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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 162 175 190
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 63 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 0.90% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.96% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 32
Average salary £25,500 £26,350 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £21,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -7.84%
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
5433 5183 5243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.88% 93.12% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 4013 4389
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -10 16 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Bracknell +6 15 £25,000 +9.89% 1
Newbury +16 10 £23,000 -12.71%
Windsor - 5 £27,500 -
Slough 0 3 £50,000 +119.78%
Maidenhead -21 2 £22,500 -34.78% 1
Ascot - 2 £40,000 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 79 (62.70%) Windows
2 51 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 43 (34.13%) MS Excel
4 39 (30.95%) Active Directory
5 32 (25.40%) SQL
5 32 (25.40%) Windows 7
6 31 (24.60%) MS Office
7 29 (23.02%) VMware
8 23 (18.25%) Windows XP
9 20 (15.87%) Linux
9 20 (15.87%) Firewall
10 19 (15.08%) ITIL
10 19 (15.08%) TCP/IP
10 19 (15.08%) VPN
11 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (11.11%) DNS
13 14 (11.11%) MCSE
13 14 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (10.32%) MS Exchange
14 13 (10.32%) SharePoint
14 13 (10.32%) DHCP
15 12 (9.52%) SC Cleared
15 12 (9.52%) Degree
16 10 (7.94%) Performance Management
16 10 (7.94%) Service Management
16 10 (7.94%) Service Delivery
16 10 (7.94%) Cisco

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (10.32%) MS Exchange
1 13 (10.32%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.35%) Lync
2 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (34.13%) MS Excel
2 31 (24.60%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) SaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.87%) Firewall
2 19 (15.08%) TCP/IP
2 19 (15.08%) VPN
3 14 (11.11%) DNS
4 13 (10.32%) DHCP
5 10 (7.94%) SAN
6 6 (4.76%) LAN
7 3 (2.38%) WAN
7 3 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.79%) SSL
8 1 (0.79%) PBX
8 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) MS Access
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (5.56%) German Language
2 6 (4.76%) French Language
3 4 (3.17%) Italian Language
3 4 (3.17%) Russian Language
3 4 (3.17%) Spanish Language
3 4 (3.17%) Swedish Language
3 4 (3.17%) Dutch Language
3 4 (3.17%) Back Office
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Finance
4 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) HTML
2 3 (2.38%) COM
3 2 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.17%) PDA
1 4 (3.17%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.38%) iPhone
3 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.79%) FMCG
4 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 79 (62.70%) Windows
2 32 (25.40%) Windows 7
3 23 (18.25%) Windows XP
4 20 (15.87%) Linux
5 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.14%) Windows Vista
8 8 (6.35%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.35%) Mac OS X
9 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.76%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.76%) CentOS
10 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.17%) SUSE
11 4 (3.17%) Debian
12 3 (2.38%) Android
12 3 (2.38%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.79%) IRIX
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.08%) ITIL
2 10 (7.94%) Performance Management
2 10 (7.94%) Service Management
2 10 (7.94%) Service Delivery
3 5 (3.97%) SOA
3 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (3.97%) Asset Management
3 5 (3.97%) Time Management
3 5 (3.97%) Coaching
4 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
4 4 (3.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (2.38%) Web Development
5 3 (2.38%) Operations Management
5 3 (2.38%) Change Control
5 3 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (2.38%) Line Management
6 2 (1.59%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.40%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) VBScript
3 1 (0.79%) VBA
3 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.11%) MCSE
2 14 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.52%) Degree
4 8 (6.35%) MCITP
4 8 (6.35%) CCNA
4 8 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.35%) MCP
5 6 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.97%) MCTS
7 4 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.17%) MCSA
8 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.38%) CEH
8 3 (2.38%) ACSP
8 3 (2.38%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.56%) XenApp
4 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.38%) vSphere
6 2 (1.59%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) SCCM
2 3 (2.38%) DameWare
3 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 51 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.02%) VMware
3 10 (7.94%) Cisco
4 8 (6.35%) Citrix
5 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.17%) Sophos
6 4 (3.17%) Dell
7 3 (2.38%) HP
7 3 (2.38%) Symantec
7 3 (2.38%) Apple
7 3 (2.38%) Acronis
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle
8 2 (1.59%) Intel
9 1 (0.79%) Sun
9 1 (0.79%) Juniper
9 1 (0.79%) Novell
9 1 (0.79%) Mitel
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago