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

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 177 215 222
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 49 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 0.070% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.076% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 6
Average salary £25,000 £22,750 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £23,125 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +1.11%
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
5453 5283 5230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.33% 93.08% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4047 4343
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 September 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 29 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
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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 +19 19 £40,000 +97.53%
Reading -4 7 £25,000 +9.89% 4
Wokingham - 7 £22,500 -
Bracknell +3 6 - -
Maidenhead - 6 £27,000 -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (30.26%) MS Office
2 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 23 (30.26%) TCP/IP
3 22 (28.95%) VPN
3 22 (28.95%) DNS
4 21 (27.63%) DHCP
4 21 (27.63%) Firewall
5 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
7 8 (10.53%) SLA
8 7 (9.21%) B2B
8 7 (9.21%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (9.21%) Marketing
8 7 (9.21%) Customer Insight
9 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (6.58%) Mac OS X
10 5 (6.58%) Windows Vista
10 5 (6.58%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
10 5 (6.58%) SOA
10 5 (6.58%) SQL
10 5 (6.58%) Oracle
10 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
11 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
12 3 (3.95%) Degree
12 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
13 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (30.26%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.26%) TCP/IP
2 22 (28.95%) VPN
2 22 (28.95%) DNS
3 21 (27.63%) Firewall
3 21 (27.63%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) HTTP
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (9.21%) Marketing
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) HTML
1 1 (1.32%) COM
1 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Vista
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
3 5 (6.58%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.21%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (9.21%) B2B
2 7 (9.21%) Customer Insight
3 5 (6.58%) Performance Management
3 5 (6.58%) SOA
4 2 (2.63%) Product Management
4 2 (2.63%) Time Management
4 2 (2.63%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.32%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.32%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) HP
3 1 (1.32%) Citrix
3 1 (1.32%) Lotus
3 1 (1.32%) Apple
3 1 (1.32%) McAfee
3 1 (1.32%) Sophos
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago