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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 158 187 187
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 72 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 0.75% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.80% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 70 37 36
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +18.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £22,500 £20,587
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £33,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
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
5170 5466 4995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.07% 93.09% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3832 3966 3916
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £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 April 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 21 April 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 +10 37 £22,500 -23.72% 4
Maidenhead -4 10 £31,000 +19.23% 1
Newbury +13 5 £26,000 +1.96%
Slough +1 3 £27,500 -12.69%
Windsor - 2 £24,500 -
Wokingham - 2 £32,500 - 1
Bracknell -6 1 £27,000 +8.00%
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 96 (67.61%) Windows
2 51 (35.92%) Active Directory
3 50 (35.21%) Windows 7
4 48 (33.80%) Microsoft
5 40 (28.17%) Linux
6 39 (27.46%) VMware
7 37 (26.06%) MS Excel
8 36 (25.35%) TCP/IP
9 28 (19.72%) Cisco
9 28 (19.72%) SQL
9 28 (19.72%) SQL Server
9 28 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (19.01%) Firewall
11 23 (16.20%) MS Office
12 21 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (14.79%) Red Hat
12 21 (14.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (14.08%) SAN
14 19 (13.38%) CentOS
14 19 (13.38%) Hyper-V
15 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (11.97%) ITIL
16 16 (11.27%) Finance
17 15 (10.56%) Debian
17 15 (10.56%) Ubuntu
18 14 (9.86%) MCP
18 14 (9.86%) MCSA
18 14 (9.86%) Citrix
19 12 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
19 12 (8.45%) MS Exchange

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.34%) Lotus Domino
2 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.93%) Lync
3 7 (4.93%) IBM Notes
4 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.52%) IIS
6 4 (2.82%) Apache
7 3 (2.11%) Quickr
7 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.41%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.70%) Site Server
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (26.06%) MS Excel
2 23 (16.20%) MS Office
3 3 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.41%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.35%) TCP/IP
2 27 (19.01%) Firewall
3 20 (14.08%) SAN
4 11 (7.75%) VPN
5 10 (7.04%) LAN
6 9 (6.34%) DNS
7 8 (5.63%) Internet
8 6 (4.23%) VoIP
9 5 (3.52%) WAN
9 5 (3.52%) NetScreen
9 5 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.82%) Wireless
10 4 (2.82%) DHCP
10 4 (2.82%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.11%) NAS
11 3 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.11%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.11%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (2.11%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (11.27%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Marketing
3 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.23%) Retail
4 3 (2.11%) Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Legal
5 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.41%) Electronics
5 2 (1.41%) Arabic Language
5 2 (1.41%) French Language
5 2 (1.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) LAMP
2 2 (1.41%) JSON
2 2 (1.41%) .NET
2 2 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.11%) Statistics
2 3 (2.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (2.11%) EPoS
2 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.11%) FMCG
2 3 (2.11%) EqualLogic
2 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.41%) DTV
3 2 (1.41%) NHS
4 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 96 (67.61%) Windows
2 50 (35.21%) Windows 7
3 40 (28.17%) Linux
4 21 (14.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (13.38%) CentOS
6 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (10.56%) Debian
7 15 (10.56%) Ubuntu
8 12 (8.45%) Windows 8
9 10 (7.04%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.52%) UNIX
12 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.70%) SUSE
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.97%) ITIL
2 8 (5.63%) Change Management
3 7 (4.93%) Service Delivery
3 7 (4.93%) Time Management
4 6 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (3.52%) Data Analysis
5 5 (3.52%) Load Balancing
6 4 (2.82%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (2.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.11%) Line Management
7 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.11%) CRM
7 3 (2.11%) Project Management
8 2 (1.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (1.41%) Change Control
8 2 (1.41%) Cyber Security
9 1 (0.70%) Data Entry
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.72%) SQL
2 4 (2.82%) PHP
3 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.41%) Python
4 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.86%) MCP
2 14 (9.86%) MCSA
3 12 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.75%) Degree
5 10 (7.04%) MCSE
6 9 (6.34%) CCNA
7 6 (4.23%) MCTS
8 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.82%) MCDST
10 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.11%) MCITP
10 3 (2.11%) BC Cleared
10 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.41%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.70%) Server+ Certification
12 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (35.92%) Active Directory
2 28 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.38%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.75%) vSphere
5 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.70%) Firmware
6 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) SCCM
2 4 (2.82%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.11%) ARCserve
3 3 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 39 (27.46%) VMware
3 28 (19.72%) Cisco
4 21 (14.79%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.86%) Citrix
6 12 (8.45%) HP
7 8 (5.63%) Juniper
7 8 (5.63%) i2
8 7 (4.93%) Avaya
8 7 (4.93%) IBM
8 7 (4.93%) Lotus
9 5 (3.52%) Dell
9 5 (3.52%) Apple
9 5 (3.52%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.82%) Symantec
10 4 (2.82%) SAP
11 3 (2.11%) Sophos
11 3 (2.11%) Veeam
12 2 (1.41%) F5
12 2 (1.41%) Websense
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