (77.31%) Windows
2 45 (37.82%) Windows 7
3 28 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (20.17%) Windows XP
5 16 (13.45%) Linux
6 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (10.08%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.72%) CentOS
8 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (6.72%) Ubuntu
9 6 (5.04%) Windows Vista
9 6 (5.04%) SUSE
9 6 (5.04%) Debian
10 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.84%) IRIX
12 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.84%) AIX
12 1 (0.84%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.76%) ITIL
2 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
2 9 (7.56%) Performance Management
3 6 (5.04%) Data Analysis
4 5 (4.20%) SOA
4 5 (4.20%) Project Management
4 5 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.20%) Time Management
5 4 (3.36%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (3.36%) Service Management
6 3 (2.52%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.52%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.52%) Change Control
6 3 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.52%) Coaching
7 2 (1.68%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (1.68%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.69%) SQL
2 2 (1.68%) VBScript
3 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.45%) MCSE
3 12 (10.08%) MCSA
3 12 (10.08%) MCP
4 10 (8.40%) CCNA
4 10 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.40%) MCTS
5 7 (5.88%) MCITP
5 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.04%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.20%) Degree
7 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 56 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.88%) XenApp
4 4 (3.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.68%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) DameWare
1 3 (2.52%) SCCM
2 1 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (36.97%) Microsoft
2 31 (26.05%) VMware
3 13 (10.92%) Cisco
4 9 (7.56%) Citrix
5 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.20%) AppDynamics
7 4 (3.36%) Dell
8 3 (2.52%) HP
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle
8 3 (2.52%) SAP
9 2 (1.68%) Intel
10 1 (0.84%) Sun
10 1 (0.84%) Symantec
10 1 (0.84%) Sophos
10 1 (0.84%) Mitel
10 1 (0.84%) Avaya
10 1 (0.84%) Juniper
10 1 (0.84%) Novell
Maidenhead
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Distribution Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago