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 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
Support Technician
Rank 200 228 209
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 25 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.086% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.092% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 13
Average salary £25,000 £22,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £19,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,400 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £25,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +13.33%
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
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%

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 24 December 2014.

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 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
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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
Reading +13 10 £26,000 +33.33% 1
Newbury - 8 - -
Maidenhead +8 2 £26,000 -
Slough -4 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £19,500 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.49%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) VPN
3 25 (33.78%) MS Office
3 25 (33.78%) Firewall
4 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
5 21 (28.38%) DHCP
5 21 (28.38%) DNS
6 16 (21.62%) Windows 7
7 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.16%) SLA
9 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
10 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
10 7 (9.46%) B2B
10 7 (9.46%) Citrix
10 7 (9.46%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (9.46%) Marketing
10 7 (9.46%) Customer Insight
11 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
12 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
12 5 (6.76%) SOA
12 5 (6.76%) Mac OS X
12 5 (6.76%) Windows Vista
12 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
12 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (6.76%) AppDynamics
13 4 (5.41%) MCP
13 4 (5.41%) Cisco
13 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (1.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (33.78%) MS Office
2 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.49%) VPN
2 25 (33.78%) Firewall
3 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
4 21 (28.38%) DNS
4 21 (28.38%) DHCP
5 2 (2.70%) VoIP
5 2 (2.70%) Wireless
5 2 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (1.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (9.46%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) Flash
1 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.76%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Vista
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.05%) Linux
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.46%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (9.46%) B2B
2 7 (9.46%) Customer Insight
3 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
3 5 (6.76%) SOA
4 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.70%) Change Control
5 2 (2.70%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.35%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
1 4 (5.41%) MCP
2 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Citrix
3 5 (6.76%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 3 (4.05%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) Avaya
6 1 (1.35%) Lotus
6 1 (1.35%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) McAfee
6 1 (1.35%) Sophos
Reading, Berkshire
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