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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 163 188 209
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 62 45 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.78% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.83% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 59 37 17
Average salary £24,500 £25,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.92% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £20,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,575 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%
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
5412 5407 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.06% 93.50% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3971 4211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £67,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +12 27 £24,500 -2.00% 2
Maidenhead +12 10 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Slough -2 8 £22,500 -10.00% 5
Newbury +6 7 £24,000 +11.62% 1
Bracknell -11 6 £25,000 -1.96%
Wokingham - 3 £24,500 - 1
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 100 (79.37%) Windows
2 58 (46.03%) Active Directory
3 55 (43.65%) Windows 7
4 46 (36.51%) Microsoft
5 36 (28.57%) VMware
6 34 (26.98%) MS Office
6 34 (26.98%) MS Excel
7 30 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 27 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (21.43%) Firewall
8 27 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (19.05%) SQL
10 24 (19.05%) Windows XP
11 23 (18.25%) Linux
12 22 (17.46%) Cisco
13 21 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 19 (15.08%) VPN
15 17 (13.49%) MCSE
15 17 (13.49%) Citrix
16 15 (11.90%) MS Exchange
17 14 (11.11%) SAN
17 14 (11.11%) Windows 8
18 13 (10.32%) MCP
18 13 (10.32%) MCSA
18 13 (10.32%) LAN
18 13 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (10.32%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (9.52%) Finance
19 12 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.97%) Lync
6 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.59%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (26.98%) MS Office
1 34 (26.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Project
2 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.79%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 27 (21.43%) Firewall
3 19 (15.08%) VPN
4 14 (11.11%) SAN
5 13 (10.32%) LAN
6 11 (8.73%) WAN
7 8 (6.35%) DNS
8 5 (3.97%) DHCP
9 3 (2.38%) Internet
9 3 (2.38%) Network Security
9 3 (2.38%) VoIP
10 2 (1.59%) NAS
10 2 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.59%) Wireless
10 2 (1.59%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.59%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (1.59%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.79%) PBX
11 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.38%) German Language
3 2 (1.59%) Marketing
3 2 (1.59%) French Language
3 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) XML
1 3 (2.38%) JSON
2 2 (1.59%) HTML
2 2 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
1 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.59%) EqualLogic
2 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.79%) DTV
3 1 (0.79%) EPoS
3 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 100 (79.37%) Windows
2 55 (43.65%) Windows 7
3 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 23 (18.25%) Linux
6 14 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 13 (10.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 9 (7.14%) CentOS
8 9 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.56%) SUSE
9 7 (5.56%) Debian
10 6 (4.76%) Windows Vista
10 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.97%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.38%) UNIX
12 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.79%) IRIX
13 1 (0.79%) AIX
13 1 (0.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.73%) ITIL
2 9 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 6 (4.76%) Data Analysis
3 6 (4.76%) Time Management
3 6 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (3.97%) SOA
4 5 (3.97%) Project Management
5 4 (3.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (2.38%) CRM
6 3 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.59%) Change Management
7 2 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.59%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (1.59%) Change Control
7 2 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.79%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) VBScript
3 1 (0.79%) VBA
3 1 (0.79%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (13.49%) MCSE
3 13 (10.32%) MCSA
3 13 (10.32%) MCP
3 13 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.73%) CCNA
5 10 (7.94%) MCTS
6 8 (6.35%) MCITP
7 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.38%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.38%) Degree
9 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.59%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.79%) Server+ Certification
11 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) HL7
System Software
1 58 (46.03%) Active Directory
2 27 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.56%) XenApp
4 5 (3.97%) vSphere
4 5 (3.97%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.59%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 36 (28.57%) VMware
3 22 (17.46%) Cisco
4 17 (13.49%) Citrix
5 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.76%) Dell
7 5 (3.97%) HP
7 5 (3.97%) Avaya
7 5 (3.97%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.17%) SAP
9 3 (2.38%) Oracle
10 2 (1.59%) Intel
10 2 (1.59%) Juniper
10 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.59%) Symantec
10 2 (1.59%) Sophos
10 2 (1.59%) Veeam
11 1 (0.79%) Mitel
11 1 (0.79%) Apple
11 1 (0.79%) Novell
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + training, bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum Plus Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago