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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 147 139 149
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 65 90 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 1.76% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.83% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 57 89 70
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,250 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £38,600 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £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
4284 4909 5618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.18% 95.90% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3424 3793 3874
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Maidenhead -4 19 £31,250 +13.63%
Reading -24 13 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Slough +14 10 £38,000 +46.15%
Windsor +1 8 £52,500 +110.00%
Bracknell -6 4 £27,250 +94.64%
Newbury -5 3 £22,000 -30.15% 1
Hungerford - 2 £31,500 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 100 (71.43%) Windows
2 78 (55.71%) Active Directory
3 66 (47.14%) Microsoft
4 51 (36.43%) Windows Server
5 45 (32.14%) VMware
5 45 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (31.43%) MS Excel
7 41 (29.29%) Windows 7
8 40 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (23.57%) Linux
11 30 (21.43%) MS Office
12 26 (18.57%) ITIL
13 22 (15.71%) MS Exchange
14 21 (15.00%) LAN
15 19 (13.57%) CentOS
15 19 (13.57%) SCCM
16 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (12.86%) Windows 8
16 18 (12.86%) Data Centre
16 18 (12.86%) Office 365
17 17 (12.14%) SQL
18 16 (11.43%) Red Hat
18 16 (11.43%) DHCP
18 16 (11.43%) Cisco
18 16 (11.43%) DNS
19 15 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
19 15 (10.71%) WAN
19 15 (10.71%) TCP/IP
19 15 (10.71%) Firmware

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 22 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.14%) nginx
6 3 (2.14%) SharePoint Foundation
6 3 (2.14%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.43%) Confluence
7 2 (1.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 30 (21.43%) MS Office
3 3 (2.14%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.86%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.00%) LAN
2 16 (11.43%) DHCP
2 16 (11.43%) DNS
3 15 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.71%) WAN
4 11 (7.86%) VPN
5 10 (7.14%) Firewall
5 10 (7.14%) SAN
6 8 (5.71%) LDAP
7 7 (5.00%) IP Telephony
7 7 (5.00%) Skype
8 4 (2.86%) Internet
9 3 (2.14%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (2.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.14%) NAS
10 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.43%) VLAN
10 2 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.14%) Big Data
3 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.71%) MS Access
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 10 (7.14%) Finance
2 6 (4.29%) Banking
2 6 (4.29%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.29%) Publishing
3 3 (2.14%) Games
3 3 (2.14%) German Language
3 3 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) .NET
2 3 (2.14%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (0.71%) EDI
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.71%) Smartphone
3 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.29%) PMI
5 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.86%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.14%) Clustering
7 3 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.14%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.14%) Fintech
7 3 (2.14%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.71%) PKI
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 100 (71.43%) Windows
2 51 (36.43%) Windows Server
3 45 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (29.29%) Windows 7
5 40 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (23.57%) Linux
7 19 (13.57%) CentOS
8 18 (12.86%) Windows 8
9 15 (10.71%) Ubuntu
10 13 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (9.29%) Windows XP
11 8 (5.71%) Windows 10
12 7 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (5.00%) Unix
13 4 (2.86%) Android
13 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.14%) AIX
14 3 (2.14%) HPUX
14 3 (2.14%) Solaris
14 3 (2.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) ITIL
2 15 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
3 12 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 7 (5.00%) Escalation Management
4 7 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.29%) Problem Management
5 6 (4.29%) Software Delivery
6 5 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 5 (3.57%) Planning and Forecasting
7 4 (2.86%) ERP
7 4 (2.86%) Information Security
7 4 (2.86%) Performance Management
7 4 (2.86%) Presales
8 3 (2.14%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.14%) Case Management
8 3 (2.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.14%) Project Management
8 3 (2.14%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.14%) SQL
2 11 (7.86%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 8 (5.71%) Python
4 4 (2.86%) VBA
5 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.71%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) C++
6 1 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.29%) MCP
3 10 (7.14%) Degree
3 10 (7.14%) MCSE
4 9 (6.43%) MCSA
5 7 (5.00%) MCITP
5 7 (5.00%) MCTS
6 6 (4.29%) MOS
6 6 (4.29%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.86%) CCNA
7 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.86%) DBS Check
7 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.14%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.43%) MCDST
10 1 (0.71%) CCDA
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 78 (55.71%) Active Directory
2 35 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.71%) Firmware
3 15 (10.71%) vSphere
4 9 (6.43%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.29%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (3.57%) XenApp
8 3 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (13.57%) SCCM
2 5 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.86%) DameWare
3 4 (2.86%) WSUS
4 3 (2.14%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (47.14%) Microsoft
2 45 (32.14%) VMware
3 16 (11.43%) Cisco
3 16 (11.43%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.86%) Citrix
5 9 (6.43%) Apple
5 9 (6.43%) Google
6 8 (5.71%) Oracle
7 5 (3.57%) HP
8 4 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.14%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.14%) IBM
9 3 (2.14%) NCR
9 3 (2.14%) Novell
9 3 (2.14%) Symantec
9 3 (2.14%) Veritas
9 3 (2.14%) VocaLink
10 2 (1.43%) Juniper
10 2 (1.43%) NetIQ
10 2 (1.43%) Veeam
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