The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 216 215 210
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 13 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.073% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.078% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £23,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £23,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £24,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +11.62%
Support Technician
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
5133 5110 4919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.67% 93.86% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3862 3753 3990
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Berkshire region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in Berkshire

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Newbury +2 6 - -
Slough - 4 £25,000 - 2
Reading - 2 £32,250 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (45.83%) Windows
3 20 (41.67%) VPN
4 19 (39.58%) MS Office
4 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
5 18 (37.50%) Firewall
6 14 (29.17%) DNS
6 14 (29.17%) DHCP
7 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
8 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.50%) Linux
9 6 (12.50%) Citrix
10 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.42%) VMware
10 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
11 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
11 4 (8.33%) MCP
11 4 (8.33%) Oracle
11 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (8.33%) SLA
11 4 (8.33%) Cisco
11 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
12 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.25%) SQL
13 2 (4.17%) B2B
13 2 (4.17%) VoIP

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Office
2 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) VPN
2 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
3 18 (37.50%) Firewall
4 14 (29.17%) DNS
4 14 (29.17%) DHCP
5 2 (4.17%) VoIP
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
5 2 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
6 1 (2.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
1 1 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.17%) B2B
3 2 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
3 2 (4.17%) Customer Insight
3 2 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (2.08%) Product Management
4 1 (2.08%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.08%) Release Management
4 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) MCP
1 4 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Citrix
3 5 (10.42%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee
5 1 (2.08%) Sophos
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Avaya
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