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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 214 219 213
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 7 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.071% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.076% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -15.59%
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £23,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +9.30%
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
5107 5239 4908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.36% 93.62% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3852 3927
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 27 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 27 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
(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
Newbury +12 4 - -
Slough - 2 £25,000 -
Reading - 1 £40,000 - 1
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) VPN
3 18 (56.25%) MS Office
4 17 (53.13%) Firewall
5 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (40.63%) DHCP
6 13 (40.63%) DNS
6 13 (40.63%) Windows
7 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
8 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.75%) Linux
9 6 (18.75%) Citrix
10 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
10 5 (15.63%) VMware
11 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 4 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (12.50%) Cisco
11 4 (12.50%) MCP
12 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
13 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (6.25%) Network Security
13 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (6.25%) Change Control
13 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (6.25%) Wireless
13 2 (6.25%) Internet
13 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
13 2 (6.25%) SQL Server

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (56.25%) MS Office
2 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) VPN
2 17 (53.13%) Firewall
3 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (40.63%) DNS
4 13 (40.63%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Wireless
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (3.13%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) MCP
1 4 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
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