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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 154 168 190
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 69 56 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 1.02% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.10% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67 48 33
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £32,650 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
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
4649 5093 4878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.67% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3486 3680 3878
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +25 40 £22,500 -23.72% 8
Maidenhead -8 6 £33,000 +37.50%
Slough +6 4 £27,500 +30.95%
Newbury -7 4 £32,750 +63.75%
Windsor - 4 £25,000 - 1
Wokingham - 4 £30,750 -
Bracknell +6 2 £30,000 +20.00% 1
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 100 (67.11%) Windows
2 51 (34.23%) Active Directory
3 50 (33.56%) Linux
4 48 (32.21%) Windows 7
5 47 (31.54%) Microsoft
6 41 (27.52%) VMware
6 41 (27.52%) TCP/IP
7 36 (24.16%) MS Excel
8 29 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (18.12%) Red Hat
10 24 (16.11%) Cisco
10 24 (16.11%) CentOS
11 22 (14.77%) SQL
11 22 (14.77%) MS Office
11 22 (14.77%) Firewall
12 20 (13.42%) Debian
12 20 (13.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (13.42%) Ubuntu
13 19 (12.75%) Hyper-V
13 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
13 19 (12.75%) SAN
14 17 (11.41%) Windows XP
15 16 (10.74%) Finance
16 15 (10.07%) ITIL
16 15 (10.07%) Windows 8
17 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (9.40%) Lotus Domino
17 14 (9.40%) Citrix
17 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 14 (9.40%) Lotus Domino
2 11 (7.38%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.37%) Lync
4 7 (4.70%) IBM Notes
5 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.36%) IIS
7 4 (2.68%) Apache
7 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.01%) Quickr
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.67%) Site Server
Applications
1 36 (24.16%) MS Excel
2 22 (14.77%) MS Office
3 3 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.34%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Office 365
2 3 (2.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.52%) TCP/IP
2 22 (14.77%) Firewall
3 19 (12.75%) SAN
4 11 (7.38%) Internet
5 10 (6.71%) LAN
6 8 (5.37%) DNS
7 6 (4.03%) VoIP
7 6 (4.03%) WAN
8 5 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.36%) VPN
8 5 (3.36%) NetScreen
8 5 (3.36%) Wireless
9 4 (2.68%) DHCP
9 4 (2.68%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.01%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.01%) NAS
11 2 (1.34%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.34%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (1.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.36%) MySQL
3 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (10.74%) Finance
2 7 (4.70%) Marketing
2 7 (4.70%) Retail
2 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.01%) Banking
3 3 (2.01%) Legal
4 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.34%) Electronics
4 2 (1.34%) Arabic Language
4 2 (1.34%) French Language
4 2 (1.34%) German Language
4 2 (1.34%) Norwegian Language
4 2 (1.34%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.67%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) LAMP
2 2 (1.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.01%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.01%) FMCG
3 3 (2.01%) Statistics
3 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.01%) EPoS
3 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.34%) DTV
4 2 (1.34%) NHS
4 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.67%) Social Media
5 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 100 (67.11%) Windows
2 50 (33.56%) Linux
3 48 (32.21%) Windows 7
4 27 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (16.11%) CentOS
6 20 (13.42%) Debian
6 20 (13.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (13.42%) Ubuntu
7 17 (11.41%) Windows XP
8 15 (10.07%) Windows 8
9 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.36%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (3.36%) UNIX
11 2 (1.34%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.07%) ITIL
2 8 (5.37%) Change Management
3 7 (4.70%) Time Management
3 7 (4.70%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.36%) Load Balancing
5 5 (3.36%) Incident Management
5 5 (3.36%) E-Commerce
6 4 (2.68%) CRM
6 4 (2.68%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (2.68%) Line Management
7 2 (1.34%) Programme Management
7 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.34%) Change Control
7 2 (1.34%) Cyber Security
7 2 (1.34%) Patch Management
8 1 (0.67%) Server Building
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL V2
8 1 (0.67%) Release Management
8 1 (0.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.77%) SQL
2 4 (2.68%) PHP
3 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.34%) Python
4 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.38%) Degree
3 8 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.37%) MCP
3 8 (5.37%) MCITP
4 7 (4.70%) MCSE
4 7 (4.70%) MCSA
4 7 (4.70%) A+ Certification
5 6 (4.03%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (4.03%) CCNA
6 4 (2.68%) MCDST
6 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.34%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) MCTS
8 1 (0.67%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (34.23%) Active Directory
2 29 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.75%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.71%) vSphere
5 6 (4.03%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (2.68%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.34%) XenApp
9 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) SCCM
2 3 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.01%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.01%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 41 (27.52%) VMware
3 27 (18.12%) Red Hat
4 24 (16.11%) Cisco
5 14 (9.40%) Citrix
6 12 (8.05%) HP
7 9 (6.04%) Apple
7 9 (6.04%) Juniper
8 8 (5.37%) i2
9 7 (4.70%) IBM
9 7 (4.70%) Lotus
10 6 (4.03%) Avaya
11 5 (3.36%) Dell
11 5 (3.36%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.01%) Veeam
12 3 (2.01%) Symantec
12 3 (2.01%) Sophos
13 2 (1.34%) Websense
13 2 (1.34%) SAP
13 2 (1.34%) F5
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