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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 145 162 181
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 67 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 1.06% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.15% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 66 49 31
Average salary £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.38%
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
4724 5493 5160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 92.58% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3754 3805 4022
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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
Reading +41 43 £24,000 -4.95% 2
Slough +5 11 £25,000 -50.00%
Newbury +3 7 £31,500 +36.95% 1
Bracknell +11 2 £14,000 -44.00%
Windsor +16 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Maidenhead +11 1 £26,500 +17.77%
Wokingham - 1 £30,000 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 102 (73.38%) Windows
2 67 (48.20%) Active Directory
3 45 (32.37%) Microsoft
4 42 (30.22%) TCP/IP
5 38 (27.34%) Linux
5 38 (27.34%) Windows 7
6 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (24.46%) VMware
8 27 (19.42%) Windows XP
9 25 (17.99%) MS Excel
9 25 (17.99%) MS Office
10 24 (17.27%) Red Hat
10 24 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (15.11%) CentOS
12 21 (15.11%) SQL
13 18 (12.95%) MS Exchange
14 17 (12.23%) Ubuntu
14 17 (12.23%) Debian
15 16 (11.51%) Cisco
16 15 (10.79%) Windows 2000 Server
17 14 (10.07%) Finance
18 13 (9.35%) Firewall
18 13 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (8.63%) SLA
19 12 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (8.63%) Windows 8
20 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
20 11 (7.91%) ITIL
21 10 (7.19%) Hyper-V

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (12.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.04%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (4.32%) Lync
6 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.72%) Site Server
8 1 (0.72%) IIS
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (17.99%) MS Office
1 25 (17.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) SaaS
3 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.22%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.35%) Firewall
3 9 (6.47%) LAN
4 7 (5.04%) DNS
4 7 (5.04%) SAN
4 7 (5.04%) Internet
4 7 (5.04%) Wireless
5 6 (4.32%) VPN
5 6 (4.32%) WAN
6 5 (3.60%) DHCP
7 3 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.44%) VoIP
9 1 (0.72%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.72%) VLAN
9 1 (0.72%) Network Security
9 1 (0.72%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.16%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (10.07%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Retail
3 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.16%) Legal
3 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.44%) Arabic Language
4 2 (1.44%) French Language
4 2 (1.44%) German Language
4 2 (1.44%) Norwegian Language
4 2 (1.44%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) COM
2 1 (0.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.60%) Mathematics
1 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.88%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.16%) EPoS
3 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.16%) FMCG
3 3 (2.16%) Statistics
3 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) Life Science
5 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.72%) Physics
5 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (73.38%) Windows
2 38 (27.34%) Linux
2 38 (27.34%) Windows 7
3 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (19.42%) Windows XP
5 24 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (15.11%) CentOS
8 17 (12.23%) Debian
8 17 (12.23%) Ubuntu
9 15 (10.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 12 (8.63%) Windows 8
11 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.72%) UNIX
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (7.91%) ITIL
2 9 (6.47%) Time Management
3 7 (5.04%) Mentoring
3 7 (5.04%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.60%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.60%) E-Commerce
4 5 (3.60%) Line Management
5 4 (2.88%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (2.88%) CRM
5 4 (2.88%) Service Management
6 3 (2.16%) Project Management
6 3 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.16%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.16%) Analytics
6 3 (2.16%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (1.44%) Coaching
7 2 (1.44%) Cyber Security
7 2 (1.44%) Data Privacy
7 2 (1.44%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.11%) SQL
2 4 (2.88%) C
3 2 (1.44%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) C#
4 1 (0.72%) C++
4 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) MCITP
1 8 (5.76%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) MCP
3 6 (4.32%) A+ Certification
3 6 (4.32%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (3.60%) CCNA
4 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.88%) MCSA
6 3 (2.16%) MCSE
7 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (48.20%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.19%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.32%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (3.60%) XenApp
6 4 (2.88%) vSphere
7 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (32.37%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.46%) VMware
3 24 (17.27%) Red Hat
4 16 (11.51%) Cisco
5 7 (5.04%) Citrix
6 5 (3.60%) Apple
7 4 (2.88%) HP
7 4 (2.88%) Dell
7 4 (2.88%) IBM
8 3 (2.16%) Mitel
8 3 (2.16%) DataCore
9 2 (1.44%) Dell KACE
9 2 (1.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.44%) Juniper
9 2 (1.44%) NetApp
10 1 (0.72%) Lotus
10 1 (0.72%) i2
10 1 (0.72%) McAfee
10 1 (0.72%) Sage
10 1 (0.72%) Adobe
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago