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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 205 192 221
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 12 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.48% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.52% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 3
Average salary £19,500 £23,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.21% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £23,000 £18,815
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,350 £24,300
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
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
4742 5220 5077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.57% 93.01% 93.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3788 4062
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Reading +1 6 £18,750 -44.85%
Newbury -10 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 £19,500 -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) MS Office
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 7 (36.84%) DNS
4 7 (36.84%) DHCP
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 6 (31.58%) Office Automation
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) Internet
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 2 (10.53%) DevOps
9 2 (10.53%) Time Management
9 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (10.53%) WAN
9 2 (10.53%) CCNA
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
10 1 (5.26%) ADSL
10 1 (5.26%) PSTN
10 1 (5.26%) SLA
10 1 (5.26%) Cisco
10 1 (5.26%) T-SQL

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
2 7 (36.84%) VPN
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) ADSL
5 1 (5.26%) PSTN
5 1 (5.26%) Intranet
5 1 (5.26%) Extranet
5 1 (5.26%) DSL
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) Junos
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) EDRMS
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Statistics
1 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 6 (31.58%) Office Automation
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Product Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Meridio
3 1 (5.26%) ZyXEL
3 1 (5.26%) Draytek
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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