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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 165 145 149
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 44 79 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 1.52% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.58% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 78 70
Median salary £30,750 £25,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £20,850 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £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
4102 4993 5536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.95% 96.00% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3240 3973 3777
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +1 15 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Reading -19 10 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Slough +10 4 £38,000 +46.15%
Windsor - 4 £54,000 -
Newbury -2 2 £33,000 +4.76%
Thatcham - 2 £28,500 -
Hungerford - 2 £31,500 -
Bracknell -1 1 £32,000 +28.00%
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 98 (71.01%) Windows
2 74 (53.62%) Active Directory
3 66 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 53 (38.41%) Windows Server
5 43 (31.16%) VMware
6 37 (26.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 33 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (23.91%) Windows 7
9 32 (23.19%) Linux
9 32 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (21.74%) MS Office
11 28 (20.29%) ITIL
12 24 (17.39%) LAN
13 21 (15.22%) DHCP
13 21 (15.22%) DNS
14 20 (14.49%) TCP/IP
14 20 (14.49%) MS Exchange
15 19 (13.77%) CentOS
15 19 (13.77%) SCCM
16 18 (13.04%) WAN
16 18 (13.04%) Data Centre
17 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (11.59%) Red Hat
17 16 (11.59%) SQL
17 16 (11.59%) Office 365
18 15 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
18 15 (10.87%) Firmware
18 15 (10.87%) Cisco
18 15 (10.87%) Ubuntu

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 20 (14.49%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.17%) nginx
6 3 (2.17%) SharePoint Foundation
6 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.45%) Confluence
7 2 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 30 (21.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.59%) Office 365
2 3 (2.17%) SaaS
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.39%) LAN
2 21 (15.22%) DHCP
2 21 (15.22%) DNS
3 20 (14.49%) TCP/IP
4 18 (13.04%) WAN
5 13 (9.42%) SAN
6 12 (8.70%) VPN
7 11 (7.97%) Firewall
8 7 (5.07%) IP Telephony
8 7 (5.07%) LDAP
8 7 (5.07%) Skype
9 4 (2.90%) Internet
10 3 (2.17%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.17%) VoIP
11 2 (1.45%) ADSL
11 2 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.45%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.45%) NAS
11 2 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.17%) Big Data
3 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 10 (7.25%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Banking
2 6 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.35%) Publishing
3 3 (2.17%) Games
3 3 (2.17%) German Language
3 3 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (2.17%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (0.72%) EDI
3 1 (0.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.25%) Smartphone
3 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.35%) PMI
4 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.17%) Clustering
5 3 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.17%) Fintech
5 3 (2.17%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.72%) CMDB
6 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 98 (71.01%) Windows
2 53 (38.41%) Windows Server
3 37 (26.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (23.91%) Windows 7
5 32 (23.19%) Linux
5 32 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (13.77%) CentOS
7 15 (10.87%) Ubuntu
8 12 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (8.70%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.07%) Unix
10 6 (4.35%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.90%) Android
11 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.17%) AIX
12 3 (2.17%) HPUX
12 3 (2.17%) Solaris
12 3 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.29%) ITIL
2 15 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (5.07%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (5.07%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 6 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 6 (4.35%) Software Delivery
5 5 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (3.62%) Data Analysis
5 5 (3.62%) Escalation Management
5 5 (3.62%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (2.90%) CRM
6 4 (2.90%) ERP
6 4 (2.90%) Information Security
6 4 (2.90%) Performance Management
6 4 (2.90%) Presales
7 3 (2.17%) Analytics
7 3 (2.17%) Case Management
7 3 (2.17%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.59%) SQL
2 11 (7.97%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.80%) Bash Shell
3 8 (5.80%) Python
4 3 (2.17%) VBA
5 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.72%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) C++
6 1 (0.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.70%) MCP
3 9 (6.52%) Degree
4 8 (5.80%) MCSE
5 7 (5.07%) MCSA
6 6 (4.35%) MCITP
6 6 (4.35%) MCTS
6 6 (4.35%) MOS
6 6 (4.35%) PMI Certification
7 5 (3.62%) CCNA
7 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.17%) DBS Check
9 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.45%) MCDST
11 1 (0.72%) HND
11 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) SLA
2 5 (3.62%) QA
System Software
1 74 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 33 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.87%) Firmware
3 15 (10.87%) vSphere
4 9 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.07%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (3.62%) XenApp
8 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (13.77%) SCCM
2 5 (3.62%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.90%) DameWare
3 4 (2.90%) WSUS
4 3 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 43 (31.16%) VMware
3 16 (11.59%) Red Hat
4 15 (10.87%) Cisco
5 10 (7.25%) Citrix
6 9 (6.52%) Google
7 7 (5.07%) Oracle
7 7 (5.07%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.62%) Apple
9 4 (2.90%) HP
9 4 (2.90%) Symantec
10 3 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.17%) IBM
10 3 (2.17%) NCR
10 3 (2.17%) Novell
10 3 (2.17%) Veritas
10 3 (2.17%) VocaLink
11 2 (1.45%) arcserve
11 2 (1.45%) Juniper
11 2 (1.45%) NetIQ
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